2020 Hyundai Verna BS6 More Than a Lakh Costlier Than BS4 Model

by Kshitij Rawat | 04/04/2020
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Hyundai Motor India Limited has finally launched the Verna facelift in India. The car features cosmetic updates, new BS6 engines, and a higher price tag than before.

Hyundai Verna facelift was recently launched in India at a starting price Rs. 9.31 lakh. The new model features plenty of cosmetic changes over the previous one, along with some serious mechanical changes as well.

2020 Hyundai Verna facelift

The facelifted Hyundai Verna is now more expensive than the previous model. The base variant now costs Rs. 9.31 lakh, as opposed to Rs. 8.18 lakh before. The top-trim (diesel automatic) is priced at 15.10 lakh against 14.08 previously. The price gap between the new model and the old one is quite significant, but considering the added technology on-board, the cost seems justified. The complete price list is as follows.

2020 Hyundai Verna facelift prices

Trim
Price
Petrol S MT
Rs. 9.31 lakh
Petrol SX MT
Rs. 10.70 lakh
Petrol SX CVT
Rs. 11.96 lakh
Petrol SX (O) MT
Rs. 12.60 lakh
Petrol SX (O) CVT
Rs. 13.85 lakh
Turbo-Petrol SX (O) DCT
Rs. 13.99 lakh
Diesel S+ MT
Rs. 10.66 lakh
Diesel SX MT
Rs. 12.05 lakh
Diesel SX AT
Rs. 13.20 lakh
Diesel SX (O) MT
Rs. 13.95 lakh
Diesel SX (O) AT
Rs. 15.10 lakh

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The exterior styling has been tweaked to look sharper and angrier than before. The headlamps are sleeker and the front grille is larger. The fog lamp housings are redesigned, as are the taillights. The side profile, however, remains the same as before. There has also been no change to the overall dimensions of the car. The interior design has seen some minor changes though. The car now gets faux-wood inserts and redesigned AC vents. The biggest change though, comes in the equipment list.

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2020 Hyundai Verna facelift connected car

Hyundai Verna facelift features BlueLink connected car system

The 2020 Hyundai Verna (facelift) now gets an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a fully-digital instrument cluster, along with ventilated seats (front row), wireless charging pad, electric sunroof, and hands-free boot opening. Of course, Hyundai had to add their latest ‘BlueLink’ suite to the car, and the Verna offers 45 connected car features. Other connectivity options include Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, USB, and AUX.

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2020 Hyundai Verna facelift rear

 The 2020 Hyundai Verna is powered by new engine options

On the mechanical front, we see the old engines of the Verna retired, replaced by new motors- a 1.5-litre petrol, and 1.5-litre diesel, and a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol. The first two engines are borrowed from the Kia Seltos and new Hyundai Creta, and generate 115 PS each. The last one is borrowed from the Venue, and is good for 120 PS of max power. The complete spec sheet is as follows.

2020 Hyundai Verna facelift specs

Engine Type
1.5-Litre petrol
1.0-litre petrol
1.5-litre diesel
No of Cylinders
4
3
4
Induction
Naturally Aspirated
Turbocharged
Turbocharged
Max Power
115 PS
120 PS
115 PS
Peak Torque
144 Nm
172 Nm
250 Nm
Gearbox
6-speed MT/CVT
7-speed DCT
6-speed MT/AT

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The 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift compete against the likes of Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Vento, and Toyota Yaris. Surprisingly, none of the competitors here offer a BSVI-compliant diesel engine option at this moment, which could be the Verna’s trump card in this segment, at least until the arrival of the next-gen Honda City, which is expected to feature a diesel powerplant as well.

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