2013 Hyundai i20 Price & Review
2013 Hyundai i20 gets some interior upgrade than the previous model to give enhanced level for drivers and passengers. The new Hyundai i20 is also available in three main trim levels beginning with Classic, moving up to Active and followed by Style. Starting with Classic, each model comes with a generous list of standard specification including remote central locking, six air bags, air conditioning, ESP and, for the first time on i20, Vehicle Stability Management.
2013 Hyundai i20 powered with four engine options. The first option is 1.1-liter three-cylinder diesel with 75 PS (55 kW / 74 hp) and 180 Nm (133 lb-ft) of torque. The second option is 1.2-liter petrol with 85 PS (63 kW / 84 hp) and 121 Nm (89 lb-ft) of torque. The third option is 1.4-liter diesel with 90 PS (66 kW / 89 hp) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque. And the last is 1.4-liter petrol with 100 PS (74 kW / 99 hp) and 137 Nm (101 lb-ft) of torque. All i20 engine options can be supported with a five or six-speed manual or an optional four-speed automatic.
In the interior, Hyundai provide some material upgrades and outstanding levels of roominess front and rear for a B-segment car. Headroom in the front is a generous 1,005mm and 970mm in the rear. There is also 1,350mm of shoulder room in the front and 1,340mm in the rear, while legroom is equally generous, providing 1,074mm in the front and 845mm in the rear. The load area of the i20 has a 295-litre capacity with the seats upright, which can be extended to 1,060 litres with the rear seats folded down. There is also other new features including engine start/stop button, one-touch indicators, automatic lights, rain-sensing wipers and an automatically dimming rear-view mirror with integrated reverse camera display.
There is 6 exterior color choice for this i20 model inludes Coral White, Sleek Silver, Coral White, Electric Red, Black Diamond and Ember Grey. i20 body will be sustained with 15-inch alloy wheels. Hyundai has added in even more value to the i20 package with the Active trim, which adds 15-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth with voice recognition, electric/heated door mirrors, front fog lights, leather steering wheel and gear knob and electric rear windows (five door bodystyle) when compared with Classic. The front-end has been updated to feature a design element common to all new Hyundai models – the hexagonal-shaped grille. New headlights have been added to give the Hyundai i20 a contemporary look while the bonnet, front wing, front bumper – which incorporates fog lights – and wheel designs have been updated too, adding to the new car’s fresh new look. At the rear, Hyundai’s designers have modernised the car with a makeover that includes an updated bumper design featuring integrating rear parking sensors. The rear lamps have also been restyled to complete the car’s flowing and attractive design.
For UK market, Hyundai i20 will continue to be manufactured at Hyundai’s plant near Chennai, India. 2013 Hyundai i20 price will start from £9,995 for the three-door 1.2 petrol Classic model, while at the other end of the spectrum the range-topping 90ps 1.4 CRDi Style model costs £14,295.