Hyundai Verna 2023: What to expect from tomorrow's launch

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Delhi : On March 21, Hyundai will announce the Verna's pricing for the latest generation. The popular models the Honda City, Volkswagen Virtus, Skoda Slavia, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will fight against in the segment are the Korean carmaker has already started taking reservations for the tiny sedan. In compared to its predecessor, the most recent version of the Hyundai Verna is expected to be bigger, more powerful, and furnished with a number of first-in-segment features. It's also significant that it will be the second car in its class to have ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) technology.

The new Verna will be the widest sedan in its class with a width of 1,765 mm. Also, it will have the longest wheelbase in its group (2,670 mm), which should give passengers in the front and back seats plenty of legroom. The newest version of the Verna has dimensions of 1,475 mm in height and 4,535 mm in length. The Verna is anticipated to come with 15-inch alloy wheels from Hyundai.

Two engine choices will be offered for the next Hyundai Verna 2023: a 1.5-liter gasoline engine with normally aspirated combustion and a turbocharged engine. The vehicle will continue to be offered with six-speed manual and CVT transmissions, while turbocharged models will also have a seven-speed DCT transmission as an option.

The turbocharged 1.5-liter engine is anticipated to be substantially more potent with an output of 163PS and 253 Nm, while the conventional 1.5-liter engine is anticipated to deliver 115PS of power and 144 Nm of peak torque.

The next Hyundai Verna will be the second sedan in India to offer the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), according to Hyundai's confirmation. Hyundai SmartSense, a level 2 ADAS system with about 17 capabilities, will be used in the Verna 2023. Several technologies, like forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and rear cross-traffic alert, are similar to those available in the next generation Tucson SUV, among others, driver attention alert and high beam assistance. With the addition of ADAS to the Verna, the automaker hopes to give customers a safer and more convenient driving experience.

The new Verna will also have about 65 safety measures, several of which are industry firsts. They will include Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), and others.

Along with being larger and more powerful, the 2018 Hyundai Verna will also have an updated interior with a number of new features. The 10.25-inch HD infotainment screen and digital cluster with TFT MID on the dashboard are firsts for the segment.

Another first for the sector, the Verna 2023 will also have switchable infotainment and climate control. Another market-first feature provided by the automaker is heated and ventilated front seats. The Hyundai Verna's interior will feature an eight-speaker Bose audio system, which will enhance the entire driving experience.

The current generation of Verna is available with both petrol and diesel engines, with an ex-showroom price starting at 9.63 lakh. The new Verna, on the other hand, will only be available with petrol engines and is anticipated to be significantly more expensive than its predecessor. Hyundai Verna 2023 pricing is anticipated to range from approximately 11 lakh rupees for the base model to 18 lakh rupees for the top-spec vehicle with ADAS capabilities.