Hyundai’s latest launch in India, the Verna has been gaining a lot of popularity in the market. It has been 40 days since the car prices were announced officially and Hyundai has already received more than 15,000 bookings till now. The company has also received more than 124,000 enquiries about the mid-size sedan in India.
On Overwhelming customers’ response of NextGen VERNA Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO- Hyundai Motor India Limited said,
“The Next Gen VERNA is intelligent by Design – A global product that personifies Hyundai’s Modern Premium Brand. As committed despite the production constraint; we will deliver 12,000 cars before Diwali and 20,000 cars by end of this year at an introductory price. We are happy with great response to Next Gen VERNA and thank our customers and media for their trust in Hyundai Brand.”
The Verna competes with the likes of Honda City and Maruti Ciaz in India. Within the first week of the launch itself, the car received more than 4,000 bookings. Hyundai earlier revealed that they plan to deliver over 10,000 units of the Verna by Diwali, which is on October 19.
The all-new Verna is based on an all-new K2 platform that also underpins the Elantra. Verna comes with a lot of new features like cascade grille, new bumpers, LED DRLs, updated foglamps and all-new 16-inch alloy wheels. The new Verna also gets integrated spoiler in the boot that makes it very sporty.
The new Verna also gets a lot of first-in-class features like ventilated seats, smart trunk operation, EcoAir AC, impact sensing door unlock and sliding central armrest. Other features include ABS with EBD, ISOFIX seat hooks, 7-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The new Verna also features a sunroof.
The all-new Verna is powered by 1.6-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesel engine options. Hyundai discontinued the 1.4-litre petrol and diesel engine options but the company may launch them in the future to bring down the cost of the vehicle and make it more competitive in the market.