Check out new upcoming Hyundai cars in India in the next 2 years – price, specs and other details
Hyundai is among the very few carmakers to understand the Indian car market well. With products in almost every popular segment, Hyundai has been able to maintain its lead in the domestic market. While previous year, the Korean carmaker rolled out some prominent facelifts and new-generation models, it plans to launch some crucial products in the next two years. To give you a peek into the string of launches from the Korean carmaker, we have compiled a list of upcoming Hyundai cars that are set for launch in 2018 and 2019.
Among the several other upcoming Hyundai cars, this one is going to grab many eyeballs as it will be an electric vehicle. In fact, Hyundai has showcased the Kona SUV concept at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. However, the production model will be an all-electric SUV for Indian market. For people not in the known, Hyundai had unveiled the Kona electric at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. While the global launch is expected to take place in Geneva, India launch could take place in 2019.
Hyundai will officially introduce the Kona Electric at the next edition of Geneva Motor Show that will be held from 8th to 18th March, 2018. Hyundai India has already confirmed that the electric Kona will be introduced in India via CKD route. The vehicle will be assembled at the company’s Chennai based plant. The company could also start local development, but on later stage.
It is expected that the Kona Electric will share its electric motor with the Ioniq electric. This model is expected to offer a range of around 300km on full charge. In global markets, the Kona SUV is also available with multiple petrol and diesel powertrains with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox options. Designed on Hyundai’s new design philosophy, the Kona carries crossover-ish stance. Know More…
|Expected Price||Rs 19 lakh – Rs 24 lakh|
Korean automaker, Hyundai has started testing the updated version of the Elantra sedan. The current-generation Elantra was unveiled in August 2016. It is expected that the sedan could make its global debut by the end of this year or early 2019. The sedan could go on sale in the country in the second half of 2019. In terms of design cues, the Elantra facelift gets revised headlamps and tail-lamps, bumpers, new LED daytime running lights, and new horizontally placed LED inserts into tail-lights. Adding to it, the rear boot lid has been revised with the number plate insert.
Inside the cabin, the Hyundai Elantra facelift is likely to get new colour scheme and textures for the dashboard and seating surfaces. The vehicle is likely to get revised infotainment system. It is expected that the Elantra facelift could receive next-generation Smart Stream engine and gearbox options. Know More…
|Expected Price||Rs 15 lakh – Rs 20 lakh|
The South Korean carmaker will further expand its electric product lineup in the Indian market with all-new Ioniq sedan. The Ioniq electric sedan will also be among upcoming Hyundai cars in India that will be launched in the country in the next 2 years. This new sedan has been built on Hyundai’s zero-emission platform, and follows the brand’s latest fluidic design philosophy.
Hyundai Ioniq electric will be imported to India via a CKD route and then assembled at the company’s Chennai based plant. It will be joined by the Kona electric SUV in 2019. This sedan will directly rival the Toyota Prius. However, it will be cheaper than the Prius.
Globally, the Ioniq is available in three powertrain options – Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Fully Electric. For the Indian market, Hyundai will introduce the all-electric version of the sedan using a 28 kWh lithium ion polymer battery. This powerplant will be capable of 118bhp of power produced against 295Nm of torque. Power will be fed to front wheels via 6-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. It offers an electric range of up to 200km. Know More…
|Expected Price||Rs 35 lakh – Rs 40 lakh|
One of the eagerly awaited upcoming Hyundai cars set for launch in 2018-2019 is the all-new Santro. It was the first model from the Korean car giant for the Indian market that was taken off production in 2015. During its 16 year long run, the model received unparalleled response from the customers. The new Santro is being developed under the codename ‘AH’ and will be built around Hyundai’s evolved Fluidic design tenet.
While the hatchback will receive radical aesthetic changes, it will also be a better equipped car with new connectivity and safety tech. In a bid allow copious changes on the hatchback, Hyundai will use new underpinnings. Hyundai has already started testing the new model on Indian roads. The hatchback will carry the tall-boy design, featuring roomy cabin.
In terms of power, it is expected to use the same 1.0-litre, three-cylinder unit that powers Eon along with manual and AMT gearbox options. The hatchback will be slotted between the Eon and the Grand i10. It will come as a replacement for the i10 hatchback. Upon launch, it will rival the likes of Maruti Celerio, Tata Tiago and others in its league. Know More…
|Expected Price||Rs 4 lakh – Rs 5.5 lakh|
Hyundai had displayed its HND-14 concept at the 2016 Auto Expo, where it raked in positive response from the experts and enthusiasts. While Hyundai has not revealed much details about the upcoming subcompact SUV, it is expected to be launched under the Carlino nameplate. To keep the pricing low, Hyundai could use the Grand i10 underpinnings for Carlino, though reports indicate that it could be built on the Elite i20 platform.
Hyundai Carlino will be the company’s first sub-4 meter SUV in India. It will rival the likes of Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport. This model is expected to feature conventional SUV-ish profile with boxy design as we have seen on its concept. The concept model was equipped with sporty front fascia with large grille, chunky bumper, sleek headlamps with LED DRLs and scuff plates under the bumper. The cabin of the SUV is expected to be equipped with several new features. In terms of features, the SUV will get a touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, automatic AC, multi-functional steering wheel, leather upholstery, etc.
Power source on the hatchback will include 118bhp, 1.2-litre Kappa petrol and a 1.4-litre U2 CRDi unit. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual and an optional 4-speed automatic gearbox. Know More…
|Expected Price||Rs 8 lakh – Rs 12 lakh|
Along with a premium and subcompact SUVs, Hyundai is said to be working on a mini SUV-like car that will pit against KUV100 and Maruti Ignis. Currently, no details are available on this upcoming Hyundai car, though reports indicate that it could be materialized by either 2019 or 2020. Hyundai is reportedly developing an AMT gearbox which will be used in the new micro SUV. To curb pricing, Hyundai could use the same platform that underpins Grand i10. Under the hood, it is likely to come with a 1.2-litre petrol and diesel engine with a 5-speed manual gearbox and an AMT unit.
|Expected Price||Rs 6 lakh – Rs 7.5 lakh|
The next model that joined our list of upcoming Hyundai cars is the 2019 Hyundai Tucson facelift. The updated model was unveiled at the 2018 New York Auto Show. Positioned below Santa Fe, the new Tucson will rival the Jeep Compass. The vehicle shares most of the styling cues from the new-generation Hyundai Santa Fe.
The 2019 Hyundai Tucson comes equipped with several aesthetic and feature upgrades. In terms of design upgrades, the SUV gets new L-shaped LED daytime running lights (DRLs), Cascading grille with chrome slats and revised bumper and new fog lamps, new alloys, new LED taillamps and revised tailgate. Inside the cabin, the Tucson facelift gets new floating 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also gets a new instrument cluster and newly-designed leather seat. Mechanically, the Tucson facelift remains the same.
|Expected Price||Rs 18 lakh – Rs 25 lakh|