The specification and prices for the new Hyundai i20 have been revealed, and there are improved equipment levels on board as well.
The prices start at £13,995 for the five door model with improved smartphone connectivity and more safety features.
The exterior styling has also been tweaked and includes the firm’s cascading grille as well as redesigned rear and front bumpers. There’s also a new design for the tailgate.
Engines for the new Hyundai i20
Engines for the new Hyundai i20 include a choice of 1.0 litre and 1.2 litre variants and there’s also a new seven-speed dual clutch transmission available for the 1.0 litre T-GDi engine producing 100 PS. This is a replacement for the current automatic transmission and has intelligent stop and go features.
There’s also low rolling resistance tyres available to help boost economy and emissions range from 114g/km to 127g/km.
Equipment list for the Hyundai i20
The standard equipment list for the Hyundai i20 is impressive and there’s a 7-inch display audio with DAB, automatic headlamps and steering wheel controls.
The five door version of the i20 also features lots of standard safety kit including autonomous emergency braking, driver attention alert, lane keeping assist and high beam assist.
The equipment list for the five door model also features manual air conditioning, rear door speakers, a USB charger and automatic headlights. There’s also remote central locking and electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors.
The SE trim features rear parking sensors, electric rear windows and cruise control with speed limiter and a leather steering wheel.
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The range topper is the i20 Premium Nav SE which features a smart key with push-button engine start, heated front seats, a panoramic sunroof with a choice of a 1.2 litre engine producing 84 PS, or the 1.0 litre T-GDi which produces 120 PS.
The Hyundai i20 has proved to be a popular choice in the UK and the firm has sold more than 125,000 units since the first generation was unveiled in 2009.
The small car segment is becoming a more challenging arena for carmakers, but the firm says the new i20 will build on its predecessor’s stable and solid sales performance by offering a great mix of safety, efficiency and connectivity features that drivers are demanding.
In addition, the new Hyundai i20 comes with the firm’s five-year unlimited mileage warranty, along with five years of roadside assistance and a five years’ annual health check.