Hyundai India is going to launch the its new Verna by end of May and will offer the car in 4 engine options. This will be a first time in India by an automaker to offer a car in 4 engine options in the lower end segment.
The new Verna‘s two petrol engines are: 1396cc with 105.5 bhp@6300 rpm and 13.8 kgm@5000 rpm & 1591cc with 121.3 bhp@6300 rpm and 15.8 kgm@4200 rpm.
The diesel engines are 1396cc with 88.7 bhp@4000 rpm and 22.43 kgm@1750-2750 rpm and 1582cc with 126.2@4000 rpm and 26.5 kgm@1900-2750 rpm. The 1.6 also comes with a Variable Geometry Turbo.
The 1.4 petrol will be offered in a 5-speed manual transmission, while the 1.6 petrol will have the 5-speed manual as well as a 4-speed automatic option. The 1.4 CRDi will have a 6-speed manual gearbox borrowed from the i20 while the 1.6 CRDi will come with a 6-speed manual as well as a 4-speed automatic option.
Fuel efficiency as certified by ARAI for the new Hyundai Verna is as follows:
1.4 petrol – 17.43 kpl
1.4 CRDi – 23.5 kpl
1.6 petrol – 17.01 kpl
1.6 CRDi – 22.32 kpl
Source: BS Motoring