Hyundai to debut the updated variants of the Creta, Tucson, and the Verna Facelift at the Auto Expo 2020.
The Hyundai Creta will be a new-gen model whereas the Tucson and the Verna will be upgraded one.
The upgraded vehicles will meet BS6 emission norms.
The BS6 emission norms kick off in April 2020. All automakers are racing against time to unveil the upgraded versions of their existing models. Hyundai is releasing the upgraded versions of the Verna and the Tucson at the 2020 Auto Expo in February. It will also be introducing a new-gen Creta, as well.
The upcoming Hyundai Creta bases its design on the ix25 launched in China a couple of months back. The Chinese model matches up to Hyundai’s latest venture, the Sensuous Sportiness design statement.
The 2020 Hyundai Creta exterior features include a split headlight and taillamp design accompanies by a cascading grille. The new model will be a bigger one than the existing model, as it shares its chassis with the Kia Seltos.
The highlight of the new-gen Hyundai Creta is the BS6-compliant engine that is also available in the Kia Seltos. The vehicle will come equipped with 1.5L petrol and diesel versions of the Seltos’ BS6 engine that is capable of delivering power of 115hp and individual torque of 144Nm and 250Nm respectively.
The Verna Facelift was launched in China along with the ix25, and the same vehicle will debut at the 2020 Auto Expo, as well with the same transmission system as the new-gen Hyundai Creta. The exterior features of the Hyundai Verna Facelift will be different with revised bumpers, new taillamps, refurbished headlights, and a more prominent front grille.
The Tucson Facelift is already available in the international market. The same design will make its way into India at the Auto Expo. The designing will not have many changes except for a bigger cascading grille accompanied by horizontal chrome slats.
The Tucson Facelift will feature the same 2L diesel motor that produces 185ps power and torque of 400Nm. The Tucson Facelift will also come with a 2L petrol engine variant capable of producing 155ps/192Nm. Both these engines will comply with BS6 emission norms.