Exter Press Release

Press Release - Hyundai Exter is here to Take You Places Experience Outdoors like Never Before

Think outside. Think EXTER.

  1. Hyundai EXTER presents a fresh take on Hyundai Design Identity of ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ with its Progressive and Unique styling, featuring – Iconic Signature H-LED DRLs & Tail lamps
  2. Bolstering this SUV’s bold stance, Hyundai EXTER boasts of prominent Front and Rear Skid Plates
  3. Hyundai EXTER establishes a new segment benchmark with over 40 Advanced safety features & 26 Standard safety features across all trims**. Further, Hyundai EXTER sets a new standard with 6 Airbags that will be offered across all trims as regular fitment
  4. Hyundai EXTER creates new benchmarks with 20 features that are 1st in Segment and 9 features that are best in segment
  5. Available with 3 powertrain options - 1.2 l Kappa petrol engine (E20 Fuel Ready) with choice of 5-speed MT & Smart Auto AMT and 1.2 l Bi-fuel Kappa petrol and CNG with 5-speed MT
  6. Available in 6 Monotone and 3 Dual tone exterior colour options including 2 New & Exclusive colors – Ranger Khaki, Cosmic Blue which are also available with Dual tone colour options
  7. Hyundai EXTER comes with segment best warranty of 3 years/unlimited km

Bangalore, July 10th, 2023: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since inception, today announced the launch of its sporty Entry SUV – Hyundai EXTER. Designed to redefine benchmark in its *segment. Hyundai EXTER has been developed to reflect the tenets of unique exteriors, spacious interiors, advanced safety & technology and exceptional performance. Hyundai EXTER personifies the qualities of India’s Gen MZ customers who are fueled by the adrenaline of wanderlust and exploration.

Speaking at the launch of Hyundai EXTER, Mr. Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “Hyundai Motor India has always created new benchmarks in the industry with its revolutionary products & technologies. Yet again, with EXTER we are proud to introduce an SUV that embodies Hyundai’s commitment to innovative design, intelligent technology and exceptional performance. With its modern and confident exterior, cutting-edge technology and unparalleled safety features, Hyundai EXTER is poised to redefine this fast growing segment*. We are confident that Hyundai EXTER will exceed the expectations of our customers and reaffirm Hyundai’s position as India’s leading smart mobility solutions provider.”

‘Think outside. Think EXTER’ the key communication that has been devised to showcase the unique symbolism of outdoors and travel. Hyundai EXTER draws inspiration from the natural world and reflects an identity of an explorer and focused outside on the mind.

Hardik Pandya the cricketing youth icon and one of the best all-rounders in world cricket is the brand ambassador exclusively for Hyundai EXTER. While Hyundai EXTER reflects the pulse of Gen MZ to engage in outdoor expeditions, travel and leisure, Hardik Pandya derives a quintessential parallel to these values through his energetic and vibrant lifestyle. With his energy, engagement and imagery, Hardik is an ideal fit to champion the brand campaign for Hyundai EXTER.

Development Concept

Hyundai EXTER features a progressive and unique SUV design showcasing Hyundai’s Design Identity of ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ that is sure to turn heads on road with its striking and innovative exterior design, characterized by a modern front, dynamic side and sporty rear design. Hyundai EXTER reflects the company’s vision to develop an SUV that boasts of advanced technology, Hyundai’s SUV DNA and robust driving capability. This SUV also boasts of Segment* Best wheelbase that encapsulates the lavishness of spacious interiors for a capacious mobility experience.

With extravagant interiors and superior comfort, Hyundai EXTER has been engineered to deliver enthralling experiences of smart mobility to customers. This SUV ensures the highest level of safety and convenience along with exceptional performance. For Indian consumers, Hyundai EXTER has been developed on the tenets of five key pillars:

  • Energetic exterior
  • Xtra spacious & comfortable interior
  • Technologically advanced
  • Enthusiastic & eco-friendly powertrain
  • Robust & reliable safety

Energetic Exterior

Hyundai EXTER is inspired from outdoor travel with energetic and enthralling design elements such as Wide Parametric Design Grille with EXTER front branding further enhancing the unique sporty characteristics of this SUV. The dynamic exterior look of Hyundai EXTER reflects robust and powerful impression with modern facets that amplify the SUV’s bespoke appeal

  • Signature-H LED daytime running lamps (DRLs)
  • Projector headlamps (Bi-Function)
  • Bold & Sporty Skid Plate (Front & Rear)
  • R15 (D=380.2 mm) Diamond cut Alloy wheels

The dynamism of Hyundai EXTER is evident with its bold and muscular wheel arch cladding that lends a definitively fresh appeal to the profile of this SUV. With distinctively carved character lines and parametric garnish on C-pillar, Hyundai EXTER looks edgy and attractive from every angle. This SUV has been designed to present a modern take on the Hyundai SUV life that is epitomized by sporty characteristics. Some modern yet elegant design features of Hyundai EXTER include:

  • Sporty Bridge Type roof rails
  • Dynamic Rear Spoiler (1st in Segment)
  • Sharkfin Antenna (1st in Segment)
  • LED Turn indicators on outside mirrors
  • Signature-H LED Tail lamp

The hatchback heralds in a wider appeal and enhanced style featuring stylish R15 (D=380.2 mm) Diamond cut Alloy wheels that amplify this new-age hatchback’s persona, while also offering customers features such as Sharkfin antenna. The contemporary styling is seamlessly carried over to the rear which now sports a New LED Tail lamp design. The new Grand i10 NIOS comes with a new rear design that adds to the sporty & Hi-Tech look of this hatchback.

Length X Width X Height 3 815mm x 1 710mm x 1 631mm
Wheelbase 2 450 mm

Extra Spacious & Comfortable Interior

Hyundai EXTER offers spacious interiors that reflect attention-to-detail offering customers a hi-tech, comfortable and upmarket feel. The interiors feature sporty black 3D pattern finish dashboard giving a seamless mobility experience. The cabin also features -

  • Connected type Infotainment & Cluster design
  • Leather*** wrapped steering wheel & gear knob
  • Sporty black finish with colour inserts
  • Premium Floor Mats

Hyundai EXTER also offers a sporty Leatherette upholstery adding an upmarket feel to the cabin along with sporty colored gradation pattern on the seats. With emphasis on comfort and convenience, Hyundai EXTER offers customers maximum interior space with a vibrant look and feel, including features such as:

  • Footwell Lighting (1st in segment)
  • Metal Pedals (1st in segment)
  • Metal finish inside door handles

Hyundai EXTER offers its customers an expansive cabin that reflects unique tall stance and long wheelbase (Best in Segment) with easy ingress & egress, interior space, superior knee room and legroom, relaxed seating position, ample headroom and shoulder room for customers to experience unparalleled comfort for both short and long journeys.

The perfectly balanced ergonomics of Hyundai EXTER also ensure maximum rear visibility for the rear passenger with Large DLO (Day Light Opening) area, ensuring increased daylight entry and all round visibility. With a host of convenience features Hyundai EXTER offers easy boot loading and unloading along practical utility, functional storage compartments and many more features such as -

  • Driver seat height adjustment
  • Adjustable rear headrests
  • Dashboard Tray
  • Front Console Dual Cup Holders
  • Front & rear door map pockets
  • Boot Space 391 Litre (As per V213 Standard)

Technologically Advanced

Hyundai EXTER has been engineered to deliver smart mobility experiences on the tenets of advanced technologies with features and functions that satiate the evolving needs of Gen MZ customers. With Hyundai’s vision of leading the industry through innovation and ingenuity in automotive technology, Hyundai EXTER is a prefect reflection of democratizing smart mobility experiences for customers.

Enthusiastic & Eco-friendly Powertrain

Hyundai EXTER comes equipped with 1.2 l Kappa petrol, 4-cylinder engine that is unparalleled in this segment, offering superior characteristics of refinement and smooth acceleration. Customers can choose from 3 powertrain options that are E20 fuel Ready and offer a smooth and enthralling driving experience. Hyundai EXTER will deliver a robust experience with AMT performance pack that includes AMT transmission, Paddle Shifters (1st in Segment), Metal Paddles (1st in Segment). The eco-friendly powertrain options include –

  • 1.2 l Kappa petrol engine with manual transmission (MT)
  • 1.2 l Kappa petrol engine with automated manual transmission (AMT)
  • 1.2 l Bi-fuel Kappa petrol with CNG engine with manual transmission MT (1st in Segment)
1.2 l Kappa Petrol [MT] Maximum Power 61 kW (83 PS)
Maximum Torque 113.8 Nm (11.6 kgm)
1.2 l Kappa Petrol [AMT] Maximum Power 61 kW (83 PS)
Maximum Torque 113.8 Nm (11.6 kgm)
1.2 l Bi-fuel Kappa Petrol with CNG engine [MT] Maximum Power 50.5 kW (69 PS)
Maximum Torque 95.2 Nm (9.7 kgm)

Smart Electric Sunroof (1st in Segment)

Hyundai EXTER boasts a range of premium and high-tech features like Voice Enabled - Smart Electric Sunroof that can be controlled with embedded voice commands in English and Hinglish languages

Dashcam with Dual Camera (1st in Segment)

Hyundai EXTER offers a host of meticulously crafted features to meet the evolving need of the new-age customers ensuring the ease of driving, comfort and safety. This SUV offers Dashcam with dual camera (front & rear) that features smartphone based connectivity, multiple recording modes to capture photo and video -

  • Dashcam with Dual Cameras
  • 5.84cm (2.31”) Display
  • Full HD Video Quality
  • Smartphone App based Connectivity
  • User friendly App Interface (IOS/Android)
  • Multiple Recording Modes to help customers capture every moment of the journey
  • Driving Recording (Normal)
  • Event Recording (Event Recording)
  • Vacation Recording (Time-Lapse)

New First-In-Segment Safety Features

  • Side Airbag
  • Curtain Airbag
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline)

New Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control(ESC)
  • Vehicle Stability Management(VSM)
  • Hill Start Assist Control(HAC)
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Child seat anchor (ISOFIX)

Standard Safety Package

  • Front Airbag - Driver & Passenger
  • Side Airbag
  • ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System)
  • EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution)
  • Immobilizer
  • Keyless Entry
  • Burglar Alarm
  • Seatbelt Reminder (Driver + Passenger)
  • Seat belt pretensioners - Driver & Passenger
  • Parking Assist
  • Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • ESS (Emergency Stop Signal)

Additional Safety Features (Optional)

  • Curtain Airbag
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Hill Assist Control (HAC)
  • Child seat anchor (ISOFIX)
  • Parking Assist
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline)
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Headlamp Escort Function
  • Rear Defogger

About HMIL

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the largest exporter since inception in India. It currently has 11 car models across segments GRAND i10 NIOS, All New i20, i20 N Line, AURA, VENUE, VENUE N Line, Spirited New VERNA, All New CRETA, ALCAZAR, New TUCSON & KONA Electric. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of- the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of advanced production, quality, and testing capabilities.

HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 85 countries across Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia, and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 582 dealers and more than 1491 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million-dollar R & D facility in Hyderabad. The R & D centre’s endeavour is to be a centre of excellence in automobile engineering.

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