The much-awaited Hyundai Aura sub-4 meter sedan has finally been launched in the Indian market. The sedan is available in 4 trim levels – E, S, SX and SX+ – and in a total of 12 variants. It comes in 6 colour options – Polar White, Vitange Brown, Typhoon Silver, Fiery Red, Titan Grey and Alpha Blue. Read – New Hyundai Cars at Auto Expo 2020
While the diesel version is priced in the range of Rs 7.73 lakh – Rs 9.22 lakh, the petrol range starts from Rs 5.79 lakh and goes up to Rs 8.54 lakh. All the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. The sedan directly rivals the segment-leader Maruti Dzire and Honda Amaze.
|E 1.2L MT Petrol||Rs 5.79 lakh|
|S 1.2L MT Petrol||Rs 6.55 lakh|
|S 1.2L AMT Petrol||Rs 7.05 lakh|
|S 1.2L CNG||Rs 7.28 lakh|
|SX 1.2L MT Petrol||Rs 7.29 lakh|
|SX 1.2L AMT Petrol||Rs 8.04 lakh|
|SX (O) 1.2L MT Petrol||Rs 7.85 lakh|
|S 1.2L MT Diesel||Rs 7.73 lakh|
|S 1.2L AMT Diesel||Rs 8.23 lakh|
|SX 1.2L AMT Diesel||Rs 9.22 lakh|
|SX (O) MT Diesel||Rs 9.03 lakh|
|1.0L Turbo GDI MT Petrol||Rs 8.54 lakh|
The Hyundai Aura is available with 3 BSVI compliant engines – a 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol, a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol and a 1.2-litre diesel. The naturally aspirated petrol engine produces 81bhp of power and 113Nm of torque, while the oil burner is good for 74bhp and 190Nm of torque. The 1.2L petrol engine is also available in a CNG option with the power and torque figures at 72PS and 102Nm. Also See – Hyundai Aura Vs Honda Amaze
The BSVI 1.0-litre Turbo GDi petrol engine is the same engine that powers the Venue; however, Hyundai has de-tuned this engine to suit the needs of a sub-4 meter sedan. While powering the Aura, the turbo engine produces 99bhp of power and an impressive 172Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and an AMT unit.
The 1.2L diesel returns a claimed mileage of 25.35kmpl (manual) and 25.40kmpl (AMT). The 1.2L petrol manual and AMT variants promise fuel economy of 20.50kmpl and 20.10kmpl respectively. The 1.2 CNG model delivers 28.40km/kg. The performance-oriented 1.0L turbo with manual gearbox offers fuel efficiency of 20.50kmpl. Read – Hyundai Kona Electric SUV Makes Guinness World Records
Dimensionally, the new Aura sedan is 3,995mm long, 1,680mm wide and 1520mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 2,450mm. It comes with a boot space of 402-litres, which is good for a sub-4 meter car. Similar to the new Nios and Grand i10, the upcoming Aura sits above the Xcent sedan.
The Hyundai Aura is available in six exterior colors – Titan Grey, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Fiery Red, Vintage Brown and Alpha Blue. The cabin of the sedan is shared with the Grand i10 Nios. It gets a large 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Arkamys premium sound system, projector fog lamp, a 5.3-inch digital speedometer and multi-information display. Check Out – All-New Hyundai MPV Spotted For The First Time
The Hyundai Aura sub-4 meter sedan is equipped with several segment-first features including wireless charger, driver rear view monitor, emergency stop signal, chrome door handles, leather wrapped gear knob and air curtain.
In terms of styling, the upcoming Hyundai Aura front design is similar to the Grand i10 Nios. It features satin grille, projector headlamps and twin Boomerang-shaped DRLs (Daytime Running Lights), sculpted bonnet and wider air-dam. Read – All-New Hyundai i20 To Launch in June 2020
The side profile features a coupe-like roofline with sloping roof. It rides on 15-inch diamond-cut alloys, dual-tone ORVMs with integrated blinkers, chromed-door handles and blackened C-pillar. The rear looks different, featuring uniquely styled boot-lid and Z-shaped LED tail-lamps.