Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Facelift – Spied

Hyundai Elite i20 2018
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The new Hyundai Elite i20 needs to meet the standard the hatchback has already set in the market. It is a difficult task, but if it is achieved then the brand will achieve success with it.

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Hyundai has started working on the facelift version of the Elite i20. This car has now been spied testing. Though under heavy camouflage, it showed some elements which conclude that there is a have cosmetic job at the front and rear of the car. The car will bear the current design theme of Hyundai cars. Lets find out more on the Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift. The Elite i20 has already been a hit and Hyundai will want to make it even a better option as several amongst competition are looking at adding more features.

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Exterior changes

The exterior styling of the Hyundai Elite i20 2018 will undergo serious changes. As we have seen in the new Xcent, the Elite i20 will also get the signature hexagonal grille, similar to other Hyundai cars. The spy shots also reveal new projector headlamps. These headlamps also have elongated LED DRLs.  The Elite i20 has been a success so Hyundai will restrict the changes to the front and rear. The car will also get a new set of alloy wheels. The rare will see new taillamps and a new bumper. The number plate will now be mounted on the boot, rather than on the bumper.

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 spy 2

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Features

The Hyundai Elite i20 2018 will be getting additional features on them. To begin with, it is likely to get leather seat upholstery, auto day and night internal mirror, advanced driver information system which should now get distance to empty. The Elite i20 has been one of the most feature loaded vehicles in its segment and it seems that Hyundai will add more features to make it even more premium.

This time around, the Hyundai Elite i20 2018 will even get dual airbags and ABS as a new standard feature across all variants. The Maruti Baleno is already offering that and Honda will be offering it soon. Hyundai is giving their features as an option on all variants, soon that will be made standard.

Hyundai Elite i20 facelift
The cabin looks sophisticated

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Launch

The Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift should be launched by mid 2018. This will be the time when it was launched back in 2014. So, the facelift will come in about three years.

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Price

Do not expect any changes in price for the Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift. It will be coming at INR 6.7 lakhs to INR 10 lakhs (on-road, New Delhi) price.

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Colours

Expect two new colours on the Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift, however Red, White, Silver and Grey will stay.

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Hyundai Elite i20 2018 Spy 1

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift engines

Hyundai won’t be changing the engines offered on the Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift. It will continue to come with a 1.2-litre petrol, 1.4-litre diesel and even the 1.4-litre petrol. The first two will come with a five-speed and six-speed manual; and will churn 81bhp and 90bhp respectively. This makes both of them good enough to drive in the city and even on the highway. Both the engines are doing well and the diesel engine is the most quiet one of all. The Hyundai Elite i20 2018 will get a new engine as well. This is the 1.4-litre petrol engine that will churn 100bhp of power and it will come with a six-speed automatic transmission. This mill will be introduced before the facelift and will be coming in by the end of 2016.

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Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift mileage

Petrol 1.2-litre

City11 km/l
Highway14 km/l

Petrol 1.4-litre Automatic

City9 km/l
Highway13 km/l

Diesel 1.4-litre

City14 km/l
Highway18 km/l

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Variants

Hyundai will be offering the Elite i20 facelift in Era, Sportz, Sportz (O), Asta and Asta (O) variants.

Hyundai Elite i20 2018 facelift Dimensions

Fuel Tank45 litres


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