While it has been confirmed that Hyundai India will be launching the Elite i20 Cross early next year, a Team-BHP member has spied the upcoming model from the Korean car maker. The Elite i20 Cross will stand a few mm taller than the Elite i20 hatchback with the aid of a taller suspension. The Elite i20 Cross will also feature roof rails, body cladding, projector headlamps and Daytime Running Lights. The interiors may also get some minor revisions when compared to the hatchback version.
Powering the Elite i20 Cross will be the same engines which perform the duty on the hatchback. The engines include the 1.2 liter petrol engine that churns out 82 horses and 114.7 Nm of torque and the 1.4 liter diesel motor that diesel mill that outputs 89 horses and 220 Nm of torque. Five speed and six speed manual transmissions will be offered on the petrol and diesel engined variants.
The Elite i20 Cross, upon its launch next year, will be pitted against the likes of the Fiat Avventura, Toyota Etios Cross and the Volkswagen Polo Cross. Pricing will be around 30-40 thousand INR more than the hatchback variants. Stay tuned to Motoroids for more dope on the Elite i20 Cross India launch.
Spy pics : T-BHP