Hyundai Motor India has announced the launch plans of the i20 Active. This hatchback crossover will make its official global debut in India in March, 2015. It will give a tight competition to the cars like Volkswagen Polo Cross, Fiat Avventura and the Toyota Etios Cross.
When it comes to the engine configurations, the upcoming Hyundai i20 cross hatchback comes with the 1.2L petrol engine which develops 83 PS @ 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm torque @ 4000 rpm, and the 1.4L diesel engine which delivers 90 PS power at 4,000 rpm and 220 Nm torque at 1,500 – 2,750 rpm, soldiering on. This mill comes paired to a six-speed manual gearbox.
The Hyundai i20 Active will introduce with some upgrades as compared to the normal Elite i20. The new car will get a set of plastic claddings painted in a matte silver colour on the front and rear bumper united with a plastic side skirt that makes the car look more attractive. The new Hyundai i20 Active will also feature projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights along with a new circular rear fog light setup. The i20 Active will also comes with a plastic accent piece on the fuel filler cap along with a set of roof rails.
The Hyundai i20 Active is expected to come with both petrol and diesel engines and be priced about Rs 6 lakh to Rs 11 lakh.