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Mumbai: Hyundai Motor India is a popular automobile manufacturer. Hyundai Motor India’s (HMI) all-new SUV will soon enter the Indian market. Hyundai has not given any information about this new upcoming product. The sub-compact SUV is likely to be similar to the Grand i10 Nios. The company’s new micro SUV, codenamed AI3, will sit below the Venue model in Hyundai’s product line-up.
The design of the new car will be similar to the Casper micro SUV.
The company’s upcoming AI3 SUV will be based on Hyundai’s K1 platform. Hyundai’s Grand i10 Nios is also based on this model. The design of Hyundai’s new car coming to the Indian market this year may be similar to the Casper micro SUV. The Casper micro SUV is a vehicle sold overseas. Like its design, Hyundai’s new Ai3 sub-compact SUV coming to the Indian market will have its own identity. Talking about the features, like other Hyundai cars, Gills can also be seen in this new car. Hyundai’s upcoming Ai3 sub-compact SUV is likely to get a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine. This engine is capable of generating 82 bhp power and 113 Nm torque. Also, for transmission, it will have the option of choosing a 5-speed manual gearbox and MMT.
Price likely to be between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10 lakh
Along with this, the company can also give 1.0 engine in this newly launched car. Currently, the Venue is the cheapest SUV from Hyundai. The ex-showroom price of Venue starts at Rs 7.72 lakh 13. 18 lakhs Rs. The upcoming Hyundai Ai3 sub-compact SUV will be positioned below the Venue model in the company’s product line-up. Its ex-showroom price is likely to be between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10 lakh. Hyundai’s upcoming AI3 sub-compact SUV will compete with many vehicles available in the market including Tata Punch, Nissan Magnite. Hyundai has started testing its upcoming Ai3 sub-compact SUV in India. The production of this SUV is likely to begin in early July this year at the Hyundai plant in Chennai. Also, this SUV is likely to be launched in the month of August.