Hyundai India has a handful of new models that will see a release in coming months. The first one to hit showrooms will be the second-generation Hyundai Creta, followed by the Tucson and Verna facelifts. The 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift has already been revealed for Chinese and Russian (as Solaris) markets.
The India-spec Verna facelift is likely to be the rebadged Solaris, but with slightly different styling treatment. According to a fresh media report, the carmaker might offer the 1.0L, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine on the new Verna facelift lineup. It’s the same powertrain that does duty in the newly-launched Aura compact sedan and Grand i10 Nios.
The new turbo motor promises a peak power of 120PS against 172Nm of torque. For performing transmission duties, the sedan will get a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. The 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift will also be available with BS6-compliant 1.5L petrol and diesel engine options. While the former will get a CVT automatic gearbox, the latter will come with a 6-speed torque converter transmission.
In terms of design, the facelifted Hyundai Verna turbo petrol will carry a few sporty elements including gloss black grille, front parking sensors, twin tip exhaust, paddle shifters and all-black interior with red inserts. The sedan will also receive full LED headlamps and cornering lamps, dark chrome grille, projector fog lamps and LED taillamps.
This time around, the Hyundai Verna will get the brand’s BlueLink connectivity with voice command features. There will be an 8-inch infotainment system with HD display and telescopic steering. The safety kit will include electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, hill start assist and tyre pressure monitoring system. Read: 2020 Hyundai Creta – 14 Variants, 10 Colours
As mentioned above, the India-spec 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift will look slight different than the Russia-spec Solaris. The top-end variant is likely to get chrome treatment on the front grille, rear view mirrors and headlamp housing instead of the black finish.
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