Hyundai India has launched its successful Elite i20 with an option of automatic transmission. The new 2018 Hyundai Elite i20 automatic CVT is priced starting from INR 7.04 lakh(ex-showroom, Delhi). It is launched with the petrol engine option only and available in the Magna and Asta trim.
The petrol is the same 1.2-liter Dual VTVT engine which produces 83 PS at 6000 RPM and 115 NM of torque at 4000 RPM. The automatic transmission combination on offer is a CVT ( Continuously Variable Transmission). Hyundai India has not declared anything about the mileage of the new automatic variant.
In the Asta Variant, the features on offer are Day-time running lights(DRL), 15-inch gunmetal finish alloy, electrically folding ORVMs with auto folding, sliding front armrest, 7- inch infotainment system with navigation, Apple Carplay, Android Auto and mirror link. The music system is from Arkamys music. On the safety front, it gets parking sensors with a rearview camera, fog lamps and a rear defogger with timer.
The Magna trim gets cutting on the features list. It gets a fixed armrest, 2-DIN music system, rear AC and a cooled glovebox in the interior. On the exterior front, it gets 14- inch steel wheels with full wheel cover and the standard halogen headlamps. On the safety front, it gets Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, speed sensing door lock, and impact sensing door auto unlock.
2018 Hyundai Elite i20 Automatic CVT Price :
Magna: INR 7.04 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Asta: INR 8.16 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
The Hyundai Elite i20 was recently launched with some updates and now with the option of the automatic transmission, it expands its range better. The main competition that the new i20 automatic will face will be the Maruti Suzuki Baleno which is priced at INR 7.10 lakh and the Honda Jazz CVT which is priced at INR 7.71 lakh.
The main drawback of owning the new Hyundai Elite i20 automatic CVT will be the list of safety and convenience features list that it will miss out on as it is not available with the top-end Asta (O) variant.
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