3rd-gen Hyundai i20 launched at Rs. 6.80 lakh

Hyundai has launched the third generation i20 in India. The hatchback is offered in four variants – Magna, Sportz, Asta, and Asta (O) and prices start at Rs. 6.80 lakh (ex-showroom).

The new i20 measures 3,995 mm in length, 1,775 mm in width, 1,505 mm in height and its wheelbase is 2,580 mm. Boot capacity is 311 litres. The car features a completely redesigned exterior with a front that bears resemblance to the Verna facelift. It gets LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs, projector fog lamps and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. At the rear, it gets LED tail lamps that look quite striking. Hyundai has dropped the ‘Elite’ prefix for the i20.

On the inside, the car comes with a 10.24-inch floating touchscreen infotainment head-unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and a 7-seaker Bose audio system. It has a 4-spoke steering wheel similar to what you get in the Venue. The car is also equipped with a digital instrument cluster and comes with Hyundai’s Bluelink connected car technology that offers 50 connected car features including voice commands, OTA map updates, remote engine start, speed alert, remote climate control, stolen vehicle tracking and geo-fencing.

Hyundai i20 feature highlights:

  • Ambient lighting
  • Puddle lamps
  • Automatic climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Wireless charging
  • Sunroof
  • Air purifier

The i20 is offered with three engine options. These include 1.0L turbocharged petrol, a 1.2-litre naturally-aspirated petrol and a 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine. A 7-speed DCT and a clutchless Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) are available with the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that makes 118 BHP @ 6,000 rpm and 172 Nm @ 1,500-4,000 rpm. Hyundai claims that the turbo petrol motor paired with the 7-speed DCT helps accelerate the car from 0-100 km/h in 9.9 seconds. It delivers 20.25 km/l.

The 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine puts out 82 BHP @ 6,000 rpm (88 BHP with the CVT) and 115 Nm @ 4,200 rpm. This engine comes with a 5-speed manual transmission or CVT automatic. The claimed fuel economy is 20.35 km/l and 19.65 km/l respectively.

The 1.5-litre diesel engine produces 99 BHP @ 4,000 rpm and 240 Nm @ 1,500-2,750 rpm. It is offered only with a 6-speed manual transmission. The claimed fuel economy is 25.2 km/l.

Hyundai i20 safety features:

  • ABS with EBD
  • 6 airbags
  • Rear view camera
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Hill Assist Control
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

Hyundai i20 variant-wise prices:

1.0L Turbo Petrol

  • Sportz iMT – Rs. 8,79,900
  • Asta iMT – Rs. 9,89,900
  • Asta DCT – Rs. 10,66,900
  • Asta (O) DCT – Rs. 11,17,900

1.2L Petrol

  • Magna MT – Rs. 6,79,900
  • Sportz MT – Rs. 7,59,900
  • Asta MT – Rs. 8,69,900
  • Asta (O) MT – Rs. 9,19,900
  • Sportz IVT – Rs 8,59,900
  • Asta IVT – Rs. 9,69,900

1.5L Diesel

  • Magna – Rs. 8,19,900
  • Sportz – Rs. 8,99,900
  • Asta (O) – Rs. 10,59,900

These prices are applicable for deliveries till December 31, 2020.

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