March 29, 2012

Hyundai launches the all-new i-Gen i20

Hyundai Motor India Ltd announced the launch of its all-new i-Gen i20. The i-Gen i20 is available in 12 variants. The Petrol variants range from Rs. 473,400 to Rs. 665,894, the diesel variants range from Rs. 596,334  to Rs. 744,013 and the automatic variant is
priced at Rs. 767,405.
Speaking about the New i-Gen i20, B.S. Seo, Managing Director and CEO said, ”The New i-Gen i20 is a bold new offering with stylish looks and a host of unique features. Our extensive surveys indicated that the customer is seeking hi-tech and innovative features, we have incorporated the research findings in the i-Gen i20 to offer a high value proposition.”
The i-Gen i20 now comes with a more powerful and refined 1.2 Kappa petrol engine with Dual VTVT mechanism which delivers 84 ps of peak power.

The advanced and hi-tech 1.4 U2 CRDi diesel comes with 6-speed manual transmission that delivers 90 ps power and the best-in-class torque of 22.4 kg-m. The 1.4 Gamma automatic petrol delivers 100 ps power and 13.9 kg-m of torque.
A number of first- in-segment features are available in the i-Gen i20 like rear parking camera with display in the cabin mirror, electro chromic mirror which offers anti-glare vision during night time driving, clean air-cluster ioniser for fresh air in the cabin, auto headlight control function (the lights turn on automatically when visibility drops), 6 airbags, rear disc brakes, supervision cluster and rain sensing wipers..
It also offers  host of premium features - smart key with push button start, one touch triple turn signal, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob, driver seat arm rest, electric adjustable folding and heated outside mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering, 60:40 split seat with cushion pop-up for optimum passenger and luggage space utilisation, premium 2-DIN CD/MP3 audio system with 4-speakers and 2 tweeters, USB, aux-in and Bluetooth connectivity along with steering mounted audio and Bluetooth controls.    
Style quotient of the new i-Gen i20 is enhanced by the high gloss front grille, 8-spoke sporty alloy wheels, rear spoiler with integrated stop lamp, chrome outside door handles, and turn indicators on outside mirrors
Like all the other Hyundai cars in the Indian market, the new i-Gen i20 offers top priority to safety with features - 6 airbags, ABS, clutch lock system (to prevent accidental starts), smart pedal system (in the event of panic braking, the brake pedal overrides the accelerator), speed sensing auto door locking and impact sensing auto door unlocking (in the unfortunate event of a collision) and reverse parking sensors.
Hyundai is synonymous with world-class safety and low emission cars. The i-Gen i20 offers increased fuel economy which translates into greater savings on fuel costs. According to the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), the i-Gen i20 petrol (1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT) delivers a mileage of 18.5 kmpl the diesel variant (1.4 CRDi) delivers a mileage of 21.9 kmpl and the automatic transmission variant (1.4-litre petrol) delivers 15 kmpl which make it fuel-efficient and economical to drive.

Designed for the ‘Uber Cool’ auto enthusiasts, the new variants of the all-new i-Gen i20 will go up for sale immediately and the prices (ex-showroom, Delhi) as follows:
Ex-Showroom Delhi (Rs.)
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