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Hyundai launches new iGen i20 in 12 variants in India

New Delhi, Mar 29 (): The Korean car maker, Hyundai Motor India Ltd have announced the launch of its all new iGen i20. The i-Gen i20 is available in 12 variants.

The petrol variant of the new version is priced from Rs 4.73 lakh to Rs 6.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the company said in a statement.The diesel variant will be priced from Rs 5.96 lakh to Rs 7.44 lakh and the automatic variant at Rs 7.67 lakh (ex- showroom Delhi).

Speaking at the launch, BS Seo, Managing Director and CEO said, “The New i-Gen i20 is a bold new offering with stylish looks and a host of unique features. Our extensive surveys indicated that the customer is seeking hi-tech and innovative features, we have incorporated the research findings in the i-Gen i20 to offer a high value proposition.”

The i-Gen i20 will have a powerful and refined 1.2 Kappa petrol engine with Dual VTVT mechanism which delivers 84 ps of peak power and a mileage of 18.5 kmpl, while hi-tech 1.4 U2 CRDi diesel comes with 6-speed manual transmission that delivers 90ps power and torque of 22.4 kg-m and a mileage of 21.9 kmpl.

The other automatic version has 1.4 Gamma petrol engine that delivers 100 ps power and 13.9 kg-m of torque and a mileage of 15 kmpl.

The new model is also included with 6 Airbags, an ABS system, clutch lock system, a smart pedal system, speed sensing auto door locking and impact sensing auto door unlocking and Reverse Parking Sensors.

It also offers features like Smart Key with Push Button Start, One Touch Triple Turn Signal, Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel and Gear Shift Knob, Driver Seat Arm Rest, Electric Adjustable Folding and Heated outside Mirrors.
The other features are tilt and telescopic Steering, premium 2-DIN CD/MP3 Audio System with 4 speakers and 2 tweeters, USB, aux-in and Blue tooth connectivity along with Steering Mounted Audio and Bluetooth controls.

The exterior changes include a new hexagonal front grille and stylised headlights. Hyundai has included automatic headlamps for the higher variants along with rain sensing wipers and reverse camera.