The all-new Hyundai i20 gets various first-in-segment and best-in-segment features. The premium hatchback is offered in 3 engine types; 1.2L Kappa (BS6) Petrol, 1.5L U2 CRDi (BS6) Diesel and1.0L Kappa Turbo GDi.
Hyundai has finally launched its much-awaited i20 premium hatchback in the Indian market. The price of the all-new Hyundai i20 Born-Magnetic starts at Rs 6.79 lakhs and goes up to Rs 11.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Maruti Baleno and Tata Altroz rival has entered its third-generation era with a fresh appeal. The new i20 stands firmly on its core pillars of sleek design, quality features and practicality.
Addressing the ever-evolving customer needs, the car now comes with newly added technologies to boost its presence in the Indian market. With four different variants, three engine choices and first-in-class five varieties of gearboxes, the buyers have plenty of options for personalizing their perfect car. The i20 comes with 6 vibrant body colours and 2 dual-tone colour options.
The third-gen i20 is available in four variants namely:
- Asta (O)
These variants of i20 can be availed in three different engine options including:
- 1.2L Kappa Petrol
- 1.0L Turbo GDI Petrol
- 1.5L U2 CRDi Diesel
Price List of All-New Hyundai i20
Hyundai i20 Born-Magnetic prices are mentioned below:
|Engine Displacement||Transmission Type||Magna||Sportz||Asta||Asta (O)|
|1.2L Kappa petrol||5MT||Rs.6.79 Lakh||Rs 7.59 lakh||Rs 8.69 lakh||Rs 9.19 lakh|
|IVT||Rs 8.59 lakh||Rs 9.69 lakh|
|1.0L Turbo GDi
|iM0054||Rs 8.79 lakh||Rs 9.89 lakh|
|7DCT||Rs 10.66 lakh||Rs 11.17 lakh|
|1.5L U2 CRDi||6MT||Rs 8.99 lakh||Rs 10.59 lakh|
*Ex-showroom, India prices mentioned above.
The new i20 integrates a fresh and innovative ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design approach which is part of Hyundai’s global strategy. The perfect combination of right proportions, styling, and technology along with appropriate cuts and creases lends it a sleek look.
The dynamic front profile boasts of a large frameless Parametric Jewel Pattern Grille covering most of its face. The aggressive LED headlamps give the car a nice street presence while the integrated DRLs at the top of the cluster adds a touch of sportiness. The front fascia is further flanked by best-in-segment projector fog lamps placed inside a sandwich-slice shaped enclosure. Polished off in piano black, the fog lamps come with air curtains that ensure maximum safety and aerodynamics.
The side view is visually interesting with typical Hyundai design elements. The low-slung sporty stance is further highlighted by unique R16 diamond cut alloys. The side profile also highlights the bold character line and distinctive c-pillar design. The rear is undoubtedly contemporary with Z-shaped LED taillights that seem to be well connected with the chrome strip. The rear bumper finished in glossy black features a diffuser-like design complimenting the overall styling.
The dimensions of the new Hyundai i20 have grown from the previous one lending a positive impact on interiors and stability. Here is a quick look at the same:
|Boot capacity||311 Litres|
|Fuel Tank capacity||37 Litres|
Cabin and Features
Have you ever seen a Hyundai car packed without oodles of features? Certainly not, and the 2021 Hyundai i20 is not the exception either. The car now comes with black interiors with copper and red inserts (depending on the variant). Finest quality hard plastic has been used which does feel you like home.
The overall ergonomics are user-friendly with everything from a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment to instrument cluster and frequently used buttons in reach of the driver. The 4-spoke leatherette steering wheel with mounted controls gives a tactile feel. The leather seats are smart-looking and give a comfortable experience while driving. There is a lot of room at the back while the rear-armrest, USB charging, and aircons add extra to the comfort area.
The car has an exhaustive feature list. But here are some of the key highlights of the new i20 that everyone would love to have in his car:
- Electric sunroof
- Soothing blue ambient lighting
- Puddle lamps with welcome function
- Cruise control
- Height adjustable driver seat
- Smart entry system with push engine start/stop button
- Glovebox cooling
- Rear wiper & washer
- Tilt & telescopic steering
- Fully automatic temperature control
- Automatic headlamps
Now, what’s new in Hyundai or what features make it unique among its peers. Here are some of them:
- Shark fin antenna
- Oxyboost air purifier with air quality indicator
- Wireless charging with a cooling pad
- Digital TFT instrument cluster
- Metal pedals
- Leather seat upholstery
The all-new Hyundai incorporates some of the best technology-rich features to set itself apart from rivals. The car goes the distance with its new 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with cutting-edge BlueLink intelligent connectivity. The technology is loaded with 50 connected features (with a 3-year subscription) to make the journey easy and enjoyable.
Here are some of the technology-rich features associated with the new i20:
- Voice recognition to control climate, navigation, and phone dialling
- Remote engine control
- Remote engine start/stop
- BlueLink integrated smartwatch app
- Bluelink over-the-air (OTA) map updates
- USB and Bluetooth connectivity with multiple devices
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Bose premium 7-speaker system
Engine and Specifications
Under the hood, the Korean automaker has left no stone unturned to give a variety of options to the buyer. The new i20 shares its engines with siblings Venue and Sonet compact SUVs. Talking about the petrol motors, there are 1.2L 4-cylinder Kappa and punchier 1.0L Turbo GDi units that are tried and tested. Both are good as far as refinement levels are concerned but the latter is peppier, offering quick acceleration for those who need extra enthusiasm.
Both these engines can be availed in a variety of transmission systems including 5-speed manual, Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT), Intelligent Manual Transmission and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
In the diesel department, there is a 1.5L U2 motor that is available only with 6-speed manual transmission. The engine not only delivers superb performance but also promises high fuel economy, the best in the segment.
The Hyundai i20 engines and specifications at a glance:
|Engine||Displacement||Maximum Power (PS/RPM)||Maximum Torque (KGM/RPM||Transmission||Mileage|
1.2L Kappa Petrol (BS6)
83 / 6000
11.7 / 4200
|5-speed Manual Transmission||20.35 kmpl
88 / 6000
|IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission)||19.65 kmpl|
|1.5L U2 CRDi Diesel (BS6)||
|100 / 4000||24.5 / 1500 –2750
|6-speed Manual||25.2 kmpl|
Turbo GDi Petrol (BS6)
120 / 6000
17.5 / 1500 – 4000
|7-speed DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission)||20.25 kmpl|
|iMT (Intelligent Manual Transmission)||20.0 kmpl|
The Hyundai i20 comes loaded with the most advanced and comprehensive safety package in its segment. Build on Hyundai’s new K platform, the car uses 40 per cent more of the high-strength steel which means increased tensile strength, resulting in a stronger and safer structure.
Here are some of the key safety features in the all-new Hyundai i20:
- 6 Airbags (Best-in-Segment)
- Hill Assist Control (1st in Segment)
- Emergency Stop Signal (1st in Segment)
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (1st in Segment)
- Electronic Stability Control with Vehicle Stability Management
- DRVM (Driver Rear View Monitor)
- Dual Airbags Driver & Co-Passenger (standard)
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) (standard)
- Rear Parking Sensors (standard)
- Rear parking camera with display on infotainment
- Speed alert system (standard)
Hyundai has offered the all-new i20 in 6 single tone and 2 dual tone colour options, which include Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Starry Night, Copper Metallic, Titan Grey, Fiery Red, Polar White with Black Roof and Fiery Red with Black Roof.