Hidden Tricks To Drive Hyundai i20

author image Wednesday 07 May 2014, 10:00 AM Tips And Advice

Hyundai i20 is among the most legendary hatchbacks of the South Korean auto manufacturer. This car has been present in India since several years and has been refurbished a number of times to keep it up with the constantly changing demands of the modern day passengers. Hyundai i20 car is famous for providing a unique sense of driving experience to its passengers; offering them utmost comfort on long routes. In the range of Rs. 4.80 lakh – Rs. 7.80 lakh, this hatchback is among the most optimal choices for people tending to buy a car in the respective segment.

Hidden tricks to drive Hyundai i20
Hidden tricks to drive Hyundai i20

The car is available in both petrol and diesel guise, and arrives in a number of trims ranging from Era to Magna, Asta and Sportz. The first two variants are the base and mid-range models of the car while the last two are categorised as the top-end versions. Starting from the base model to the high-end variants, these trims are equipped with necessary as well as ultra-modern features to keep the passengers fully delighted. Hyundai i20 features are numerable and are specially appointed to provide a supreme level of comfort and entertainment to the occupants.

The standard features of power steering, manual/automatic climate control, engine immobiliser, rear parking sensors, fabric seat upholstery, electrically adjustable ORVMs and rear fog lamps are provided in the models of Era and Magna. On the other hand, additional provisions of Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), central remote locking, steering mounted consoles with tilt adjustable steering column and height-adjustable driver seats are given in the variants of Asta and Sportz. Options of keyless start, rear paring sensors with camera, dual airbags, internal boot lid opener, automatic headlamps, daytime running lamps and 2-din music player are also present in the top-end versions.

This hatchback is available with the options of a 1.2-petrol, 1.4-petrol and 1.4-diesel engine. All these mills deliver high performance and commendable fuel efficiency, owing to which the car has been accorded with several prestigious national and international grants. Hyundai i20 specifications in all various engine options are as follows:

  • The 4-cylinder 1.2-litre petrol engine delivers a power output of 83 bhp at maximum torque of 114 Nm. It is mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox and helps the car achieve a mileage figure of 18.15 kmpl.

  • The 1.4-litre petrol mill has a displacement of 1396 cc and can achieve a power output of 100 bhp with peak torque of 137 Nm. This mill is melded to 4-speed automatic transmission and it records a fuel economy figure of 15.04 kmpl.

  • The 1.4-litre CRDI diesel mill has the ability to belt out 90 bhp of power at a peak torque of 220 Nm. Mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, this engine can deliver an efficient mileage of almost 22 kmpl.

This hatchback has been among the most famous Hyundai cars in India and has largely helped the company in stabilising its market stature in the nation. Hyundai car dealers agree with this fact that unanimously agree that in the coming years as well, this car will continue to do wonders for the auto maker.

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