Hyundai i20 Elite India launch price starts at Rs 4.89 lakhs
Hyundai Elite i20 has been launched in India before it makes its European debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show in October. To be offered in a choice of total of five variants, each for petrol and diesel engine options, the price for new Hyundai i20 in India starts from Rs 4.89 lakhs for petrol and Rs 6.09 lakhs for diesel (ex-Delhi).
Launched in both petrol and diesel engine options, the new Hyundai Elite i20 hatchback receives same engine specs as seen on its earlier counterpart which was minus the ‘Elite’ tag. These engines will include a 1.2 liter petrol engine producing peak power of 83 PS and peak torque of 114 Nm while mated to a five speed manual transmission. Its diesel engine will be a 1.4 liter CRDI producing peak power of 90 PS and peak torque of 220 Nm mated to a six speed manual transmission. Mileage claimed by petrol variant is 18.60 kmpl, and that by diesel variant is 22.54 kmpl.
Just like the old i20, which Hyundai says now has over 7.34 lakh customers, the new one too will be offered in same Era, Magna, Sportz, Sportz (O) and Asta trims. Each of these models will be seen with a host of comfort, safety and infotainment features.
The base Era variant will feature power windows, manual AC, central locking while the Magna will get foldable key, rear parcel shelf and front arm rests. Infotainment will come from a 2 DIN music system with 1 GB internal memory, speakers at the front and rear and AUX-in. USB, steering mounted controls and power windows will also form a part of the onboard features.
The Elite i20 Sportz trim will be seen with driver airbag, ABS, rear parking sensors and electric outside rear view mirrors with chrome. The same variant will also get rear view camera, wing mirrors and rear defogger while interiors will be seen with leather wrapped gear lever and steering wheel, telescopic steering and automatic AC.
Hyundai Elite i20 Sportz (O) sits on alloy wheels and receives clutch lock, smart key and chrome plated door handles while top of the line Asta variant has the longest list of features which also includes front passenger airbag, automatic headlights and rear wiper and washer.
On offer will be seven colours – Red Passion, Pristine Blue, Mystic Blue, Star Dust, Midas Gold, Polar White, and Sleek Silver.
Below is the detailed price list (ex-Delhi)-
Hyundai i20 Elite Petrol Era – Rs 4.90 lakhs
Hyundai i20 Elite Petrol Magna – Rs 5.42
Hyundai i20 Elite Petrol Sportz – Rs 5.94 lakhs
Hyundai i20 Elite Petrol Asta – Rs 6.47 lakhs
Hyundai i20 Elite Diesel Era – Rs 6.10 lakhs
Hyundai i20 Elite Diesel Magna – Rs 6.62 lakhs
Hyundai i20 Elite Diesel Sportz – Rs 7.14 lakhs
Hyundai i20 Elite Diesel Asta – Rs 7.67 lakhs
Hyundai Motor India launches all- new â€śThe Elite i20â€ť
- Marks the â€śWorld Premierâ€ť of the Premium- Compact hatchback for Indian â€śElite Customersâ€ť
- Symbolizes Hyundaiâ€™s Â Evolved Design Direction – Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 for the first time in India
New Delhi, August 11, 2014:Â Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the countryâ€™s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, today unveiled the all- new Elite i20. Aimed at setting a new standard for premium hatchback, the launch marks the World Premier of the 2nd Generation of i20 in India.
A sporty, dynamic and innovative hatchback with class leading unique features, the all-new Elite i20 has been designed using Hyundaiâ€™s evolved Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 philosophy. Displaying a refined, premium style, the all-new Elite i20 showcases Hyundaiâ€™s sleek exterior and intuitive interior design ethos, projecting a harmonious and sporty appearance. The all-new Elite i20 design concept focuses on evolved aesthetic and confident perfection. Premium equipment, style and driving dynamics deliver a feeling typically associated with vehicles in the segment above. The new model successfully fulfills the need for driving pleasure of customers, while evoking a sense of confidence and class at the same time.
Speaking at the Global Debut of Elite i20, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, â€śThe Elite i20 is a world-class product designed, developed and engineered to excellence to deliver value beyond expectations. The new model will offer a premium ownership experience for novelty seeking, modern and premium elite customers. The all new Elite i20 features youthful sporty exterior and premium interior which are an expression of evolved design language â€“ Fluidic Sculpture 2.0. The Elite i20 will be a trendsetter model reflecting Hyundaiâ€™s Modern Premium brand direction and will fuel Hyundaiâ€™s growth in Indiaâ€ť.
Enhanced driving dynamics & reduced NVH levels were priorities for the product development team. The all-new Elite i20 will set a new standard for ride and handling in premium compact segment. Â Extensive testing and tuning as per Indian road conditions has been set out to improve the ride characteristics of the all-new Elite i20 resulting in enhanced driving performance.
The all new Elite i20 is available with choice of high performance and reliable petrol & diesel engines. The powertrains of Elite i20 have been engineered for delivering combination of high performance and high fuel efficiency.
The 1.2 Dual VTVT Kappa and 2nd Generation U2 1.4 CRDi engines offer maximum drivability in all conditions, delivering high power and torque with high fuel efficiency. The environment friendly U2 1.4 CRDi diesel engine is low on emission and NVH levels; however it operates at a high pressure 1,800 bars and generates high low end torque resulting in lesser gear shifts in city driving conditions for enhanced drive comfort. The linear power delivery and flat torque over wide range of engine rpmâ€™s ensure smooth and jerk free drive. Moreover, the 6 speed manual transmissions of U2 diesel engine ensure maximum availability of full engine output and contribute to smooth shifting resulting in fatigue free ride for occupants.
|Capacity (cc)||Power (PS)||Torque (kg.m)|
|1.2 Dual VTVT Kappa Petrol||1,197||83||11.7|
|1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel||1,396||90||22.4|
Mileage (ARAI Certified Figures)
|1.2 Dual VTVT Kappa||18.60 * (Era/Magna)|
|1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel||22.54 * (Era/Magna)|
*18.24 PL & 21.76 DSL (Sportz, Sportz(O), Asta)
Styling â€“ Fluidic Sculpture 2.0
The all-new Elite i20 embodies Hyundaiâ€™s evolved design philosophy, Fluidic Sculpture 2.0, encapsulating a trio of main design elements: fluid aesthetics, the modern appeal, and premium interiors.
Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 further defines the core characteristics, such as simple and harmonious design with refined fluidic design elements. The all-new Elite i20 offers modern and sporty style through user friendly interface and pleasing design fundamentals that are expressed through rich visuotactile colors, materials and overall levels of finish.
Elegance Redefined: Exteriors
Hyundai Motorâ€™s latest interpretation of Fluidic Sculpture provides the all-new Elite i20 with a sporty sleek style, a confident stance, and an appearance that is in keeping with Hyundai Motorâ€™s pioneering signature look. Ultimately, the balanced, refined styling of the all-new Elite i20 conveys the dynamic driving experience. A single-frame premium 3D hexagonal grille is a key styling element at the front of the car, refined lines on its flanks and futuristic rear contribute to its dynamic shape. The striking front and rear light clusters add to the new modelâ€™s modern and sporty appearance.
- Masculine & Bold Large Hexagonal front grill
- Large bonnet imparting big car feel
- Elongated swept back headlamps
- Wide and distinctive Trapezoidal Fog Lamp
- Premium 2 tone 16 inch Diamond Cut Alloy wheels
- Sporty & stylish Black C pillar
- Premium chrome finish door handles
- Hi-tech and wide 3 step wrap around tail lamps.
Premium Redefined: Interiors
The all-new Elite i20 benefits from improved interior ergonomics, resulting in a completely driver-focused cabin that incorporates Hyundai Motorâ€™s core interior design principles of premium aesthetics, intuitiveness and simplicity.
The product offers uncompromising convenience and generous interior comfort and space conveying a sense of style and dynamism with high quality finish.
- Sporty Multifunction Steering Wheel
- Integrated 2 Din MP3 Audio with USB & Aux-in & 1 GB internal memory
- Aesthetically Designed hi-tech & Informative Supervision cluster
- Spacious cabin with generous legroom and shoulder room
- Large boot space of 285 ltr
- Rear AC vents for faster cooling at rear
- FATC (Fully Automatic Temperature Control) for added comfort & style quotient
- Console armrest with storage box
- Enhanced comfortÂ with driver seat height adjustment
- Host of other comfort & convenience features like centre console mounted card holder, sunglass holder, front & rear door map pockets
Advance and hi-tech features
- Bluetooth Connectivity
- Multi-Function steering wheel with Audio & Bluetooth controls
- Start Stop button
- Smart key
- Tilt & Telescopic steering
- Escort Function
- Auto Folding Outside Rear View Mirror
The all-new Elite i20 features an abundance of advanced safety features designed to protect its passengers. It offers advanced cutting-edge preventive safety systems offering driving confidence on any road conditions.
- Dual airbags
- ABS (Anti-lock braking system)
- Smart pedal for better control during panic braking
- Impact Sensing Door Unlock
- Advanced Rear Parking Camera with Steering Adaptive parking Guide Lines
- Reverse Parking sensors for enhanced convenience
Segment Unique: Â Features
The all- new Elite i20 is equipped with host of hi-tech andÂ first in segment features forÂ enhanced comfort, convenience and high value.
- Sporty & Stylish Black C â€“ Pillar
- Front Console arm rest with storage box
- Automatic Headlamps
- Cluster ionizer for fresh and odor free cabin
- 2 Tone Diamond Cut 16â€ť Alloy wheels
- 1 GB internal memory in-audio
- Smart pedal for enhanced safety
- Advanced premium looking supervision cluster
The all-new Elite i20 will be available in a range of 7 new colors.
|Petrol||489, 900||541, 900||593,900||646, 900|
|Diesel||609, 900||661, 900||713, 900||766, 900|
|*Prices available at introductory offer
*Ex-Showroom, New Delhi