Hyundai Elite i20 Cross spotted in Chennai - Spied

29/12/2014 - 11:33 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Likely to borrow its engines from the Elite i20. 

Here are more spyshots of the Hyundai Elite i20 Cross that has been testing in-and-around Chennai for a couple of months now. A Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) official recently said that the car will launch early next year.

Spied Hyundai Elite i20 Cross front quarter
The Elite i20 Cross gets new alloy wheels, roof rails, projector headlights and LED DRLs.

Based on the Elite i20, which has been very well received with over 60,000 bookings and a Car of the Year Award, the Cross sports roof rails, skid guards, body cladding, possibly redesigned front and rear bumpers, new alloy wheels and not to mention features such as projector headlights and LED daytime running lights.

The interior too could get minor changes in the form of dashboard inserts and color, or new seat fabrics.

Spied Hyundai Elite i20 Cross rear
The Elite Cross will launch early next year.

The Elite i20 Cross is expected to launch with a 1.2-liter petrol engine and a 1.4-liter diesel engine, the same engines that power the Elite i20. The petrol comes matched to a 5-speed transmission, while the diesel gets a 6-speed gearbox. An automatic transmission is not on offer across both engines.

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Next year will see HMIL launch the ix25 compact SUV in addition to the Elite i20 Cross, and refreshes/updates for other products.

Competitors: Fiat Avventura, VW Cross Polo, Toyota Etios Cross
Expected Price: INR 6.5-8 lakhs, ex-Showroom
Launch date: Early-2015

[Spyshots from Anything on Wheels]

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