The Hyundai Elite i20 is easily among the most successful premium hatchbacks we’ve ever had. Thanks to its spacious interior, decent engines, world-class design and wide after sales support of Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the Elite i20 has found many takers. However, the new Maruti Baleno, which went on sale in 2015, has been nibbling away from the i20’s customer base. Now, however, things might change with Hyundai India readying a facelift for its premium hatchback. The 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 facelift is likely to come with additional features. It will also get some visual updates to spruce up both the exterior and the interior. Prices are likely to see some reduction. Read on for more on the 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift Launch Date, Price and Specifications.
Speculations abound that the features list of the Asta(O), which is the top-end model, will remain largely unchanged.On the other hand, the Era, which is the base model, is likely to get a considerable price cut. The Magna trim will miss out on some features and will become Magna Executive. However, safely expect this model to come at an attractive price point. Even the Sportz trim will no longer come with reverse parking sensors and camera. The Asta trim will no longer offer automatic headlamps and diamond-cut alloys.
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However, a noteworthy addition to the list will be the new 7-inch infotainment system. It’s compatible with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link. The Asta(O) will also offer a dual-tone body color with black roof with white and red body paint. It will also offer all-black interior panels with contrasting orange inserts.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Launch Date
|Launch Date||May 2017|
Hyundai Motor India is yet to announce the launch date of the 2017 Elite i20. However, in all likelihood, the Elite i20 facelift will launch in the second quarter of this year. We expect the launch date to fall in the month of May, 2017. We will update you as soon as there’s an official announcement on the 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 launch date.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Price in India
|Minimum||Rs 5.50 Lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 9.20 Lakh|
While the prices of the entry-level models are likely to go down, the top-end model is likely to witness a price increase.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.2-litre Petrol; 1.4-litre Petrol; 1.4-litre Diesel|
|Power||81.3 BHP; 99 BHP; 88.7 BHP|
|Torque||115 Nm; 132 Nm; 220 Nm|
|Top Speed||170 KMPH; 184 KMPH; 180 KMPH|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||-NA-|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual; 4-Speed Auto; 6-Speed Manual|
|Mileage||Upto 19 KMPL; Upto 18 KMPL; Upto 22.5 KMPL|
|Air Conditioner Type||Automatic Climate Control|
|Power Windows||Yes (4)|
|Steering Audio Controls||Yes|
|Audio System||Yes (2-DIN Touchscreen)|
The 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 facelift will have the same engines as the current model. This means while the 2017 Elite i20 petrol will come with a 1.2 Litre engine option, the Diesel model will get a 1.4 Litre oil burner. Furthermore, the 2017 i20 will be also retain the 1.4 Litre petrol engine that comes with a 4-speed Automatic gearbox. While all other petrol variants get a 5-speed manual transmission, the Diesel engine comes with a 6-speed manual ‘box. All the models have a front wheel drive (FWD) configuration.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Mileage
|Petrol||13 KMPL – 19 KMPL|
As the engines will remain the same, even the average fuel mileage will remain unchanged. The 1.2 Petrol model of the i20 can return upto 19 KMPL. On the other hand, the automatic model’s mileage can vary between 13 KMPL to 18 KMPL. The Diesel engine can offer more than 22 KMPL.
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2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift Exterior & Interior
The 2017 model Hyundai Elite i20 is likely to carry a set of minor visual updates. In all likelihood, these cosmetic changes will be reserved for the top-end Asta(O) trim. The fully-loaded model will get a dual tone exterior that will have a black roof for red and white paints. It will also have a black interior theme. Also, the 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 facelift’s top-end trim will get new design diamond-cut alloys. The interior will have a longer features list. A noteworthy addition is that of a new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The new system supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift Colours
- Red Passion
- Phantom Black
- Sleek Silver
- Polar White
- Star Dust
- Pristine Blue
All the colour options available on the current model will be carried over to the facelift. In addition, the top-end trim will get dual tone colour theme that brings in a black roof for red and white paints.
2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Facelift Warranty
The 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 will come with a basic warranty of 2 Years/Unlimited Kilometres.
Stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for latest news updates on the Elite i20 facelift. Also watch this space for the test drive review of the new 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Launch Date, Price, Specifications, Exterior & Interior, Colours and Warranty details.
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