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Hyundai Motor Launches i20 Active in India

2015.03.17 15:50:00 No. 4170
Hyundai Motor Launches i20 Active in India

Hyundai Motor Launches i20 Active in India
- Hyundai Motor India launches the sport style vehicle, i20 Active
- Enters new segment in India and enhances Modern Premium product line up with the i20 crossover version

New Delhi, March 17, 2015 - Hyundai Motor India Ltd(HMIL), the country’s 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.
B S Seo, MD & CEO of 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.”
The i20 Active is a powerful and efficient sport styled vehicle designed with Hyundai Motor’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. The car offers urban mobility with a complete package from style to performance.
The design expresses Hyundai Motor’s progressive spirit and passion with its aggressive and tall stance. The 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 Sculpture 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 16” wheel 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, optimizing 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 color 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.
Engine  Capacity (cc)    Maximum Power (ps/rpm)        Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)
1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol     1,197   83/6,000         11.7/4,000
1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel       1,396   90/4000          22.4/1500~2,750
Engine  ARAI (Certified Figures)
1.2 Dual VTVT Kappa   17.19
1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel       21.19
All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built in keeping with the Hyundai safe-drive philosophy. The 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:
- Advanced supervision cluster
- Steering position reminder
- Auto door unlock
- Service reminder
- Parking sensor display
- Headlamp Escort Function
- 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.

About HMIL
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. It currently markets ten car models across segments - in the A2 segment it has the Eon, Santro, i10, Grand, Elite i20 and Xcent, in the A3 segment the Verna, in the A4 segment the Elantra, in the A5 segment Sonata and in the SUV segment the Santa Fe.
HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts advanced production, quality and testing capabilities. HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 120 countries across EU, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific. HMIL has been India’s number one exporter for the past eight years consecutively. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 397 dealers and more than 1037 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, HMIL set up a modern multi-million dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D center endeavors to be a center of excellence in automobile engineering.
About Hyundai Motor
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company, which leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars, offers top-quality best-sellers such as Elantra, Sonata and Genesis. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centers worldwide and in 2014, sold 4.96 million vehicles globally. With almost 100,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with localized models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting with the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell.
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