Hyundai has officially launched the 2020 edition of the Verna in India at Rs. 9.30 lakh. The facelifted sedan is available in petrol, turbo-petrol, and diesel engine models with five variants and four gearbox options to choose from.
It gets several design upgrades as well as a host of segment-first features including front ventilated seats and an electronic sunroof.
Here's our roundup.
2020 Hyundai Verna: At a glance
The 2020 Hyundai Verna offers an eye-catching front fascia featuring a dark chrome radiator grille (glossy black for turbo variant), angular-looking LED headlights, a muscular bonnet, and wider air vents.
The sedan features a sloping roof design, indicator-mounted ORVMs, a chrome treatment around the windows, and blacked-out B pillars.
Further, it runs on diamond-cut alloy wheels and has a wheelbase of 2,600mm.
A peek inside the cabin
Inside, the Verna has a spacious five-seater cabin featuring leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, an electric sunroof, and an Arkamys audio system.
It also gets a wireless phone charger, a 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster, and an 8-inch infotainment panel with Blue Link connectivity.
For safety, the sedan gets a tire pressure monitoring system, driver rear-view monitor (DRVM), crash sensors, and six airbags.
Power and performance
The 2020 Verna is offered with three BS6 engines: 1.5-liter petrol, 1.5-liter diesel, and a 1.0-liter turbo-petrol.
The 1.5-liter petrol and diesel units generate 115PS of power and 144Nm and 250Nm of peak torque, respectively. Meanwhile, the 1.0-liter turbo-petrol motor makes 120PS and 172Nm.
The former two come with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission while the turbo-petrol variant gets a 7-speed DCT transmission.
What about the pricing?
The Verna's petrol-powered variants start at Rs. 9.30 lakh for the entry-level S model and go up to Rs. 13.99 lakh for the SX (O) Turbo trim.
The diesel-based variants start at Rs. 10.65 lakh for the S+ trim and go up to Rs. 15.09 lakh for the SX (O) AT model.
At this price, it competes against Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, and Skoda Rapid.