The leaked brochure reveals the technical specifications, safety features and other details of the new Verna. The fifth-gen Verna will be offered in four trims – E, EX, SX and SX(O).
The front fascia of the new Verna features cascade design chrome grille, projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights and positioning lamps, projector fog lights with cornering lamps and chrome surrounds.
The rear of the sedan gets LED tail lights, shark fin antenna, chrome beltline and chrome detailing on the boot lid. The new Verna is equipped with 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels.
The top-of-the-range SX(O) trim is equipped with features such as ventilated front seats, cruise control, sliding front armrest and rear centre armrest, USB chargers at the front and rear, sunroof and rear air-conditioning vents.
The interior of the SX(O) and SX trim will feature a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, whereas the EX trim gets a 5-inch unit with Arkamys sound system. The 7-inch infotainment system comes with connectivity features such as Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror Link.
The safety features on the new Verna include dual airbags, ABS and EBD offered across all the variants. The SX(O) trim gets six airbags. Apart from that, the sedan is equipped with safety features such as front seatbelt pre-tensioners, ISOFIX child seat anchors and rear view camera with parking sensors.
The new Verna is available with two engine options - a 1.6-litre petrol and a 1.6-litre diesel. The petrol motor produces 121bhp and 151Nm of torque, whereas the diesel engine churns out 126bhp and 260Nm of torque. Both the engines are coupled to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
The E and EX trim level models will be equipped with 15-inch steel wheels, the automatic variant of the EX trim gets 15-inch alloy wheels. The top two trims, SX and SX(O) gets 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels.
Hyundai is all set to introduce the next-gen Verna in the Indian market. The fifth-generation of the sedan features Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language. The new Verna will rival the likes of Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid.