India’s second largest car maker and largest exporter of passenger cars, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), has today launched the new 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 in India. the new Elite i20 2017 gets new features, dual-tone exteriors & interiors and best-in-class safety equipment. The new features add to the Style, Safety and Infotainment quotient of the car. The new 2017 Elite i20 comes equipped with best in segment 6 airbags, making it the only car in the premium hatchback segment to get dual front airbags along with side and curtain airbags. Also Read: Hyundai Xcent 2017 facelift India launch likely this month
Coming to the cosmetic updates, the 2017 Elite i20 now comes with dual-tone exteriors paint scheme. The dual-tone finish is available in Red Passion and Polar White body colour options, which gets Phantom Black colour for the roof. On the interiors front, the car gets all black interiors with orange inserts that provides sporty look inside the cabin. Speaking about the additional features, the new 2017 Elite i20 gets an all-new 7-inch touch-screen Audio Video Navigation infotainment system with smartphone connectivity like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link. Read More: New Hyundai Verna 2017 India launch likely in August
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Interiors
The new 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 comes equipped with two petrol and one diesel engine options. The 1.4-litre U2 CRDi Diesel engine produces 89 BHP of maximum power at 4,000 RPM and 220 Nm of peak torque at 1,500-2,750 RPM, while it comes mated to a 6-Speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the 1.2-litreKappa Dual VTVT Petrol engine produces 81 BHP of maximum power at 6,000 RPM and 110 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 RPM, mated to a 5-Speed manual transmission. The more powerful 1.4 Dual VTVT Petrol engine produces 99 BHP of power at 6,000 RPM and 135 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 RPM, mated to a 4-Speed automatic transmission. Also Read: 2018 Hyundai KONA compact SUV teased with European launch on the card; Might hit Indian shores
Other features on the 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 include R16 Diamond Cut Alloys, Rear AC Vents, Smart Entry, ABS wit EBD, Rear Defogger and Fog Lamps. Commenting about the launch of the new Hyundai Elite i20, Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “The Elite i20 has been a runaway global success, selling over 300,000 units since its launch in 2014. The New 2017 Elite i20, with more First-in-Segment features will further enhance the brand’s appeal offering Premium Safety, Performance and Exceptional Driving Experience to the customers.” Read More: Hyundai Ioniq launch in India at Auto Expo 2018
The 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 is now available in a total of 5 exterior colour options, which includes the all-new Marina Blue shade along with the additional two Dual Tone colour options. The new Elite i20 is priced at INR 5.36 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the base petrol variant while the top-end diesel variant is priced at INR 8.51 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 1.4-litre petrol automatic is priced at INR 9.09 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).