Third-gen Hyundai i20 2020 exterior images leaked

Hyundai's premium hatchback i20 has been around in India for well over ten years. Now the official images of the i20 third-generation model have been leaked online ahead of its global unveil at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2020. In dramatically different looks the third-generation model of i20 features Hyundai's new design language in which it looks sleeker, sportier and more athletic than the current elite i20.
Hyundai i20 2020 official images, hyundai i20 2020
Hyundai i20 2020 official images

All over the world, the i20 gives strong competition to the best-sellers like Volkswagen polo and Ford fiesta hatchback, but in India main competition of i20 is Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz, newly launched Tata Altro. Third generation i20 should be launched in India in mid of this year. The all-new i20 looks premium than before with its bolder front fascia and sharper lines almost across the body which seems similar to the design of new-gen Elantra and upcoming facelift Verna. New i20 gets a distinct LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs. Side profile of new i20 looks more hunkered down with a sportier roofline which gives the car a more driver-focused look. New design 16-inch alloy wheels add more sportiness to the side profile of the i20.
Hyundai i20 2020 official images, hyundai i20 2020
Hyundai i20 2020 official images

Rear-end of the third-gen i20 looks fairly distinctive and completely reworked with new wraparound tail lamps connected by a slim light bar. The rear windscreen and connected light bar are blacked out just like the Altroz to give the rear end sportier looks. The dual-tone black roof as seen in the images gives the third-gen i20 sportier look. The rear bumper is also new and thicker than before and features a diffuser like design under the number plate. The rear design of third-gen i20 stayed true to the official sketches than the front fascia of the car.
Hyundai i20 2020 official images,Hyundai i20 2020
Hyundai i20 2020 official images

The main highlights of the design of third-gen i20 are at the front it gets a wider grille, bolder sets of bumpers with big air intake and much sharper headlights. The rear of the new i20 is dominated by the uni-piece lighting arrangement with tail lights featuring a "Z" glow pattern. The tailgate even gets a spoiler that might not be available across all the variants.
Hyundai i20 2020 offcial images,Hyundai i20 2020
Hyundai i20 2020 official images

Hyundai will officially unveil the third-gen model of i20 at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show next month. Interior details of new i20 aren't available at this moment but it is expected that the dashboard of the new i20 will get a throughout makeover while the spy images of the new i20 revealed that it will get a large touchscreen infotainment system with connected car technology, an all-new fully digital instrument cluster and more comfort than the elite i20. it may even get an N-LINE variant which will get a 1.6-liter turbocharged petrol engine which will deliver close to 200 hp.
Hyundai i20 2020 official images,Hyundai i20 2020
Hyundai i20 2020 official images

The Indian spec i20 is expected to share its Bs6 powertrain with the Bs6 venue and upcoming 2020 Creta. 1.2-liter petrol engine which will produce 83Ps of power and 114 Nm of torque, 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine which will produce 120 Ps of power and 173 Nm of torque and a detuned version of a 1.5-liter diesel engine. The least powerful engine from all three is expected to get a 5-speed manual and a CVT gearbox. The diesel and turbo petrol engines are going to be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The turbo petrol is also likely to get a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox option. 

Hyundai could also bring an electric variant at the later stage to cash on the fast emerging trend of EV's. Expected prices for the third-gen i20 are going to start around Rs 5.7 lakhs (ex-showroom). 


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