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7 must know amazing facts about the new Hyundai Verna

September 07, 2017 20:48 IST
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New Hyundai Verna 2017 is powered with a choice of 1.6 L petrol engine (Dual VTVT, 121.3 bhp) and 1.6 L diesel engine (U2 CRDi VGT, 126.2 bhp).

Since its launch on August 22, 2017 in India, the Next Gen Hyundai Verna has received an overwhelming response with 7,000 bookings and 70,000 enquiries.

 

Featuring the all-new K2 ‘super body structure’ platform, akin to South Korean car maker’s global bestseller the Elantra sedan, and futuristic design, the 5th Generation Verna sedan is here to become a true game changer for Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL).

The fascinating 2017 Hyundai Verna sports more than over 21 new features with many being segment first.

New Hyundai Verna 2017 is powered with a choice of 1.6 L petrol engine (Dual VTVT, 121.3 bhp) and 1.6 L diesel engine (U2 CRDi VGT, 126.2 bhp).

Both the engines are coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission as well as 6-speed manual transmission.

In its segment New Verna rivals with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City, VW Vento and the Skoda Rapid.

The introductory price label falls between Rs 799,000 and Rs 12.61 lakh (valid for the initial 20,000 customers only). Both prices are of ex-showroom, New Delhi.

So here we bring you with 7 must-know amazing facts about the new Hyundai Verna 2017. Have a look.

Engines and specifications rearranged

All-new Hyundai Verna this time comes in 4 variants i.e. E, EX, SX and SX (O).

The sedan derives its power from the 1.6 L, 4-cylinder petrol and same capacity diesel powertrains. Interestingly, the choice of 1.4 L engine is dropped from the Verna lineup.

The petrol engine generates a maximum power of 121.3 bhp at 6400 rpm and 151 Nm of peak torque at 4850 rpm.

Here the power output is untouched, but distributed is now at 100 rpm higher compared to the earlier generation model.

Furthermore, in terms of torque, it is now delivered at a higher rev point, however sees a drop of about 4 Nm. With power output of 126.2 bhp and 260 Nm of torque diesel engine stay intact.

Fuel efficiency goes a notch higher

In the list of improvements, the fuel efficiency of New Hyundai Verna too sees a shoot up.

The previous petrol powered MT and AT variants offered 17.01 kmpl and 15.74 kmpl respectively, while the latest Verna offers 17.70 kmpl and 15.92 kmpl correspondingly.

On the similar lines, diesel counterpart delivers an increased mileage of 24.75 kmpl, up by 2.85 kmpl for the MT variant, while AT variant now gives out 21.02 kmpl, up by 1.94 kmpl.

Dimensions are now bigger

To make things more cozy and roomy inside, the overall measurements of the New Hyundai Verna witness an increase.

It now shares a length of 4440 mm, larger by 65 mm against the previous model.

Likewise, width (earlier 1700 mm) and wheelbase (earlier 2570 mm) now stand at 1729 mm and 2600 mm respectively, however, the height of New Verna remains the same.

Also, the fuel tank capacity is now measured at 45 litres, which was earlier 43 litres.

More choice of colours

The 2017 Verna is presented in as many as seven shades to choose from which comprise of Siena Brown, Sleek Silver, Phantom Black, Stardust, Fiery Red, Flame Orange and Polar White.

Here, Fiery Red, Flame Orange, Polar White and Siena Brown shades are introduced for the first time in the Verna.

Additionally, this time shades are not constrained to particular variants, as seen earlier, and are available across the New Hyundai Verna's range.

Tyres and wheel size

There has been no change seen in the New Hyundai Verna tyre sizes.

All the variants of Verna are equipped with 185/65 R 15 steel wheel spare.

Here the E / EX manual transmission variant gets 185/65 R 15 steel wheel with wheel cover, whilst, the EX automatic transmission variant comes fitted with 185/65 R 15 alloy wheel.

The larger 195/55 R 16 diamond cut alloy wheels adorn the top end SX / SX (O) variants.

Incredible standard features

The best part of the Next Gen Hyundai Verna is that it comes feature packed right from the base trim, alongside, there are many fantastic elements that come as standard across its line-up.

The feature list consists of adjustable front headrests, rear centre armrest with cup holders, body colored wing mirrors, bumpers and door handles, manual AC, all 4 power windows, dual front airbags, ABS, tiltable steering, day and night IRVM, front seatbelts with pretensioners, central locking, ISOFIX, and electrically-adjustable wing mirrors etc.

Safety has been the prime focus in New Verna hence it carries all the important safety features as standard.

Moreover, the base model sees no music system or speakers.

Exceptional premium features

Inside the cabin, chock-a-block feature list has been the USP of South Korean car giant and new Verna is no alien to that.

Its amazing features comprise of 7-inch touch screen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink connectivity, auto climate control, rear AC vents and LED tail lamps.

Some more brilliant features come in the form of ventilated front seats, a segment-first feature borrowed from Hyundai Elantra, projector fog-lamps, electric sunroof, which is offered exclusively in the SX (O) trim (petrol / diesel) and the SX AT diesel trim.

Whereas, hands-free boot lid release and Hyundai i-blue emerge as intelligent features in the 2017 Verna.

 

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