Hyundai Verna in India

an evolution

First-gen (Accent)

1999 to 2006

Accent followed the Santro hatchback

Rivalled cars like the Fiat Sienna, Maruti Esteem, Honda City

Was launched at an attractive price tag of Rs 5.35 lakh



2006 to 2011

Carried the “Verna” name for first time in India

Came with powerful 110hp diesel engine

Won the 2007 Autocar India Value for Money award


2011 to 2017

New 'Fluidic' Verna adopted radical styling

Boasted of premium interiors and long feature list

Had a wide range of engine and gearbox options





This generation had a more grown-up styling

High-quality interiors, long feature list continued

Got a facelift and turbo-petrol motor in 2020


Launch on March 21

Design inspired from Grandeur, Staria MPV

Gets features like 10.25-inch screens, ADAS

Powered by NA, turbo petrol engines

No diesel engine on offer 

Will face tough competition

Skoda Slavia, VW Virtus, Maruti Ciaz and Honda City

Expected to be priced around Rs 1 lakh more than outgoing Verna

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