Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India

Hyundai already has some amazing cars on sale and in the past few years, all their new launches have done really well. The manufacturer is now aiming for a bigger piece of the sales cake. And to fulfil this dream Hyundai has planned a number of new car launches in the coming two years. The manufacturer has plans of launching an entry-level SUV to compete with the EcoSport and the Vitara Brezza. It will also launch a new variant of the Verna. We are also expecting a new version of the Santro.

Here is a list of upcoming Hyundai cars that we can expect to see on the roads in this year and 2018:

Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift

The Elite i20 is one of the most successful models from Hyundai Motor India Ltd. The company is now working on a facelift of its premium hatchback to make the upper-B segment hatchback more appealing. It is expected to launch in May, this year.

Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift
Expected Launch Date May this year
Expected Price INR 5.30-9.20 Lakhs
Engine 1.2-litre Petrol, 1.4-litre Petrol, 1.4-litre Diesel

All-New Hyundai Santro

Yes, the Hyundai Santro can make a comeback. And it is expected to launch in the second half of this year. The new Santro will be competing against the Maruti Alto K10, the Maruti WagonR and the Chevrolet Beat. It is expected to price approximately Rs. 4 lakh.

Hyundai Santro
Expected Launch Date End this year
Expected Price INR 4.00-4.90 Lakhs
Engine 1.0-litre Petrol

Hyundai Carlino Compact SUV

This is the third entry in the list of Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India. Compact SUV segment is one segment where Hyundai has been lagging behind. However, now in order to rival with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport, Hyundai will be launching a compact SUV. The Carlino Sub- 4 meter Compact SUV will be launched by the end of this year.

Hyundai Carlino Compact SUV
Expected Launch Date December this year
Expected Price INR 6.30-8.90 Lakhs
Engine 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol, 1.4-litre Diesel

Hyundai Compact MPV

This is another upcoming Hyundai car this year. The new MPV will rival primarily with the Maruti Ertiga and the Honda Mobilio. It is expected to be launched by a mid-this year or early 2018 and will share engine options with the current Verna.

Hyundai Compact MPV
Expected Launch Date Early 2018
Expected Price INR 6.60-8.50 Lakhs
Engine 1.4-litre, 1.6-litre Petrol and Diesel

New Hyundai Verna

The sales of Hyundai Verna got affected after the launch of Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. The Verna, got a facelift last year and still it failed to perform on the sales chart and therefore, Hyundai has started working on the new-generation. Verna is expected to be launched in late this year. The new Hyundai Verna has got a new look, updated interior, more powerful engine and many more new features. The new Hyundai Verna could also get a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, 120 BHP turbo petrol engine that will also power the Carlino compact SUV.

New Hyundai Verna
Expected Launch Date November this year
Expected Price INR 8.25-14.50 Lakhs
Engine 1.4-litre, 1.6-litre Petrol and Diesel

Hyundai Xcent facelift

Along with the launch of the Grand i10 facelift, Hyundai will also make similar updates on the Xcent. The compact sedan is expected to have same front end and the interiors as the hatchback. The front bumper and the grille will be updated. We could also see some updates in the rear in the form of a new bumper.

Hyundai Xcent
Expected Launch Date June this year
Expected Price Rs. 5.50-8.20 Lakh
Engine 1.2-litre Petrol, 1.1-litre Diesel

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

The Sonata is also making a comeback. Hyundai showcased the Sonata hybrid at the Auto Expo. And now Hyundai is planning to launch the all-new Sonata PHEV in Indian car market. The Sonata is already a renowned name in the Indian market, which will benefit Hyundai. The new Sonata is inspired from the Genesis and is loaded with many best-in class features. Powering it is a 2.0-litre “Nu” GDI 4-cylinder engine that come coupled to a 38 kW electric motor.

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Expected Launch Date Mid this year
Expected Price INR 29-32 Lakh
Engine 2.0-litre Petrol + 38 kW Electric Motor

New Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift

The Hyundai Santa Fe is also expecting a makeover. It is one of the most modern-looking cars in is segment; the facelift makes the looks and aesthetics even sharper. The interior has also got more features and engine could get a small re-tune. Pricing is expected to remain same.

New Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift
Expected Launch Date May this year
Expected Price INR 27-31 Lakhs
Engine 2.2-litre Diesel

New Hyundai Eon Facelift

Hyundai has been working on a refreshed Eon that is expected to launch around festive season this year. Eon failed to affect the sales of Alto, however no one can deny the fact that Eon’s exterior design and its feature-rich interior has a premium look and feel. It is expected to be competing with Datsun Redi Go and the Renault Kwid.

New Hyundai Eon Facelift
Expected Launch Date October this year
Expected Price INR 3.25-4.00 Lakhs
Engine 1.0-litre Petrol

Hyundai i30

Yes, Hyundai could enter in a new segment with its i30 premium hatchback. It is expected to be priced same as Verna, and can be a nice alternative to its sedan sibling. It is one of the most awaited upcoming Hyundai cars and could be launched by this year end. Engine could be same as Vena.

Hyundai i30
Expected Launch Date November this year
Expected Price INR 9.5-13.5 Lakhs
Engine 1.4-litre Petrol, 1.4-litre Diesel

Hyundai Kona Compact SUV

Hyundai is expected to launch a compact SUV based on the Elite i20 in India. Kona will be sharing its engine and platform with the popular hatchback. It will have a modern design with a very aggressive and bold stance.

Hyundai Kona
Expected Launch Date July 2018
Expected Price INR 6-10 Lakhs
Engine 1.2-litre Petrol, 1.4-litre Petrol, 1.4-litre Diesel


Upcoming New Honda Cars in India in this year, 2018
Model Launch Date Price
this year Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift May this year INR 5.50-9.20 Lakhs
All-New Hyundai Santro Early 2018 INR 4.00-4.90 Lakhs
Hyundai i30 November this year INR 9.50-13.50 Lakhs
Hyundai Carlino December this year INR 6.30-8.90 Lakhs
Hyundai Compact MPV Early 2018 INR 6.60-8.50 Lakhs
New Hyundai Verna November this year INR 8.25-14.50 Lakhs
Hyundai Xcent Facelift Mid this year INR 5.50 – 8.20 lakhs
this year Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Early this year INR 23-28 Lakhs
this year Hyundai Eon Facelift October this year INR 3.25-4.00 Lakhs
Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift May this year INR 27-31 Lakhs
Hyundai Kona July 2018 INR 6-10 Lakhs


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