Hyundai, India’s second largest car manufacturer is all set to launch the brand new i20 premium hatchback in the country. The launch will happen in the coming months, after the current situation caused by Corona Virus improves. The Hyundai i20 competes with cars like Maruti Baleno, Honda Jazz, Tata Altroz in the segment. Hyundai has been testing the all-new i20 and has been spotted testing couple of times. New spy pictures of the brand new Hyundai i20 has now surfaced online and the car has been spotted on the road without any camouflage on it.
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Earlier, studio images of the car had leaked online and the car looks similar to that seen on the images. The Hyundai i20 gets an all-new design in comparison to the one currently on sale. The new i20 gets a sharper and aggressive design at the front. The front grille looks bigger than before with sleek and sharp looking headlamps with integrated LED DRL in them. The top-end variants might get all-LED headlamps. The bumper has also been redesigned and gets triangle shaped black garnish around foglamps.
On the side profile, the car gets sharp character lines and a sporty looking alloy wheels. At the rear, i20 gets an all-new design with a brand new bumper. The LED tail lights get a new design with a strip running between the lights. The lower side of the bumper gets a black finish which gives it a sporty look too.
On the inside, the upcoming Hyundai i20 will be feature loaded car, just like any other car from the brand. It will have a brand new cabin with touchscreen infotainment screen, connected car features, wireless phone charging, digital instrument cluster and safety features like ABS, EBD, Airbags, reverse parking sensors and camera and so on.
The Hyundai i20 will be available in three different engine options in India. A 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol, a 1.5 litre diesel engine and a 1.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine. The 1.2 litre engine generates 83 PS and 114 Nm of torque and the 1.5 litre diesel unit generates 100 PS and 240 Nm of peak torque. Hyundai might offer CVT and torque converter automatic gearbox with the petrol and diesel engine respectively. The 1.0 litre turbo petrol engine will produce a maximum of 120 PS and 172 Nm of torque and is likely to be available with a 6-speed manual or a DCT gearbox. The i20 will continue to be Hyundai’s most expensive hatchback for the Indian market.