Hyundai Verna vs Old Model-Comparison


The current gen Verna was a great release for Hyundai assisting the Korean manufacturer to reach the top in that particular segment. Even today it is a very competent product, the Verna has lost out to a newer launches. Hyundai has officially debuted the 2017 Hyundai Verna and will launch it to India in the second half of 2017. Here we are comparing 2017 Hyundai Verna with old model.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Old Model Comparison – Exterior Design Comparison

The new 2017 Hyundai Verna is built on the current model while incorporates design touches that are in line with Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0. The production spec model showcased a few months back featured a new hexagonal chrome grille with Hyundai’s new signature grille design, projector headlamps with LED DRLs and a rear end reminiscent of the new Elantra sedan. The bonnet looks flatter now and the sedan seems a lot wider than the outgoing model. The version launching in India differs from the one available in China in terms of design.

The new Verna 2017 model spots split tail lamps that look a lot sleeker than before. Other updates to the exterior include new rear view mirrors, new alloy wheels. Overall, the new 2017 model looks more advanced and has a more powerful three box profile.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Old Model Interior Design Comparison

As compared to the previous model, the interior of the 2017 Verna is simpler with more elegant lines. The steering wheel design is same to the Elite i20’s and the center console is inspired from newer Hyundai models. The new Verna gets a centrally mounted touchscreen infotainment system and black interiors with silver highlights. Other expected features include: navigation, reverse parking camera, sunroof etc. to find their way into the cabin of the upcoming Hyundai Verna.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs old Model – Specifications

New 2017 Hyundai Verna Petrol Specifications

Engine 1.4-Litre Petrol; 1.6-Litre Petrol
Max. Power 106 bhp; 121 bhp
Peak Torque 135 Nm; 158 Nm
Transmission 5-Speed Manual; 5-Speed Manual/6-speed Automatic
Kerb Weight  ~ 1050 KGs
Fuel Mileage 19 KMPL; 18 KMPL



New 2017 Hyundai Verna Diesel Specifications

Engine 1.4-Litre Diesel; 1.6-Litre Diesel
Max. Power 89 bhp; 126 bhp
Peak Torque 220 Nm; 260 Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual; 6-Speed Manual/6-speed Automatic
Kerb Weight  ~ 1100 KGs
Fuel Mileage 25 KMPL; 24 KMPL


New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Old Model – Mileage Comparison

Model 2017 Hyundai Verna Current Hyundai Verna
Petrol Mileage 18-19 KMPL* 17.4 KMPL^
Diesel Mileage 24-15 KMPL* 23.9-24.8 KMPL^
*expected, ^ARAI-tested

If the current set of engines are carried over to the new Verna, which is highly likely, they could be re-tuned for better fuel efficiency.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Old Model – Dimensions

  2017 Hyundai Verna Current Hyundai Verna
Length 4380 mm 4375 mm
Width 1728 mm 1700 mm
Height 1460 mm 1475 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm 2570 mm


The new 2017 model Hyundai Verna is bigger than the ongoing model. An increase in wheelbase means more spacious legroom. It is also wider than the old model, which means more space.

New 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Old Comparison Verdict

Design: The new model looks advanced thanks to a more mature design, increased dimensions and cleaner lines. The interior is also better and improved in quality.

Features: The new model will surely get new additional features like sunroof, touchscreen infotainment system etc.

Specifications: The new model will have same engines. However the, the new 2017 Verna could get an all-new 1.4-litre turbo petrol with a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.

Price: Prices might increase but expected to remain competitive.

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