Video – Watch the Hyundai HB20X sizzle
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The HB20X was unveiled at the 2012 Sao Paulo Motor Show as a second member to the HB (Hyundai Brazil family). Here is the HB20X TV commercial from Brazil.
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The Hyundai HB20X is to HB20 what the Skoda Fabia Scout is to the Fabia – a pseudo offroad version with raised suspension and a rough road package. It is powered by a 1.6-liter flex-fuel Gamma mill that generates 128 hp mated to a manual or an automatic transmission.
In terms of looks, the HB20X differs from the normal hatchback by having a redesigned front fascia with hexagonal grill, new fog lamps, black bezel treatment to the headlamps, plastic moldings around the wheel arches and silver roof rails.
On the inside, the crossover gets sporty pedals, chrome finish for the inside door handles and aircon vents. The seat fabric and the steering has double blue stitching.
You can check out our comprehensive product deep dive of the HB20X over here.