Different contenders incorporate Honda WR-V, Jeep Compass, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Maruti Suzuki Ignis, Renault Captur, Skoda Kodiaq, Tata Nexon and the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Hyundai Motor India has won 5 ICOTY Awards for its items: Verna, Creta, Elite i20, Grand i10, i10 for the year 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2008 individually.
The Hyundai Verna rose the champ with 118 focuses while the Maruti Suzuki Dzire completed sprinters up with a score of 117. The Jeep Compass came in third with 87 focuses.
A portion of the ICOTY jury for 2018 incorporates Yogendra Pratap (Auto Today), Rahul Ghosh (Auto Today), Dhruv Behl (Auto X), and Aninda Sardar (Evo India) among others.
“I praise Hyundai Verna for being perceived as the Indian Car of the Year 2018. Their admirable endeavors convey to the client best-in-class autos and cruisers, which have been chosen via vehicle specialists who constitute the regarded jury after a basic examination. I might likewise want to compliment all contenders for putting their true exertion in creating these amazing vehicles,” Dr. Raghupati Singhania said on the sidelines of the occasion.
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“We are regarded to win the most lofty car grant – ‘Indian Car of the Year 2018’ for our Make-in-India, Made-for-the-World item Next Gen Verna. Winning the fifth ICOTY grant symbolizes the trust and confidence of clients in Hyundai mark,” Y K Koo, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said.
The Next Gen Verna has gotten more than 26,000 appointments and 200,000 request in India and more than 10,500 Units of request from remote markets.
The oil variations of the fifth era Verna are evaluated between Rs 7.99-12.23 lakh while the diesel trims are labeled between Rs 9.19-12.61 lakh.
The most recent model accompanies 1.6-liter oil and diesel motors mated with both manual and programmed transmissions.
The fifth era Verna depends on a recently created K2 stage and has been produced with a venture of Rs 1,040 crore.
The model accompanies different highlights like a sunroof, raise shade, six airbags, eco covering for AC vents and back stopping sensors.
Considered as the ‘Oscar’ of Indian car grants, this year ICOTY saw the nearest battle ever for the title with more than 18 jury individuals.