Finally! The king of Premium Hatchbacks is here in an all-new avatar! Still, wondering about what are we referring to here? Korean carmaker Hyundai has launched the 4th iteration of the i20 hatchback.

With this launch, the competition in the premium hatchback segment has touched new heights. The i20 is already a pinnacle in the given segment and thus the new-gen i20 will make the survival of its rivals including the Tata Altroz, Volkswagen Polo, Honda Jazz, Maruti Suzuki Baleno and its carbon copy Toyota Glanza much harder.

So without any further ado let’s have a look at what the 3rd gen of the Born Magnetic hatchback has to offer.

What’s new on the Mechanical end?

Next-Gen Hyundai i20
Next-Gen Hyundai i20

Engine Specifications

Engine 1.0-L | Kappa Turbo GDi Petrol 1.2L | Kappa Petrol 1.5-L | U2 CRDi Diesel
Power 120PS @ 6000rpm 83PS @6000 rpm 100PS @4000 rpm
Torque 171 Nm @ 1500-4000 rpm 114 Nm @1500-4000 rpm 240 Nm @1500-2750 rpm
Transmission 7-speed DCT/ 6-speed IMT 5-speed MT/ iVT 6-speed MT
Fuel mileage 20.25 kmpl 20.3/19.65 kmpl 25.3 kmpl
  • The new i20 is being offered in 4-trims- Magna, Sportz, Asta and Asta(O).

What features do we get to see on the 3rd gen i20?

  • Starting from the outside, we get to see a parametric jewel pattern chrome front grille.
Jewel pattern front grille
Jewel pattern front grille
  • It also gets angularly shaped LED projector headlamps along with projector fog lamps, offering a perfect blend of functionality.
LED Projector Headlights
LED Projector Headlights
  • On the rear, we get to see Z-shaped LED taillamps, which surely are a head-turner and with the chrome strip adds more character to its overall profile and makes the rear look wide.

  • Its side is yet again complimented with the much needed R-16 diamond-cut alloy wheels and along with a shark-fin antenna.
  • We also get see a set of puddle lamps integrated on the ORVMs with welcome function.
Puddle Lamps with Welcome Feature
Puddle Lamps with Welcome Feature
  • On the sides, we get to see an elegant flyback chrome beltline design adding nothing but more premium look to the new-gen i20.
Chrome Door Biding
Chrome Door Biding
  • Heading in we get a sleek-looking dashboard making providing more space inside the cabin.
Interior Dashboard
Interior Dashboard
  • Alongside the sleek dashboard, it also features a massive touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Infotainment System
Infotainment System
  • With the next-gen i20, there also is a more elegant and black and red themed interior adding more luxury to its overall interiors.
Superior Cabin Space
Superior Cabin Space
  • Some first-in-segment wireless charging facility, built-in air purifier, a premium 7-speaker Bose sound set-up.

  • Other features include an electric sunroof and a massive 365-litres boot space.
Electric Sunroof
Electric Sunroof
  • It also features a best-in-segment digital instrument cluster with TFT multi-information display (MID).
TFT Multi-Information Display
TFT Multi-Information Display

Does the new Hyundai i20 get any connected features?

Bluelink Connectivity
Bluelink Connectivity
  • Yes, out of the blue the 2020 i20 comes equipped with bluelink connectivity with first-in-segment 50 connected car features.
Connected Features
Connected Features
  • These features include remote engine start, climate control and lock/unlock.
  • We also get to see stolen vehicle tracking, vehicle immobilization, geo-fencing, real-time POI search, speed alert and valet alert.
  • Well, that’s not all with the new 2020 i20, you also get smartwatch connectivity.
Smartwatch Connectivity
Smartwatch Connectivity

What about safety?

Safety Features
Safety Features
  • So, the safety package on the new ‘Born Magnetic’ hatchback includes ESC (Electronic Stability Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), ABS with EBD and 6-airbags.
6 AIrbags
6 AIrbags
  • The whole body of the new i20 is made with AHSS (Advanced High Strength Steel).
Strong Body Structure
Strong Body Structure

How easy it is on the pocket?

2021 Hyundai i20 Pricing
2021 Hyundai i20 Pricing

Variant-Wise Price (Ex-Showroom All-India)

Engine Transmission Trims
Magna Sportz Asta Asta (O)
1.2L | Kappa Petrol
5-MT ₹6,79,000 ₹7,59,900 ₹8,69,900 ₹9,19,900
iVT ₹8,59,900 ₹9,69,900
1.0-L | Kappa Turbo GDi Petrol
iMT ₹8,79,900 ₹9,89,900
7-DCT ₹10,66,900 ₹11,17,900
1.5-L | U2 CRDi Diesel 6-MT ₹8,19,900 ₹8,99,900 ₹10,59,900

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1 COMMENT

  1. Hyundai is an automobile company which has important share in India in context of Cars. Very Perfectly explained the first drive review of the new Hyundai i20 2020. The way you have explained each and every thing of the car like the Platform part, Handling part, Engine and Performance, and all the Features, including all the Styling and Interiors.
    Thank You So Much.

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