Hyundai launched the all-new Verna yesterday. With the launch of the new vehicle, Hyundai India has also released a new commercial for the car. The commercial asks questions about the “Next Gen” and then defines the journey of the “Next Gen” with the new Verna.
What the TV commercial here
The all-new Verna is based on a new platform that also underpins the elder sibling – Elantra. The car gets completely fresh looks with a new cascade trapezoidal grille. The all-new Verna gets new bumpers, LED daytime running lamps and updated fog lamps. The new Verna also gets 16-inch alloy wheels. Verna also gets new split LED tail lamps and an integrated spoiler in the boot.
There are a lot of first-in-segment features in the Verna too. the car gets ventilated front seats, a smart trunk that can be opened without touching it, EcoAir coating on the AC, impact sensing door unlock and sliding centre armrest. Other features include 6 airbags, ABS, EBD, ISOFIX seats, 7-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The new Verna also gets a dual-tone dashboard with chrome inserts, start/stop button, automatic climate control, cruise control, automatic headlamps, sunroof and rear parking sensors.
The new Verna does not get the 1.4-litre engine options that were available with the last generation of the car. There is 1.6-litre petrol engine that churns out a maximum of 122 Bhp and 155 Nm of torque. The 1.6-litre diesel engine produces a maximum of 126 Bhp and 260 Nm. Both the engine options get 6-speed automatic and manual transmission as options. The petrol engine gets an ARAI certified efficiency of 17.7 km while the diesel returns a maximum of 24.75 km/l.
The new Verna takes on the competition like Maruti Ciaz, Honda City and the Skoda Rapid. The car has been launched at Rs. 7.99 lakh and the prices are introductory for first 20,000 customers.