Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India – the Korean automaker will launch 9 new cars in the country in the next two years.
January 4, 2017 – 2016 was a good year for the South Korean carmaker in India. Despite no mass launch, Hyundai India managed to retain its second position in the country. Previous year, the company introduced the new Tucson premium SUV and Elantra sedan along with multiple special editions. Now, 2017 is here and the Korean automaker is ready with a bag full of exciting new launches and facelifts that will be rolled out in the next two years.
Here’s the list of the upcoming Hyundai cars in India that will be rolled out within next two years.
Hyundai India will introduced the first facelift of its popular Eon hatchback sometime this year. First launched in October 2011, the Hyundai Eon has always been favored for its modern fluidic design and feature-rich interior. With an aim to make things better with the updated Eon, Hyundai will introduce some significant cosmetic changes and a range of new features. Though, the new model will continue to be based on the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy.
Under the hood, the hatchback will retain its current engine lineup – i.e. 800cc and a 1.1-litre petrol powertrains. To add more value to its the car, the company might offer an automatic transmission on the hatchback. If launched, the Eon automatic version will surely be more expensive than the manual variants.
|Expected Price||Rs 3 lakh – Rs 4.5 lakh|
The new-generation Hyundai Verna was first previewed in its concept avatar at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, and its production version was first showcased at the 2016 Chengdu Motor Show in China. With comprehensive exterior and interior updates, the saloon’s new model appears more up-market and premium than the outgoing model. Up front, the car receives a new triple-slat and more prominent grille, revised front bumper and fog lamps. Other design highlights include new alloy wheels, dual barrel reflectors, modified taillights and lots of chrome.
The interior design and controls layout, too, have been revised. The India-bound 2017 Hyundai Verna will continue to come with the existing powertrains – 1.4-liter and 1.6-litre petrol and 1.4-liter and 1.6-litre diesel. If reports are to be believed, the saloon could also get an all-new 120bhp, 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. Similar to the current model, the new Verna could come with three transmission options – a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic.
|Expected Launch||Early 2017|
|Expected Price||Rs 9 lakh – Rs 14 lakh|