2015 Hyundai Verna facelift launching today

2015 Hyundai Verna facelift launching today New Hyundai
author image Aditya Chatterjee
Wednesday 18 February 2015, 10:30 AM

Hyundai, the South Korean automaker, will finally launch the much-awaited Verna facelift in the Indian car market today. The Verna has always been among the top selling cars for Hyundai in India, but the vehicle seriously needed a makeover due to rising competition. The introduction of new Honda City and Maruti Ciaz has affected the sales of the Verna saloon, and the maker is now aiming to regain its lost market by introducing the updated Verna. Hyundai dealers have already started taking pre-orders for the sedan at a token amount of Rs. 10,000.

Hyundai Verna

The 2015 Hyundai Verna will get changes to both styling and mechanism. It comes with a new front fascia with new grille, restyled headlamps with projectors and new fog lamps with LED strips surrounding them. The rear profile looks more appealing, thanks to new tail lamps with integrated LEDs and new reflectors on slightly modified bumper. The interior changes are very minimal; the audio player gets the 1GB on board memory to store music. It features reach adjust function ‘Ergo Lever’ that is positioned on the inside edge of the front passenger seat. The rear passengers’ seat has longer base and it get revised armrest with twin cup holder.

In order to improve its drivability, the company has tweaked the suspension of the Verna facelift . The updated model now tackles pot holes in a better way, while the steering feel has also improved. The sedan will continue to be offered with existing powertrain options- 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre petrol units and 1.4L CRDi and 1.6-litre CRDi diesel engines. The transmission options on offer are - a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and a 4-speed automatic.

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