Hyundai i20

Posted on 02 November 2011 by Tony Santos

Hyundai i20

Designed at Hyundai’s European Design Centre in Russelsheim, Germany, the Hyundai i20 comes with an extended wheelbase compared to its predecessor, the Hyundai Getz. It also comes with unique designs and features, impressive fuel economy and CO2 emission.

At the front, the i20 features Hyundai’s trademark chrome-topped grille and teardrop headlamps while at the back are striking stacked rear light-clusters which give the i20 a distinctive look. While inside the car is a comfortable roomy interior with decent legroom; the back seat can accommodate up to three persons.

Unlike the Hyundai i40, Hyundai i20 is much more compact measuring 3,940mm long, 1,710mm wide and 1,490mm high. It comes in three different variants; the Hyundai i20 Active, Hyundai i20 Elite and Hyundai i20 Premium.

The Hyundai i20 Active is a 3-door (5-door optional) manual model which features electronic stability control, keyless entry and alarm, air conditioning and a novel glovebox cooling system. The i20 Active is powered by 1.4L engine capable of making 99 hp and 100 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 5-speed manual transmission it emits 142 g/km while 152 g/km in an optional 4-speed auto.

While the Hyundai i20 Elite adds features including a trip computer, leather-wrapped steering wheel, fog lamps, extra airbags and rides on a set of 15-inch alloy wheels. The i20 Elite is powered by 1.6L engine capable of making 122 hp and 115 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a manual transmission it emits 114 g/km while 155 g/km on automatic transmission.

And lastly the Hyundai i20 Premium features a stylish leather seats and armrest, 16-inch alloy wheels and climate control system. It is also powered by the same engine used in i20 Elite.

The Hyundai i20 runs 16 km/L on city roads and over 18 km/L on highways.

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