2018 Hyundai Verna to launch with a 1.4L petrol engine this week - Report

08/01/2018 - 19:24 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Hyundai had launched the all-new Hyundai Verna in India with 1.6-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesel engines last year. The company will introduce a 1.4-litre petrol engine option for the sedan this week.

2018 Hyundai Verna engine bay
The 2018 Hyundai Verna will likely get the Kappa 100 PS 1.4-litre MPi petrol engine in India.

Hyundai is yet to list the 2018 Hyundai Verna’s new petrol engine option and reveal the specifications. The new engine is likely the Kappa 1.4-litre MPi unit that produces 100 PS at 6,000 rpm and 13.5 kg.m (132 Nm) of torque at 4,000 rpm. Transmission choices for this engine may include 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic.

The 2018 Hyundai Verna is available in E, EX, SX and SX (O) grades. Projector headlamps with LED DRL and positioning lamps, 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels, LED tail lamps, electric sunroof and shark fin antenna are the noteworthy exterior features of the Honda City rival. Interior highlights include ventilated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink, push-button start/stop and Arkamys premium sound system.

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The 2018 Hyundai Verna 1.4L petrol's prices could start somewhere in the INR 7-7.5 lakh (ex-showroom) range.

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The 2018 Hyundai Verna 1.4L petrol’s prices could start somewhere in the INR 7-7.5 lakh (ex-showroom) range. Hyundai may limit its availability to the entry-level and mid-level grades. Deliveries are expected to commence later this month.

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