This week saw a flurry of car news, including updates on the Kia Seltos, Carens and Sonet, 2023 Toyota Innova Crysta prices revealed, and new Hyundai Verna safety features announced.
Kia Motors India has announced a major upgrade for its popular Seltos SUV. The model will now feature a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, replacing the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine. The new engine is capable of producing 180bhp and 420Nm of torque, a substantial improvement over the previous engine. Kia has also upgraded the 6-speed automatic transmission to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Meanwhile, Kia has also unveiled the Carens, a seven-seater MPV. It features a 1.6-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 177bhp and 265Nm of torque. The Carens also comes equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission and 4WD.
Kia has also unveiled its Sonet sub-compact SUV. It comes fitted with a 1.2-litre petrol engine, producing 83bhp and 115Nm of torque. It is available with both a 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT automatic transmission.
Toyota has announced the prices for its 2023 Innova Crysta. The new model is priced at Rs 13.95 lakhs for the base variant, with the top-end variant costing Rs 19.19 lakhs. The new model is powered by a 2.4-litre diesel engine, producing 149bhp and 360Nm of torque. It is available with both a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission.
Hyundai has announced a range of new safety features for the Verna. The new features include a driver attention warning system, blind spot detection system, rear cross-traffic alert system, and a 360-degree camera. Additionally, the car is now available with a dual-tone exterior and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
This week has seen a plethora of car news, with updates on the Kia Seltos, Carens and Sonet, 2023 Toyota Innova Crysta prices revealed, and new Hyundai Verna safety features announced. Automotive aficionados will be eagerly awaiting further developments in the coming weeks.