New Delhi: Hyundai India has launched the much-awaited Aura compact sedan today at a starting price of Rs 5,79,900 (ex-showroom). The Hyundai Aura will be made available in a total of 12 variants, with the top-spec model priced at Rs 9,22,700 (ex-showroom). The company opened the Aura’s bookings earlier this month at Rs 10,000.
In terms of design, the car gets a new twin-boomerang DRL integrated with what Honda calls a Satin Front Grille. The car also gets projector-type headlamps and fog lamps at the front. The Aura gets a coupe-like styling and sits on R15 Diamond Cut Alloy wheels. At the back the car ships with a sporty bumper design and LED tail lamp with the 3-dimensional outer lens.On the inside, the Aura gets an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The car also boasts Arkamys Premium Sound, 5.3-inch digital speedometer and Multi-Information Display and wireless charging. Mechanically, the Aura is powered by two petrol and one diesel engine. The car can be bought with a 1.2-litre BS-VI T-GDI petrol engine that produces 83PS of peak power and 113.7Nm of peak torque. This option can be availed either with a 5-speed manual transmission or an AMT. Also on offer is the 1.2-litre Ecotorq diesel engine that outputs 75PS and 190Nm of torque this is either mated to the same options as the 1.2-litre petrol variant. And the most powerful of the lot is the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that churns out 100ps and 171Nm of torque through a 5-speed manual transmission.
Hyundai Aura is the segment-first car to receive a variable warranty package.