2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Launch will help the Korean manufacturer sustain sales for a really long time against its rivals
Automatic and car. Both words are synonymous with each other nowadays. Cars are ever so are being bought off the showroom floors with automatic transmission than ever before. All of this started with Hyundai as well. One of the first few manufacturer to introduce automatic option in the last generation i10. The brand continues to do the same with high-end models such as Verna, Elantra and now Creta. Hyundai has found success in this mantra and wishes to continue with even further. The brand will now get an automatic gearbox in the petrol i20 and will pitch against the newly launched Baleno and Jazz which are offering the same since launch. The engine and gearbox combination is already a famous unit as it does job very well. We give more details on the same.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Engine, Gearbox and Mileage
Engine wise, The 1.4l petrol engine will continue to be the same. Naturally aspirated, Variable valve technology equipped motor will producees 100 PS of power and 132 Nm of torque. The new automatic is the same old 4-speed unit. The mileage numbers certified from ARAI should be around 15-16 km/l mark. The engine is proven and reliable workhorse, but don’t expect much performance form this high kerb weight car and low BHP figures.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Design and Dimensions
On the outside, the design and dimensions will remain the same. The visual change we can expect from the car is in terms of badging. The car will get an automatic badge on the right and left fender of the car, and may be at the back, on the boot lid as well. Apart from that, the same boxy design, with futuristic headlamps and tail lamps and very sophisticated overall design language. Overall, the design will continue to lure customers to the showrooms.
Length: 3985 mm
Width: 1734 mm
Height: 1505 mm
Wheelbase: 2750 mm
Boot space: 285 mm
Ground Clearance: 170 mm
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Interiors and Features
Expect the same good quality interior, dashboard and high level of fit-finish from the cabin. The cabin also has best in class features, but the automatic may be limited to some as the automatic variant will not come in the top of the line variant. However Parking camera, connectivity options such as USB, AUX, Bluetooth and other options are available. Steering mounted audio and telephonic controls will come with the car as well. Surprisingly Touch screen, projectors, LED lights, Start-stop button and 16-inch alloys are missing as the engine is being offered with Magna variant.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic launch, Variant and Prices
The variants that will offer the automatic is the Magna variant. The pricing shockingly begins around Rs. 9.01 lakhs.
Elite i20 Pricing
1.2 5-Speed Manual Asta Petrol (O) Rs. 775,828
1.4L 6-Speed Manual Asta Diesel (O) Rs. 899,992
1.4L Automatic Magna Rs. 901,812
i20 Active pricing
1.2L 5-Speed Manual SX Petrol Rs. 833,467
1.4L 6-Speed Manual SX Diesel Rs. 971,269
(Prices are ex-Showroom Delhi)
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Safety Features
All the variants of the Elite i20 now get ABS and EBD along with dual airbags. The same will be seen on the automatic most likely.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Competition
Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Petrol Automatic Review