Hyundai Motor India plans to upgrade and expand its product portfolio next year. Hyundai will provide interim updates for the Grand i10 Nios and Creta along with a generational change of the Verna sedan. Official reservations for the Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric crossover start on December 20, 2022, with a launch expected early next year. There are rumors that Hyundai will also enter the compact MPV segment through the Stargazer. It is also said to be introducing a mini SUV with the possibility of making a public debut at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2023. Here are some key details about the new Hyundai cars that will be ready to hit the roads in the coming months.
Upcoming New Hyundai Cars
Hyundai Ioniq 5
The electric crossover will be introduced in India as a CBU unit. It will be the brand’s first model to be based on Hyundai’s EV-only Electric Global Modular (E-GMP) platform. In the global market, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 comes with 58 kWh and 72.6 kWh battery pack options. The latter offers a range of 470/480km and is claimed to be compatible with 220kW DC charging. A dual-motor AWD (all-wheel drive) setup is only available on the top-of-the-line model.
Hyundai Creta Facelift
The updated Hyundai Creta will be unveiled for the first time in India at the 2023 Auto Expo in January. The SUV features Hyundai’s new parametric grille paired with a differently designed LED DRL. Design elements such as more rectangular headlamps, sharper taillamps, a twisted rear bumper and redesigned boot lights enhance the new look. In terms of features, the 2023 Hyundai Creta will feature Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) along with a new digital instrument cluster, updated Blue Link Connected Car and more. Engine settings are not changed. More details here…
Next Generation Hyundai Verna
The new 2023 Hyundai Verna is reportedly seeing a market launch by April. Most of the changes are made to the exterior, while the interior gets a few feature upgrades. The new Verna is taller and wider than before. It features Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design language, as well as a redesigned grille, updated headlamps, front and rear bumpers, and new “H-tail lamps.” Inside, there’s an updated infotainment system with wireless smartphone connectivity, an all-digital instrument cluster, and front ventilated seats. Similar to the new Creta, the next-generation Verna will improve its safety quotient with its ADAS suite.