2020 Hyundai Verna Facelift Launch Postponed?

by Jatin Chhibber | 28/03/2020
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While the 2020 Hyundai Verna was earlier scheduled to launch March 26, its introduction has been postponed owing to the n-COVID-19 outbreak

Korean carmaker Hyundai has postponed the launch of 2020 Verna facelift to an undisclosed date due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The first batch of the 2020 Hyundai Verna has already started reaching the dealership floors, but due to the CoronaVirus outbreak, the ruling government has decided to shut down the country for another 21 days, which means no public events and gatherings are permitted till 15 April. Hyundai has started accepting bookings for the 2020 Verna for a token amount of Rs 25,000. The new model will be retailed in four trim levels, namely- S, S+, SX and SX (O).

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Front side look of the car

The new model will be retailed in four different trim levels namely- S, S+, SX and SX (O)

Once launched, the new C-segment sedan will compete with the likes of Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento. The design of the new Verna facelift is inspired by Hyundai Solaris, which is retailed in Russia. Moreover, Hyundai will offer the 2020 Verna in 5 different colour shade options, namely- grey, Dark Blue, Silver, White and Black.

Outside, the sedan employs a wide chrome grille, aggressive-looking LED headlamps with LED DRLs, redesigned bumpers, dual-tone alloy wheels and a new taillamp cluster. Talking about the interior changes, the updated model now features a bigger 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and BlueLink connectivity, wireless charging pad, electric sunroof, six airbags, rear parking camera with sensors and a fully digital instrument cluster.

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Front-end view of the car

Once launched, the new C-segment sedan will compete with the likes of Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento

The C-segment sedan will be offered with three BS6 compliant powertrain options. The sedan will employ 1.5-litre petrol and diesel motors, which put out 115 PS of power each. The petrol motor is coupled to a 6-speed MT and CVT, while the diesel mill is paired with a 6-speed MT along with an optional 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The sedan will also derive power from a powerful 1.0-litre a turbo-petrol mill that produces a power output of 120 bhp. Transmission duties will be done by a 7-speed DCT automatic unit.

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