Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 (aka Casper) micro SUV – Specification, Features, Price, Competitors.

Hyundai Ai3 (Aka Casper) micro SUV – All about Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV ✓ Specification ✓ Exterior ✓ Interior ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Price ✓ Comparison.

last updated on: 5-04-2023

Hyundai Motor India has recently launched the next generation Hyundai Verna and the company is preparing to launch the Ai3 micro SUV. Ai3 has started testing internationally a few days ago. Along with this, this car has been seen during testing on Indian roads in recent times. After which it is being speculated that the company may soon introduce it in the Indian market. In this post, along with the information and features of the SUV, we are also telling in which segment it will come and which SUVs it will challenge.


  • Hyundai Ai3 SUV will get a 1.2-litre petrol engine
  • The Ai3 SUV will be launch in Diwali festive season
  • Will share the underpinnings with the Grand i10 Nios and Aura

Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV Launch Date

As per the fresh media reports, No official information has been given by the company about this yet, But it can be brought to the Indian market by the end of the year or can be launched on the Diwali festive season, for which the company has got a lot of preparation. Apart from this, its price can also be kept attractive in comparison to Tata Punch in the beginning, Will get the price. Advantage.

Name of the CarLaunch Date
Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV (aka Casper)September, 2023

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 Exterior Design

Visually, The Hyundai Ai3 will come with unique design elements, like the split setup for circular LED headlamps with DRLs, triangular motifs on the LED tail-lights, and even the overall upright and boxy silhouette that looks quite quirky. As per the teaser images, the upcoming Ai3 test mules include an upright and boxy body shell with rounded-off edges, a large glasshouse, a flat bonnet and a split-headlight design. The upper light cluster will likely house the turn indicators, much like they do in the Venue. The teaser for the tail-lights shows that it will have a triangular pattern – likely created by LED modules.

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 Interior

Keeping in mind Hyundai’s recent track record, the upcoming Ai3 micro-SUV is expected to come with plenty of features, many of which will likely overlap with the Grand i10 Nios. On the higher trims, the Ai3 could come with features like an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a rear-view camera, keyless entry and go, wireless charging, a cooled glovebox, power-folding mirrors and much more. The Hyundai Ai3 will look like a mini Venue, featuring flat roof and Venue-like tailgate along with a roof-mounted spoiler.

Hyundai Ai3 Dimensions

In terms of dimensions, the AI3 will measure under 3.8 meters in length and have over 180mm of ground clearance and will be based on the same platform that underpins the newly launched Grand i10 Nios and the Aura sedan.

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 Engine

Hyundai has not yet revealed the engine options of the Ai3, however, according to reports, we can assume that it can hit the market with the same 1.2-litre petrol engine that is present in the Hyundai Grand i10 and Hyundai Aura.

However, Hyundai might tune the engine a bit. This engine generates 82 bhp power and 114 Nm torque. Gearbox options will include a 5-speed manual or AMT. Apart from, The company may also launch the Ai3 SUV with a CNG variant as Hyundai is exploring alternative fuels but it should be noted that the diesel engine will not be offered with the Ai3 SUV.

Petrol engineHyundai Ai3 micro-SUV
Engine type1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine
Displacement1,197 cc
No. of cylinders4
Power82 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Torque114 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Transmission5-speed Manual or Automatic
Emission StandardBS-6
Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Dimensions & Weight
Length3,595 mm
Width1,595 mm
Height1,575 mm
Wheelbase2,285 mm
Ground Clearance160 mm
No. of Doors5-Doors
Seating Capacity5-Person
No. of Seating Rows2-Rows
Fuel Tank Capacity35-litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Gas Type Shock Absorber
Rear SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)
Wheel TypeSteel Rims
Front Tyres155 / 70 R15
Rear Tyres155 / 70 R15

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionMileage
Petrol (1197 cc)Manual21.0 kmpl
Petrol (1197 cc)Automatic21.0 kmpl

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Features

Standard Features:-

  • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with latest connectivity options
  • A multi-function steering wheel
  • Fully digital instrument cluster
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support Along with the new touchscreen
  • AC vents and the HVAC controls
  • LED DRLs
  • Front cornering fog lamps
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Electrically Adjustable ORVM’s
  • Cruise Control (Automatic variants only)
  • Automatic climate control
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Engine start/stop button
  • Keyless Entry

Safety Features:-

  • Dual Front Air-bags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Front Seat Belt Reminder
  • Brake Assist
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Hill Hold Control and ESC
  • Speed Alerts
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Rear Parking Sensors

Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Colours

  • Alpha Blue
  • Titan Grey
  • Fiery Red
  • Polar White
  • Typhoon Silver

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Rivals & Competitors

  • Maruti Suzuki Ignis
  • Citroen C3
  • Tata Punch

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Price

Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Expected Price
Base VariantINR. 4.50 Lakhs.
Top VariantINR. 6.99 Lakhs.

Upcoming Hyundai Ai3 micro-SUV – Images

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Last modified: April 5, 2023