The new Hyundai Elite i20 facelift was launched at the Auto Expo 2018. Prices for the new elite i20 range from Rs 5.34 to 9.15 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The new Hyundai i20 model gets updated styling and refreshed interiors, along with some new features.
The facelifted Elite i20 gets a 1.2-litre petrol engine with 83bhp and 115Nm of torque, along with a 1.4-litre diesel engine capable of producing 89bhp and 219Nm. The petrol Hyundai Elite i20 comes mated to a 5-speed manual or an automatic. On the other hand, the diesel variant of the Hyundai Elite i20 comes mated only to a 6-speed manual.
The Hyundai Elite i20 is a premium offering from the Korean brand. The car rivals the Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Honda Jazz.
Here are some things to know about one of the best-selling Hyundai models in India!
Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Top Speed & Acceleration
Since the new 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 facelift has the same petrol and diesel engines of the previous model, performance figures haven't changed much.
The petrol Hyundai elite i20 can reach a top speed of up to around 154km/h. Meanwhile, the Hyundai Elite i20 diesel has a top speed of almost 165km/h. 0-100km/h acceleration figures for the diesel Elite i20 is around 11.5 seconds. For the petrol version of the Hyundai Elite i20, acceleration from zero to 100km/h takes roughly 13 seconds.
Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Mileage & Fuel Capacity
The Hyundai Elite i20 facelift has a claimed mileage of around 18.5km/l for the petrol version and 22.5km/l for the diesel variant. With a fuel capacity of 45 litres, the Hyundai Elite i20 offers a decent driving range.
Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Ground Clearance & Boot Space
Being the best hatchback from Hyundai, the Elite i20 have to have some premium features along with added practicality. The Hyundai Elite i20 facelift has a ground clearance of 170mm. The hatchback rides high enough to avoid abnormal undulations on the road.
Boot space of the Hyundai Elite i20 is a decent 285 litres.
Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Overall Dimensions: Wheelbase, Length, Width & Height
Being just a cosmetic update, the 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 facelift has the same dimensions as the previous model. The Hyundai Elite i20 has a wheelbase of 2570mm.
With 3985mm length, 1734mm width and 1505mm height, the Hyundai Elite i20 has got just the space for seating five adults.
Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Bookings & Availability
The new Hyundai Elite i20 facelift can be booked for Rs 10,000 at your nearest dealership, or online. The waiting period for the Hyundai Elite i20 can be as low as one week, depending on the dealership location.
Thoughts On The New 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift
The new design updates have made the 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 look more modern. Some of the new features such as the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, make the 2018 Elite i20 much more desirable. The new Hyundai Elite i20 is also available in dual-tone paint schemes (with black upper body).
For more details, check out our First Look Review of the Hyundai Elite i20.