Hyundai has announced that it has started accepting bookings for the 2017 Hyundai Verna in India. The all-new Verna was announced at an event in Chennai today.
The fifth generation Hyundai Verna features a completely redesigned exterior and interior, and rides on an all-new "K2" platform. There are two engine options for the 2017 Hyundai Verna: 1.6-litre Dual VTVT petrol and 1.6-litre U2 CRDi VGT diesel. The petrol engine produces 123 PS and 130 Nm of torque. The diesel engine develops 128 PS and 245 Nm of torque. 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic are the transmission choices. The 1.4-litre petrol and diesel engines and the 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmissions are discontinued.
Hyundai is yet to release the 2017 Hyundai Verna' s brochure, but a lot of information is already out. The petrol model is available in six configurations: E, EX, Auto EX, SX, SX (O) and Auto SX (O). The diesel model is also offered in six configurations: E, EX, Auto EX, SX, Auto SX+ and SX (O).
Projector headlamps with LED DRLs, Cascading grille, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED tail lamps and sunroof are the exterior highlights. Comfort and convenience features include cruise control, ventilated seats (a segment-first), 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink and voice control, rear AC vents and rear curtain.
Hyundai is taking pre-orders for the 2017 Hyundai Verna in India for a deposit of INR 25,000. Polar White, Fiery Red, Star Dust, Sleek Silver, Thunder Black, Siena Brown and Flame Orange are the colour choices. Sales launch of the all-new Verna is on August 22.