The much-awaited new-gen 2020 Hyundai i20 will make its global premiere at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. The company has released the exterior pictures and interior sketch of the hatchback. Adding to it, the dimensions and other details of the new Hyundai i20 has also been revealed.
In terms of styling, the 2020 Hyundai i20 gets single piece cascading grille, newly styled LED headlamps and triangular-shaped air-dams. Sharp creases and curves can be seen all around the body. On sides, the hatchback gets a new window line, new dual-tone alloy wheels and a contrasting roof.
Other design highlights include connected LED tail-lamps with an illuminated strip, new tail-gate mounted spoiler, fake rear diffuser and dual-tone bumper. In terms of proportions, the 2020 Hyundai i20 is now 5mm longer and 30mm wider. However, the height of the car has been reduced by 24mm. Wheelbase is increased by 10mm, which should improve the legroom space for the rear occupants. The hatchback offers a luggage carrying capacity of 351-litres, which is 25-litres more than the outgoing hatch.
Inside the cabin, the new Hyundai i20 gets clutter-free cabin. It gets a large digital instrument console and a segment-largest 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The hatchback also gets Hyundai’s Blue Link connected car technology. Other features include ambient lighting, wireless smartphone charger, keyless entry, push button start and a Bose premium audio system. Safety features include 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, rear view camera and rear parking sensors.
The 2020 Hyundai i20 is powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that offers 2 states of tunes – 99bhp/172Nm and 118bhp/172Nm. The more powerful variant will also be benefitted with a 48 volt mild hybrid system, which Hyundai claims to offer reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The India-spec model will also receive a 83bhp, 1.2-litre petrol and a BSVI compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine.
The new Hyundai i20 is expected to be launched in India in mid-2020, most probably around June-July. It will rival the likes of the Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz, and the new Tata Altroz.