2020 Hyundai Verna Facelift and New Honda City to Launch Within Days of Each other
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A week after the unveiling of 2020 Honda City on March 17, the 2020 Hyundai Verna will be launched in India.
The C2-sedan segment in India is poised to experience some action as various carmakers, like Hyundai and Honda, are gearing up for the new model launches in the coming days. While the all-new 2020 Honda City is set to make its India debut on March 17, its longtime rival, the Hyundai Verna, will also get a mid-life update within just a few days on March 26, 2020.
The 2020 Hyundai Verna will be inspired by the Russia-spec Solaris when it comes to the styling.
The Hyundai Verna facelift will get a massive styling revamp and become compliant to the BS6 norms just some days before the April 2020 deadline. The South Korean C-segment sedan will reflect Hyundai’s latest design philosophy and borrow a lot of elements from the recently-unveiled 2020 Hyundai Solaris sold in Russia.
It is believed to come with a sharper front fascia featuring a blacked-out redesigned grille, new LED headlamps, revised bumper and central air dam along with new fog lamp housings.
The facelift Verna will get a sharper front end with a large blacked-out front grille and angular fog lamps housing.
The side profiles of the Verna will see the presence of new alloy wheels while the overall design remains almost the same. The rear end will feature restyled LED taillamps, new bumper alongside some subtle revisions.
The interior of the 2020 Hyundai Verna will boast new features and updates as well, in an effort to address the ever-growing requirements of the modern Indians. A revised dashboard layout and high-quality materials along with new seat upholstery are expected as parts of the changes. Some notable features of the facelifted Hyundai Verna will comprise of an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, power and heated seats, auto engine start and even BlueLink connectivity as seen in the successful Hyundai Venue.
Hyundai Verna facelift will be launched within days after the debut of new-gen Honda City.
The changes won’t be limited to the design and features package. The 2020 Hyundai Verna will more likely to get the power from a 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines as with the 2020 Hyundai Creta, all of which are BSVI-ready. Transmission options will include a six-speed MT and a 6-speed AT unit.