It’s fair to say that each and every automaker has been showing their interest towards the Indian car segment as the sales across all types of segments that includes hatchback, sedan, mid-size SUV, Utility Vehicle, etc have garnered record breaking numbers in the recent years. Besides, the automaker, available already in the market, has also been updating their lineup with time in order to cash more from the buyers. Hyundai Motor India is also among one of this manufacturer, entered the market in the 20th century and has been continuously doing well in the market with a lot of splendid vehicles under its fleet. Now, further boost in its growth and the number of options, the company is bringing a host of new as well as updated vehicles that will make their presence in next year.

Below mentioned upcoming 10 Hyundai Cars in India for 2017, do have a look.

Hyundai Eon Facelift:-

Expected Launch Date: Early 2017

Expected Price: INR 3.5 Lakhs to INR 4.5 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

The Hyundai Eon has first made its appearance in the Indian car market in October 2011 and went up as a real challenger against to the Maruti Suzuki Alto. Thanks to its modern fluidic looks and quite an impressive interior that stood out it from the crowd. With ever increasing demand of small hatchback in the first time, consumers forced the company to introduce a facelift version of the same. If the emerging rumours are anything to go by, it will continue to stand on the same Fluidic Sculpture design philosophy, but with some new tweaks over cosmetic and features as well.

Hyundai Eon Facelift

For mechanical, it will house same engines of the ongoing model. Currently, it is offering in engine options – 800 cc petrol and 1.0-litre three cylinder unit, but only with a manual gearbox. With the new facelift version, it is also expected to get an automatic transmission box.

Hyundai Grand i10 Facelift:-

Expected Launch Date: January 2017

Expected Price: INR 5.15 Lakhs to INR 7.55 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

Hyundai Grand i10, which first brought into the Indian automotive industry in 2013 to fill the gap between i10 and i20, both in terms of dimensions and price, is also all set to get a facelift treatment. If all the rumours turn out to be true, the facelifted Grand i10 will share a handful of stylings and design cues with the new European-spec Grand i10 facelift, the premiere of which has been celebrated at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Likewise, the interior is also expected to drag some features of the said unit including a dual tone theme cabin and upholstered dashboard.

Hyundai Grand i10 Facelift

Mechanically, the 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 facelift will retain the same run-of-the-mill’s engine range that consists of a 1.2-litre Kappa petrol producing 83 PS of power with 114 Nm of torque and a 1.1-litre iRDE diesel unit churning out 71 PS and 180 Nm. Furthermore, expecting the same 5-speed manual transmission unit as a standard option for both petrol and diesel guise as well as a 4-speed automatic gearbox for the petrol unit as an option.

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid:-

Expected Launch Date: Early 2017

Expected Price: INR 23.5 Lakhs to INR 28.5 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

It goes without saying that hybrid cars are slightly expensive than petrol and diesel variants thereby they are less efficient to cash from the Indian buyers. However, it also can’t deny that cars like Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Toyota Camry and Prius, which are powered by a hybrid engine option, are also ruling the Indian auto market very well. Keeping the same in mind, Hyundai is also thinking of bringing its Sonata hybrid unit here in the country that was earlier showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo.

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Most of you are probably unaware of the story of the Sonata that was first started in the country back in 2001 as the first generation model. It had covered many pages of the Indian auto industry book and also gave the competitors a good run for its qualities. Later on, all the merits have fallen short for the followers thereby demand as well. Well, now it’s coming again in India but with different attributes. Unlike diesel engine option, it will house a plug-in technology that consists of a 2.0-litre GDI 4-cylinder engine and 360V lithium polymer battery. Further mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission box, the engine will make run the unit with an overall power of 202 bhp.

Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift:-

Expected Launch Date: May 2017

Expected Price: INR 27.5 Lakhs to INR 31.5 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

Hyundai understands the Indian market dynamics and buyers’ interest like no others, therefore, offering a range of option under its fleet from hatchback to sedan to crossover to SUV. The car in question here, Santa Fe was earlier launched at 2014 Auto Expo and it was the latest example of the South Korean automaker’s unit to run on the fluidic design philosophy. It is one of the most renowned SUVs across worldwide and has also garnered remarkable sales numbers, however, in the Indian auto segment, it was slightly underrated owing to established rivals such as Ford Endeavour, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Fortuner, and Chevrolet Captiva.

Hyundai Santa Fe Facelift

Considering such points in mind, the automaker is now bringing a facelift avatar of the same that will house some minor styling upgrades along with several new features and likely to receives minimal mechanical tweaks as well. Currently, it is powered by only a 2.2-litre diesel engine that generates 194 bhp and 421 Nm of torque. Power is dispatched to the front wheels with the help of a six-speed manual in the base 2WD unit while there is also a six-speed AT unit offered in both 2WD or 4WD variants.

Hyundai Xcent Facelift:-

Expected Launch Date: May 2017

Expected Price: INR 5.75 Lakhs to INR 8.25 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

Launched in 2014, this would be the first time when the Hyundai Xcent will be undergoing through a mid-life cycle refresh. However, back in March this year, the vehicle has also got a special treatment following commemorate the company’s 20 years of foundation here in the country. Basically, the automaker is bringing an updated version of the car to cash more from private car buyers which are reported less in comparison to other siblings. Under this facelift treatment, the major upgrades will get to see over design and styling, while powerhouse is likely to remain unchanged.

Hyundai Xcent Facelift

As of now, the Hyundai Xcent is being offered in both petrol and diesel engine options namely a 1.2-Litre Kappa2 and a 1.1-Litre U2 CRDi respectively where the former generates 81 Bhp and 115 Nm of torque, the latter is good for making out 71 bhp along with 160 Nm of torque. Transmission options are – a 5-speed unit, supported by front-wheel drive facility.

Hyundai Compact MPV:-

Expected Launch Date: August 2017

Expected Price: INR 7.5 Lakhs to INR 10.5 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

After acquiring the crossover market with recently launched Creta, the automaker is now planning to tap the evolving Utility Vehicle segment thus bringing an all-new designed MPV. With emerging reports, the carmaker has already started working on such MPV codenamed as IP, which might get launched in India by the second half of next year. This MPV is going to be based on the same low-cost platform once seen with the Hexa Space Concept at the 2012 Auto Expo and also bring some components from the Grand i10 and the Creta.

Hyundai Compact MPV

Though there is no confirmation about the engine options that the car will feature, but the MPV might get offered with a wide range of mechanical options that will possibly be sourced from the Verna sedan. At first, it will be made available only with the sedan’s 1.4-litre VTVT gasoline and 1.4-litre U2 oil bumper engines that generate 105 Bhp along with 135 Nm and 89 Bhp along with 220 Nm respectively. While the heavier 1.6-litre petrol and the 1.6-litre diesel engines will be launched in a later phase. Transmission duties would take care of by a six-speed manual gearbox and an automatic transmission unit.

Hyundai Santro:-

Expected Launch Date: October 2017

Expected Price: INR 3.5 Lakhs to INR 5.5 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

Hyundai Santro, a popular compact hatchback that entered the Indian automobile segment with the debut of Hyundai itself. The only competitor was there at that time – Maruti Suzuki Zen and Santro made truly competition with such unit thanks to its power steering features and an affordable price. Now, it is reported that Hyundai Motor India has made its mind to bring once again this car into the Indian automobile industry owing to the positive customer reviews and interests in the firm two years after it was phased out. The authorised dealers say consumers still raise questions about such unit and surprise why the car was discontinued.

Hyundai Santro

With the comeback of Santro hatch in the country, Hyundai will target it to counter the newly introduced Renault Kwid, which has managed to outsell several of its competitors. No such news have officially been out from the company, however, it is believed that Hyundai Santro will sport an 800cc or a 1.0-litre engine under its bonnet. Moreover, the automaker may also tune the powerhouse for making it more fuel efficient and a better performance unit. Transmission duties could be handled by a 5-speed manual only at first, while automatic unit may also introduce at later date.

New Hyundai Verna:-

Expected Launch Date: November  2017

Expected Price: INR 8.75 Lakhs to INR 14.75 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

As I think, there might be a single person who isn’t familiar with the Hyundai Verna, which has always been a popular choice among the Indian car buyers thereby the automaker has also kept this car loaded with most advanced features and technology. Keeping the same in mind, Hyundai is now all set to cater a next generation edition of the run-of-the Verna, which has recently been lightened up in the Chinese Market. It was first unveiled as a concept version at the earlier concluded 2016 Beijing Motor Show followed by the revealing of the production unit at the Chengdu Motor Show in China, organised in last month. If media reports are to be believed, the India-bound latest-gen Hyundai Verna will be launched in second half of 2017.

New Hyundai Verna

On the designing front, it will drag some styling cues from the late debut Hyundai Elantra sedan, giving the 2017 Verna slightly upmarket look. As a part of the company’s new design philosophy, the car sports exciting features like a new Cascading front grille, sharp projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, smooth character lines and a muscular front bumper that receive pentagonal LED fog lamps and a sleep central air dam.

Hyundai i30:-

Expected Launch Date: December 2017

Expected Price: INR 9.25 Lakhs to INR 13.25 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

The most anticipated hatch from Hyundai is also set on the launch card for India which might get put on the table by later 2017. The all new 2017 Hyundai i30 has already been revealed for globally at the Frankfurt motor show followed by 2016 Paris Motor Show. Currently undergoing the moniker of the third generation, it is basically the hatchback version of the sixth generation Hyundai Elantra. Considering the Indian market, the South Korean auto giant hasn’t launched any of the i30 generation here in the country, however, this latest generation i30 was displayed at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo, and might get introduced here under the same-gen.

Hyundai i30

Compared to its predecessor, it is 40 mm longer, 15 mm wider but 15 mm shorter and measures 4,340 mm in length, 1,795 mm in width and 1,455 mm in height. The wheelbase remains same to its predecessor. The new i30 comes with a class-leading boot space of 395 litres which can be further expanded up to 1,301-litres by folding the rear seats. In terms of the powertrain, it could carry the 1.4-litre Petrol and Diesel guise, similar to the Verna.

Hyundai Carlino:-

Expected Launch Date: August 2017

Expected Price: INR 6.30 Lakhs to INR 9.0 Lakhs (EX-showroom)

Hyundai Carlino

Hyundai Motor India had first showcased its all-new sub-4 meter concept at the 2016 Auto Expo, christened as Carlino. This will be the company’s fourth SUV for India that will introduce as the smallest SUV from the company. The powertrain has been not released yet, it could be offered with both petrol and diesel unit, coupled to either manual or automatic transmission. The former unit could take place in the form of 1.2-litre Kappa mill that is currently underpinning the global-spec Hyundai i20 hatchback and good for 118 Bhp of power. The latter can be powered by a 1.4-litre U2 CRDi motor. Once landed up, the Hyundai Carlino will go up against the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra TUV 300, Ford EcoSport and the upcoming Tata Nexon.