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New Hyundai Verna price, launch schedule, production details

A large portion of the Hyundai Verna produced in India (BN7i) will also be destined for export.

next generation Hyundai Verna (codename: BN7i) is expected to launch globally in the coming months. It has has been tracked test on our roads several times and Autocar India is told that it will go into mass production in March 2023. However, most of the production will be for export.

  1. The new generation Verna will be sold as petrol only
  2. There will be ADAS technology, dual screens inside
  3. India will be an important export hub for the new Verna

New Hyundai Verna: production plan

Hyundai has produced around 40,000 units of the upcoming Verna in a year, while average monthly sales are around 1,600 units in India. As for the next-generation Verna, however, sources say Hyundai’s goal is to ramp up production to 70,000 units a year, most of which will be destined for exports.

This is because, in March 2022, Hyundai stopped production at the St Petersburg plant in Russia due to a lack of components due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The upcoming Verna is produced at this plant for Russia and is also exported to several other markets around the globe. However, for the next-generation Verna, Hyundai plans to shift production for these markets to a factory in India. As a result, India will act as a major export hub for the next generation Verna to Europe as well as Latin America.

New Hyundai Verna: styling, expected features

Previous leaked photos of the next-gen Verna show styling cues that suggest it could have a design inspired by new elantra, based on Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design language. It will have a fastback-like design with a tapered hood, wide Elantra-like grille connected to the headlights, Tucson-Chrome-like styling details on the C-pillar and two-tone alloy wheels. On the inside, the Verna will have the same dual-screen infotainment setup as the Ioniq 5 as well as ADAS features.

New Hyundai Verna: expected powertrain options

As for powertrain options, Hyundai is expected to continue with the current 115hp, 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine. It will also likely get a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine which is an updated version of the 140hp 1.4-litre engine currently on duty. Cretaceous. The current Verna uses a 1.0-liter, 120-horsepower turbocharged gasoline engine, much smaller from i20. This is new The 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol engine will eventually replace 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol unit in all models offered in the Hyundai-Kia lineup. However, the 1.5-litre diesel engine will not be offered on the new Verna due to upcoming RDE emission norms.

New Hyundai Verna: India launch time

As mentioned above, the new Verna will go into mass production in March in India. This is followed by a global launch and a market launch in the second quarter of 2023.

When it arrives, it will compete with things like Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus and Skoda Slavia – all using only gasoline – along with Honda City. Please note, Honda will also Stop the City’s diesel engine due to the upcoming RDE emissions norms, which means that this segment will continue to be a gasoline-only segment. Honda City also has its own mid-life upgrade this March.

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