Hyundai has unveiled first images of the new generation i20, ahead of its global debut in October at the Paris Motor Show.
The new i20 is has been designed and developed in Europe, offering “class-leading interior space, a host of high-technology and comfort-enhancing features”.
Riding on the new platform, the new i20 has a 2570mm wheelbase – 45mm longer than its predecessor, while the combined front and rear legroom is best in class at 1892mm. Boot capacity is 320litres when the rear seats are upright.
In addition to a bigger size, the new model looks bolder and more grown up, featuring brand’s latest ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0’ design philosophy.
Some of the main exterior highlights include a unique-in-class panoramic sunroof, which is able to both tilt and fully open, as well as LED lighting at the front and rear, lower grille and a gloss-finished black C-pillar.
Engine details were not released, but is expected to include 1.0-litre three-cylinder and a 1.25-litre four-cylinder petrols. On the diesel front should be 1.1-litre three-cylinder and 1.4-litre four-cylinder units.