Hyundai Motor India Ltd has introduced the updated version of its popular premium hatchback car – the Elite i20 with six airbags. The company has launched this stylish car with new safety features. The price of the new 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 starts at Rs 5.36 lakh and goes up to Rs 8.51 lakh. All prices are ex- showroom, Delhi.
Here it is worth- mentioning that Hyundai had introduced this car in the year 2014 and since then its more than 300,000 units sold. The Hyundai Elite i20 is known for its decent look, features and performance.
The new 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 has been introduced with some special changes. The car comes equipped with first- in- segment a 7.0- touchscreen audio – video navigation with smartphone connectivity, which supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link features. The new 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 gets dual- tone exterior variant, at the same time the car comes with black and orange colour interior.
While making this car, the company has given special attention on its safety features. Safety features of the car include ABS (anti-lock braking system), rear defogger and fog lamps. Moreover, the car comes equipped with six airbags, which open automatically during the accident.
The Hyundai Elite i20 comes in both diesel and petrol engine options. Its diesel variant has a 1.4- litre, U2 CRDi engine, which produces 88.73 bhp of power at 4000 rpm and 219.7 Nm of peak torque at 1500 – 2700 rpm. This engine is paired to a 6- speed manual transmission.
On the other hand, the petrol variant of the Hyundai Elite i20 comes fitted with a 1.2- litre, 4- cylinder, Kappa VTVT engine which generates 81.83 bhp of power at 6000 rpm and 114.7 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. It is mated to a 5- speed manual transmission.
While, the 1.4- liter, dual VTVT petrol engine delivers 98.6 bhp of power at 6,000 rpm and 132.3 Nm of maximum torque at 4,000 rpm. This engine is linked to a 4- speed automatic transmission.