Hyundai India is currently benumbed a beachcomber of success acknowledgment to the Grand i10 Nios and the Venue. The closing has alike accomplished a amazing 75,000 bookings in aloof four months, which is absolutely absorbing accustomed the accepted accompaniment of the automotive industry. Meanwhile, Hyundai’s exceptional hatchback, the Elite i20, is one of the best approved afterwards models in its segment. But the absoluteness is that the i20 is starting to appearance its age. Added so back you accede the actuality that Honda is set to booty the wraps off the 2020 Honda Jazz at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. Enter the new Hyundai i20 Active which has aloof been spied in India.
Hyundai has amorphous developing the next-gen i20 and the accessible archetypal was spied on analysis in Europe recently. What’s more, the next-gen archetypal in its Active guise has been spied afterpiece to home in New Delhi too! The 2020 archetypal is speculated to appear with a BS6-compliant 1.0-litre T-GDI agent from the Venue as well.
The analysis mule apparent actuality could be the i20 Active as it appears to be added and taller than the accepted model. Upon afterpiece inspection, we could apprehension a drift bowl on the bumper, suggesting that this could absolutely be the added asperous variant. While the analysis mule spotted actuality was cutting abundant camouflage, we could accomplish out revised administration $.25 such as new LED appendage lamps and a repositioned cardinal plate. While the front-end and contour of the cross-hatchback hasn’t been spied yet, we apprehend it to be agnate to the analysis mule spotted in Europe.
Just like added Hyundai hatchbacks, the next-gen i20 Active is accepted to appear with a exceptional interior. The carmaker could accession the bar in agreement of appearance and accouter the auto with BlueLink connected-car technology, cruise control, LED headlamps with DRLs as able-bodied as a wireless buzz charger. Apart from that, the touchscreen infotainment arrangement with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, altitude control, keyless access with advance button alpha as able-bodied an auto concealment IRVM are acceptable to be agitated over.
Under the hood, the i20 Active is accepted to appear with the Seltos’ BS6-compliant 1.5-litre CRDi agent as Hyundai will abandon the 1.4-litre CRDI assemblage column April 2020. That said, we apprehend it to be detuned back compared to the Seltos’ ability achievement of 115PS and 250Nm. The i20 is additionally accepted to borrow the Venue’s 125PS 1.0-litre T-GDI engine, admitting in its BS6 avatar. And it could get the BS6-compliant 1.2-litre agent from the Grand i10 Nios that develops 83PS and 114Nm as well.
The next-gen Hyundai i20 Active is accepted to be showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo and is acceptable to be launched by mid 2020. Naturally, apprehend prices to go up over the accepted model, which is priced from Rs 7.74 lakh (ex-showroom). Back launched, the next-gen i20 will battling the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza, VW Polo, the 2020 Honda Jazz and the accessible Tata Altroz.
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