Hyundai Motor has revealed refreshed i20 line-up. The new i20 now has a more modern design as well as updated safety features with Hyundai SmartSense. For both the five-door and the three-door coupe, Hyundai is also introducing a seven-speed dual clutch transmission (7DCT) and an Idle Stop and Go (ISG) system. The B-segment hatchback will be available with three different petrol powertrains.
Visually, the front of the i20 five-door now features the new Cascading Grille that is the family identity uniting all Hyundai models, and redesigned front bumpers. The rear of the i20 five-door also has updated bumpers and rear combination lamps. The tailgate has been reworked to integrate the license plate. Also, Hyundai has created a bolder appearance for the i20 five-door by adding new 15”- and 16”-alloy wheels. The new i20 also get a trunk capacity of 326 litres (VDA).
The i20 five-door is available with a panoramic sunroof. i20 five-door will also be available with a Phantom Black two-tone roof. Customers can also choose from eight colours for the exterior:
- Tomato Red
- Champion Blue
- Clean Slate
- Passion Red
- Sleek Silver
- Stardust Grey
- Polar White
- Phantom Black
The revised Hyundai i20 range offers various new and advanced connectivity features that integrate with the driver’s smartphone. The new seven-inch Display Audio, which will be standard on S and SE trim, offers easy connectivity and drivers can easily mirror content from their smartphone to the system’s display using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. As a result, passengers can use the navigation system of their smartphone without the need for built-in car navigation. Furthermore, the i20 will also now available with seven-inch infotainment system (available on Premium Nav and Premium SE Nav) that integrates all navigation, media and connectivity features, and supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as Live Services.
Mechanically, the new i20 offers a choice of two petrol powertrains. The Kappa 1.0-litre T-GDI engine comes with a choice of two power outputs: the engine that is capable of 100 PS is available with a five-speed manual transmission, while the high-power version of 120 PS comes with a six-speed manual transmission. As an alternative, the 100PS engine can also be matched with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission – a Hyundai first in the i20 range. Offered for the i20 five-door and three-door Coupe, the Kappa 1.2-litre engine is available with two different outputs, both mated to a five-speed manual transmission: 75 PS or 84 PS. The Idle Stop and Go (ISG) is a standard feature on all i20 versions.
Safety net on the B-segment vehicle includes the latest Hyundai SmartSense active safety and drivers assistance systems. These include Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) city and interurban, Driver Attention Alert (DAA) and High Beam Assist (HBA).
The India launch details of the refreshed Hyundai i20 are still unknown. Meanwhile, sheck out more images of the refreshed i20 below: