Honda is reportedly receiving an overwhelming response for its latest City sedan in India. Its grand debut in the sub-continent has elevated Honda's sucess in the sedan segment and the company is now believed to have found a strong opponent from Hyundai.
According to an Economic Times report, Hyundai Motor's is planning to introduce a new vehicle called Verna CX, a diesel engine variant of its Verna model. It was also said that the upcoming model of Verna which is likely to hit the Indian auto market soon will be positioned between Verna's EX and SX variants. It would pack features like electro-chromatic mirror, rear parking camera with parking sensors, 2 DIN audio with bluetooth and steering controls, fully automatic temperature control, electrically adjustable and foldable outside mirror with turn indicators, anti-lock braking system and driver-side airbag.
The new Hyundai Verna CX trim will reportedly draw its power from the 1.4-litre turbo diesel engine which can churn out 89bhp of power and 220Nm of torque.
It appears that Hyundai has aggressive plans to retain its top positions in the Indian auto market. "At Hyundai, we continuously improve the price-value equations by refreshing all our existing models to offer modern premium image,"ET quoted Hyundai Motor India's spokesperson as saying.