IAB Report - Longer Hyundai i20 with projector headlamp, sunroof revealed concurrently for Europe

11/08/2014 - 16:05 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Longer length but identical wheelbase as the Indian model.

Hyundai of Europe have released the first images of the 2015 Hyundai i20, which will have its public premiere in October at the Paris Motor Show.

2015 Hyundai i20 Europe press shot
The i20 for Europe gets LED-infused projector headlights.

On the outside, the European i20 gets LED-infused projector headlamps, a sportier front bumper, different alloy wheels and reflectors on the rear bumper. The top-end variant will also get a panoramic sunroof with tilt capability as an option. Except for the reflectors, none are available in India.

Specification wise, the European i20 measures 4,035 mm in length, whereas the Indian model measures 3,985 mm in length. However, both European and Indian variants feature the same wheelbase at 2,570 mm which is 45 mm longer than the outgoing model. The European model gets a 320 liter boot.

2015 Hyundai i20 Europe press shot rear
Power will likely come from the same engines.

Like the Indian model, the European i20 will likely receive power from the same engines, a 1.2-liter petrol and a 1.4-liter diesel. Reports state that Hyundai may also offer a 1.4-liter petrol.

In Europe, the new i20 will compete with the the Ford Fiesta hatchback, VW Polo, Kia Rio and the Toyota Yaris.

2015 Hyundai i20 for Europe - Press Release

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