Hyundai has launched the face-lifted 2015 version its premium Hatchback, the i20 Elite. The new i20 follows the company’s Fluidic Sculpture 2 theme, and gets a longer wheelbase that the outgoing model. The i20 comes in two engine variants, a 1.2L Petrol, which produces 81bhp and a 1,4L Diesel, which produces 89bhp. These engines are the same ones from the outgoing i20. As before, the i20 comes in 4 models, Era, Magna, Sportz, and Asta.
Hyundai has been popular for the amount of equipment they provide with their car models, even for the base models. The Era variant comes with electric power steering, day and night rear view mirror, body colored front and dual tone rear bumpers, two tone interior and 12V power outlet.
The Magna gets everything in the Era and body colored OVRM’s (outside rear view mirror) and handles, rear parcel tray, front centre arm rest, audio system with 1GB memory, USB and bluetooth connectivity, steering mounted audio controls, rear power windows, rear AC vents, cooled glove box, and electrically adjustable wing mirrors.
The Sportz gets ABS, driver air-bag, reverse parking sensors with rear camera, front fog lamps, impact sensing auto door unlock, rear defogger with timer, front seatbelt pre tensioners, turn signals incorporated into the wing mirrors, leather wrapped steering and gear knob, height adjustable drivers seat, CD -player, climate control, adjustable steering wheel with rake and reach adjustments, electric and auto folding wing mirrors. An option pack is also provided with the Sportz, which comes with, Smartkey, diamond cut alloys, and Push button Start/Stop.
The top end Asta comes with, Passenger seat airbag, automatic headlamps, rear wiper with washer, rear seat with 60:40 split, and adjustable rear head rests, along with the other features from Sportz.
The Prices of the i20 Elite are as follows. All prices ex-showroom Delhi.
- Era – ₹ 4.89 Lakh
- Magna – ₹ 5.42 Lakh
- Sportz – ₹ 5.94 Lakh
- Asta – ₹ 6.47 Lakh
- Era – ₹ 6.10 Lakh
- Magna – ₹ 6.62 Lakh
- Sportz – ₹ 7.14 Lakh
- Asta – ₹ 7.67 Lakh