Hyundai Exter: The New Micro-SUV for the Indian Market


Are you looking for a stylish, spacious and stunning SUV that can handle any terrain and adventure? If yes, then you might want to check out the Hyundai Exter, the latest offering from the Korean automaker. The Hyundai Exter is a brand-new entry-level car that is also Hyundai’s first micro-SUV for the Indian market. It competes directly against the Tata Punch, another popular micro-SUV in the segment. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the features, specifications and prices of the Hyundai Exter and see what makes it stand out from the crowd.

Hyundai Exter

Design and Style
The Hyundai Exter draws its inspiration from the natural world around it and reflects an identity that is external and focused on the outside. It has a sleek and sporty exterior that features a painted black radiator grille, front and rear silver skid plates, painted black roof rails, rear spoiler, C pillar garnish and rear garnish. It also has LED daytime running lamps (DRLs), LED taillamps and LED turn indicators on outside mirrors. The Hyundai Exter comes in three variants: EX, S and SX, with different options for paint colors, wheel sizes and roof types. The SX variant also offers a voice enabled smart electric sunroof that lets you soak in the sights while driving.

The interior of the Hyundai Exter is youthful and spacious, with ample legroom, headroom and boot space. It has a connected type 20.32 cm (8”) HD infotainment system with digital cluster that supports multiple regional UI languages and ambient sounds of nature. It also has a dashcam with dual camera that boasts of front & rear camera, a 5.84 cm (2.31”) LCD display, smartphone app based connectivity and multiple recording modes. The dashcam allows you to capture pictures and videos from both front and rear camera and supports different recording options like driving (normal), event (safety) and vacation (time lapse). The interior also features sporty semi-leatherette upholstery, sporty metal pedals, footwell lighting, leather pack steering wheel and gear knob, chrome finish gear knob and parking lever tip.

Hyundai Exter

Performance and Safety
The Hyundai Exter offers three powertrain options: 1.2 l Kappa petrol MT, 1.2 l Kappa petrol AMT and 1.2 l Bi-fuel Kappa petrol with CNG MT. The petrol engine delivers a maximum power of 83 PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 11.6 kgm at 4000 rpm. The CNG engine delivers a maximum power of 66 PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 9.7 kgm at 4000 rpm. The AMT option provides smooth and convenient gear shifting with an intelligent manual mode (IMT) that allows you to switch between automatic and manual modes.

The Hyundai Exter also builds exceptional customer confidence with 26 safety features available across all variants and as an option on entry trims (E & S). These include first in segment features like electronic stability control (ESC), vehicle stability management (VSM) and hill assist control (HAC). These features help to maintain stability and control of the vehicle in various road conditions and situations. Other safety features include airbags (driver, passenger, side and curtain), tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution), parking assist (rear sensors and camera), seatbelt reminder (all seats), seat belt pretensioners & load limiters (driver and passenger), child seat anchor (ISOFIX), immobilizer, burglar alarm, high speed alert system, emergency stop signal and telematics switches (SOS , RSA & Bluelink).

Prices and Availability
The Hyundai Exter is priced from ₹5.99 lakh ($8,100) for the base EX variant to ₹9.99 lakh ($13,500) for the top-end SX(O) Connect variant (ex-showroom Delhi). The prices may vary depending on the city, variant, color and options chosen by the customer. The Hyundai Exter is available in 10 Indian cities: Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Chandigarh. You can book your Hyundai Exter online or visit your nearest Hyundai dealer to request a test drive.

The Hyundai Exter is a great choice for those who love to think outside the box and explore new possibilities. It is a versatile SUV that combines style, space, performance and safety in a compact package. If you are interested in buying or learning more about the Hyundai Exter, you can visit the official website of Hyundai Motor India or follow them on social media for the latest updates and offers.