In April 2016 at the motor show in Beijing the prototype of a popular sedan was introduced – 2017 Hyundai Verna. Before a new model made its debut in China, many sites have tried to make a review on the basis of Hyundai Elantra photos and specifications of 4th generation Accent for Chinese market. The only thing that bloggers have guessed – the similarity of radiator grilles.
By the way, the name “Verna” is used only in South Korea, India and China.
The release date of new 2017 Verna planned approximately on late 2016. In United States market the car could be sold as Accent sedan, or could not be sold at all.
Release date: late 2016
Update: Hyundai Verna has released for the Chinese and Indian market only.
As you can see in the photo, from side car remains nearly the same. The car has received more aggressive traits. The length of the headlights has not changed, but the form has become more elegant and refined. Headlights has white plastic trim, which is complemented by the same white elements on the air intakes, performing the role of DRLs.
Headlights are integral with hexagonal grille, which has a complex honeycomb filling. The same pattern is formed on the mesh of air intake, only smaller and black. All exterior parts are finished with matt chrome. Due to the sharp bends hood has raised up, hinting at the powerful technical “stuffing.”
In sides car also received a new body angular features – forges along the top and bottom of the door and handles with chrome trim, large wheel arches that can accommodate 21-inch alloy wheels and large oblong windows, trimmed with a wide band of black plastic. Packaging and price will dictate the availability of additional options, such as a panoramic sunroof or diode lighting.
Many experts doubt that presented in Beijing chrome grille will be in the production version of low cost car. Also, a new body looks great from behind. The same narrowed long lights, powerful bumper with shock-protection and narrow L-shaped brake lights. In general, 2017 Hyundai Verna looks pretty nice however some may feel the opposite.
In addition, 2017 Hyundai Verna has received new dimensions: length – 172.4 in; width – 67.7 in; height -57.4 in; wheelbase – 102.3 in; luggage compartment – 16.5 cubic ft; curb weight – 2557 lbs.
A Bit More Space
Due to the elongated base in the cabin added a bit of space. Now, three rear passengers will feel comfortable. Interior trimming of the new model has become like the higher class Elantra. Options and prices will affect the interior finish. The basic version is provided with a durable fabric upholstery, repelling dirt and dust, as well as high-quality plastic and aluminum parts. And in the interior decoration of top-trim cars, used leather and wood inserts. The center console has changed shape.
Surrounded by air deflectors located 6-inch touch screen media center with satellite navigation and Bluetooth. The entertainment center is integrated with Apple CarPlay, which makes it possible to synchronize the system with the iPhone. Multifunctional steering wheel and gear selector got stylish design. To back row added to a separate duct. The new body became a little wider, so adding a few feet in the luggage compartment.
While all of the information about the technical part of the car has not been disclosed. It is known that the front suspension is an independent McPherson strut and the rear – semidependent torsion. Stability of cars increased thanks to the updated control arm. Also, the manufacturer found it necessary to talk about engines. The new Hyundai Verna 2017 developed three 4-cylinder engine series GDI DOHC system:
Petrol 1.4 105 HP
Petrol 1.6 120 HP
Turbodiesel 1.5 110 HP
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