Hyundai i20 in India – Review, Price, Specifications, Variants

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Hyundai i20

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Hyundai i20 is a premium hatchback. It was in 2008, since then it has not given any change. It was introduced in to replace then struggling Getz.

Hyundai wanted to know i20 gradually and that’s why sold it along with it was only in 2010 when was discontinued from the market. At time this was the only car had fluidic design in Hyundai’s family of cars. It is not as hit in the market as or Polo but it has never disappointed either. Now when every car of is blessed with their design, they have to give this car also a

It stands in a segment which has one of the designed cars like the new Polo, Punto and Fabia. All cars look beautiful to attract buyers. No doubt, looks are somewhere outdated compared to these newly cars.

Hyundai knows it and why the new i20 i-Gen sports a new look will enable this car to strong competition to others. has all re-launched i20 and they are expecting car to be as successful as others newly cars in this segment.

Hyundai i20 is simply the best and one of the biggest hatchbacks available in The first appearance of this car is refreshing especially from There are no drastic changes in the car but yes are enough to make it look The face of this car is much than before.

The car has got all-new set of headlights very similar to of its elder sibling i30 . Nose of car is very deep with new grille which is simple and has a logo on it. There is no usage of yet it looks elegant. Even chrome, the front face is appealing.

It has revised bumper with new set of fog New bumper features big four air dam with fog lights which are like almost headlights. of this car looks much than before. There are no changes on either side of the car its new in-built turn indicators in

Its 14 inch eight spoke gives it very sporty with big wheel arches out of side fenders. The back of car is also almost unchanged just new tail lamps and which hardly differentiates it its earlier model.

The car looks to its earlier avatar when from inside. Dual beige and black colors are inside the car. For illumination is blue LED which adds to the of interiors.

It has chrome usage which includes chrome on door handles. The three steering wheel looks as it’s wrapped in leather and with dark grey Gear knob is also in leather which feels up except the chrome ring on its When compared in its segment, it better than Swift but it match the sophistication level of and Fabia.

Instrument panel has new It also features driver belt reminder and gear with low fuel indicators. The new i20 Multi information display includes digital clock, running time, calendar, trip meter and outside

Overall Hyundai i20’s interiors soothing appearance and there is much to complain about.

Hyundai i20 is the longest and widest in its . which automatically suggests its level. Seats of this car are with high quality of There is enough shoulder and legroom in front.

This is the car in its segment, when it comes to seating. There is plenty of and head room at the back. The of this car at the back, gives angle for your comfort.

very comfortable for long There is a long list of in this car; some of are even first in its segment. i20 has always been a comfortable car and new features just enhance its of comfort and convenience.

The car comes powerful, fully automatic air with cluster ionizer for air inside the car. It has an electric steering with tilt and options for adjustment. It has keyless and all four power windows auto down and pinch feature (driver side

It has front and rear fog lights rear defogger, washer and It offers new push button engine with electrically and adjustable outside mirrors . is also an option available in i20. Other features arm rest for driver with height adjuster and rear headrests. None of its competitors is as as Hyundai i20.

With all features, this car is unbeatable in department.

Dashboard of Hyundai i20 remains intact. Nothing has changed, the texture, color and is similar to its earlier model. is a glove box with cooling in dashboard. There is a center fitted with long AC on either side.

Center and AC vents are surrounded by metal The shape of centre console may not to everyone but its multi-purpose storage be appreciated. For more storage, i20 offers map pocket in front back pocket in front with a big parcel tray at the The extra length and width of car ends up giving you enormous in its boot for full family

Even after fitment of gas in its boot, it still has optimum left in it.

The center console of car carries an audio system. It is a din music system with 4 and two front tweeters. This is integrated with radio, CD and MP3 which also includes antenna. This system comes with in built and USB ports which allow connectivity of music gadgets. Car has Bluetooth connectivity in it which to the list of entertainment features in car.

It also supports a 12v at front. All audio and Bluetooth are mounted on steering wheel is easy to operate and makes ride in this car more

New Hyundai i20 i-Gen comes three engine options: Kappa Petrol Engine, Gamma Petrol Engine and CRDi Diesel Engine. The Kappa petrol engine maximum power of 84 Bhp with 116 Nm of torque. The 1396cc Gamma Engine generates maximum of 100 Bhp at 5500 rpm with maximum of 139 Nm at 4200 rpm.

Both the have been tuned for emissions maximum economy. The CRDi engine of i20 generates power of 90 Bhp at 4000 rpm with torque of 224 Nm at 1750 rpm. The 1.2 kappa engine is mated to manual gearbox. The 1.4 litre engine features 5-speed gearbox and the 1.4 litre CRDi is mated to 6-speed manual

The ARAI certified mileage of Kappa Petrol is 18.5 1396cc Gamma Petrol is 15 (automatic) and 1396cc CRDi Engine is 21.9 kmpl.

The and torque output of this kappa unit is almost to the K series engine used in the leader in this segment. only when you drive engine on road it feels far from Swift. No doubt, engine has become more than before after the of dual VTVT mechanism but it feels short of power pushed hard with seating of five.

You might to continuously work on its gear while overtaking. It’s not the in its segment as it takes good 16 to reach 100km/hour and after it needs rest. The 1.4L unit is not that fast

In fact due to its automatic transmission it on the slower side, however past 2000 pm the car responses The best of these three is the diesel version. This is one of the best diesel engines in hatch segment.

When it to cruising on highways, it’s a The car feels eager to run at high From 2000rpm-4000rpm, this is butter smooth.

Gear are mated well with amount of torque and power. One may minimal turbo lag in city but as soon as turbo kicks in, the changes. Cabin of this car is sound proof even at of 150km/hour; there is no noise it.

Its ample torque makes it a car is capable enough to overtake any Turbo never suddenly in this car like Fiat’s engine, rather it comes and it’s nice to feel the coming in.

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The 1.2L engine in this car a fuel efficiency of around in city while it may vary 15-16km/ltr on highways. Expect the to return you a fuel efficiency of 10-12km/ltr in city and on highways it can you somewhere around 14-15km/ltr. the diesel version which satisfy us, Indians. The car when on highways return a mileage of and in city also it won’t you as one can easily get a fuel efficiency of 16-17km/ltr .

Its long wheelbase is similar to some sedans so it you optimum comfort. The car is not a good during lane changing on and on sharp corners as it lacks a suspension. Its rear suspension is on the side which is even while passing potholes and roads. Handling of this car is light and comfortable with ground clearance. For a car of this suspension quality could been better.

Hyundai i20suspension consists of McPherson with stabilizer bar in the front and torsion beam axle coil springs in the rear. The system is combined with gas shock absorbers.

There are brakes at the front and the back of car. Car also features ABS with first in class EBD . are some other safety also including dual side and curtain airbags immobilizer. It also has clutch system, speed sensing door locking and impact door unlock. The new i20 has rain wipers, auto headlights with rear parking sensors with display on

These all features ensure safety and make it the safest car in its

The new i20 is available in total 12 variants . of these are petrol variants five variants of diesel. gives 3years/40000kms warranty on its A number of first- in-segment are available in the i-Gen i20 like Parking Camera with in the cabin mirror, Electro Mirror which offers vision during night driving, Clean Air-Cluster for fresh air in the cabin, Auto Control Function (the turn on automatically when drops), 6 Airbags, Rear Brakes, Supervision Cluster and Sensing Wipers.

New Hyundai i20 is available in six attractive shades . Blue, Black Diamond, White/Coral White, Sleek Dark Grey Metallic and Red/Maharaja Red.

New Hyundai i20 starts under INR 5 lakhs and above 7 lakhs (ex-showroom, The 1.4L is the most expensive of i20 . Hyundai have their from the petrol 1.2L and the engine. The petrol motor is not as as the Swift and for us this car loses out its in petrol variant. Yes, its variant has much to offer in of performance and power. But the same continues here also, overpriced.

Actually, this car has its own it’s pretty much than the top model of Swift and we people will be happy with Swift in that This car will appeal to people who want a stylish, spacious car with all superior but not a sedan. It stands somewhere a premium hatch and an entry sedan.

With all its features and this car should manage to buyers from both

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