Hyundai’s offering which was supposed to be Hyundai i20 Cross is now i20 Active according to first fully undisguised spy shots just days ahead of its anticipated launch in the country. Hyundai i20 crossover aka i20 active is expected to be launched on 9th March 2015 though the launch date is tentative. I20 Active was recently spied during its commercial shoot at Bangalore.
Hyundai i20 crossover shares almost similar elements and design with Elite i20 which was launched recently and became car of the year and Hyundai’s bestselling car in India.
According to the revealed spy shots i20 active displays Projector headlamps with Daytime running lights, skid plate, new body color, bigger fog lamps housing, slayer like Toyota Etios cross. Side Profile features new alloy wheels, gloss black C pillars, side claddings, 170mm of ground clearance.
Rear side of i20 Crossover aka i20 active flaunts revised bumper with circular reflector and single reversing light, sharp roof spoiler, reverse parking sensors, plastic body fortification like Toyota Etios Cross and Silver Skid plate.
Inside the cabin of i20 crossover aka i20 active would remain same as Elite i20 but some tweaks like new seat upholstery, advanced infotainment system etc.
Powering the i20 Crossover/i20 Active will be same engines of Elite i20 hatchback, Petrol variants of i20 Crossover would be powered by 1.2L engine that churns out 81bhp [email protected] and 115Nm [email protected] On the other hand, diesel variants of i20 crossover to get power from 1.4L engine that produces 88bhp [email protected] and 220Nm of peak [email protected] According to a reliable sources i20 Crossover’s suspension would be upgraded for better drivability.
Five speed and six speed manual transmissions will be offered in both petrol and Diesel variants. Hyundai India might come up with Automatic variant of Elite i20 and i20 crossover but on a later stage.
Hyundai i20 crossover will lock its horns with Volkswagen Cross Polo, Toyota Etios Cross and Fiat Avventura when launched. Price is expected to range between Rs. 6-9 lakh.
|Comparison of Hyundai i20|
|Comparison of Hyundai i20 variants|