Hyundai is among the leading car manufacturers of India. The Korean car maker is also the second biggest auto company in India in terms of sales volumes. It offers a car in almost every segment and with varying options. The newly released Santro is the recent success story of the company as the car has raked in more than 35,000 bookings in under 3 months. With the success it got in the end of 2018, the company is looking forward for a good 2019. For the same, it will be bringing in several new models and facelifts in almost every segment. Let’s now take a look at the upcoming Hyundai cars that will be launched in 2019.

Hyundai Styx

Expected launch: Early 2019

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Hyundai has conquered the compact SUV segment with the Creta. However, the company has been absent from the sub-compact SUV segment. For the same, the company will be launching the Styx, a sub compact SUV that will rival the likes of Tata Nexon and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The Styx is based on the Carlino concept showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo. It will be powered by a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum of 110 Bhp and a peak torque of 170 Nm.

Hyundai Grand i10 Facelift

Expected launch: End 2019

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The Hyundai Grand i10 has already been spotted testing quite a few times and the company would launch the new car by the end of 2019. caught testing quite a few times under heavy camouflage. The all-new Grand i10 would look quite similar to all-new Santro. The exterior would become much sharper. The interiors would be revamped completely too. It would get a floating-type infotainment screen, multifunction steering wheel and better body rigidity to meet the upcoming safety standard.

Hyundai Elantra

Expected launch: Mid 2019

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The premium sedan offering from Hyundai will also be getting a upgrade in 2019. The new model has already been launched internationally and its India launch was awaited. The car will be rivaling the likes of the upcoming Honda Civic and the new Toyota Corolla Altis. The facelifted Elantra gets a new grille, new headlamps, revised bumper and new fog lamp housings. It also gets new tail lamps, which makes it look very aggressive. The interiors will also be plusher and will come with features like a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, forward collision warning system and automatic emergency braking among others.

Hyundai Xcent Facelift

Expected launch: Mid 2019

Hyundai’s sub compact sedan, the Xcent will also get a facelift treatment this year. The company is probably developing the new Xcent as a separate project, away from the Grand i10’s design policy. Honda has done the same with the Amaze and has seen considerable success in the segment. The all-new Xcent has been caught testing on the Indian roads and it is expected to be launched by the end of 2019. The new car will have better and more spacious interiors along with a refreshed exterior design to boot.

Hyundai Santa Fe

Expected launch: Mid 2019

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The Santa Fe previously sold in India never became the sales success Hyundai expected it to be. The full fledged seven seater SUV, however, is making a comeback this year and will take on the newly launched Mahindra Alturas G4 and the Honda CR-V among others. It now features an all new design policy that boasts of a bold front façade, an aggressive stance and several sporty design elements. The interiors are also more spacious and plusher than before and will come with all the creature comforts expected of an SUV at that price point.

Hyundai Kona EV

Expected launch: Mid 2019

The Kona electric vehicle will be Hyundai’s first electric car in India. Hyundai will launch the car by second or third quarter of 2019. Hyundai will launch only the electric version of the car in India, although it is available in many other powertrain versions in the international markets. It is not yet confirmed but Hyundai may assemble the vehicle in India if it becomes popular in the market initially. The Indian assembly would help it to keep the prices competitive. The Hyundai Kona EV would get a 64 kWh battery that will propel the SUV to up to 480 km on a single charge.