Exterior highlights of the Aura facelift include new LED DRLs on the front bumper, a new black grille, 15-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, a chrome strip on the boot lid, and a rear spoiler. Customers can choose from six colours such as Polar White, Titan Grey, Typhoon Silver, Teal Blue, Fiery Red, and Starry Night.
Inside, the model receives features in the form of an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, voice recognition, Type-C charging ports, wireless charging, engine start-stop button, and footwell lighting. It has a seating capacity of five occupants.
The facelifted compact sedan is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that generates 82bhp and 114Nm of torque, while the CNG version produces 68bhp and 95Nm of torque. A five-speed manual unit is standard while the AMT unit is available with select variants.
The refreshed Aura has not undergone an NCAP crash test. The model is equipped with four airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, a seat-belt reminder system, and a speed alert system as standard. Additional safety features available as options include ESC, VSM, HAC, TPMS, curtain airbags, and a rear defogger.
Alternatives to the updated Aura include the Tata Tigor, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, and Honda Amaze.