Redesigned Hyundai i20 Release Date
It is believed that Hyundai is set to unveil the next-generation Hyundai i20 hatchback in September of this year.
A report in IndianAutos Blog reveals that the vehicle, which has been seen being tested in India will soon be going global at the Paris Motor Show.
The i20 is expected to be one of the 22 cars that Hyundai will be launching under the “Product Momentum 2017” badge.
Redesigned i20, Codenamed IB
The new i20, codenamed IB, is expected to feature a 1.4-liter diesel and a 1.2-liter Kappa 2 engine, both of which will be mated to 6-speed manual transmission.
While spy shots have been released over the past few months, detailed specifications are not really available.
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What is expected, though, is that there will be major changes to the bumper and the lighting in front and back.
It is believed that the old i20 will be ditched in favor of the new, with the next generation model expected to feature a host of safety features, such as parking sensors, reverse camera, ABS, and airbags.
It is not all just about the2015 i20 for Hyundai in India at the moment.
They have also just launched the 1.0-liter Eon with a very low starting price.
They have also had to recall the Santa Fe SUV in order to take care of an issue with the Stop Lamp Switch.
All told, it will affect 2,437 units, with the owners of those cars being contacted directly and given the opportunity to have the repair done for free.