Has Hyundai received the required response to its next-generation Verna? Yes. The carmaker said it has received an overwhelming response for new Verna with more than 7,000 bookings and 70,000 enquiries since its launch. Also, the carmaker will deliver 10,000 units of the new Verna before Diwali. This reveals that Hyundai is capable of meeting the demand for its new sedan.
Commenting on the bookings, Mr YK Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, "We are overwhelmed with strong customer response and appreciation for the Next Gen Verna within 10 days of its launch. The 5th Generation Next Gen Verna is a true expression of a super sedan which is Intelligent by Design with Human Technology Connect."
"It is a Trendsetter and Game changer product creating new benchmarks in its segment exceeding customer aspirations. The Next Gen Verna bookings are almost double of our monthly target, we thank our customers and reaffirm our commitment to an early delivery to the first 10,000 customers before Diwali."
The newly launched Hyundai Verna is built on an all-new K2 chassis which underpins the Elantra sedan offering roomier cabin. The sedan boasts of first-in-segment features such as hands-free boot door open, cooled seats among others; you can read more about it here.
The new Hyundai Verna is powered by two 1.6-litre four-cylinder engines - petrol and diesel - both of which are mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. For more details of the new Verna variants, read our story about the same here. The new Hyundai Verna competes with Honda City, Volkswagen Vento and the Skoda Rapid in the Indian market.
The new Hyundai Verna has received an overwhelming response of 7,000 bookings, and it has all the potential to become the leader in the segment.