Hyundai Verna is something more than a sedan for its segment. The coupe inspired design, loads of power and perfect mileage from its diesel engine makes Verna a superstar in its own terms. After such a beautiful start, the all new Verna is now crowned as Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY 2018).
Yes, ICOTY 2018 is now bagged by the powerful Korean competitor, leaving behind Maruti Dzire and Jeep Compass for this title. Verna is not the first Hyundai to get the award as 2014, 2015 and 2016 saw Grand i10, i20 Elite and Creta getting away with this title.
Hyundai actually has class leading designs on their side as no one thinks of saying a word against the proportions of all these cars. Hyundai is one among the top exporters of India and Indian made Verna is presently on sale in Saudi Arabia.
They even plan to export the Verna to Africa and other gulf countries. Hyundai Verna is offered with both 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox option on its 1.6L petrol and diesel motor. It starts right from INR 7.99 lakh. Fifth generation Verna was launched in India around August 2016, gathering almost 24,000 bookings till November end.
New Hyundai Verna is ICOTY 2018
Representing Hyundai Verna, Mr. YK Koo, Managing Director & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited, said:
“ICOTY has always been a pioneer of the Indian auto awards and winning it is a special achievement. Our team has put in a lot of efforts in creating the best vehicle for our customers. It feels great that the jury have recognized our efforts and we would also like to thank our valuable customers who have loved our car over others. It is always a great feeling to have so many competitors, all of whom have brought out beautiful cars this year”.