2012 Hyundai i20 Goes on Sale


With the increasing cost of fuel and growing concern about the environment small cars are becoming more popular. Buyers looking for flexibility, practicality and economy have a wide range of cars to choose from.

The Hyundai i20 has  proved a popular option and for 2012 it has received a refreshed new look and specification update.   

Outside the i20 gains restyled wheel designs while the hexagonal front grille adds the Hyundai family look and feel. 

 Powered by two engines a 1.2 Petrol and a 1.1 Diesel they both offer lower CO2 and improved fuel consumption resulting in significantly reduced ownership and running costs. 

The 1.1CRDI diesel engine comes with a 6 speed manual transmission and the 1.2 litre petrol engine with 5 speed manual transmission.  New updates to the specification include, Automatically dimming rear view mirror with reversing rear view camera,  Rear parking assist program and reversing sensors, Rain Sensing Wipers, Aux +USP+IPOD Connectivity , Voice Activated Bluetooth /IPOD Cable Multifunction leather steering wheel and Transmission Knob, LED daytime running lights, Front and rear Electric windows/ Tinted Glass, Keyless Entry with folding Key, Front Fog Lights  and  15” alloy wheels and mudguards.

Pricing on the new Face-lifted i20:

 I 20         5 door 1.2 litre petrol Elite Plus                    €15,495

 I 20         5 door Elite Plus Diesel                                   €16,995

  The New Face lifted i20 is now available in dealerships nationwide. For more information visit  www.hyundai.ie or the Hyundai Facebook page

 14th August, 2012


Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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