It can be a joyful moment for the Koreans, as Hyundai launched the Accent (Verna in India) with its in-house made 7-speed dual-clutch transmission there, and that for the diesel trim.
Verna which was launched in India way back in 2010, and since then given only a mere amount of upgrades, where Hyundai India is gearing up for a facelift launch for the next month. This sedan of carmaker received huge fanfare from around the world, whereas the fifth-gen launch in its home country is looked upon.
Under the bonnet it stored a 1.4-litre VVT petrol and 1.6-litre GDI diesel engine. Going with the latter first, it produces 140PS and 166Nm of torque, where the for does only 100PS. Another diesel engine happens to be there in the bay, called 1.6-litre VGT and produces 136PS, which is lucky than all the said for receiving a 7-speed DCT.
The sedan is bought to get a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) in the list of standard equipments.
Hence, the fuel-efficiency is also referred to be notched with those new additions in the drivetrain.
Alongside, the fifth-gen Verna is also spotted for the first time in Korea, where on the cosmetic oeuvre happens to appear redesigned headlamps and tail lamps, bonnet, and both the bumpers. Even cabin is also bound to see numerous changes posing it to appear premium than before.