Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

The next-gen Hyundai i20 India launch has been scheduled for September this year. The upcoming Hyundai i20 will feature a complete design revision and a host of powertrain options.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

According to autoX, the company has decided to launch the new-gen i20 in India during September this year. The report also confirms the upcoming hatchback will arrive with three powertrain options at launch.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

The upcoming i20 hatchback has undergone a complete design revision and features a new front facia with a cascading grille, and redesigned headlamps which are much sleeker as compared to the older ones. A light bar running across the boot-lip merges with the redesigned tail lights, giving the car a new-age look.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

The side profile has undergone a design revision as well and now features bold crease lines giving the car an aggressive stance. The new-generation i20 also features new funky looking dual-tone alloy wheels that look like they've been inspired by the Need For Speed and the Forza video game series.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

The interiors of the upcoming i20 have been updated with new features including a new dashboard design that features horizontal lines that appear to connect all four air-con vents. It also features two 10.25-inch displays for the instrument cluster and the touchscreen infotainment system, respectively.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

Hyundai is also expected to equip the new i20 with the company's latest BlueLink connected car technology, cruise control, a wireless charger, ambient lighting, and an optional premium Bose sound system offered on the top-spec trims of the hatchback.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

The new-gen i20 will also feature new safety features that includes the company's ‘SmartSense' driving assist system, a forward-collision monitoring system, airbags, ABS, an electronic stability program, and more. A traction control system is expected to be featured on top-spec trims.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

Hyundai is expected to offer the new-generation i20 with a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine featuring 48V mild-hybrid technology. The engine will come mated to a six-speed (iMT) intelligent Manual Transmission. The engine will offer both performance and fuel efficiency, and it is targeted at buyers seeking the best of both worlds.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

The next-gen i20 will also feature the current 1.2-litre petrol engine and a detuned version of Kia's 1.5-litre diesel engine. Transmission options include a five-speed manual and a CVT for the 1.2-litre petrol engine; and a six-speed manual and six-speed torque converter automatic for the 1.5-litre diesel engine.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

Hyundai has unveiled the next-generation i20 globally, and a walkaround video released by the company on its official YouTube channel showcases all the changes made to the soon-to-be launched hatchback.

Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

Thoughts About The Next-Gen Hyundai i20 India Launch Scheduled For September

Once launched the next-gen i20 will rival the Tata Altroz, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, the Toyota Glanza, and the upcoming Honda Jazz. We think that with all the added features, powertrain options, and a new exterior design, the 2020 Hyundai i20 will be more appealing to the buyers in the premium hatchback segment in India.

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Article Published On: Monday, April 6, 2020, 12:42 [IST]
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