The Hyundai i20 Active lands in Uruguay

So far in Uruguay supply and small MPV was made by the i10, i10 and Grand Accent. Starting next October will join the i20 Active family, an interesting five-door subcompact and camper aspect.


i20active8 C on the arrival of the South Korean multipurpose Active i20 finally lands on Uruguayan soil . At the moment it is not known if something later Hyundai completed the offer with the “conventional” i20, something that might not be of interest to prevent sales to subtract Accent successful.

The i20 Active reaching Uruguay is manufactured in India Chennai plant and is expected to land in showrooms in the second half of October , although it is possible to place orders at dealerships . The range is very limited and only a choice of two trim levels and one petrol engine.

i20active7 With nearly four meters long, i20 Active notable for including different plastic moldings for the outline of his body, roof rails , alloy wheels specific design, Pans and suspension on -high to resemble the SUV.

Inside the production quality and presentation are at a higher Accent step. Perhaps too sober, good materials and boasts a distribution of all very logical controls. Some decorative applique contrasting color put the cheerful touch to the cabin.

i20active2 The simplest level is called GL Full finish. Includes standard ABS, dual airbags, air conditioning , power steering, front and rear electric windows, remote central locking, electric mirrors, folding rear seat, trip computer, fog lights, etc.

more complete The Super GL Full addition to the above automatic climate control, rear parking sensors , integrated sound system with MP3, USB port, bluetooth , integrated turn in mirrors, split folding rear seat, front center armrest, multifunction steering wheel leather-wrapped and alarm.

i20active12 The engine chosen for his debut in Uruguay is Kappa known 1.4i 16v already using the Accent. Develops 100 hp power and maximum torque of 134 Nm. It is associated with a manual six-speed transmission and declared acceptable performance, with acceleration 0 to 100 km / h in 11.6 seconds .

Recommended prices for this market are:

  • i20 Active 1.4i 16v 100 hp GL Full 6MT $ 23,990
  • i20 Active 1.4i 16v 100 hp 6MT $ 25,990 Full Super GL

Regarding his closest rival com or the Renault Sandero Stepway or CrossFox Volkswagen is more expensive but also has a more complete endowment and also allows access to the latest generation i20, which continues to be attractive.



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