Before the official market introduction, Hyundai teased the updated i20 on social media. A new teaser of the Hyundai i20 Facelift for the Indian market was posted online by the carmaker about four months after the vehicle's global debut. The car shown in the official video will have a number of upgrades over the standard model, most of which mainly be aesthetic. Although the carmaker hasn't provided any information on the engine, industry rumours claim that the mechanical components of the forthcoming upgraded model won't change. The new i20 will still be powered by the same set of engines that were employed in the previous model. Let's take a closer look at the changes that the new teaser indicates in the upcoming facelifted version of the Hyundai i20.
Hyundai i20 Facelift: What Recent Teaser Reveals?
The car has received several aesthetic alterations to both the front and rear, according to the recent teaser. The front bumper has two sizable arrow-shaped inlets on either side, and the LED headlamp setup has been improved in addition to the grille. Additionally, the chin appears wider due to the lower half's striking contrast black finish. The emblem has also been relocated from the grille to the base of the bonnet in a 2D style. At the rear, the vehicle's bumper now has a more prominent dual-tone finish. Further, the taillight boasts a few minor tweaks.
Hyundai i20 Facelift: Interior
Even though there haven't been any official updates yet, market reports indicate that the facelifted model may receive certain interior upgrades, such as an enhanced 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, just like the EU-spec model. Further, the dual dashcam presently found on a number of Hyundai cars is anticipated to be available. In addition, the facelifted version may get ADAS features, similar to the Europe-based model.
Hyundai i20 Facelift: Engine
Mechanically speaking, the upcoming i20 is probably going to be the same as the existing model. Both the 118bhp, 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo-petrol and the 82bhp, 1.2-litre normally aspirated petrol engine will still be offered. For the NA petrol version, there are manual and CVT transmission options, while for the turbo-petrol, there are iMT and DCT gearbox options.
Hyundai i20 Facelift: Features
As mentioned, the automaker has not revealed specs-based details, however, a number of cutting-edge features anticipated for the model, include a sunroof that can be electrically adjusted, dual parking sensors, ambient lighting, a multi-function steering wheel, automatic dual climate control, a 360-degree camera, wireless charging, multiple airbags, and others.
Hyundai i20 Facelift: India Launch
Considering the new teaser, we anticipate that the automaker may introduce the model shortly in our market with a slightly higher price tag than the existing iteration in India.