Hyundai India is all set to bring a new SUV in the upcoming small SUV segment to compete with the famous Tata Punch and the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Baleno Cross, which will likely be named Hyundai Ai3. Recently the testing of this SUV has started, and it may be officially launched next year. We have told you on many occasions that the Hyundai Casper could also enter the mini SUV segment, which is excellent in terms of looks and features and can be offered in a lower price range than the sub-4 meter compact SUV Venue.
The engine of the new Hyundai Ai3 micro SUV
The Hyundai Ai3 SUV will be developed specifically for the Indian market and can also be showcased at the upcoming Auto Expo 2023. It is being said in media reports that it will look slightly different than Casper. For the time being, let us tell you that this SUV can be up to 3.7 or 3.8 meters and will get to see 1.0-liter naturally aspirated petrol and 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol engines, which can generate power up to 75bhp and 99bhp, respectively. This SUV will come in both manual and automatic transmission options. It is believed that Hyundai AI3 can also be offered in the CNG option.
Talking about the look and features of Hyundai’s upcoming mini SUV, it will see many other special exterior features, including projector headlamps, LED DRLs, rectangular-shaped headlamps, and stylish taillamps. The Hyundai AI3 will get classy interiors, a digital instrument console, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, an electric sunroof, automatic AC, 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, and many more standard and safety features.