New 2017 Hyundai Verna spied again, India launch in mid-2017

The 2017 Hyundai Verna will get an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with other new features inside and out.

By: | Updated: June 2, 2017 11:47 AM

The highly anticipated 2017 Hyundai Verna has been spied testing in India yet again partly camouflaged by Mr.car. The upcoming Verna is expected to launch in the country by mid-2017 and is currently under testing. Based on the Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 philosophy, the 2017 Verna will get new design language similar to the Tuscon and the Elantra.

The Verna will measure 4,385 mm in length, 1,729 mm in width and 1,450 mm in height and will have a wheelbase of 2,580 mm. The sedan is likely to get two engine options - a 1.4 litre petrol and a 1.6 litre diesel, paired to a 5- and 6-speed manual transmission. Hyundai may also offer petrol variants with a 4-speed automatic gearbox. The powertrains are expected to be tuned for a better performance and fuel efficiency.

On the outside, the Verna facelift will feature revised front in the form of a redesigned bumper, a hexagonal front grille as well as projector headlamps with LED DRLs. The Verna will also be equipped with 15-inch alloy wheels and LED tail lamps.

The cabin will receive a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. The dual tone colour combination will make the cabin airy and spacious. The car will also get an automatic air conditioner and engine start/stop button.

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Safety features such as ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and dual airbags will be available as standard. The higher variants will be equipped with a rear view camera and six airbags.
Expected to be priced a bit higher the current model, the new 2017 Hyundai Verna will compete with the likes of Honda City and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz in the segment.

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