Hyundai launched a few products this year including the new Verna and Elantra. In 2018, the South Korean manufacturer has many more products lined up. With the 2018 Auto Expo scheduled to happen in February, here are the cars that you will be able to see from Hyundai.
Hyundai is frequently testing the upcoming Elite i20 facelift in India since for a few months now. The car is expected to get a new face with larger cascade grille similar to the other Hyundai products. The new Elite i20 will also get redesigned headlamps with DRLs integrated into them.
New alloy wheels and redesigned rear tail lamps are also expected. The interiors are expected to get an overhaul too and will be similar to the Verna. The engine options are expected to remain same.
Hyundai discontinued the i10 from the market, and a replacement is yet to arrive. The company is testing a new small car that will fill the void and take on the likes of Renault Kwid in the market.
It is not confirmed what Hyundai will call the new vehicle, but there are reports that suggest that it will be named as the Santro. The car may launch in the second half of 2018 and will be powered by same engines as the Grand i10. The new car will also become the first AMT vehicle from Hyundai in India.
The Creta is quite popular in the segment and gets good numbers for Hyundai on the sales chart. To keep the compact SUV fresh in the market, Hyundai will launch the facelifted version of the car next year and will showcase the same at the Auto Expo.
The new Creta will get a new grille, a new front and rear bumper and plastic cladding all around. The changes make the facelifted Creta look bolder. The interiors may get minor changes, but the engines may remain same as the current model.
Hyundai showcased the sub-4 meter Carlino concept at the 2016 Auto Expo. This year, the company is expected to showcase the production version of the vehicle. The car will take on the rivals like Ford EcoSport and Maruti Vitara Brezza.
The Carlino is expected to be powered by a 1.0-litre engine petrol engine and a diesel engine. There can be an AMT option too. The car is expected to carry a price tag well under Rs. 10 lakh.
Hyundai is planning to enter the electric segment in India too. Their first electric car is expected to be the Kona electric. Hyundai is expected to showcase the Kona at the Auto Expo, and details except the battery range are not known. The electric motor of the SUV will be able to propel the vehicle for 384 km on a single full charge.