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Hyundai Mandates 6 Airbags Across Entire Model Range, Verna Scored 5-Star Rating in GNCAP Test – News18

Curated By: Shahrukh Shah

Last Updated: October 03, 2023, 15:46 IST

2023 Hyundai Verna (Photo: Paras Yadav/

HMIL during the press conference in Delhi said, from now onwards every vehicle will be equipped with 6 airbags as standard, across all variants.

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has recently sent one of its hot-selling products Verna for the crash test, and the vehicle has achieved a five-star rating by the Global NCAP. This comes at a time when the leading car manufacturers are struggling to gain trust from customers in terms of built quality.

Hyundai’s All Set For Bharat NCAP

The company also held a press conference in Delhi, where it highlighted that from now onwards every vehicle will be equipped with 6 airbags as standard, across all variants. While addressing the media during the conference, the company’s official also confirmed that it will send three vehicles for a car crash test in Bharat NCAP.

Here’s What Company’s MD Says

Commenting about the achievements, the company’s MD & CEO Unsoo Kim said “At Hyundai ‘Safety-for-all’ is our utmost priority and we have been benchmark creators in standardization of vehicle safety features. Now, we are elated to announce the standardization of 6 Airbags across all models & all variants.

In addition, he said that ” HMIL has achieved a key milestone in its roadmap for safer mobility, with Hyundai VERNA being rated as 5-Star, for Adult & Child Occupant Protection by GNCAP. We are not just a provider of smart mobility solutions, but also safer mobility solutions. HMIL will continue to spearhead efforts in raising vehicular safety standards in India, thus making Indian roads safer for all.”

Hyundai Verna Safety

Meanwhile, ever since HMIL released the Verna, it has been receiving an overwhelming response from customers, all thanks to its built quality and some of the advanced safety features that include ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), Impact sensing auto door unlock, Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), ISOFIX, Headlamp Escort Function, etc. Additionally, the Hyundai VERNA comes equipped with over 65 safety features including advanced safety features such as Hyundai SmartSense – Level 2 ADAS, Front Parking Sensors, Electronic Parking Brake, and whatnot.

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