Hyundai, a South Korean carmaker, has formally unveiled the updated Aura sedan in advance of its official public premiere at the 2023 Auto Show. The Aura sedan, introduced in January 2020, has had its first significant update, receiving minor cosmetic design modifications, new amenities, and increased safety features.
The company has also opened the pre-booking window for the sedan. Customers can pre-book it by visiting the company’s official website or nearest dealership. The company has fixed a token amount of Rs 11,000 for booking this sedan.
Hyundai Motors has yet to announce the price of this Aura facelift, but according to the reports, the company can offer it for Rs. 5.50 lakhs. The starting price of the current Aura is Rs 6.20 lakh.
Hyundai Motors has made a lot of changes to the exterior of this sedan, which includes a redesigned bumper and a new front grille at the front. Newly designed DRLs have been given on the bumper, making this sedan’s front look more sporty. Apart from the front, the company has not made any changes to the side and rear profile of the sedan.
In the Hyundai Aura facelift, the company has added some new features, which include footwell lighting, a 3.5-inch MID, an analogue instrument cluster, automatic headlamps, and C type USB fast charger. Apart from this, the existing features of this sedan, like an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with the connectivity of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wireless charger, push-button start-stop, auto AC, and cruise control, will also be available.
In Hyundai Aura, the company used to offer 2 airbags earlier, which has been updated to include 4. Apart from this, 6 airbags have been given in the top variant. Also, new safety features like ABS with EBD, hill start assist, tire pressure monitoring system, ESC, ISO fix child seat mounts, and rear parking camera has also been added.
Hyundai Motors has retained the existing engine in the sedan, which is a 1.2-litre petrol engine. This engine generates a power of 83 bhp and a peak torque of 113 Nm. Manual transmission is provided with this engine.