Hyundai i20 All Variants Compared – Pick the Right One from an Extensive List

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Planning to buy the Hyundai i20 and can’t decide which variant to buy? Continue reading this post to make an informed decision.

There is a lot of competition in the Indian market when it comes to the hatchback segment. Hyundai i20 has been around for quite some time now and has already established itself as a worthy and premium hatchback. Over the years, there have been many rivals but nobody has been able to shake the strong image of the vehicle and its loyal fans. The premium hatchback segment has become fairly popular in India and there is a lot of competition. Hyundai i20 has been updated and improved over the years so that it remains in-line with the current design language of Hyundai and is capable enough to give a tough competition to rivals. However, there is an extensive variant list and it might be difficult for some people to gauge what they actually want to buy.

Engine Specifications

Hyundai i20

Variants Engine Transmission Power (bhp) Torque (Nm)
Magna Diesel 1.5-litre Diesel 6-Speed M 98 240
Sportz Diesel 1.5-litre Diesel 6-Speed M 98 240
Sportz Diesel DT 1.5-litre Diesel 6-Speed M 98 240
Asta(O) Diesel 1.5-litre Diesel 6-Speed M 98 240
Asta(O) Diesel DT 1.5-litre Diesel 6-Speed M 98 240
Magna Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Sportz Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Sportz Petrol DT 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Sportz IVT 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed AT 82 114
Asta Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Sportz IVT DT 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed AT 82 114
Sportz Tubro IMT 1.0-litre Turbo 6-Speed IMT
Asta DT Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Sportz Turbo IMT DT 1.0-litre Turbo 6-Speed IMT 118 171
Asta(O) Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Asta(O) DT Petrol 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed M 82 114
Asta IVT 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed AT 82 114
Asta IVT DT 1.2-litre Petrol 6-Speed AT 82 114
Asta Turbo IMT 1.0-litre Turbo 6-Speed IMT 118 171
Asta Turbo IMT DT 1.0-litre Turbo 6-Speed IMT 118 171
Asta Turbo DCT 1.0-litre Turbo 7-Speed DCT 118 171
Asta Turbo DCT DT 1.0-litre Turbo 7-Speed DCT 118 171
Asta(O) Turbo DCT 1.0-litre Turbo 7-Speed DCT 118 171
Asta(O) Turbo DCT DT 1.0-litre Turbo 7-Speed DCT 118 171

 

As you can derive from the above table, the variant list for the Hyundai i20 is extremely extensive and it comes with three engine options, along with four gearbox options. All three engines are capable and do not feel underpowered at any given moment, with the turbo-petrol being the most fun to drive and the diesel being the most frugal. The new IMT technology is also offered with the vehicle and people can opt to buy the variant. Adding a 7-Speed DCT is a nice touch for keen drivers.

Price List

Variants Price (ex-showroom)
Magna Diesel Rs 8.21 Lakhs
Sportz Diesel Rs 9.01 Lakhs
Sportz Diesel DT Rs 9.16 Lakhs
Asta(O) Diesel Rs 10.61 Lakhs
Asta(O) Diesel DT Rs 10.76 Lakhs
Magna Petrol Rs 6.91 Lakhs
Sportz Petrol Rs 7.75 Lakhs
Sportz Petrol DT Rs 7.90 Lakhs
Sportz IVT Rs 8.77 Lakhs
Asta Petrol Rs 8.86 Lakhs
Sportz IVT DT Rs 8.92 Lakhs
Sportz Tubro IMT Rs 8.81 Lakhs
Asta DT Petrol Rs 9.01 Lakhs
Sportz Turbo IMT DT Rs 8.96 Lakhs
Asta(O) Petrol Rs 9.41 Lakhs
Asta(O) DT Petrol Rs 9.56 Lakhs
Asta IVT Rs 9.88 Lakhs
Asta IVT DT Rs 10.03 Lakhs
Asta Turbo IMT Rs 9.91 Lakhs
Asta Turbo IMT DT Rs 10.06 Lakhs
Asta Turbo DCT Rs 10.74 Lakhs
Asta Turbo DCT DT Rs 10.89 Lakhs
Asta(O) Turbo DCT Rs 11.25 Lakhs
Asta(O) Turbo DCT DT Rs 11.40 Lakhs

 

From the extensive variant list, comes the extensive price list. The prices for the Hyundai i20 are a bit on the higher side as compared to rivals but with so many variants on offer, there is a variant for everyone who is looking to buy the car. People who are familiar with the quality levels of the outgoing car, will not be hesitant to spend a little extra to achieve a greater quality car which has significantly more features.

Safety Features

i20

Features Magna Diesel Sportz Diesel Sportz Diesel DT Asta(O) Diesel Asta(O) Diesel DT Magna Petrol Sportz Petrol Sportz Petrol DT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-theft Alarm Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 6 6 2 2 2
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control No No No Yes Yes No No No
Rear Camera No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts No No No Yes Yes No No No
Hill Assist No No No Yes Yes No No No

 

Features Sportz IVT Asta Petrol Sportz IVT DT Sportz Tubro IMT Asta DT Petrol Sportz Tubro IMT DT Asta(O) Petrol Asta(O) DT Petrol
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-theft Alarm Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 6
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control No No No No No No Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts No No No No No No Yes Yes
Hill Assist No No No No No No Yes Yes

 

Features Asta IVT Asta IVT DT Asta Turbo IMT Asta Turbo IMT DT Asta Turbo DCT Asta Turbo DCT DT Asta(O) Turbo DCT Asta(O) Turbo DCT DT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-theft Alarm Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 6
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts No No No No No No Yes Yes
Hill Assist No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

From the tables above, one can derive that Hyundai i20 is equipped with plenty of safety kit and the lower variants get the necessary safety kit as well. However, the omission of ISOFIX child seat mounts even in the mid variants is disappointing and could have been included without a doubt. There are some nice features like tyre pressure monitor and electronic stability control. Despite a few hits and misses, it is a job well done by Hyundai in terms of equipping the i20 with safety kit.

Convenience Features

Features Magna Diesel Sportz Diesel Sportz Diesel DT Asta(O) Diesel Asta(O) Diesel DT Magna Petrol Sportz Petrol Sportz Petrol DT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No No No Yes Yes No No No
Air Quality Control No No No Yes Yes No No No
Remote Engine Start/Stop No No No Yes Yes No No No
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cruise Control No No No Yes Yes No No No
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Push-button Start No No No Yes Yes No No No
Glovebox Cooling Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Wireless Charging No No No Yes Yes No No No

 

Features Sportz IVT Asta Petrol Sportz IVT DT Sportz Turbo IMT Asta DT Petrol Sportz Turbo IMT DT Asta(O) Petrol Asta(O) Petrol DT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Air Quality Control No No No No No No Yes Yes
Remote Engine Start/Stop No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cruise Control No No No No No No Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Push-button Start No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Glovebox Cooling Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wireless Charging No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes

 

Features Asta IVT Asta IVT DT Asta Turbo IMT Asta Turbo IMT DT Asta Turbo DCT Asta Turbo DCT DT Asta(O) Turbo DCT Asta(O) Turbo DCT DT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Air Quality Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Remote Engine Start/Stop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cruise Control No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Push-button Start Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Glovebox Cooling Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wireless Charging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Hyundai has done a great job in providing ample comfort and convenience features for the i20. It is loaded with these features and the lower variants get all the necessary features as well. There are many features which induce plushness inside the cabin like wireless charging and remote engine start/stop. These are some features which will increase the satisfaction level of the consumers and will in turn, attract more and more customers. Overall, a job well done by Hyundai by equipping the i20 with ample comfort inducing tech.

Interior and Connectivity

i20 Interior

Features Magna Diesel Sportz Diesel Sportz Diesel DT Asta(O) Diesel Asta(O) Diesel DT Magna Petrol Sportz Petrol Sportz Petrol DT
Leather Seats No No No Yes Yes No No No
Leather Steering Wheel No No No Yes Yes No No No
Leather Gear Selector No No No Yes Yes No No No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Touchscreen No 8-inch 8-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch No 8-inch 8-inch
Apple CarPlay No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Android Auto No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Speakers 4 4 4 7 7 4 4 4

 

Features Sportz IVT Asta Petrol Sportz IVT DT Sportz Turbo IMT Asta DT Petrol Sportz Turbo IMT DT Asta(O) Petrol Asta(O) Petrol DT
Leather Seats No No No No No No Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Leather Gear Selector No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen 8-inch 10.25-inch 8-inch 8-inch 10.25-inch 8-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch
Apple CarPlay Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android Auto Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Speakers 4 7 4 4 7 4 7 7

 

Features Asta IVT Asta IVT DT Asta Turbo IMT Asta Turbo IMT DT Asta Turbo DCT Asta Turbo DCT DT Asta(O) Turbo DCT Asta(O) Turbo DCT DT
Leather Seats No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leather Gear Selector Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen 10.25-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch 10.25-inch
Apple CarPlay Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android Auto Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Speakers 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

 

Talking about interior and connectivity features, the Hyundai i20 has plenty of them. The base variant misses out on all the features but apart from that, every other variant gets something or the other which is a good thing. However, excluding height adjustable driver seat from the base variant is a bit disappointing and could have been included. Nevertheless, the i20 is loaded with connectivity features which streamline it with the modern world requirements and helps to enhance the satisfaction level of the consumers to a large extent.

Conclusion

Hyundai i20 is a premium hatchback which comes with three engine options, a diesel, a petrol and a turbo petrol. Moreover, these engines have a total of four gearbox options which expands the platter for the consumers further. All three engines are capable and adequately powered with different characteristics. Considering all the aspects of the analysis, the most value for money variants came out to be Asta, Asta IVT, Asta Turbo IMT and Asta Turbo DCT. These variants have almost all the bells and whistles with a few insignificant misses here and there. If you are planning to buy a premium hatchback, then do check out the Hyundai i20.

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