E l segment crossovers B segment is becoming more global nourished day and those brands that may not have an SUV itself, adding to the offer variants of their hatchbacks dressed in the garb of classic country style.
In this category falls the new Hyundai i20 Active, a derivative of the model in India marketed as i20 Elite although suitably dressed for the occasion. With a body 10 millimeters longer, the Active also adds 26 mm more than its width and 50 mm height, while his clearance was increased by 20 millimeters .
However, the wheelbase has not changed, since it is essentially the same car. To make it clear his adventurous spirit, designers have placed him the now classic plastic sheeting around the contour of the body even in the wheel arches, while in the lower areas of the bumpers the coating is silver , same tone used in the supports on the ceiling.
However the mechanical modifications are depleted mostly cleared, as it conserves FWD while both motor and box are the same as the conventional i20.
Under the hood will be offered with a diesel 1.4-liter CRDi engine with 90 horsepower and 1.2-liter 83 hp. In both cases are offered with a manual transmission, which is six gears in diesel and 5 relations in the 1.2-liter, unable to mount an automatic transmission.
A equipment level features alloy wheels 16 inches bar on the roof, daytime running lights, LED automatic climate with exit in the rear seats with height adjustment, aluminum pedals, keyless entry, push button ignition, sound system with USB and AUX input, Bluetooth link 1 GB of internal storage.
Also has ABS and front airbags as standard, but has not been informed if the stability control is offered.
The Hyundai i20 Active disembark at dealerships in the India next week, but for now Hyundai has shown its intentions to take to other markets, which does not rule to a later stage.