Hyundai has launched its 3rd generation i20 this week on Thursday, and when we say all new, its all new. The new i20 is built on a new chassis frame which uses the company’s new K platform. Accounting for more agility, performance and handling. This i20 differs distinctively from its previous generation. with sharp lines and creases all over. And it looks much more sportier.
The exterior design is a modern elegance with all black frame-less grille in the front. It has the dual-tone roof finish, and chrome inserts on the side profile. In the rear there are diffusers, Z-shaped LEDS tail lights with a chrome strip connecting the both. Comparing with the currently outgoing model, the new i20 is 10mm longer contributing to the wheelbase, 41 mm wider for those extra comfort.
The Interior of the new i20 is also a sportier all black theme. With new design elements with new steering, digital instrument cluster taken from it elder the Verna with tire pressure monitoring and an 10.25 inch infotainment screen hosting an array of functions. Rear seat now has a better head room and leg room thanks to the increase in wheelbase.
There are three engines options available:
- A 1.2 Litre Petrol producing 88 hp and 115 Nm of Torque
- A 1.0 Litre Turbo-Petrol producing 120 hp and 172 Nm of Torque
- A 1.5 Litre Diesel producing 100 hp and 240 Nm Torque
The All new i20 is loaded with features, with some segment first ones like the sunroof, ambient lighting, Cruise control, 7-Speaker Bose sound system, Air purifier. And safety features include 6 Airbags, ABS, ESC, Tyre pressure monitor, Hill Start Assist.
The Price varies between 6.80 Lakhs and 10.60 Lakhs (** Prices are in Rupees Ex-showroom Delhi).
The All new i20 overall has improved in size, style, performance, comfort, Handling and Price. It is one of the best options in premium hatchback segment with something more offer this generation. Let us know in comments, what did you like most about this new i20.
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