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Hyundai Launches Global Sedan ‘Next Gen Verna’

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- Globally Acclaimed Model with over 8.8 Million Customers in more than 66 countries and 3.18 lakh units sold in India
- Next Gen Verna is ‘Intelligent by Design’ showcases Modern Premium Brand Statement
- ‘SUPER BODY STRUCTURE’ with 50% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS)

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1,261,900 (SX+)


New Delhi, August 22, 2017: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s 2nd largest car manufacturer and leading passenger car exporter today, launched the much-awaited 5th Generation Super Performer Brand - The Next Gen ‘VERNA’.

With over 8.8 million customers in 66 countries The Next Gen Verna is one of the most loved brand globally. The Next Gen Verna is ‘Intelligent by Design’, it is developed on four strong pillars: Futuristic Design, Dynamic Performance , Super Safety and New Technology & Advanced Features. The Superior performance of Next Gen Verna stems from vehicle’s SUPER BODY STRUCTURE built with 50% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS).

Speaking at the launch of The Next Gen Verna, Mr. Y K Koo, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “ The Next Gen Verna is ‘Intelligent by Design’ and an All-rounder car with Human Technology Connect comprising Futuristic Design, Smart Connect, Ingenious Detailing, Superior Dynamics and Super Body Structure for new age aspirational customers. The Verna brand has been a landmark product in Hyundai growth story winning many prestigious accolades worldwide. The Next Gen Verna is engineered to deliver excellence in all core areas of Styling, Performance, Technology, Safety and Ride & Handling creating a new benchmark in the sedan segment.”

Futuristic Design

The Futuristic exterior styling of Next Gen Verna is Sporty, Aggressive and Modern. The exterior styling elements of Next Gen Verna are inspired by Dynamic Expression. The front is defined by Hyundai’s Signature Chrome Cascade grille with horizontal chrome slats and chrome surround that projects bold, yet premium stance of the car.

While the swept back Projector Headlamps with LED DRL enhances the sporty appeal it also ensures Superior illumination. The projector fog lamps with chrome surround ensures strong and focused illumination The side profile is designed with a sense of sporty & coupe like silhouette while the slopping window chrome beltline boosts style quotient. The modern dual tone rear bumper with black tone insert further enhances the dynamic and sporty appeal. The eye catching split type LED Tail lamps with LED guides give hi-tech and premium appeal to the rear. The Aerodynamic profile of the car along with Shark fin antenna and slopping roof line enhances the sporty appeal of the car. The aerodynamic design elements have increased the overall stability of the car and lowered the coefficient of drag to 0.308.

Key Exterior Features:

• Projector Headlamps with LED Daytime Running light (New)
• Projector Fog lamps with chrome surround (New)
• 2 Piece LED Tail Lamp (New)
• 5 Spoke Diamond Cut 16” Alloy Wheels
• Chrome side window line
• Shark fin Antenna
• Rear Chrome Garnish (Accessory fitment)

The Modern and Driver oriented interiors creates a perfect blend of premiumness and convenience. The all new layout with attention to detail makes the interior feel more comfortable and spacious. The Driver- oriented center console along with ergonomically located controls provides an intuitive access with minimal distraction to the driver for comfortable and safe driving. Practical in-cabin storage space and enhanced boot capacity of 480 litres ensures that there is ample luggage space for comfortable family week-end trip.

Key Interior Features:

• Supervision Cluster integrating 3.5˝ Mono TFT-LCD offers all the useful information with outstanding visibility (New)
• Rear Adjustable Head Rest (New)
• Sliding front centre console armrest (Best- in- segment)
• Spacious Cabin with Sporty Dual Tone Beige and black interiors with Superior quality materials
• Cooled Glove box
• Leatherette Upholstery with soft pad door arm rest adds richness & Luxury in the cabin

Dynamic Performance

Built on All New K2 platform similar to Hyundai’s Global Bestseller Elantra, the Next Gen Verna offers a whole new level of ride comfort with smooth & precise handling, exceptional interior quietness and enhanced safety.
The Superior Ride and Handling characteristics of platform are complemented by McPherson Strut Suspension in front and Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with Vertical Shock Absorber along with Hydraulic Rebound Stopper (HRS) in rear for improved damping, ensuring a comfortable ride and stabilized driving.

Exterior Dimensions 

Length x Width x Height

4,440 x 1,729 x 1,465 mm


2,600 mm

Max Tyre

195/55 R16 Alloy Wheels

Ground Clearance (Unladen)

165 mm

The trustworthy driving performance and stability make Next Gen Verna a driver's car. The Next Verna gives Choice of Efficient and Advanced Powertrains. The driver can feel the power of technology with option of two performance packed engines of Next Gen Verna:

Hyundai's powerful, efficient and proven 1.6L Dual VTVT Petrol and 1.6L U2 Common Rail Technology VGT diesel engine offers powerful performance with low NVH, high fuel efficiency and durability for exceptional city and highway driving pleasure.

Engine Specifications 


Capacity (cc)

Maximum Power (ps/rpm)

Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)


1.6 L Gamma Dual  VTVT





1.6 U2 CRDi




In-house developed 6-Speed Manual and 6-Speed Automatic Transmission offer superb smoothness and better fuel efficiency.



ARAI (Certified figures)

(6 Speed MT)

ARAI (Certified figures)

(6 Speed AT)

Petrol 1.6 VTVT

17.70 Kmpl

15.92 Kmpl

Diesel  1.6 VGT

24.75 Kmpl

21.02 Kmpl






Super Safety

All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built under the Hyundai ‘Safe-Drive Philosophy’. Beyond active safety technologies, Next Gen Verna is built to comply with Hyundai’s strict safety standards, helping it to meet the safety requirements.

The SUPER BODY STRUCTURE of Next Gen Verna is developed with 50% of Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS), an additional 37% increase over the previous generation model. AHSS components are used to increase stiffness of chassis and protect passengers effectively in case of collision. The Hot stamping on door pillars provides cabin protection in case of side collisions.

Key Safety Features:

• Dual Airbags, Anti-Lock Brake system (ABS) with EBD
• ISOFIX (Child Restraint System) as Standard fitment (New)
• 6 Airbags
• Front Projector Fog Lamps (New)
• Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock (First-in-Segment)
• Cornering Lamps (New)
• Reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines
• Rear Parking Sensors

New Technology and Advanced Features

The Next Gen Verna offers a host of premium and Segment Unique Comfort Features such as Front Ventilated Seats (First-in Segment) for keeping seats cool in hot weather, Smart trunk (First-in-Segment) that automatically unlocks and pops-out when the owner stands with-in 1 metre behind the vehicle with smart key for more than 3 seconds and the new Electrically Controlled Smart Sunroof gives a sense of openness and premium ambience inside the cabin.

The Next Gen Verna features advanced infotainment system with 7.0 IPS (In Plane Switching) capacitive touch screen - Audio Video Navigation System (AVN) with rear view camera improves driver visibility and functionality. Multimedia system is equipped with Apple Carplay, Android Auto and Mirror Link for seamless integration of app based navigation, streaming audio, voice controlled search capabilities and smartphone applications. For the first time, the Next Gen Verna comes with 6 speakers along with SMART SURROUND SYSTEM by 'Arkamys’ delivering a music experience much closer to the artists original intent.

The efficient cooling of the Next Gen Verna keeps its occupants cool, Comfortable and Pleasant while maintaining clean and healthier cabin environment. The Eco Coating Technology (World Premier) prevents unpleasant smell to develop in the AC Evaporator by degrading the micro-organisms developed in the AC Evaporator Core. The Eco coating technology ensures odour free and fresh air for a comfortable and pleasant journey.

Some Key Interior features include

• Front Ventilated Seat (First-in-Segment)
• Smart Trunk (First-in-Segment)
• Smartphone connectivity with IPS Panel (Best-in-Segment)
• FATC with Cluster Ionizer (Best-in-Segment)
• Electric Sunroof (New)
• Rear AC Vents (New)
• Voice recognition (New)
• Cruise Control (New)
• Rear Curtain (New)
• Engine Start/Stop Button

Hyundai Auto Link (New) is a dynamic new way to stay connected with your car. The vehicle health check, Driving information, Road side assistance, Driving History, Eco Driving and Vehicle Health history all can be checked with click of button.

Hyundai Customer Care Program

Hyundai vision is to be the Life time partner of its customers. We are always around and near to our customers. As a unique customer Experience, the Next Verna will be offered with Lowest Cost of maintenance and warranty with 3 Years Unlimited Kilometres, 3 Years Road Side Assistance, 3 times Map Updation and home visit on 15th Day of purchase for all the customers of Next Gen Verna.

Colour and Variants

To match the Sporty and Dynamic characteristics of The Next Gen Verna, 4 new colours have been introduced making it an array of 7 exterior colours options with 12 Variants.


Photo Caption: (R) Mr. H S Ha, Design Director_Hyundai Motor Company, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL 


Photo Caption: Mr. H S Ha, Design Director_Hyundai Motor Company, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL, Mr. S J Ha, Director Sales and Marketing, HMIL, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Director Sales and Marketing, HMIL 


Hyundai Unveils ‘The Next Gen VERNA’ in India

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• Modern and Futuristic Design enhances the Sporty & Dynamic Appeal
• Globally Successful model with over 8.8 Million customers in over 66 countries and 3.17 lakh units sold in India
• ‘SUPER BODY STRUCTURE’ with 50% Advanced High Strength Steel ensuring low NVH, Enhanced Safety & Performance
• All New Platform offering Superior Ride and Handling
• Loaded with New Technology and Advanced Features

Chennai, August 4, 2017 - Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s 2nd largest car manufacturer and leading passenger car exporter today, unveiled the much-awaited Super Performer Brand - The Next Gen ‘VERNA’ with SUPER BODY STRUCTURE. Hyundai Motor India breaks new ground with its 5th Generation game-changer sedan slated for launch on August 22, 2017.

The Next Gen Verna is a technological marvel developed with Futuristic Design, Dynamic Performance , Super Safety and New Technology & Advanced Features. The Superior performance of Next Gen Verna stems from vehicle’s SUPER BODY STRUCTURE frame built out of 50% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS).

Speaking at the Showcase, Mr. Y.K Koo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, “ We are proud to announce the unveiling of the most awaited and aspirational Next Gen Verna for Indian market. The 5th generation Next Gen Verna is a true expression of a Superior Sedan crafted with perfection and excellence in Engineering. Next Gen Verna will create a disruption in the sedan segment with its benchmark features and performance for customers’ delight. Verna has a rich legacy and has strong presence in more than 66 Countries for over 8.8 Million customers across the world and 3.17 lakh units in India.”
The Next Gen Verna is a result of our numerous Product Clinics and Rigorous Product tests on various terrains in India and worldwide. Our R&D Centre in Namyang (S. Korea), Chennai and Hyderabad has put extreme efforts to make this a world-Class sedan for Product Supremacy and utmost customer satisfaction, he added.”


The Next Gen Verna with ‘SUPER BODY STRUCTURE’ is built on Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) body structure including Hot stamping Applications that enables the sedan for superior performance and unmatched safety ensuring Best-in-Class body rigidity, Structural Changes and Crash Performance. The Rigid and Responsive Chassis, and improved impact Harshness offers Superior Road feedback to the driver for a confident driving experience. The SUPER BODY STRUCTURE ensures adequate weight control thus enhancing both performance and fuel efficiency.

The Next Gen Verna has outstanding low NVH characteristics by the use of enhanced sound absorption materials and STRONG BODY STRUCTURE (AHSS) and improved engineering of design. Multiple measures have been taken to contain NVH to barely perceptible traces such as engine and transmission mount design change, implementation of tunnel insulator, extensive application of foam filler in cavity etc.

Superior Ride & Handling

The Next Gen Verna is engineered to deliver superior ride and handling for utmost driver confidence and enthusiastic driving experience. The 5th Generation Verna is built on the All New K2 platform thus enabling precise tuning of key suspension components for enhanced cornering and high speed stability, superior ride comfort and precise handling performance, making it the Next Gen Sedan optimised for Indian conditions. The rear suspension geometry has been modified for stable and comfortable ride for rear passengers by vertical angle of rear shock absorbers and coil springs on the coupled torsion beam axle.

The front suspension uses an optimally designed McPherson strut with coil springs and gas shock absorbers along with a front stabilizer to help reduce the body roll when cornering. The standard Motor-Driven Power Steering System (MDPS) has been tuned to provide superior feedback while cornering and at high speeds thus delivering precise handling response and confident drive. The front wheel caster angle has been modified to further enhance the steering feedback to the driver at Highway speeds.

Engine and Transmission

The Next-Gen Verna is equipped with the most powerful powertrain options with a choice of two power packed 1.6 litre Dual VTVT petrol and 1.6 litre U2 CRDi VGT diesel engine. The engines with advanced 6 Speed Manual and 6 Speed Automatic Transmissions have been tuned to provide superior low and high speed performance to suite city & highway driving with high fuel efficiency.

The Best-in-Class powerful 1.6 litre Dual VTVT petrol engine offers 123PS power with high fuel efficiency and 1.6 litre U2 CRDi VGT diesel engine offers best in segment 128PS power.

Bookings Open

The booking for Customer starts today at all the dealerships across India.







Hyundai Super Performer Brands Cross 1.3 Million Milestone Mark

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Most Awarded Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta continue to be Most Loved and Admired Brand

New Delhi, August 02, 2017: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s second-largest car manufacturer and leading exporter, has achieved yet another milestone for its most awarded and admired brands crossing 1.3 Million Sales Volume. Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta have clocked domestic sales of 1.01 Million units and exports of 0.29 Million units with cumulative sales of over 1.3 Million units.
The Super Performer brands have set a new benchmark in their respective segments with class-leading features and unmatched performance in every aspect including safety, performance and product quality. Their continued success has further strengthened Hyundai’s position as a Premium Car Manufacturer in India.
Commenting on HMIL’s Super Performer Brands, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “We thank our Customers, Channel Partners and Vendors for their contribution in Hyundai’s success in the country. This milestone reflects the strong connect and confidence that our stakeholders have on brand Hyundai. Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta are trendsetters and winners. The 1.3 Million milestone is testimony of Hyundai’s sharp and undeterred focus on creating customer delight and unique experiences.”
“Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta are winners of J D Power APPEAL Award 2016 demonstrating excellence of ‘Made in India’ products as per global standards”, he added.



Hyundai domestic sales up by 4.4%

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New Delhi, August 1, 2017: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and leading passenger car exporter registered the Domestic sales of 43,007 units for the month of July 2017.

Commenting on the July sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Director - Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai with a growth of 14.5% month on month and 4.4% year on year, continued its growth momentum on the strength of strong performance by the ICOTY winners Grand i10, Elite i20, Creta, with a cumulative sales milestone of 1.25 Million units reaching towards higher growth momentum with strong support of lowering of prices on account of GST implementation and good monsoon which will increase customer confidence and sentiment towards vehicle buying.   


HMIL sales

July 2017

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Hyundai Online Buying Experience ‘HyBUY’ Received an Overwhelming Response

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- Achieves 300 booking target within just 2 weeks of Launch
- Incredible response from customers with over 7 Lac HyBUY site visits with 4.9 Lac people reached out through HyBUY shares on Facebook
- HyBUY is a unique initiative in the auto Industry, offering customers a unique online buying experience

New Delhi, July 31, 2017: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and largest passenger car exporter achieved an overwhelming response on its Unique and Innovative Digital Marketing Initiative- ‘HyBUY’ and achieved the 300 units of online booking target within 2 weeks of its launch.
Speaking on the success of the ‘HyBUY’ initiative, Mr. Puneet Anand, Sr. General Manager (Marketing) & Group Head, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said: “We are overwhelmed with the response to the HyBUY initiative. We thank the customers for their participation in this first-ever, group buying concept in the auto industry which was designed to give ‘Power to The People’ through social sharing which resulted in 300 bookings in just 2 weeks. The success of this initiative is a testimony of Hyundai’s determined and innovative approach that encourages us to conceptualize many such campaigns that add ‘Brilliant Moments’ to the lives of our customers.”
Hyundai’s HyBUY sets an industry benchmark, redefining the car buying journey for customers through gamification of the buying experience where more the people come together and book an Elite i20, bigger the offer gets. It is based on 3 main pillars – Simple, Caring and Creative, fueling Hyundai brand’s key vision of being “Lifetime partners in Automobile and Beyond”.
HyBUY utilizes the strength of online connectivity and encourages customers to invite friends to join the HyBUY deal so the benefits get bigger together and there is no better platform to fuel this cause than Social Media. The campaign was designed to motivate customers to not only book and buy an Elite i20 but to amplify the deal by sharing it to their social network for all to gain more benefits and rewards, thus giving ‘Power to The People’.
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