Hyundai Carlino: A Sub-4 Metre SUV Soon To Hit Indian Market
Hyundai is shortly going to put a full stop over the wait for a SUV after Creta. At 2016 Auto Expo, Hyundai showcased the Carlino concept to the world for the first time. The concept SUV previews the South Korean car manufacturers upcoming sub-4 metre SUV, which is set which is set to be launched in the Indian market in the first half of 2019. The production-spec version of the Carlino is expected to be offered with a turbocharged 1.0-litre petrol engine and the 1.4-litre diesel engine that powers the Elite i20. It is expected to be priced between Rs 7-12 lakh and will compete against the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and the Honda WR-V, among others.
The production model will be different but will look more refined. People prefer hard core SUV looks to crossovers. Buyers need a vehicle that makes them feel they drive something big and SUV-like. That is what the SUV has always been. The design will be like an SUV but underneath it will be a modern vehicle. Light in weight, good in performance and driving dynamics along with high ground clearance. Hyundai shall be offering a new petrol engine and the diesel will be boosted more power. New transmissions will also be offered.
Before getting into any more details about the vehicle, it is important to know how much will it cost, as it is an vital aspect to make the buying decision. This compact SUV will be offered in the price range of 8 lakhs to about 12 lakhs.
Hyundai Carlino Price in India
|Base Model Petrol||INR 8 lakhs|
|Top end Diesel||INR 12 lakhs|
Hyundai Carlino Features
- Keyless Entry
- 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine
- Push start and stop button
- Rear AC vents
- Touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Reverse Camera
- Six airbags
- Projector headlamps
- Daytime running LEDs
- Tail lamps – LEDs
- 200mm ground clearance
Hyundai claims Carlino to get a 1.0- litre engine turbocharged petrol engine which might produce 130bhp of power. In diesel there will be the 1.4 litre diesel producing about 95-100bhp of power.
Hyundai Carlino Mileage
There are lot of things which are yet to be revealed with the launch of Hyundai Carlino, so stay updated with us for the further information.