The Hyundai Elite i20 is a premium hatchback by the Koren carmaker that is offered with features such as the touchscreen infotainment unit that supports navigation with steering mounted audio and phone controls. Power in the Elite i20 is courtesy two engine options, a 1.2 litre MPi petrol and a 1.4 litre CRDi diesel engine. Power generated by the 1.2 litre petrol is 81.8 hp at 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm of torque, while the 1.4 litre CRDi diesel engine churns out 88.7 hp at 4,000 rpm and 220 Nm from 1,750 rpm to 2,500 rpm. While the diesel engine gets a six-speed manual transmission, the petrol motor comes mated to a five-speed manual unit.
Touchscreen infotainment system in the new 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 is easy to use
Rear AC vents add to the comfort for second row occupants and cool the cabin faster
During times of simultaneous operation of brakes & acceleration pedal, the smart pedal overrides the accelerator pedal & applies brake only.
The Hyundai Elite i20's design is based on the fluidic sculpture philosophy, which mimics the flow of water. The Hyundai i20 in its 2018 avatar gets style updates, which is evident from the redesigned bumper and headlamp cluster. The fog lamp design is also new. All variants except the top end Asta (O) version in the Hyundai Elite i20 are offered with halogen lamps while the latter trim comes with projector headlamps, cornering lamps and LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps). All versions of the Hyundai Elite i20 are offered with body coloured bumpers, while the higher variants also get body coloured ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors).
The Hyundai Elite i20 is offered with steering mounted audio and phone controls along with the touchscreen infotainment that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. All variants of the Hyundai Elite i20 are offered with dual tone interior colour scheme, front and rear door pockets while the higher versions also come with a leather gear knob, leather wrapped steering wheel and a sunglass holder.
Powering the Hyundai Elite i20 are two engines, a 1.2-litre petrol unit and a 1.4-litre diesel one. The 1.2 litre petrol engine generates 82 hp of power at 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm while the 1.4 litre diesel engine is good for shedding out 89 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 220 Nm of torque from 1,500 rpm to 2,750 rpm.
The Hyundai Elite i20 comes with two transmission options. The 1.2 litre petrol is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission, while the 1.4 litre diesel engine is available with a 6 speed manual gearbox.
The Hyundai Elite i20 comes with dual front airbags as standard across all variants. The Sportz, Asta and Asta (O) trim also have ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) and the top end Asta (O) also has side and curtain airbags.
The Hyundai Elite i20, in its two engine options of a 1.2 L petrol, and a 1.4 L diesel units have an ARAI certified mileage of 18.6 kmpl for the petrol engine and 22.54 kmpl for the diesel engine.