Here are the 5 interesting facts about Hyundai Aura that you need to know.
Hyundai has launched its all-new Aura sedan in India at Rs 5.80 lakh (ex-showroom). The sub-4-metre compact sedan comes with appealing looks which are inspired by its cousin Hyundai Grand i10 Nios. Launched in the highly competitive and demanding subcompact sedan segment, the Hyundai Aura has things up its sleeves which makes it stand neck-and-neck with the rivals.
Here are the top 5 things that you should know about the Aura sedan before you step in a Hyundai showroom to order one.
This is something you will be seeing more often in the new car models coming in the next few months before it becomes a norm. The Hyundai Aura gets BS VI compliant three engine options – 1.0L Turbo petrol, 1.2L petrol and 1.2L EcoTorq diesel. The performance-focused turbo engine churns maximum power of 100 PS and maximum torque of 172 Nm. While the 1.2-litre petrol generates 83 PS of maximum power and 114 Nm of maximum torque, the diesel motor yields 75 PS of maximum power & 190 Nm of maximum torque. The turbo is only available with a manual option while the rest two get both the manual as well as AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) options.
The Hyundai Aura is offered with different ‘Wonder Warranty’ options. You can choose from 3 years / 1 lakh kilometres, 4 years / 50,000 kilometres or 5 years / 40,000 kilometres. Moreover, to ensure you are not stranded in the middle of your journey in any part of the country, it gets 3 years of Roadside Assistance (RSA) program.
Just like any other Hyundai, the subcompact sedan Aura too looks premium and comes with enough space inside its cabin. It is 3995 mm long, 1680 mm wide and 1520 mm tall. At 2450 mm, its wheelbase is not the longest in the segment. However, its massive boot of 402-litres is something which Hyundai Aura owners can boast about. It can easily engulf the weekend luggage of a family.
The Aura sedan is accompanied by enough features to keep your car-life comfortable and convenient. For added oomph to its style, it gets projector headlamps with daytime running lights, projector fog lamps, shark-fin antenna, Z-shaped LED tail lamps, and the sporty 15-inch alloys with criss-cross forks. On the inside, it comes studded with an 8-inch infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, smart key with push-button start/stop, cooled glovebox, wireless charging, rear AC vents, cruise control, adjustable headrests at the front as well as rear and digital speedometer with MID display.
Pricing & Competition
Hyundai Aura is offered with 5 variants – E, S, SX, SX (O) and SX+. The price of the base variant is tagged at Rs 5.80 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India) – similar to its arch-rival Maruti Suzuki Dzire and outgoing Hyundai Xcent. It tops out at Rs 9.23 lakh (ex-showroom, pan India) for the range-topping SX+ variant which gets diesel plus AMT combo. The prices are more or less similar to its rivals in the sub-4-metre sedan segment. It locks horns with Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze, Tata Tigor, Volkswagen Ameo, Ford Aspire and its stablemate, the Xcent.