The Verna will be the first Hyundai sedan in India to be equipped with ADAS.
next generation Hyundai Verna was spy test on our paths before. So while seeing a test mule of the next-generation Verna isn’t new, these new sneak shots reveal that the upcoming sedan will come with ADAS features in India. Degree, something Autocar India first report in July this year.
- ADAS features will be specifically calibrated for Indian road conditions
- Next-generation Hyundai Verna draws inspiration from the new Elantra
- Will only be sold with a petrol engine
Next-generation Hyundai Verna: spy photos confirm ADAS technology
As before, the next-generation Verna’s test mule continues to be heavily camouflaged, but what is clearly visible is the bumper-mounted radar module for the ADAS at the front. As we previously reported, ADAS technology on the next-generation Verna will be specifically calibrated for Indian road conditions.
When Tucson Launching Hyundai’s ADAS technology in India, the system had to be recalibrated in our tumultuous road conditions as it could not be transferred from another market without change. Calibration affects things like the sensitivity of the sensor, the viewing angle and distance of the camera, the time it takes for the system to intervene, and the level of driver input required.
Now that Hyundai has calibrated the system for our roads, it can be ‘plugged into’ other models without much tweaking. Furthermore, to recoup the time and cost invested, it is in Hyundai’s best interest to offer it in as many models as possible. The Ioniq 5 coming soon and Cretaceous upgrade are other models that will receive ADAS technology in India.
The ADAS suite on the next-generation Verna will include features such as lane departure warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, forward collision mitigation, driver attention monitoring and rear cross-traffic assist.
Next-generation Hyundai Verna: what else do we know?
Despite its dense camouflage, some visible styling cues suggest it may have a design inspired by new elantra. The new Verna will follow Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design language with a wide grille connected to the headlights.
The test wheel also features a fastback-like styling with a tapered hood, Tucson-like chrome details on the C-pillars, and two-tone alloy wheels, suggesting this is a car with great specs. higher art. ADAS features will also likely be limited to premium versions.
In terms of engines, Hyundai is expected to continue to offer the current 115hp, 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine alongside the 140hp 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine from Cretaceous. The current Verna uses a smaller 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine with 120 horsepower from i20.
However, the 1.5-liter, 115-horsepower diesel engine will be discontinued on the next-generation Verna. Hyundai too discontinuing similar production from i20 due to the upcoming RDE emission norms.
Next generation Hyundai Verna: launch and rivals
The next-generation Verna could make its public debut at the upcoming Auto Expo 2023, followed by a market launch in late 2023. When it does appear, it will continue to compete with the likes of the likes. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus, Skoda Slavia – all use only gasoline – along with Honda City. Please note, Honda will also stop its diesel engine from the City due to RDE emission norms.