In the video linked below, we have given you our detailed review of the 2023 Hyundai Verna along with its mileage test covering 600 km
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) introduced the new generation Verna a few days ago and it has a starting price of Rs. 10.89 lakh for the base variant (ex-showroom). The all-new midsize SUV has larger proportions than the old model and it has the longest wheelbase and largest boot volume in the segment giving it a clear edge over its competitors.
The 2023 Hyundai Verna is based on the Sensuous Sportiness design philosophy taking inspiration from the global Elantra and Sonata. The front fascia comprises a prominent wide grille section, sleeker headlamp cluster, a new bonnet with muscular creases and a full-width LED light bar. over to the sides, the newly designed alloy wheels and razor-sharp character lines can be seen.
Other visual highlights are a fastback-like roofline, connected LED tail lamps and a busy rear bumper section. Under the bonnet, a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine is utilised and it develops a maximum power output of 160 PS and 253 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed dual-clutch auto.
The regular 1.5-litre NA four-cylinder petrol engine kicks out 115 PS and 144 Nm. The powertrain is hooked with a six-speed manual transmission as standard or a six-speed iVT. The 2023 Hyundai Verna is packed with features on the inside and it gets a brand new dashboard and centre console. The turbo variant has an all-black theme with contrast red highlights while the regular model has a dual-tone theme.
The features list comprises a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a 10.25-inch digital instrument console, multifunctional steering wheel, sunroof, Level 2 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), six airbags, disc brakes on all four wheels in the turbo variant, automatic climate control, powered and ventilated front seats, an electric sunroof, etc.
The bookings for the new-gen Hyundai Verna have crossed 8,000 units and the brand expects to double its volumes compared to the outgoing model. It takes on Honda City, VW Virtus, Skoda Slavia and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.