Hyundai has officially lifted the lids on all new i20 at the ongoing paris auto show. i20 – part of Hyundai’s popular i-series is designed to meet the bigger rivals such as Honda Jazz, Ford Fiesta (Hatchback) and Skoda’s Fabia. “Engineers have driven the Ford Fiesta and Honda Jazz and the i20 aims to combine the best parts of these big sellers but without the premium price tag,” UK marketing director Andrew Cullis said.
Pictures of Hyundai i20
Hyundai i20: Designed with Europe in mind by Hyundai’s European Design Centre in Germany this new i20 is slightly longer and wider than the Getz. While the tear drop headlamps and large air dam reminds the i10, the twin crease on the bonnet and the bold chrome-topped grille flanked by piercing teardrop headlamps at the front gives the i20 an upmarket look. chunky standard-fit 16-inch 12-spoke alloy wheels The shoulder line that runs along the car ends in a distinct manner. Over it stacked are the swap around tail lamps. Similar to other i-series cars – i10 and i30, i20 also features ‘H’ boot lid. Overall the styling of the i20 is swanky and appealing.
Hyundai i20: is internationally available in four engines. Of these engines, the Indian i20 may come with 78bhp, 1.2-litre petrol emitting just 123g/km and a 1.4-litre turbodiesels. Both the engines is fitted with a five-speed manual transmission.
Hyundai i20: Though the new i20 got a brand new chassis platform, Hyundai – Kia developed the i20 similar to their popular hatchback ceed. The height.of i20 is same as the ceed(1480mm) while increasing the other dimensions. With a wheelbase of 2525mm (70mm larger than the Getz) you would expect a roomy hatch.
Hyundai i20: Going by the history of Hyundai, the i20 will also come with a long list of features. Expect climate control, a powerful four-speaker radio, CD and MP3 audio system with integrated data display screen, a multi-function steering wheel, sun roof, height-adjustable driver seat, reach-and-rake adjustable steering wheel, keyless entry and electrically operated windows and side mirrors with the i20
Hyundai i20: The Hyundai i20’s five-seater gets 60:40 split flat-folding rear bench with a low lip for easy loading into the 295-litre rear loadbay. I20 also offers numerous intelligently positioned interior storage spaces including a large cooled passenger glovebox and two cupholders.
Hyundai i20: At the front, i20 features MacPherson strut and at the rear it gets torsion beam suspension that are tuned to deliver the taut ride quality. Hyundai claims the new rack and pinion steering setup has also been tuned to deliver quick and accurate responses resulting in excellent urban agility.
Hyundai i20: Built on an all-new platform i20 will replace the ageing Getz hatchback in western countries. However in India i20 will co-exist with getz and expected to be priced between Rs5-6 lakhs. Launch of this i20 will happen sometime in November.