Company calls this edition of New Verna India’s first fully connected sedan in its segment with Advanced Blue Link features, in addition to other segment-leading offerings
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today launched the latest version of its Verna mid-size sedan, with prices starting at Rs 9.31 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. The company claims the latest edition Verna as ‘India’s First Fully Connected Mid-Size Sedan,” featuring spectacular design, intelligent technology, advanced performance and exceptional features. The car is available with three engine choices across nine variants, with prices going up to Rs 15.1 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.
The development concept of the New Verna has been based on five key pillars, namely spectacular design, outstanding features, high reliability, advanced technology and youthful performance, HMIL noted. In terms of exterior design, the New Verna is equipped with new LED headlamps and dark chrome radiator grill, with the Turbo variant offering exclusive design integrations like twin exhaust tips, glossy black grill and all-black interiors. The car also comes with R16 dual-tone styled steel wheels and new diamond cut alloy wheels.
The New Verna is available with two BS 6 petrol engines, as well as with one diesel unit. The first is the 1.5 l, BS 6 petrol engine developing 113 hp of power and peak torque of 144 Nm, mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or Intelligent Variable Transmission. The second petrol option is the 1 l, Turbo GDI engine putting out maximum power of 118 hp with 172 Nm, available only with a seven-speed Dual Clutch Transmission. The diesel version is powered by a 1.5 l unit with peak power of 113 hp combined with torque of 250 Nm. The diesel engine is offered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
Some of the first-in-segment features of the sedan include Blue Link vehicle connectivity, ventilated front seats, digital cluster with 4-inch colour TFT MID, wireless phone charger, and smart boot. Other first are the Arkamys premium sound system, Driver Rear View Monitor, emergency stop signal, ECO coating, rear USB charger, and luggage net and hooks. The New Verna also offers best-in-segment features such as Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, HD display and sliding front armrest.
HMIL is offering the New Verna with WONDER Warranty Options - 3 Year/unlimited km, or 4 year/60,000 km, or 5 year/50,000 km. The company is also offering 3 Years - Road-Side Assistance, Blue Link Subscription and Map Updates along with 15th Day Home Visit. Like other Hyundai products the New Verna will also offer lowest cost of maintenance in its segment, the company noted.
SS Kim, Managing Director and CEO, HMIL, said the spirited new Verna is an all-rounder sedan with Human Technology Connect comprising futuristic design, smart connect, ingenious detailing and superior dynamics for new age aspirational customers. The Verna brand has been a landmark in Hyundai growth story winning many prestigious accolades worldwide, he added. Kim noted that the new Verna is mastered to deliver excellence including core areas of styling, performance, technology and safety to create a new benchmark in the sedan segment.
Detailed price list of the New Verna (in Rs lakh):
|S||S+||SX||SX IVT||SX AT||SX (O)||SX (O) IVT||SX (O) AT||SX (O) Turbo DCT|
|1.5 L Petrol||9.31||-||10.70||11.95||-||12.60||13.85||-||-|
|1.5 L Diesel||-||10.66||12.05||-||13.20||13.95||-||15.10||-|
|1 L Turbo GDI||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||13.99|