Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: The much awaited premium hatchback Elite i20 will offer a slew of new features including the interior and exterior design of the car. Vouched to be a bigger and classier hatchback by Hyundai, the car is the most anticipated launch in this segment.
Let us throw a quick look at the main features: Exterior
Th Elite i20 sports an entirely different look from the outgoing modeld. The new design is based on Hyundai's 'Fluidic Sculpture 2.0' design philosophy.
The front-fascia of the car gets the company's new signature hexagonal grille and a new thin horizontal strip that meets the head-lamps.
The rear profile of the car also looks completely new, with 'boomerang' shaped tail-lights, new wrap-around windows and a few more changes. Interior
The new-generation model Elite i20 with several standard features on offer will make the car more feature-rich in the interior department.
With a longer wheelbase, the Elite i20 will be more spacious than the current i20. The new model will get a new 3-spoke steering wheel instead of the 4-spoke steering found in the existing model. Features like rear AC vent, touchscreen music player, automatic climate control and push start-stop button will also be offered on the mid and top-end variants.Engine
The new Elite i20 will carry over the existing engine options from the exiting i20 model i.e. 1.2-litre Kappa2 petrol and a 1.4-litre CRDi diesel. However, the 1.4-litre petrol unit will be discontinued.Fuel Average
The Elite i20 is expected to become even more fuel-efficient. The 1.2-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel currently return a mileage of 18.5Km/l and 21.27Km/l respectively. The aforementioned fuel economy figures are ARAI certified.
First Published: Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:00