2011 Hyundai i20 Review | AnyAuto

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2011 Hyundai i20 Review

The thing I noticed about car when it pulled into the was just how adorable it looked, a frog in its lime green When you get in the car, having a bubbly colour in a cute hatch with the music instantly brightens your The Hyundai i20 is the epitome of a cute teenage car.

The car I test this week was the bottom of the Hyundai i20 Active and while car lacked some of the luxuries of headlights and steering wheel this car certainly is value for at $18,490 and isn’t a basic The i20 Active represents Hyundai’s philosophy gaining the reputation of most affordable 5-star safety rated car and the Best Car under $20,000.

The 1.4L i20 comes in seven colours, including my favourite green, a chrome radiator and the Active has 15 inch steel first thing that you when walking down the is the compact size of the i20 and the sleek and lines that create a and sophisticated design. Inside, the cluster illuminates the typical blue, something that has added to the 2011 model.

The cloth seats are very with height adjustment with height and tilt wheel adjustment allows for a driving position. The Active adequate storage inside a spacious center console, and a 295L boot capacity. A feature that has been to the 2011 i20 Active is Bluetooth as

The audio system also MP3 compatibility, AUX input and a 4 speaker

Now to the safety that the new Hyundai i20 is for. It boasts all the usual EBD, ESC, TCS, six and all the warning lights, however Active does not have fog lights. To improve occupants in the event of a crash, the i20 has both and rear crush/crumple zones, absorbing bumpers and side intrusion bars in the doors to minimise the impact of a crash on the and driver.

Security is as standard with locking, engine immobiliser, entry with burglar and Hyundai’s Active Locking speed sensing door

The i20 is an absolute pleasure to drive. compact exterior makes it the car for city driving and is very to maneuver with a 10m turning As to be expected, the i20 does lack a bit of however it is very comfortable and to drive and has excellent handling.

While the i20 may be considered small, the cabin there is plenty of for 4 people and a tad squishy for 5. One of the most features of the i20 is the 6.4L per 100km consumption that had me driving all town picking up friends to see if I could drain the tank in my one of driving it and for once I am proud to say I at this task!

Overall, the i20 is a of joy. This car oozes and chic and is down right fun to It is a fantastic first car that is for most p-platers and the i20 offers the and Premium ranges that are the already fantastic Active.

The multiple awards and sky high of the i20 aren’t for no reason and this is a car I would defiantly recommend.


1. The price and value for is at an absolute premium, especially its

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2. I cannot get past the green it instantly lifts your and is the colour I would chose if I was this little bundle of

3. Excellent fuel economy is helpful in times of rising prices, especially for those people on a budget.


1. The lack of steering wheel and automatic headlights are little comforts that are missed, can be fixed by upgrading to the Elite and i20.

2. I don’t have one for a term tester!

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