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Hyundai Elite i20

Rs 5.6 - Rs 9.02 Lakh
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Performance
Engine 1368 cc
Mileage 18.6 kmpl
 
Safety
Anti-Lock Braking System No
Driver Airbag Yes
 
Engine
Turbo Charger No
 
Entertainment
USB & Aux Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes
 
EMI
Duration 60 months
EMI Rs 10,834 /mo.
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Showing information of Hyundai Elite i20 Magna AT 1.4 - Petrol variant

Recent Updates of Hyundai Elite i20

The new Hyundai i20 is due for launch on the 11th August and comes with an all-new Fluidic design along with revised interiors. Engine options remain unchanged though the new model rides and handles much better

Price List of Hyundai Elite i20

Variant (Ex-Showroom Price)  
Petrol Variant(s)
Asta Option 1.2
1197 cc, 81.83 bhp, 18.6 kmpl Petrol
Rs 7.61 Lakh*
Magna AT 1.4
1368 cc, 98.5 bhp, 18.6 kmpl Petrol
Rs 9.02 Lakh*
Sportz 1.2
1197 cc, 81.83 bhp, 18.6 kmpl Petrol
Rs 6.72 Lakh*
Era 1.2
1197 cc, 81.83 bhp, 18.6 kmpl Petrol
Rs 5.6 Lakh*
Asta 1.2
1197 cc, 81.83 bhp, 18.6 kmpl Petrol
Rs 7.25 Lakh*
Magna 1.2
1197 cc, 81.83 bhp, 18.6 kmpl Petrol
Rs 6.19 Lakh*
Diesel Variant(s)
Sportz 1.4 CRDi
1396 cc, 88.73 bhp, 22.54 kmpl Diesel
Rs 7.98 Lakh*
Era 1.4 CRDi
1396 cc, 88.73 bhp, 22.54 kmpl Diesel
Rs 6.81 Lakh*
Asta 1.4 CRDi
1396 cc, 88.73 bhp, 22.54 kmpl Diesel
Rs 8.48 Lakh*
Magna 1.4 CRDi
1396 cc, 88.73 bhp, 22.54 kmpl Diesel
Rs 7.4 Lakh*
Asta Option 1.4 CRDi
1396 cc, 88.73 bhp, 22.54 kmpl Diesel
Rs 9 Lakh*

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User Reviews of Hyundai Elite i20

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    Suresh Nigam Oct 28, 2009

    Guys, Have been researching for about a month now on various hatchbacks..i pen down on Two 1) I 20 2) Ritz well if u want a value for money car, go for RITZ but if u dnt wanna compromise on style..class..with beige n brown classy interiors..go in fr i20...she be a babe..i decided on RITZ first..but after i sat in Read More

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    Billa Sep 05, 2010

    Its no joke the car is just two months old and is giving an average of 10.0 if a brand new car after frst service.. having done only 1000kms.. is giving 10 wid a/c 6 mnths later it wud give me 8.. Hyundai really sux.. i like th comfort no doubt bt i was promised an avg. no less than Read More

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Videos of Hyundai Elite i20

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Pictures of Hyundai Elite i20

Colors of Hyundai Elite i20

  • Midas Gold

  • Mystic Blue

  • Passion Red

  • Phantom Black

  • Polar White

  • Pristine Blue

  • Red Passion

  • Sleek Silver

  • Star Dust

Mileage of Hyundai Elite i20

Variant Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
Petrol 13.3 kmpl 18.6 kmpl
Diesel 18.4 kmpl 22.54 kmpl

Review of Hyundai Elite i20

This is the all-new i20 and a car that not only Indian, but people from around the world have been waiting for sometime now. The global premier did take place in India and needless to say, we think the wait for worth it. The new i20 looks great and certainly is one of the better looking cars in the segment. Hyundai has always launched great looking cars in India and this new model is no different. Making use of the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 philosophy, this new i20 instantly looks stunning. The car now gets a new bold front design that is dominated by a huge single frame hexagonal grille and sharp swept back headlamps. The cleverly designed front fog lamps sit between black housing for the lower air dam and look neat. 

Side on, you notice the rising shoulder line and sporty 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels as well as the blackened c-pillar. The rear three quarters is one of the best angles to look at this new model - the wide 3 step wrap around tail lamps look unique and very upmarket. The new i20 is slighty wider as well and all together, this thing looks stunning in flesh. 
The interior of the Elite i20 are a class act too! The fit and finish, quality of materials, cabin layout everything is top-notch here. There's a generous amount of room for the occupants as well. The interiors sport a nice mix of black and beige, imparting a more upmarket look than the previous model. The centre-console design is inspired by a particular premium car brand but, no one should be complaining about it. The rear-bench is flat, and offers generous amount of leg- and knee-room. There are also rear air conditioning vents for occupants at the back seat. Overall, the interiors compliment the stylish and contermporary exterior of the car perfectly.
 
Click here to read our comparison of the Hyundai i20 with the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and the Honda Jazz
On the engine front, Hyundai has retained the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.4-diesel units though the bigger 1.4-litre petrol engine has been ditched and so has the automatic transsmission.  
 
On the pricing front, Hyundai has done a very good job by increasing the price of the new car by a very small margin only. Petrol versions start at Rs 4.90 lakh while the diesel range starts at Rs 6.10 lakh. Considering its fresh design and high quality interiors along with a long list of standard features, we think this pricing makes the stunning new i20 a pretty good deal in the segment. 

 

 

 

  • Overview
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Mileage Running Cost
  • Comfort Suspension
  • Engine Performance
  • Braking Safety

Interior

On the inside, there is simply no comparison with the older version. Open the door and the first thing that hits is you is the amount of space on offer along with the new dual tone interiors that is a mix of black and beige. The steering seems a lot like the Grand i10 and the Xcent but similarities end here - the Supervision instrumentation cluster is all-new and looks nice. 
 
The cental console and the premium looking audio system seems to have been inspired by a particular german car brand. we also love the way the beige fascia wraps over the central air-vents. The climate control sits under the audio system and attention to detail is impressive. There are a lot of cubby holes around and a front arm rest makes adds to the convenience. 
 
At the back, space is very impressive and the rear air-con vents are a thoughtful added feature. All in all, the new i20 looks brilliant both from the outside and inside.

In terms of equipment, while new i20 does not get more than 2 airbags or a sunroof, the top end Asta gets features like rear camera with park assist, keyless entry and start-stop, cooled glovebox, front armrest, rear air-con vents, audio system with 8 speakers and 1GB of internal memory, climate control sytem, electric foldable outside mirrors, auto headlamps etc. 

Interiors Details

  • Boot Space

    The Hyundai Elite i20 has one of the biggest boots in the segment with 285 litres of space.

  • Speedometer

    The Hyundai Elite i20 has an easy-to-read speedometer that stays illuminated throughout the day.

  • Gear Lever

    The gear-lever on the Elite i20 feels great to hold and has short effortless throws.

  • Cup Holders

    The Elite i20 has two cup-holders in front.

  • Glovebox

    The glovebox on the Elite i20 is spacious.

  • Audio System

    The Elite i20 gets an inbuilt music system with 8-speakers (in top models) and offers above average audio quality.

  • Air Conditioner

    The air-conditioner on the Elite i20 is available with climate control feature. It is extremely effective!

  • Arm Rests

    The Hyundai Elite i20 has arm rest for front seats.

  • Air Vents

    The Hyundai Elite i20 comes with rear air vents as well.

  • Seats

    The Hyundai Elite i20's seats offer excellent support and are comfortable for long drives. The rear bench also offers decent head-room and leg-room for occupants.

  • Leg Room

    There's ample of leg-room for three passengers at the back, and the Elite i20 feels like a bigger car inside.

  • Knee Room

    The knee-room is adequate and occupants will have no complaints about it.

  • Shoulder Space

    The Elite i20 has become wider than before, which translates into a better shoulder-room.

  • Head Room

    The headroom is generous and even people with height over 6 ft. will find it comfortable.

  • Steering Wheel

    The steering wheel is chunky and nice to hold, and features controls for infotainment system, Bluetooth and phone calls. It can also be adjusted for reach and rake.

  • Power Windows

    The Hyundai Elite i20 comes with power windows on all four doors.

  • Keyless Entry

    The Elite i20 has keyless entry.

  • Driver Information Display

    The Elite i20 comes with driver information display (DID)

  • What we like
    Feature-loaded, excellent quality and spacious cabin!  
  • What we dislike

    Plastics quality could have been better

Exterior

Compared to its predecessor, the Elite i20 sports a mature European look that looks sportier and more stylish than ever before. The front design is clutter-free and not as busy looking as some of the other 'fluidic' designs that Hyundai have brought in the country. The front looks chic and features swept-back headlamps, a pointy-nose and a low-mounted hexagonal grille with chrome surrounds. The Elite i20 looks much bigger by hatchback standards, thanks to its taut and aggressive bonnet design. 

Move on to the sides, and it gets even better. The silhouette of the Elite i20 shows an elongated front end and a rakish rear section. To enhance the side look, the Elite i20 comes with 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and blackened C-pillars. Similarly, at the back, the wrap-around tail-lamps are designed to European tastes and they look stunning, especially once the sun goes down! Overall, the Elite i20 is one breathtaking looking hatchback that is going to be a massive hit among Indians irrespective of personal tastes or age. 

Exteriors

  • Front Design

    The front fascia of the Elite i20 looks futuristic. It sports a trapezoidal chrome grille, swept-back headlamps, aggressively sculpted bonnet and an extra-wide bumper.

  • Rear Design

    At the rear, the Elite i20 features upmarket and modern looking wraparound tail-lamps.

  • Side Profile

    The side-profile of the Elite i20 is sporty. It sports diamond cut alloy wheels and blackened C-pillars for a coupe-ish appearance.

  • Ground Clearance

    The Hyundai Elite i20 has a ground clearance of 170 mm.

  • Bumpers

    The bumpers on the Elite i20 are sculpted to impart a sporty and wider look.

  • Head Lamps

    The Elite i20 features modern swept-back headlamps that look good.

  • Tail Lamps

    The tail-lamps on the Elite i20 are pleasing to the eye and feature a wraparound profile.

  • Fog Lamps

    The Elite i20 has fog lamps.

  • Tyres

    The Hyundai Elite i20 comes with 185/ 70 R14 tyres on lower models, whereas the higher models come with 195/55 R16 tyres.

  • Alloy Wheels

    The Hyundai Elite i20 comes with 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels.

  • Outside Mirrors

    The Elite i20 has electronically retractable and controlled ORVMs. The ORVMs also house turning indicators.

  • Colors

    The Elite i20 is available in 9 exterior shades- Red Passion, Sleek Silver, Mystic Blue, Star Dust, Polar White, Pristine Blue and Midas Gold

  • Rear Wiper

    The Elite i20 has rear wiper and washer.

  • Roof Rails

    The Elite i20 does not have roof rails.

  • Sun Roof

    The Elite i20 does not have sunroof.

  • Spoiler

    The Elite i20 does not have a spoiler.

  • Side Steps

    The Elite i20 does not have side steps

  • Spare Wheel

    The Elite i20 comes with a full size alloy wheels.

  • What we like

    Stunning design; premium and sporty looks. 

  • What we dislike

    Too much chrome on the front! 

Mileage Running Cost

Being a Hyundai, the Elite i20 has reasonable maintenance costs and at part with its competition. The diesel version of the Elite i20 has an ARAI certified economy of 22.54 kpl for Era and Magna variants & 21.76 kpl for the Sportz, Sportz (O) and Asta. The Hyundai Elite i20 petrol has an ARAI certified fuel economy of 18.60 km/l for Era and Magna variants and 18.24 kpl for and Asta, Sportz, Sportz (O) variants.

Mileage Running Cost

  • Arai Rated Economy

    The Hyundai Elite i20 petrol has an ARAI certified fuel economy of 18.60 km/l for Era and Magna variants and 18.24 kpl for and Asta, Sportz, Sportz (O) variants. The diesel version of the Elite i20 has an ARAI certified economy of 22.54 kpl for Era and Magna variants & 21.76 kpl for the Sportz, Sportz (O) and Asta.

  • Tank Range

    The Elite i20 has a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres, resulting in about 810 km (diesel) and 630 km (petrol) of range in mixed driving conditions.

  • What we like

    Diesel engine has great efficiency!

Comfort Suspension

The Elite i20 has a balanced suspension setup that offers a comfortable and supple ride quality. The front suspensions is a MacPherson Strut setup that is tuned more towards comfort, although, unlike the previous model the Elite i20 has neutral handling behaviour. 

Comfort and Suspension

  • Comfort

    The Elite i20 offers a comfortable and pliant ride-quality.

  • Front Suspension

    The front suspension is Macpherson Strut bars with coil springs and provide balanced road-holding characteristics,

  • Rear Suspension

    The rear suspension is torsion beam-type and offers a pliant ride quality.

  • What we like

    Mature road-manners and compliant ride-quality

  • What we dislike

    Soft suspension setup not to enthusiast's liking. 

Engine Performance

The 1.4-litre diesel engine on the Elite i20 has been carried over from the previous model. Only this time it's more refined and has been greatly tuned for Indian traffic conditions. While on the move, there's hardly any turbo-lag and the Elite i20 pulls away effortlessly even with the slightest of throttle inputs. The torque delivery is much more linear than before, and it feels adequate throughout the rev-range. Even at lower rpms, the Elite i20 feels sprightly and the pace builds-up briskly regardless of the gear you are in!

While driving in city, the diesel engine offers excellent driveability, meaning less downshifts. On open-stretches, the diesel engine again offers oodles of torque and the Elite i20 proves out to be a great mile-muncher. The only gripe here would be the long clutch-travel, which can get cumbersome in bumper to bumper traffic. But like mentioned before, the fact that it has a sweet torquey diesel motor with tractable performance, the negatives can be overlooked quite comfortably. 

Like the diesel, the petrol engine on the Elite i20 has also been retained from the outgoing model as well. It's a 1.2-litre engine. In comparison to the diesel, the Elite i20 petrol feels a bit sluggish, and a wee bit underpowered. The engine is smooth and revs freely, but it does not have the get up and go attitude of its diesel counterpart. The driveability is satisfactory for intra-city commutes, but on the highway the Elite i20 petrol runs out of puff. Overtaking requires a lot of work with the gear-shifter. That said, for a daily non-enthusiatic commute, the petrol Elite i20 does the job just fine. It's efficient if not fast. And if you do not like the concept of 'pedal-to-the-metal' everytime you are behind the steering wheel, the Elite i20 petrol is an adequate performer. 

 

 

Engine Performance

  • Acceleration

    The Elite i20 diesel engine has a strong punch and it builds up pace briskly. The petrol Elite i20, however, feels a tad under-powered in comparison.

  • In Gear Acceleration

    The gear-ratios on both petrol and diesel Elite i20 have been ideally designed for Indian road-conditions. The in-gear acceleration is impressive!

  • Gearbox

    The gearbox is slick, and the gear ratios have been designed in accordance with Indian road conditions. The gear-lever also offers positive and short throws.

  • Power

    The petrol version of Elite i20 develops 83PS @ 6,000 rpm. The diesel Elite i20 produces 90PS @ 4,000 rpm.

  • Torque

    The petrol version of Elite i20 develops 117Nm @ 4,000 rpm The diesel Elite i20 produces 220Nm of torque between 1,500 - 2,750 rpm.

  • NVH Levels

    The NVH levels are excellent in the Elite i20,

  • What we like

    The diesel engine has oodles of torque and its performance is more than adequate on highways and inside the city. 

  • What we dislike

    The petrol motor feels underpowered; does not have outright punch! 

Braking Safety

The previous-gen Hyundai i20 was always criticised for its body-roll and nervous handling, especially at high-speeds. With the new Elite i20, Hyundai seems to have addressed to the issue. The Elite i20 has not only matured on dynamic front, but it also feels more poised and its handling more predictable than ever before. Even though the suspension is softly-sprung, the Elite i20 has a compliant on-road behaviour. The steering weighs up nicely as the numbers climb in the speedometer, and feels more connected than earlier. Handling around the bends has always improved vastly. The Elite i20 does not wallow or roll like experienced in the previous models. The straight-line stability is also much much better than before, courtesy a tweaked suspension setup. 

While Hyundai has dynamically improved the Elite i20, it has to be added that it still isn't a corner carver or segment best. The steering feels a little vague and inert in comparison to some of its rivals. 

In the previous-gen i20, Hyundai used to offer disc brakes on all four wheels. However, in the Elite i20, disc brakes on rear wheels have been given a miss in favour of drum brakes. That said, the braking performance is still top-notch, and it maintains composure no matter how hard you stomp on the brake pedal.

Safety kit on the Elite i20 includes ABS, driver and passenger airbags, automatic door unlock in case of an impact etc. 

Brakes and Wheels

  • Handling

    The Elite i20 has neutral on-road behavior and feels more planted than before.

  • Braking Performance

    The brakes on the Elite i20 have excellent bite!

  • Safety Features

    The Elite i20 comes with ABS, driver and passenger airbags and auto door unlock in case of an impact.

  • Abs

    The Elite i20 has ABS.

  • Traction Control

    The Elite i20 does not have traction control

  • What we like

    Improved dynamics over previous model; impressive braking.

  • What we dislike

    Steering feels light and vague; high-speed stability

News of Hyundai Elite i20

Hyundai Concludes Second Phase of 'Happy Move - Save Our Heritage' Programme

The CSR campaign is a part of spreading awareness about saving heritage monuments in Delhi India's second largest carmaker, Hyundai Motor India commenced the second phase of its CSR, Happy Move – Save Our Heritage, in association with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at four heritage locations in Delhi that also involved schools in order to spread awareness amongst the youth about the city's heritage. Volunteers conducted this awareness drive at Jantar Mantar, Old Fort, Qutub Minar and Haus Khas that included maintenance activities of the properties and educating visitors about the importance of the monuments in these areas.... Read More

Posted On | Jul 26, 2016 | 195 Views

Hyundai to launch Elite i20 with Projector LED headlamps

Earlier it has been reported that Hyundai is adding ABS and airbags as standard features to the Elite i20 range. According to the company website's latest portfolio, Korean car maker will now be introducing its premium hatchback offering with new features. The company will now offer dual front airbags on both Elite i20 and Elite i20 Active as standard while ABS will not be available in Era and Magna trims. Adding to this,Hyundai has discontinued Sportz (O) variant of Hyundai Elite i20. The hatchback is now offered in five trims - Era, Magna, Sportz, Asta and Asta (O). All variants... Read More

Posted On | Jan 30, 2016 | 879 Views

Hyundai Elite i20 range to get ABS and airbags as standard

Hyundai Elite i20 Hyundai will be offering ABS and dual front airbags as standard fitment on the Elite i20 and i20 Active. The manufacturer has reportedly started producing the Elite i20 and i20 Active models with the aforesaid safety kit as standard fitment. The new models will be reaching Hyundai’s dealerships across the country soon, albeit the manufacturer is yet to confirm that. Expect the official statement along with the revised prices of all the variants to be revealed soon. Hyundai’s decision to put safety systems as standard comes largely because of the stiff competition the Elite i20 currently faces... Read More

Posted On | Jan 06, 2016 | 833 Views
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