Hyundai Verna has significantly boosted the sales in midsize sedan segment; categorically retail increased by around 5,000 units
Hyundai launched the next generation Verna with heavy expectation and the midsize sedan seems to fulfilling the brand’s hope accordingly. Not only that, Hyundai claims that high demand of Verna has helped in improving overall sales scenario in the midsize sedan segment as well.
While before the launch of new Verna the segment was selling around 12,000 – 13,000 units on an average per month, now the number has gone up by around 5,000 units. Hyundai Verna registered 4,800 units of sales on the very first month after launch. Hyundai aims to increase that number above 5,000 units per month and it expects the segment will see an average sales around 20,000 units very soon.
Hyundai India also reveals that is receiving around 500 bookings everyday across the country for the Verna sedan. The number is expected to increase further during upcoming festive season. Also, the Korean auto major reveals that the new Verna has garnered 98% satisfaction rate, which is pretty amazing indeed. It has also studied that 65% of Verna buyers are from below-40 age group. Clearly, young buyers are showing interest towards this stylish and upmarket midsize sedan.
The new Hyundai Verna comes with a completely updated exterior design that is in line with the brand’s contemporary global models. A new front grille, refreshed headlamps, sharper and more muscular stance along with new design alloy wheels, LED taillights have helped in boosting its visual appeal further.
Inside the cabin, new Hyundai Verna gets several class-leading features like front ventilated seats. It gets a very sturdy body frame with 50% high strength steel that provides better protection to the occupants along with 6 airbags and other safety measures. The dimensional enhancement has helped it in offering more spacious feel to the occupants.
On the powertrain front, new Hyundai Verna gets a 1.6-litre petrol and a 1.6-litre diesel engine. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic gearbox as well. This sedan is priced between Rs. 8 lakh and Rs. 12.88 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Hyundai Verna Gallery
Source: Financial Express