Facelift for the Hyundai i20

Offenbach, 25. April 2018

The competition is not sleeping: The must know of the now four-year-old Hyundai i20. In its current Form, the Korean small struggling car against the new editions of the VW Polo and Seat Ibiza to the favor of the customer. Add to this the new Kia Rio, an intra-group competitor. So it's high time for a Facelift. We show what has been changed on the Hyundai i20.

Significant Changes at the rear

At the front, you will not recognize the revised i20 immediately, despite the "cascade grill"look (according to Hyundai) is the series here are true. Much more instructive of the views of the is behind the part Where the lights get a new graphics and, above all, the number plate now moves in the tailgate. Thus, the dirt-prone grip disappears under the flap. Contrary to the Trend, it will give the Hyundai i20 to continue as a Three - and five-door, comes with unpainted plastic planked i20 Active.

Enhanced Security

Inside, customers can opt in the future for red and blue accents. A new audio system with monochrome Five-inch Display between the 3.5-inch Radio, and the Seven-inch Touchscreen. Massively upgraded is the safety: There is a Lane departure warning, active lane assistant, front collision warning system, a remote lichtassi and an automatic emergency braking up to 75 km/h.

New DKG instead of the old automatic

A significant new feature, on some i20-customer eagerly been waiting for: Finally, a modern automatic transmission. Instead of the antiquated four-speed-Converter, there is now a double-clutch transmission with seven gears. It is offered for the one-liter turbo gasoline engine with 100 and 120 HP. All engines comply with the future exhaust gas norm Euro 6d-Temp, Start-stop System is included as standard. The two turbo petrol engines get as standard with a particulate filter. Because the Diesel has been cancelled, the drive range as follows: 1.2-Liter-suction cups with 75 and 84 HP and the 1.0 T-GDI with 100 respectively 120 HP. Only in the i20 Active, there is still the old 1.4-litre vacuum cleaner with 100 HP. The market launch for the revised Hyundai i20 does not take place in June 2018, prices there are still. So far, the i20 will be launched for 12.300 Euro.(rh)