2019 Hyundai Verna 1.4 Diesel Variant Launched Along With Two Other High Spec Variants is clearly customer feedback taken seriously
South Korean carmaker Hyundai has introduced a 1.4-litre diesel engine option in its popular Verna mid-size sedan offering. The new Verna 1.4-liter diesel is available in two trim levels – E and EX priced at Rs 9.29 lakh and Rs 9.99 lakh respectively (both prices, ex-showroom, Delhi). This new addition will serve as an entry-level diesel option in Verna’s model line-up for the Indian market.
Just so you know, this is the same 1.4-litre diesel engine that is currently doing the duty under the hood of many other Hyundai models such as Elite i20 hatchback, i20 Active Crossover, and Creta SUV. The oil burner is good for producing 89bhp and 220Nm of max power and max torque respectively and comes mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
Besides the new 1.4-litre Diesel, Hyundai has also added two new variants in Verna’s 1.6-litre engine range 1.6L petrol SX+ and 1.6L diesel SX(O). The 1.6-litre petrol is now available in SX+ trim which is positioned between EX and SX(O) variants.
The 1.6L petrol SX+ comes with projector headlamps with LED DRLs, electrically adjustable outside rear view Mirrors (ORVMs), LED tail lamps, 16-inch alloy wheels, A 7.0″ touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charging system, and Leather package for the steering wheel and the gear knob.
The 1.6L diesel SX(O) is the new range-topping variant in Verna and gets the premium features like six safety airbags, ventilated leather seats, adjustable rear headrest, and tilt and Telescopic Steering wheel.
Hyundai has priced 1.6L petrol automatic SX+ and 1.6L diesel automatic SX(O) at Rs 11.52 lakh and Rs 13.99 lakh respectively (both prices, ex-showroom, Delhi) In the Indian market, Hyundai Verna is competing against Maruti Ciaz, Honda City, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Rapid, and Toyota Yaris among others.