Auto Expo 2018 will begin tomorrow with a bang and for Hyundai Motor India it will be the new 2018 i20 facelift that will be its big market debut along with showcasing electric and hybrid versions of Hyundai Ioniq and the Hyundai Kona SUV. 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 will launch a day before the launch of all-new Maruti Suzuki Swift and the company might just surprise us with aggressive pricing.The current generation of Hyundai i20 was launched in 2014 and now is due its mid-life facelift. It has been one of the company’s most sold car in India and has been among Top-7 cars sold in India since its debut. At the Auto Expo 2018, the new Hyundai i20 is expected to follow Hyundai’s new design language that we have seen on the new-gen Hyundai Verna launched in 2017.
New Hyundai i20 facelift design:
2018 Hyundai i20 facelift has already been spotted ahead of its launch and while the overall shape and dimensions remain unchanged the face of the car gets some major upgrades. It gets a new front grille that resembles the one in current generation Hyundai Xcent but finished in honeycomb pattern. Hyundai i20 also gets a new headlamp cluster with DRLs along with different fog lamps placed in the bumper. The rear of the car gets new bumper, new taillights that makes the i20 look both modern and elite. Hyundai i20 will be a major show-stopper at the Hyundai’s stall and will also feature new alloy wheels.
2018 Hyundai i20 facelift interiors:
Expect an all-new cabin on the 2018 Hyundai i20 facelift, neatly designed with different colour schemes and trims on offer. A new touchscreen infotainment system that now supports Apple Car Play, Android Auto and navigation. Newly designs seats with mounted controls on steering on the top-variants.
2018 Hyundai i20 facelift engine:
Mechanically, the new 2018 Hyundai i20 is expected to be powered by the same 1.2L petrol and diesel engine blocks. Along with the 5-Speed manual transmission, the petrol variants of Hyundai i20 will also continue to get the Automatic gearbox.
2018 Hyundai i20 price:
Expect Hyundai Motor India to price the 2018 Hyundai i20 about Rs 30,000 over its current price. Expect the petrol version of the Hyundai i20 facelift to be priced at around Rs 5.60 lakh and diesel variants starting price to be at around Rs 6.95 lakh (All prices, ex-Showroom).
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