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Hyundai’s Global Launch of the ‘i20 ACTIVE’

No. 13717 03 201564 hit

- Hyundai launches i20 Active in India -

- Enters new segment; takes Modern- Premium product-line up to 9 brands

New Delhi, March 17, 2015 - Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the countrys leading premium vehicle manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter today launched the much awaited sport styled i20 Active. The launch marks the global debut of i20 Active in India.

 The i20 Active possesses stylish design and advanced technology to further redefine Hyundai’s automotive excellence in India. The i20 Active is developed for the aspirational, metropolitan, enthusiastic and value-seeking, young risers who have an active lifestyle.

Speaking at the launch of i20 Active, Mr. B S Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “Reaffirming our commitment to Indian market, we are delighted to launch i20 Active. The i20 Active is a sport styled vehicle with many segment unique features. The i20 Active will be a trendsetter model reflecting Hyundai’s Modern Premium brand direction and will propel Hyundai’s growth in India. Designed with a vision of creating cutting edge driving innovations and delivering outstanding comfort features; the i20 Active will appeal to young consumers in India raising the bar in the Sport styled vehicle segment.”



Image Caption 1 & 2 – (Left to Right)Mr. B. S. Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL, Mr Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President - Sales & Marketing, HMIL and Mr. YJ Ahn- Executive Director- Sales & Marketing- HMIL at the launch of Hyundai i20 Active in New Delhi.


The i20 Active is a powerful and efficient sport styled vehicle designed with Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. The i20 Active offers urban mobility with a complete package from style to performance. The design expresses Hyundai’s progressive spirit and passion with its aggressive and tall stance. i20 Active has a bold and athletic presence achieved through refined, flowing surfaces, bold proportions, sharp lines and hexagonal grille.

Combining state-of-the-art technology and human engineering with the 2.0 Fluidic design; the latest expression model successfully fulfils the need for driving pleasure of customers evoking a sense of being one class above and confidence at the same time.


The i20 Active has a bold and athletic presence achieved through refined, flowing surfaces with bold proportions and sharp lines. The i20 Active adopts strong proportions and profile of a sport styled vehicle.

Its design confidently creates a sense of agility and the unique contours and the new hexagonal grille with chrome surround lends a bold image. Honeycomb designed lower air dam with large engine hood and high ground clearance makes the i20 ACTIVE more masculine and athletic.

 Below are some key exterior elements:

  • Projector Headlamps with LED Day Time Running lamps & Positioning lamps
  • Fog Lamps
  • Skid plates with tusk bar
  • Front air dam with Two-tone front bumper
  • Glossy black finish C pillar
  • Roof Rails
  • Diamond cut 16wheel alloys
  • Side molding and cladding
  • Unique fuel cap
  • Chrome door handle

The powerful rear-end is a result of the large tailgate spoiler, steeply raked tail glass for coupe like feeling, hi-tech and unique 3 step wrap around tail lights and rear bumper with skid plates. The theme of a circular rear reflector with reverse lamps defines classy bold looks and also aids safe driving during the night.


i20 Active is built on a platform that endows stylish exterior with very generous interior dimensions. The Intelligent packaging offers an excellent exterior-to-interior dimension ratio, optimising the space that is available to passengers and luggage. The spirit of sportiness is enhanced with two segment unique options of interior colour packages - Tangerine Orange and Aqua Blue.

The i20 Active has several progressive features listed below which contribute to the comfort of the car.

  • Fully Automatic AC
  • Cluster ionizer
  • Rear AC vents
  • Glove cooling box
  • Engine start and stop button
  • Console armrest with storage box
  • Two type interior color package
  • Sporty Aluminum Pedals
  • Driver seat height adjust
  • Sporty Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • Front door arm rest
  • Rear door arm rest



The i20 ACTIVE promises to comfortable seat 3 adults in the rear while ensuring optimum headroom and legroom.  60:40 split seats provide the flexibility to customize both storage and cargo space. Stuff the boot to your need- because i20 ACTIVE offers a boot space of 285 litres. 

The ACTIVE-LY spacious vehicle comes with:

  •  Door Map Pocket
  • Center console tray
  • Center console cup holders
  • Seat back pocket



Crisp colour displays, instinctive controls and advanced multimedia systems put a world of enjoyment at your fingertips

  • Integrated 2-DIN music system
  • 1 GB internal memory to store
  • Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in connectivity
  • 8-speaker system
  • Multi-function steering wheel,



Extensive testing and tuning as per Indian road conditions has made the ride and handling of ‘i20 Active’ stable and comfortable. i20 Active is available with two engine options 1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT petrol and 1.4 U2 CRDi diesel engine.

With an emphasis on practicality, the powertrains have been engineered for optimum performance, power delivery and high fuel efficiency. A range of 1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT  and 2nd Generation U2 1.4 CRDi engines offer maximum drivability in almost all conditions, delivering high power & torque with enhanced fuel efficiency.

The smooth-shifting transmission ensures maximum availability of full engine output and contributes to a smooth and relaxing ride for occupants.





Capacity (cc)

Maximum Power (ps/rpm)

Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)

1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol




1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel






ARAI (Certified Figures)

1.2 Dual VTVT Kappa


1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel




All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built in keeping with the Hyundai safe-drive philosophy. i20 Active expands the already comprehensive list of available active and passive safety equipment by introducing new segment unique technologies.

The body of the i20 Active meets the most stringent requirements with ABS and dual airbags and, in combination with highly efficient restraint systems, ensures maximum possible protection for vehicle occupants.

  • Rear Camera with Steering Adaptive Parking Guidelines
  • Reverse parking sensors,
  • Electro chromic mirror
  • Cornering lamps
  • Impact sensing auto door unlock
  • Smart pedal



Wrapped in an attractive sculpted body, i20 Active sets a new benchmark in style with first in segment features:

  • Headlamp Escort Function

ü  Steering position reminder

ü  Auto door unlock

ü  Service reminder

ü  Parking sensor display

  • Auto folding mirrors with welcome function
  • Smart key
  • Auto light control
  • Sunglass holder
  • Battery saver
  • Electrical ORVM with turn indicators
  • card Ticket holder
  • Tilt and telescopic steering
  • Gear shifting indicator
  • Power windows
  • Coat hook
  • One touch turn signal
  • 2 power outlets
  • Rear defogger
  • Luggage lamps
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Anti-pinch power windows
  • Alternate management system



Projector Headlamps with LED Day Time Running lamps & Positioning lamps

  • Glossy Black Finish C- Pillar
  • Interior color package Tangerine Orange  and Aqua Blue
  • Sporty Aluminum pedal
  • Smart key with Push button start
  • 1GB internal memory with audio
  • Auto folding ORVM with Welcome function
  • Cluster ionizer
  • Center armrest with storage box


The i20 Active will be available in a range of 06 colours- Earth Brown, Retro Shine, Polar White, Sleek Silver, Red Passion and Phantom Black 

Ex Showroom price - Delhi




Rs. 638,586


Rs. 763, 228


Rs. 709, 735


Rs. 834, 337



1.4 SX

Rs. 889,427












Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-Koo Foundation renew the MoU with Sri Ramachandra University

No. 13613 03 201547 hit

Chennai, March 13, 2015 – Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-Koo Foundation, Yonsei University health systems of Korea and Sri Ramachandra University have renewed their partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding to provide academic cooperation and patient care services.

Hyundai Foundation, Yonsei University and SRU first signed a MOU in 2012 which focused on providing medical support for local patients, patient’s invitation to Korea for treatment, education for local doctors and on-site education from Korean doctors.

After a successful programme which ended in 2014, the renewal of MOU has been extended to 2017 and the two universities are aiming to support over 100 patients per year. Through this association a total of over 300 people would be benefited under this program.

Speaking on the Occasion, Mr. BS Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL, ‘’Hyundai Foundation's constant endeavour is to improve the lives of people and create a better environment for them. We are proud to continue the collaboration with Yonsei University and SRU. This academic exchange between the two universities will provide quality education, training, and development to healthcare and provide healthcare services for underprivileged people.’’

Since the first collaboration in 2012 a total of 347 local patients have received medical support, 5 SRU faculty members received short term training in Korea and as part of academic co-operation, medical seminars were held for the SRU faculty members.

Hyundai will continue to remain committed to the Indian community with the aim of being the most loved and caring car manufacturer in India


Image Caption - From Left-Right, Dr. Yoo Young-Hak, Chairman, Board of Directors, Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-Koo Foundation, , Shri V.R. Venkataachalam, Chancellor of Sri Ramachandrda University, Dr. Lee Byung-Seok, Dean, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Dr. J.S.N Murthy, Vice Chancellor of Sri Ramachandrda University


Hyundai announces 19th Free Car Care Clinic

No. 13511 03 2015105 hit

New Delhi, March 11, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today announced the 19th edition of the nationwide ‘Free Car Care Clinic' customer connect program at it’s more than 1100 service outlets. Aimed at extending the advantage of its excellent services to its customers, the camp will be held March 13, 2015 to March 22, 2015 at all service outlets across the country.

Announcing the 19th Free Car Care Clinic, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP – Sales & Marketing, HMIL said, "We at Hyundai believe in understanding the evolving needs and preferences of our customers. Hyundai’s ‘Free Car Care Clinic' has always received an overwhelming response from customers and this year also we hope to see increased participation from our customers across the country. Through initiatives like these we reaffirm our commitment to provide the best of products and services to our customers and enjoy a value-added ownership experience."

The ‘Free Car Care Clinic' will offer a comprehensive 90 point check-up and a thorough examination of the engine, transmission, electrical system, under-body, AC, exterior, etc. Hyundai customers can also avail attractive discounts on spare parts, labour charges, selected accessories, and other value added services. In addition to all this Hyundai is also offering an exciting discount of up to 20 per cent on extended warranty along with excellent offers on exchange of old cars.

Hyundai really values its long term relationship with its customers thus there are additional attractive offers through scratch cards for the customers that are more than 4 years old. M/s Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, the nationwide sponsor for this event is also offering attractive schemes and offers during the camp.

To reward our loyal customers attending the camp, attractive gifts like 10 free extended warranties will be offered every day. Many other exciting prizes can be won during the camp period of the 10 days. Customers can book their service through “Hyundai Care” Mobile Application or through customer care website (

Hyundai domestic sales up by 9.7%

No. 13402 03 201588 hit

New Delhi, March 02, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered the domestic sales of 37,305 units and exports of 10,307 units with cumulative sales of 47,612 units for the month of February 2015.

Commenting on the February sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP- Sales and Marketing, HMIL said, “Hyundai volumes of 37,305 units registered a growth of 9.7% over last year on the strength of strong performance of Elite i20 with 10,264 units. The growth in additional & repeat buyers is higher than that of first time buyers. Reduction in interest rates could bring in the thrust to break the threshold of low growth & initiate the double digit growth".


HMIL sales

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Hyundai Motor India unveils the design expressions of SUV Styled Car named ‘i20 Active’

No. 13325 02 2015112 hit

• Marks Global Debut in India in March 2015
• Inspired by ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0’ design philosophy defining the Human Engineering

New Delhi, February 25, 2015: Hyundai Motor India has today revealed the design renderings of the most awaited SUV looking car. The new offering from Hyundai will be called “i20 Active”. Designed at Hyundai Motor’s Design Centre Europe in Rüsselsheim, Germany, i20 Active is scheduled to make an official Global debut in the Indian market in the month of March 2015.

The i20 Active adopts a ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language- completing a more sporty, sharper and bold look. The ‘i20 Active’, SUV appearance conveys athletic presence and aggressive side-profile rake. The car combines fun driving, a distinctive character and sporty refinement, with the enhanced practicality and quality.





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