Hyundai is prepping 2 next-generation cars to the Auto Expo 2020. Along with a new 2020 Elite i20 and 2020 Creta, expect to see the Verna facelift, Kona electric SUV and possibly the Grand i10 Nios Turbo.
Let’s see what all you can expect from each of these Hyundai cars that you will see at the Auto Expo.
Hyundai Creta may have enjoyed a long stint without any serious competition. But, now it has the Kia Seltos and a bunch more cars lined up to challenge its pole position. We believe the carmaker may reveal the 2020 Hyundai Creta at the auto expo. The Creta is in for a major overhaul that doesn’t just include visual changes. It’ll borrow new 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines too from the Kia Seltos and add a few features in an attempt to maintain its dominance.
Just like the Creta, the i20 is also in for a significant update. Hyundai might want to make the most of its presence at the Auto Expo 2020 by revealing the next-generation Elite i20. The new i20 may get the Seltos’ 1.5-litre diesel engine and could also add the 1.0-litre turbo petrol to the lineup as a premium engine option alongside the normal 1.2-litre petrol motor.
The Hyundai Verna is also awaiting a facelift and powertrain swap. It’s likely to get the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines from the Kia Seltos. It may even get the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine in a lower state-of-tune to replace the 1.4-litre petrol engine in the lower variants. And you might get to see it in the metal at the Auto Expo 2020.
The Hyundai Aura will go on sale in just a few days time and you can bet that it’ll be present at the Hyundai’s Auto Expo 2020 stall. The Aura gets the workhorse-grade 1.2-litre normal petrol and turbo diesel engines with a 5-speed manual and AMT automatic transmissions. But it’s the 1.0-litre turbo petrol with a 5-speed shifter that deserves special mention as it can put it in the ring with the Tata Tigor JTP. Buyers considering a hot hatch can also opt for the Hyundai Aura Turbo and walk away with extra storage space and a few extra features in the process.
The 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine in the Aura makes it a likely candidate to eventually power the Nios. The understated black design highlights of the Aura Turbo could look better on the Nios. Its light kerb weight could give it a crazy power and torque to weight ratio. So, if you don’t want to dilute the hot hatch formula, then you have all the right to be excited about the Nios Turbo and the prospects of seeing it at the Auto Expo 2020.
The Kona is off to a good start for an electric car. Its tall, SUV stance and 450km of advertised driving range may have something to do with it. Hyundai wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to show it off to the average Joe. So, we most likely will get to see the Kona electric SUV.