Hyundai introduce new i20

Hyundai Cars Ireland have introduced the new face-lifted i20. The latest, face-lifted i20 arrives with a 1.1 CRDI diesel engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and a 1.2 litre petrol engine with 5-speed manual transmission.

Hyundai Cars Ireland have introduced the new face-lifted i20. The latest, face-lifted i20 arrives with a 1.1 CRDI diesel engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and a 1.2 litre petrol engine with 5-speed manual transmission.

New stylish exterior design and refreshed wheel designs plus hexagonal front grille adds Hyundai family look and feel over the outgoing i20.

The latest version has lower CO2 and improved fuel consumption, resulting in lower ownership/running costs - 1.2 litre petrol engine 4.2% decrease in CO2 emissions for the 1.2 petrol engine (119g/km to114g/km); 8.9% increase in power for the 1.2 petrol engine ( 78PS to 85 PS); 4.2% increase on fuel economy from 55.4 mpg to 57.7mpg 1.1 litre. With the diesel engine the new figures are - 23.6% reduction in CO2 emissions versus the outgoing 1.4CRDi (110g/km to 84g/km); 13.5% increase on fuel economy versus the outgoing 1.4 CRDI engine (67.3 mpg to 88mpg).

There is improved standard specification that includes automatically dimming rear view mirror with reversing rear view camera; rear parking assist programme and reversing sensors; rain sensing wipers; Aux +USP+IPOD connectivity; voice Activated Bluetooth/IPOD cable; multifunction leather steering wheel and transmission knob; LED daytime running lights; front and rear electric windows/tinted glass; keyless entry with folding key; front fog lights; 15” alloy wheels and mudguards

Pricing on the new Face-lifted i20 - 5-door 1.2 litre petrol Elite plus €15,495; 5-door Elite plus diesel €16,995 (ex-works).

Stephen Gleeson, managing director, Hyundai Cars, said the new i20 brings a new level of specification previously unavailable to the B segment.

“The combination of the markets most fuel efficient engine, highest specification level and five year unlimited mileage manufacturer warranty makes the i20 a must for consideration, for anyone buying a compact family car,” he added.

The new face lifted i20 is now available in dealerships nationwide.