The 2020 Hyundai i20 will be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show and will go on sale in India by mid 2020. It will get petrol and diesel BS6 engines.
The 2020 Hyundai i20 will be on display at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show being held from March 5-15, 2020. Details of its design and dimensions have been detailed ahead of this showing which draws attention to a new ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design language. It shows off a large single piece cascading grille, distinctive LED headlamps and triangular shaped air dams.
2020 Hyundai i20 receives sharp creases on its sides, a new window line and connected LED tail lamps with an illuminated strip. The 2020 Hyundai i20 sits on new dual tone alloy wheels and gets a contrasting roof and tail gate mounted spoiler. Dimensions have also been enhanced and the 2020 Hyundai i20 now stands 5mm longer and 30mm wider but 24mm shorter as compared to its outgoing model. Wheelbase is also increased by 10mm and boot space stands at 351 liters, 25 liters more than that offered by the earlier model.
Increase in dimensions also relates to added interior space which also sees some advanced features over its current model. The new Hyundai i20 will get BlueLink connected car technology with a 10.25” digital instrument cluster and 10.25” infotainment system supporting both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, ambient lighting, wireless smartphone charger and a Bose premium audio system. Safety features will include keyless entry, push button start, rear parking sensors and rear view camera along with 6 air bags and ABS and EBD.
The i20 hatchback will get powered by a 1.0 liter turbocharged engine offering 99 hp power and 118 hp power while the more powerful variant will get a 48 volt mild hybrid system which Hyundai states will reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 3-4 percent. Hyundai India has also started testing of the i20 hatchback ahead of launch in mid 2020.
The India spec model will most probably come in with a 1.2 liter Kappa petrol engine offering 83 PS power and a 1.0 liter turbo petrol engine which offers 125 PS on the Hyundai Venue. It could also get its power via a diesel motor which will be a detuned version of the 1.5 liter engine seen on the Kia Seltos.
Once launched in India, the Hyundai i20 could be priced higher as compared to the current model with starts off at Rs.5.60 lakhs. It will continue its rivalry against the likes of the Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz Toyota Glanza, and new Tata Altroz.