All new Hyundai Compact SUV is going to launch in early 2023 which will compete with Tata Punch directly and will target C3, Magnite and Kiger in India. This Compact Utility Vehicle will be on the platform of Hyundai i10 Nios. Hyundai is all set with the all new entry level small SUV to launch in India. This new compact SUV will rank below Hyundai Venue. This vehicle will go on sale on next festival season.
- New Hyundai Compact SUV will get 1.2-liters Petrol engine, And might come with CNG.
- This will compete with Tata Punch, Kiger, Magnite and C3.
- Price will start near 6 lakhs and go up to 10 lakh for high-end variant.
Hyundai Ai3 CUV
The codename for this new small vehicle is Hyundai Ai3 CUV (Compact Utility Vehicle). This will be the entry level SUV which will compete with Tata Punch, Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite. This Hyundai project started just before Pandemic Covid-19 and it is about to end now and this vehicle will launch in early 2023 and will go on sale in the next festival season. This entry-level SUV will be rank under Compact Utility Vehicle CUV and it is little bit big then the Casper which is currently on sale in International Market and currently no chance to get Casper in India. The new SUV will use the platform of Hyundai Aura and Hyundai grand i10 Nios.
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Engine, performance & Mileage
The new SUV will expected to get the 1.2-liters Petrol engine same as i10 and Aura and the decision for the CNG variant of Ai3 is still pending. This beautiful compact vehicle will generate over 100 horsepower and 120 NM of Torque which is expect. Company is more focused to make it high fuel efficient vehicle. According to several reports, Hyundai has planned for an annual production of 50K units for this model, and to make way for it, Hyundai Motor India had also invested over Rs 1,470 Cr. to expand its plant capacity from 7.7 lakh to 8.5 lakh units in the last financial year.
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