The new Hyundai i20 represents another step in Hyundai’s product development and features a number of changes both inside and out along with the option of a new ultra-efficient and clean 1.1-litre diesel engine.
Its exterior design has received a number of contemporary enhancements to bring it visually more in line with the rest of the i-range. Inside, the New i20 majors on quality with improved plastic materials, a revised and classier centre consol along with updated seat trims.
The Hyundai i20 is available in three main trim levels beginning with Classic, moving up to Active and followed by Style. Starting with Classic, each model comes with a generous list of standard specification including remote central locking, six air bags, air conditioning, ESP and, for the first time on i20, Vehicle Stability Management. The front-end has been updated to feature a design element common to all new Hyundai models the hexagonal-shaped grille. New headlights have been added to give the Hyundai i20 a contemporary look while the bonnet, front wing, front bumper which incorporates fog lights and wheel designs have been updated too, adding to the new car’s fresh new look.
At the rear, Hyundai’s designers have modernised the car with a makeover that includes an updated bumper design featuring integrating rear parking sensors. The rear lamps have also been restyled to complete the car’s flowing and attractive design. For the UK market, Hyundai i20 will continue to be manufactured at Hyundai’s plant near Chennai, India, and made available with a range of 6 exterior colours two solid and eight metallic or pearl. Customer choices include Coral White, Sleek Silver, Coral White, Electric Red, Black Diamond and Ember Grey.
The Hyundai i20’s interior benefits not only from material upgrades, it also provides outstanding levels of roominess front and rear for a B-segment car. Headroom in the front is a generous 1,005mm and 970mm in the rear. There is also 1,350mm of shoulder room in the front and 1,340mm in the rear, while legroom is equally generous, providing 1,074mm in the front and 845mm in the rear. The load area of the i20 has a 295-litre capacity with the seats upright, which can be extended to 1,060 litres with the rear seats folded down.