Hyundai is finally ready to launch their latest crossover for the Asian market. Pacific area will get compact SUV, which will stand up with its design, mobility, and functionality. The 2019 Hyundai Carlino will be the model that should conquer markets in India, China, Thailand, and other countries in this part of the world. We could see the concept couple of years ago and the production model is just about to get a debut.
The latest news about 2019 Hyundai Carlino is informing about slight changes to what we could see in 2016. Back then, the Korean carmaker introduced a new platform. Now, two years late, fans still remember this crossover. Hyundai is finalizing all details about the SUV. Its premiere will happen in second half of this year.
2019 Hyundai Carlino Specs
The compact SUV 2019 Hyundai Carlino is going to take small displacement as the main unit. It will be capable to return excellent fuel economy. The power is not where the 2019 Carlino will be strongest. According to the latest news, this SUV is getting a petrol drivetrain as its main source of power. A 1.0-liter T-GDI turbo mill can produce 120 horsepower for Kona and i30 models. It is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The automatic gearbox is optional. Both transmissions are sending power to front wheels. Another option is an AWD.
For the 2019 Hyundai Carlino, engineers are preparing a diesel powertrain as well. With it, SUV will be versatile and more attractive to buyers who like these kinds of engines. So, a 1.4-l CRDi unit that produces 90 hp for Hyundai Creta, will deliver 224 Nm of torque for Carlino as well. Converted to pound-feet, we get 165. The diesel engine is also pretty economical. A four-cylinder unit is going to use only 5 liters of fuel every 100 km. it is around 47 mpg. This is going to be one of the biggest advantages of the 2019 Carlino.
2019 Hyundai Carlino Design
The 2019 Hyundai Carlino is a compact crossover, and its length is under 4 meters. Other compact vehicles in the same segment, Creta ad Kona are longer. This will help the SUV gain more mobility. Handling and maneuvering will be easy.
However, this car will borrow a lot of interior features from its older siblings. Since Carlino is the brand-new model, Kona and Creta will help it at the beginning. However, some details are going to make it unique and different. For example, the first thing that draws attention is a boxy look. Furthermore, side windows and big wheels on the concept vehicle are unusual and futuristic. We believe that production model is going to bring conventional appearance. However, the 2019 Hyundai Carlino will remain attractive and modern.
2019 Hyundai Carlino Release Date
We saw the concept. Next step in the arrival of the 2019 Hyundai Carlino is a debut of the production model. However, between this and market appearance, fans could wait for a few months. Whatsoever, the compact SUV is not going to get the premiere in this half of 2018. Production and sales will start in the first quarter of next year.