2018 Hyundai Verna variant wise features


The new Hyundai Verna has been launched in India at Rs 7.99 lakh, and its time to take an in-depth look at its features.

To begin with, the new Verna has grown in size. The vehicle now measures 4,440 mm in length (65 mm longer) and 1,729 mm in width (29 mm wider). The increased length translates into 30 mm longer wheelbase at 2,600 mm. However, the height has been retained at 1,475 mm.

Body Structure


Hyundai said that the new Verna is safer than before, thanks to the ‘Super Body Structure’ frame built out of 50% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS). The body has got Hot stamping Applications ensuring Best-in-Class rigidity. The structure ensures adequate weight control, enhancing both performance and fuel efficiency.

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, said the company.


Ride and Handling
Hyundai promises a superior ride and handling for the new Verna. 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 standard Motor-Driven Power Steering System (MDPS) has been tweaked to provide superior feedback while cornering and at high speeds. The front wheel caster angle has been modified to further enhance the steering feedback to the driver at Highway speeds.

The new Verna comes in four variants – E, EX, SX, and SX (O). Below are the variant wise feature list, each higher variant carries over the lower variant’s features + more or advanced features.

1. Verna E

  • Manual transmission only
  • Dual tone Beige & Black interiors
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Steering mounted tripmeter controls
  • Front and rear power windows
  • Auto down driver power window
  • Manual AC
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Tilt adjustable steering
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Lane change indicator
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS
  • Day and Night ORVM
  • ISOFix
  • Clutch lock

2. Verna EX

  • Manual and automatic transmission options
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Sunglass holder
  • Height adjustable driver’s seat
  • Sliding front centre console and armrest with storage
  • 5.0-inch touchscreen
  • Front and rear speakers
  • Steering mounted bluetooth and audio controls
  • Arkamys sound
  • Driver power window auto up/down
  • Auto AC with Cluster Ionizer
  • Rear AC vents
  • Cruise Control
  • USB Charger (front & rear)
  • Reverse parking sensors
  • Reversing camera
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Headlamp escort function
  • Keyless entry (foldable key)
  • Speed sensing auto door lock and impact sensing auto door unlock
  • Rear defogger with timer
  • Burglar alarm

3. Verna SX

  • Petrol manual transmission only, diesel manual and automatic options
  • Projector headlamps
  • Cornering lamps
  • LED DRLs and positioning lamps
  • 7.0-inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink
  • Hyundai iblue (Audio remote)
  • Electrically folding ORVMs
  • Electro Chromic Mirror (ECM)
  • Height adjustable front seat belts
  • Eco Coating (AT only)

4. Verna SX (O)

  • Diesel manual transmission only, petrol manual and automatic options
  • Smart key keyless entry
  • Push button start/stop
  • Leather door trim
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob
  • Ventilated seats
  • Leather seat upholstery
  • Adjustable rear seat headrests
  • Rear manual curtain
  • Side and Curtain airbags
  • Auto Link (Connected car tech)
  • Smart trunk
  • Electric sunroof

The new Verna gets a choice of 1.6-litre petrol and diesel units. The 1591 cc 4-cylinder petrol produces 123 PS (121 hp) @ 6400 rpm and 151 Nm of torque @ 4,850 rpm. The diesel is a 1582 cc 4-cylinder VGT, with an output of 128 PS (126 hp) @ 4000 rpm and 260 Nm of torque @ 1500 – 3000 rpm. Transmission options are 6-speed manual or 6-speed auto.

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.”

Checkout the Canadian-spec Hyundai Verna (sold as Accent) photo gallery here.

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