The first one to arrive in the market will be the new Hyundai compact SUV (codenamed QXI).
The South Korean auto major, Hyundai has some really big plans for the Indian market. According to a latest media report, the company will bring in a range of new cars in the next five years. The first one to arrive in the market will be the new Hyundai compact SUV (codenamed QXI) that will be based on the Carlino concept. Reports suggest it could be named ‘Hyundai Styx’ and feature a 1.0L, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine.
The Hyundai Styx that will be stacked up against the Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport, will hit Indian roads in March, 2019. Hyundai India will introduce its first electric vehicle in June 2019. Called the Hyundai Kona, the electric SUV was first previewed at the 2018 Auto Expo. It will make use of a 39.2kWH battery offering a range of 300km.
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The company is also working on the new-generation Grand i10 (codename – A13), Xcent sedan and i20 (codename – P13). The new Hyundai Grand i10, which is currently in its testing phase, will have its world premiere early next year. The launch of the hatchback is likely to happen in the second half of 2019. The vehicle will see comprehensive design and feature changes, while its engine setup will remain same.
The Hyundai Xcent will enter into its second generation sometime in 2020. The compact sedan will share its platform and a few design bits with the new Grand i10. While the powertrain options will remain unchanged, the car will receive the new AMT (Smart Auto Technology) unit. The new-generation Hyundai i20 will have more features to offer along with the revised styling.
Expected to launch in 2020, the new Hyundai i20 will face challenge from the upcoming Tata 45X hatchback. It will also continue to take on the Maruti Baleno and Honda Jazz. The Hyundai Creta, which is reported to launch in 2021, will witness significant dimensional and feature changes. The SUV’s new model will be bigger than before and come with 7-seats arrangement.
Similar to the new-gen Creta, the new Hyundai Tucson will also be available with 7-seats options. The South Korean carmaker will also introduce an all-new micro-SUV that will take on the Renault Kwid and production-ready Maruti Future S concept.
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