Hyundai compact SUV expected to launch in 2019

Hyundai compact SUV

Hyundai is gearing up to launch a new Compact SUV in India before Q2 2019. The upcoming SUV falls under the budget segment and will be placed next to Creta SUV.

Initially, Hyundai had planned to develop a sub-4 meter SUV at the 2016 Auto Expo in Noida. During the vent, the company showcased a concept named Carlino. The forthcoming SUV will make use of designs from the Carlino concept. However, the new vehicle will be manufactured withadequate strength and durability in such a way to suit production requirements.

According to Hyundai, the main reason for the launch of SUV segment is the growing need of SUV’s in India. The company has already revealed the third-gen Tucson in the country. It stands in between the Creta and the Santa Fe.

With the entry of Hyundai compact SUV, the total number of SUV from the popular auto maker has been increased to four models. We don’t have any information about the features and specifications of the new SUV.

There are reports that Hyundai might use a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine capable of producing 110 – 120 BHP to power the vehicle. The SUV will also feature a 1.4-litre CRDi diesel engine that is available with the Elite i20, Verna and Creta.

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