23 Sep 2020: Third-generation Hyundai i20 spotted testing in India, launch imminent
Hyundai is planning to launch the third-generation i20 hatchback in India in the coming months. In the latest development, a test mule of the upcoming model has been spotted testing, revealing its key design features.
The leaked images show the hatchback in a white color finish with diamond-cut alloy wheels, a shark-fin antenna, and sleek ORVMs.
Here's our roundup.
Exterior: 2020 Hyundai i20: At a glance
The next-generation Hyundai i20 will come with a trapezoidal grille at the front, a muscular bonnet, and revised bumpers with fluidic character lines.
On the sides, it will be flanked by sleek ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, and diamond-cut alloy wheels.
For lighting, the hatchback will house LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED fog lamps, and wrap-around LED taillights.
Fact: Power and performance
The 2020 Hyundai i20 is likely to come with three BS6-compliant engines: 1.2-liter petrol, 1.2-liter diesel, and a 1.0-liter turbo-petrol. However, their power figures are unknown as of now. For transmission duties, both manual and automatic gearboxes will be on offer.
Interior: A peek inside the cabin
The third-generation Hyundai i20 is expected to have a modern-looking 5-seater cabin with premium upholstery, a flat-bottom steering wheel, automatic climate control, and rear AC vents.
It will also sport a 10.25-inch infotainment console with support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the company's Blue Link technology.
For safety, the hatchback is likely to provide dual airbags and parking sensors as standard.
Fact: How much will it cost?
Hyundai will announce the prices of the next-generation i20 at the launch event, which is likely to take place by year-end. However, looking at the upgrades, the hatchback is expected to carry a slight premium over the existing model which starts at Rs. 6.49 lakh.