The new Hyundai i20 is now available in South Africa and displays refreshed styling both inside and out, while benefitting from an improved standard equipment level when compared to the outgoing model. The new Hyundai i20 is available in three variants namely the i20 Fluid, the i20 Glide and the i20 Fluid Automatic. Hyundai have also released the new Hyundai i20 price for the South African market.
Hyundai i20 Specs and Features
All three Hyundai i20 variants are fitted with a 1.4-litre petrol engine that is capable of producing 73kW at 5 500rpm with a maximum torque figure of 136Nm available from 4 200rpm. Along with Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT) and optimal gear ratios, the 1.4-litre petrol unit delivers an impressive combined-cycle fuel consumption figure of 4.2-litres/100km for the manual variant and 4.8-litres/100km for the automatic. CO2 emissions are rated at 132g/km for the manual and 140g/km for the automatic.
The new Hyundai i20 manual will accelerate to 100km/h in 11.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 181km/h while the automatic i20 will take 12.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 170km/h. The i20 Fluid and the i20 Glide make use of a new 6-speed manual gearbox, while the i20 Automatic uses a 4-speed automatic transmission.
i20 Exterior Styling
The new i20 incorporates Hyundai’s ‘Fluidic Sculpture’ design language which is evident in the hexagonal-shaped grille. New halogen headlamps further complement the i20’s front-end which also features redesigned fog lights as well as a revised hood, fender and front bumper.
The rear-end benefits from a revised bumper which now integrates a rear parking assist system as standard equipment. The rear headlamps have been re-styled to create stylistic harmony.
i20 Interior Styling
The revised Hyundai i20 interior offers both comfort and roominess. The centre fascia has been re-worked to provide more sophisticated switchgear while the dashboard now benefits from stylish black high-gloss inserts and quality soft-touch finishes. Apart from the roomy interior, the boot allows for 295-litres of space. The i20 features a Radio/CD/MP3 player with USB, Auxiliary, iPod and Bluetooth capability with sound controls on the steering wheel. An on-board computer also displays average fuel consumption, distance to empty, driving time, instant consumption and trip meter.
Hyundai i20 Price in South Africa
|Hyundai i20 1.4 Fluid M/T||R164 900|
|Hyundai i20 1.4 Fluid A/T||R174 900|
|Hyundai i20 1.4 Glide M/T||R176 900|
All models are backed with a 5-year/150 000km warranty with 5-years roadside assistance, 3-year/ 60 000km service plan and a 5-year/160 000km perforation warranty. Service intervals are set at 15 000km.