Hyundai launches new i20

Hyundai launches new i20

Hyundai Motor India Ltd has launched its i-Gen i20 on Wednesday.

The new i20 is available in 12 variants. The Petrol variants range from Rs 4.73 lakh to Rs 6.66 lakh, the diesel variants range from Rs 5.96 lakh to Rs 7.44 lakh and the automatic variant is priced at Rs 7.67 lakh.

The i-Gen i20 now comes with a more powerful and refined 1.2 Kappa petrol engine with Dual VTVT mechanism which delivers 84 ps of peak power. The advanced and hi-tech 1.4 U2 CRDi diesel comes with 6-speed manual transmission that delivers 90ps power and torque of 22.4 kg-m. The automatic comes with a 1.4 Gamma petrol engine that delivers 100 ps power and 13.9 kg-m of torque.

 New features in the car are: rear parking camera with display in the cabin mirror, clean air-cluster ioniser for fresh air in the cabin, auto headlight control function (the lights turn on automatically when visibility drops), 6 airbags, rear disc-brakes and rain sensing wipers.

The car also boasts many premium features. The company claimed that the i-Gen i20 offers increased fuel economy. According to ARAI the i-Gen i20 petrol has  a mileage of 18.5 kmpl and the diesel variant delivers a mileage of 21.9 kmpl.