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. This year, the Korean carmaker has already rolled out some prominent facelifts and new-generation models including the new-gen Creta and the Verna facelift, it plans to launch some crucial products in the next two years. The company is also aiming to enter into the premium segment, considering an all-new MPV and a large SUV as a flagship models in India. 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 2020 and 2021.
Upcoming Hyundai Cars
Hyundai Tucson Facelift
The first model in our list of upcoming Hyundai Cars is the new Tucson facelift, which was unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo. The SUV has received significant design changes and upgraded interior. In terms of styling changes, the Tucson facelift gets new cascading trapezoidal grille, sharply-designed LED headlamps with integrated L-shaped LED DRLs and revised bumpers. Other design changes include new alloys, revised tail-lamp cluster and new reflectors on the tailgate.
Inside the cabin, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson facelift gets a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, revised instrument console, and Hyundai’s BlueLink connectivity suite. In terms of features, the SUV gets electronic parking brake, a 360-degree camera, wireless charging, second-row USB charging and a panoramic sunroof. The upcoming Tucson facelift will be offered with the BSVI compliant 2.0-litre petrol and diesel engines producing 155bhp/192Nm and 182bhp/400Nm respectively.
Expected Launch – May-June 2020
Expected Price – Rs 19 lakh – Rs 27 lakh
Next-gen Hyundai i20
Korean automaker, Hyundai will launch the third generation i20 hatchback in the Indian market this year. The new model has already been unveiled for the International markets. It comes with all-new design, new interiors and all-new engine options. The India-spec model will grow in size and will ride on longer wheelbase to create more space inside the cabin. In terms of styling, the new Hyundai i20 gets single piece cascading grille, new LED headlamps, triangular-shaped air-dams, 16-inch dual-tone alloys, connected LED tail-lamps with Z-shaped LED inserts, new tail-gate mounted spoiler, fake rear diffuser and dual-tone bumper.
Dimensionally, the new i20 is 5mm longer and 30mm wider, and the height has been reduced by 24mm. The wheelbase has been raised by 10mm. It comes with a boot space of 351-litres, which is around 25-litres more than the outgoing model. Inside the cabin, the hatchback gets segment-largest 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment, digital instrument console and BlueLink connected car technology. The 2020 Hyundai i20 will be offered with 3 engine options – a 99bhp, 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol, a 83bhp, 1.2-litre Kappa petrol and a 99bhp, 1.5-litre diesel. Both manual and automatic versions will be on offer.
Expected Launch – September 2020
Expected Price – Rs 6 lakh – Rs 10 lakh
Hyundai Creta 7-Seater
Korean automaker, Hyundai has started testing the 7-seater version of the new-gen Creta SUV. The new model will grow in size, and will ride on 20mm longer wheelbase. The length has been raised by 30mm, which should help the brand to add an extra row. In order to offer spacious cabin, Hyundai will also make some design changes. Instead of sloping roof, the 7-Seater Creta will have flatter roof and new roof rails. The rear design has also been altered with flatter profile and revised tail-lamp design. The front fascia gets prominent grille with chrome inserts and new bumper. The third row-seat will be flexible, and will be folded down completely to create extra space for luggage.
The upcoming Hyundai Creta 7-Seater model is likely to share the engine specs with the 5-seater model. It will be offered with 3 engine options – a 115PS, 1.5L petrol, a 115bhp, 1.5L turbo-diesel and a 138bhp, 1.4L turbocharged petrol. A six-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels will come as standard. Other options will include a a CVT with 1.5L petrol, a torque convertor automatic with 1.5L diesel and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with 1.4L turbocharged petrol.
Expected Launch – 2021
Expected Price – Rs 12 lakh – Rs 18 lakh
Next in our list of upcoming Hyundai Cars is the Palisade 7-seater premium SUV, which is already on sale in the International markets. It is based on the same platform that underpins the Kia Telluride SUV. The Palisade will act as a flagship model for the Korean automaker. Expected to be priced over 30 lakh, the upcoming SUV will take on the likes of the MG Gloster and the Skoda Kodiaq. In terms of position, the Palisade is 4,980mm in length, 1,975mm in width and 1,750mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,900mm.
The Hyundai Palisade is available in 2 engine options – a 3.8-litre V6 direct injection petrol and a 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel. While the former is good for 291bhp and 355Nm of torque, the oil burner produces 200bhp and 441Nm of torque. Delivering power to the wheels is an 8-speed automatic gearbox with a multi-plate torque converter. The SUV comes with both two-wheel-drive (2WD) and HTRAC four-wheel-drive (4WD) options.
Expected Launch – 2021-22
Expected Price – Rs 35 lakh – Rs 45 lakh
Hyundai AX micro SUV
The Korean automaker is also readying a micro SUV, which joins our list of upcoming Hyundai cars in India. Codenamed AX, the new micro SUV will be positioned below the Venue. It will rival the likes of the Maruti Ignis and the upcoming Tata HBX. The upcoming micro SUV will be based on the same platform that also underpins the new Santro hatchback. It will enter into the production in the second half of 2021. The Hyundai AX is reported to come with a 1.0L, 3-cylinder petrol engine. The carmaker might also use the Santro’s 1.1L 4-cylinder engine with 5-speed manual and 5-speed Smart Auto AMT gearboxes. It will be the smallest and most affordable SUV from the South Korean automaker.
Expected Launch – 2021-22
Expected Price – Rs 4 lakh – Rs 7 lakh
Next-gen Hyundai Tucson
Korean automaker, Hyundai has started testing the next-gen Tucson SUV on the foreign soil. Expected to make global debut in the second half of this year, the new-gen Hyundai Tucson is likely to be launched in India in the late 2021 or 2022. The Tucson facelift will receive the brand’s new design philosophy, which we have already seen on the Palisade and the Venue mini SUV. Previous media reports claim that Hyundai will locally developed the next-gen Tucson in India. The next model will be offered in 5 and 7-seat options. In terms of styling, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson will receive signature cascading chrome grille with split headlamp setup, panoramic sunroof, sloping roofline and connected tail-lamps.
The cabin will be equipped with several segment-first features including a large touchscreen infotainment, a digital instrument console, wireless charging, air purifier, automatic AC, etc. The SUV is expected to receive the upgraded version of the 2.0L turbocharged petrol engine with manual and automatic transmission options
Expected Launch – 2022
Expected Price – Rs 22 lakh – Rs 30 lakh
Korean automaker, Hyundai is also considering the next-gen Starex MPV for the Indian market. The MPV has been spotted testing on foreign soil, and is likely to be unveiled in late 2020. It is based on the new-gen N3 platform, which also underpins the new Kia Sorento and the upcoming next-gen Carnival MPV. If launched in India, the Kia Starex will be powered by a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine producing 197bhp and 440Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front-wheels via a 6-speed torque convertor automatic.
Expected Launch – 2021
Expected Price – Rs 25 lakh – Rs 33 lakh
Next-gen Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai has unveiled the new-gen Elantra sedan for the American market. The Hyundai Elantra 2021 features the brand’s new Sensouous Sportiness design theme, hybrid electric technology and segment-first wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Instead of sedan profile, the new model offers a four-door coupe like profile. It is 2.2 inches longer and 1 inch wider, while the height has been reduced by 0.8 inch. In fact, the wheelbase has been increased by 0.8 inch to create more space inside the cabin.
In terms of styling, the next-gen Hyundai Elantra gets new parametric-jewel-pattern grille with turn-signal integration wide, new cascading grille with integrated full-LED headlamp and aggressive looking bumper. The side profile of the SUV gets long, low hood, bold creases runs across the length and parametric-jewel body surfaces. Inside the cabin, the Elantra 2021 gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a 10.25-inch multi-information instrument console. Interior highlights include slim high-tech vents, customizable 64-color mood lighting, aircraft-cockpit-like driver-oriented layout, etc. It is based on the new-gen K3 platform. The sedan will be offered in petrol and petrol hybrid fuel options. The India-spec model could also receive a diesel model.
Expected Launch – 2022
Expected Price – Rs 20 lakh – Rs 25 lakh