The premium hatchback segment is going to be full of excitement as Hyundai has finally launched the i20 facelift. Hyundai i20 competes with the Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Toyota Glanza. But the main rival of the i20 is the Tata Altroz as they fight with each other to stand second on the list of sales. Updating the i20, Hyundai has brought some visual changes inside out along with a major change with the powertrain. So read the article till the end to find everything about the Hyundai i20 facelift.

Hyundai i20 Facelift – Exterior

Hyundai i20 Facelift front

Hyundai i20 facelift has received some minor changes on the outside. It gets a redesigned front bumper with triangular inlets on either side. Below that the car gets a new chin with splitter-like treatment. Changes can be seen in the grille as it now gets more blacked out elements on the inside which are further connected to the headlamps. Speaking of the headlamps, the top trim gets full LED lights and now has revised DRL styling. However it now misses out on the fog lamps that the pre-facelift car had.

On the side the only change happens to be the new design for the 16-inch alloy wheels. Moving to the rear, the i20 facelift gets a revised bumper with dual-tone finish, repositioned reflectors and a silver skid plate.


Hyundai i20 Facelift interior

With the facelift Hyundai has swapped the black interiors with the dual tone, black and grey, colour theme on the dashboard. Whereas on the top-end model it gets semi leatherette seat upholstery. Revisions have been done to ambient lighting, leather pads on the door armrests and Sounds of Nature feature.

Rest the i20 facelift continues to get ventilated seats, rear sunblinds, 10.25 touchscreen system with Android Auto & Apple Carplay, 7-speakers Bose Sound System, wireless charging pad, sunroof, and 60+ connected car features.

Engine and Transmission

Hyundai has eliminated the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine from the i20 line up. It used to produce 118bhp which was paired to a 7-speed DCT and 6-speed manual transmission. What about the i20 N Line? Will it continue with the turbo petrol? Maybe. And it might be possible that Hyundai would reserve the turbo petrol engine for the N Line variant only.

Rest it continues to get the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine which produces 82bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to a 5-speed manual and CVT transmission. 

Hyundai i20 Facelift – Pricing 

Hyundai i20 Facelift rear

The i20 facelift comes with a starting price of Rs 8.27 lakh (on-road, Mumbai) and goes all the way up to Rs 12.97 lakh (on-road, Mumbai) for a fully spec variant.

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