New Hyundai i20 launched at Rs 6.80 lakh

    The third-gen i20 features all-new interior and exterior styling as well as a long features list.

    Published On Nov 05, 2020 12:35:00 PM


    2020 Hyundai i20 exterior

    The new Hyundai i20 has just been launched in India with prices for the petrol versions starting at Rs 6.80 lakh and the diesel version starting at Rs 8.20 lakh.

    • New i20 comes with two petrol and one diesel engine options
    • Hyundai offers the new i20 in four trims – Magna, Sportz, Asta and Asta (O)
    • It features an all-new design and comes loaded with equipment.

    New Hyundai i20 prices (ex-showroom, India)
    1.2 NA petrol MT1.2 NA petrol CVT1.0T petrol iMT1.0T petrol DCT1.5 diesel MT
    MagnaRs 6.80 lakh---Rs 8.20 lakh
    SportzRs 7.60 lakhRs 8.60 lakhRs 8.80 lakh-Rs 9.00 lakh
    AstaRs 8.70 lakhRs 9.70 lakhRs 9.90 lakhRs 10.67 lakh-
    Asta(O)Rs 9.20 lakh--Rs 11.18 lakhRs 10.60 lakh

    The prices are introductory, till December 31, 2020. 

    New Hyundai i20 Engines

    In terms of mechanicals, the third-gen Hyundai i20 is being offered with two petrol and one diesel engine options in India.

    The petrol units in question will be a 1.2-litre, four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol which is good for 83hp and 115Nm of torque. There is also a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that produces 120hp and 172Nm of torque.

    In terms of gearbox options, the 1.2-litre engine will come with the option of both a 5-speed manual and a CVT automatic gearbox (which with 88hp gets 5hp more than the manual). While the 1.0-litre will come with a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox (like in the Venue) and an iMT (clutch-less manual) gearbox.

    The diesel engine in question is a 100hp, 1.5-litre, four-cylinder unit that is also present in the Venue. As of now, Hyundai only provides the engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox in the new i20.

    The ARAI claimed mileage for the 1.2-litre petrol engine is 20.35kpl with the manual gearbox and 19.65kpl with the CVT auto box, while the 1.0-litre turbo petrol returns 20.25kpl with the DCT gearbox and 20kpl with the iMT. The 1.5-litre diesel manual has a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 25.2kpl.

    New Hyundai i20 design

    Coming to the styling of the all-new i20, it is much sportier and sharper than the Elite i20 it replaces. Hyundai has also made use of its ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design language on the new i20. This has resulted in the new and wider 'cascading grille' design, new headlight and DRL design, as well as the new taillights with angular Z-shaped LED inserts.

    The Korean carmaker will also offer the new i20 in six colour options including - Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Fiery Red, Starry Night and Metallic Copper. Over and above this, the i20 is also available with two dual tone finishes - Polar White with Black Roof and Fiery Red with Black Roof.

    New Hyundai i20 features

    Hyundai has packed the new i20 to the brim with features. The top-spec Asta (O) trim gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Hyundai’s ‘BlueLink’ connected car features. This trim also gets a digital instrument cluster, a 7 speaker Bose sound system, sunroof, a wireless phone charger, ambient lighting and much more.

    The new i20 also gets a number of safety features, including 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, vehicle stability management and hill start assist, to name a few.

    Hyundai is also offering the premium hatchback with up to 5 years warranty with its ‘Wonder’ warranty package, along with 3 years of roadside assistance (RSA), and a 3-year subscription to its BlueLink connected tech.

    New Hyundai i20 rivals

    Just like its predecessor, the new Hyundai i20 will compete in the premium hatchback segment in India. This means it will take on the likes of the Tata AltrozMaruti Suzuki BalenoToyota GlanzaVolkswagen Polo and Honda Jazz.

    2020 Hyundai i20 vs rivals: Price
    New i20*BalenoGlanzaJazzAltrozPolo*
    Petrol-MTRs 6.80-8.70 lakhRs 5.64-7.90 lakhRs 7.01-7.64 lakhRs 7.50-8.74 lakhRs 5.44-7.75 lakhRs 5.87-6.82 lakh
    Turbo petrol-MTRs 8.80-10.67 lakh----Rs 8.08 lakh
    Petrol-ATRs 8.60-9.70 lakhRs 7.77-8.96 lakhRs 8.33-8.96 lakhRs 8.50-9.76 lakh--
    Turbo petrol-ATRs 10.67-11.18 lakh----Rs 9.19-9.67 lakh
    Diesel-MTRs 8.20-10.60 lakh---Rs 6.99-8.95 lakh-

    Also see:

    2020 Hyundai i20 image gallery

    2020 Hyundai i20 first look: New premium hatchback in detail

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