The wait is over. The highly anticipated crossover i20 Active from the house of Hyundai is here. The company has pulled the wraps off its new i20 Active in India on Tuesday, 17 March, with a price tag starting at ₹6.38 lakh (ex-Showroom, New Delhi).
Designed to rival Toyota Etios Cross, Volkswagen Cross Polo and Fiat Avventura in the Indian market, new i20 Active measures 3,995mm in length, 1,760mm in width, 1,555mm in height with a ground clearance of 190mm.
The model, which has been designed at Hyundai Motor's Design Centre in Russelsheim, Germany, gets a new front styling with projector headlamps, daytime running lights LED and fog lights.
The side profile of the new i20 Active includes new 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and the rear end of the car flaunts new bumper, circular reflectors, roof spoiler and plastic claddings.
Under the hood, the new i20 model borrows the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel mills from Elite i20 with improvement in acceleration. The petrol engine can pump out 83PS power and a peak torque of 114Nm and the diesel model has the capacity to generate 90PS power and a peak torque of 220Nm.
While a 5-speed manual gearbox takes care the transmission in the petrol model, the diesel engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox . The petrol version of i20 Active is tuned to give a fuel efficiency of 17kmpl and the diesel returns 21.19kmpl.
As far as the interior of the new i20 Active is concerned, the model is offered in two interior colour options - Tangerine Orange & Black, Aqua Blue & Black. The crossover houses features like Anti-lock braking system (ABS), Anti Pinch Power Windows, Headlamp Escort Function impact sensing door unlock, smart pedal and rear defogger lines.
Price of Hyundai i20 Active (All prices ex-showroom, New Delhi)
Hyundai i20 Active 1.2: ₹6.38 lakh
Hyundai i20 Active 1.2 S: ₹7.09 lakh
Hyundai i20 Active 1.4: ₹7.63 lakh
Hyundai i20 Active 1.4 S: ₹8.34 lakh
Hyundai i20 Active 1.4 SX: ₹8.89 lakh