We are now just 4 days away from India’s biggest Automobile festival - Auto Expo 2018 and India’s second biggest car maker Hyundai is set to charm the visitors with many global debuts and will also include to showcase the new facelift version of its popular hatch Hyundai i20. Hyundai i20 has been in India for a long time and is due a mid-life facelift.
2018 Hyundai i20 at Auto Expo 2018:
The new 2018 Hyundai i20 facelift is expected to get many exterior and interior styling changes and a few new features. After Hyundai Elantra and 2018 Verna and Hyundai Grand i10 facelifts, Hyundai i20 is set to follow Hyundai’s latest design philosophy. The face of new Hyundai i10 gets a new front grille that looks a bit similar to that in current Hyundai Xcent but in honeycomb pattern. It will also feature a new headlamp cluster which is now integrated with LED DRLs. New front and rear bumpers and also new fog lamp cluster will compete the exterior changes on 2018 Hyundai i20 along with new alloy wheels.
On the inside, expect Hyundai India to change a bit of interiors to add a premium touch. New colour schemes, redesigned dashboard and a new infotainment system that supports both Apple Car Play and Android Auto along with Bluetooth and navigation.
Mechanically, 2018 Hyundai i20 that will be showcased at Auto Expo 2018 will continue to get the same 1.2L petrol engine and 1.2L diesel engine paired with 5-speed Manual Transmission and 6-Speed Manual respectively. The petrol version of Hyundai i20 also is available with an automatic gear box.
Hyundai i20 has been the company’s best selling car after Hyundai Grand i10 and rivals the likes of Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Polo. We also expect the company to showcase the facelift of Hyundai Active i20 at the Auto Expo 2018.
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