Hyundai Aura Gets A Facelift With New Look And More Safety Features

Modified On Jan 24, 2023 02:56 PM By Tarun for Hyundai Aura

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The subcompact sedan gets segment-first four airbags as standard among other safety bits

Hyundai Aura Facelift

  • Aura priced from Rs 6.30 lakh to Rs 8.87 lakh (ex-showroom). 

  • Sports a new front fascia; side and rear profiles look the same. 

  • Cabin gets a new light grey seat upholstery with ‘Aura’ badging. 

  • New features like auto headlamps, analogue cluster, footwell lighting, and front USB C-type charger added. 

  • Four airbags are now standard; six airbags, ESC, hill hold assist, and TPMS offered as well. 

  • Retains its 1.2-litre petrol and CNG options. 

Hyundai has launched the facelifted Aura, hot on the heels of the facelifted Grand i10 Nios. It gets similar updates with regards to a new front fascia and more safety features for the subcompact sedan. Bookings have been open for some time now and the prices start from Rs 6.30 lakh (ex-showroom). 

Hyundai Aura facelift

Variant-wise Prices

Variants

Petrol-MT

Petrol-AMT

CNG

E

Rs 6.30 lakh

-

-

S

Rs 7.15 lakh

-

Rs 8.10 lakh

SX

Rs 7.92 lakh

Rs 8.73 lakh

Rs 8.87 lakh

SX (O)

Rs 8.58 lakh

-

-

The variants are now costlier by Rs 11,000 to Rs 32,000, compared to the pre-facelift model. 

Looks Fresh And More Premium

The facelifted Aura looks noticeably different from the outside, sporting a new low-positioned grille, redesigned bumper, and a new shape for the LED DRLs. These are the only design changes, while the headlamps, side profile, and rear profile remain unchanged. 

Minimal Changes On The Inside

Hyundai Aura facelift

The cabin gets subtle changes like a new light grey seat upholstery and ‘Aura’ badging on the headrest. The facelifted Aura carries on with the same dual-tone interior layout as earlier. 

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New Features

Hyundai has added features like automatic headlamps, footwell lighting, and front USB C-Type charger to the new Aura. It still continues with bits like an eight-inch touchscreen system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, cruise control, and automatic AC. The instrument cluster has been tweaked slightly, but still gets the same 3.5-inch MID as before.

It’s Safer

In terms of safety, the Aura gets several upgrades. Four airbags are now standard across all variants, while six airbags are available on the top-spec variant. ESC (electronic stability control), hill-start assist and tyre pressure monitoring system are also available with the sedan which up its safety quotient. 

New Colour Option

Hyundai has introduced the ‘Starry Night’ colour option for the new Aura, in addition to the existing shades - Polar White, Titan Grey, Typhoon Silver, Teal Blue, and Fiery Red. 

New Hyundai Aura

Updated Powertrains

While the Aura continues with a 83PS/113Nm, 1.2-litre petrol engine, it’s now E20 (20 percent ethanol blend) and BS6 Phase 2-compliant. You can choose between five-speed manual and AMT transmissions here. Just like earlier, the CNG is also available, which develops 69PS and is paired with a manual transmission. 

Hyundai discontinued the Aura diesel last year;and now, it seems like the 1-litre turbo-petrol engine has also been shelved. The AMT option is also limited to just one variant, the one-below-top SX.

Rivals

The Aura continues to compete against the Honda AmazeTata Tigor and Maruti Suzuki Dzire.

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