Hyundai Motor India Private Limited is one of the leading auto makers in the country. In their fleet of cars, the company has an impressive hatchback, Hyundai i20. This hatchback is being sold in six different trims of both petrol and diesel engines. This Hyundai i20 Asta 1.4 CRDi is one of the top end trims in the diesel engine model line up and has been fitted with a power packed 1396cc diesel engine, which has four cylinders and is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission. The company has bestowed this variant with quite a number of exciting and practical comfort features. Some of which are an efficient air conditioner unit with heater that is fully automatic and also has a cluster ionizer that generates clean air, a motor driven electric power steering that can be adapted as it is an tilt and telescopic steering and many more such impressive aspects. This diesel hatchback has also been fitted with some of the most crucial safety features. Some of which are a clutch lock, ABS with EBD, a Lane Change Indicator, an electro chromic internal rear view mirror, parking assist sensors along with rear camera and many more such aspects.
The designers of the company have done a fantastic job with the exteriors of this stylish hatchback. The front fascia has been given a modish high gloss black radiator grille, which has a prominent logo of the company embedded on it. This grille is surrounded by a radiant headlight cluster that has been fitted with powerful wrap around clear lens lamps. The front body colored bumper has a pair of luminous fog lamps, while the front windscreen has been fitted with a couple of intermittent wipers. The side profile is smooth and Fluidic with body colored door handles and external rear view mirrors with side turn indicator affixed in them. The wheel arches have been fitted with a classy set of 14 inch alloy wheels , which are covered with tubeless radials of size 185/65 R14 . The rear end gets a bright clear lens tail light cluster, while the bumper gets a pair of fog lamps. This Hyundai i20 Asta 1.4 CRDi diesel hatchback has spacious interiors with an overall height of 3995mm along with a total width of 1710mm. The total height of this hatchback is 1505mm, while it has a roomy wheel base of 2525mm along with a minimum ground clearance of 165mm. This hatchback also has a centrally mounted fuel tank that can store up to 45 litres of diesel in it.
The company has bestowed this Hyundai i20 Asta 1.4 CRDi diesel hatchback with a two tone beige and cocoa key color for the insides along with a blue interior illumination. The center console has a multi-purpose storage box to add to the utility quotient of this hatchback and it also has a leather wrapped power steering wheel along with the gear shift lever. The seating arrangement is rather comfortable and can house five passengers with ease. The seats are covered with high quality premium upholstery and a foldable rear seat to bring in more luggage when required. This hatchback also has storage spaces like front door map pockets along with a front passenger seat back pocket, a rear parcel tray. Then there are chrome finish inside door handles, parking lever tip and a gear knob along with a metal finish center fascia and air conditioning vents. Other internal features include driver and passenger sun visor with vanity mirror, a highly sophisticated 2-DIN integrated music system that has an FM Radio, CD/MP3 player and other input options such as an USB interface and a AUX-In port, front and rear speakers with two tweeters, Bluetooth connectivity to pair mobile phones and also steering wheel mounted audio and phone buttons, which add to the convenience of the driver. This hatchback also has a cooling glove box, a luggage lamp, electronically folding and internally adjustable external rear view mirrors and many more such features.
Engine and Performance
The company has fitted this diesel hatchback with a DOHC (dual over head cam shaft) based 1.4-litre diesel mill . This engine has been equipped with the highly advanced CRDI (common rail direct injection) fuel supply system along with 4 cylinders, which have been further equipped with 16 valves . This influential diesel motor has the ability to displace 1396cc along with 88.2bhp at 4000rpm in combination with a peak torque yield of 219.66Nm at 1500 to 2750rpm. This power packed diesel engine is mated with a proficient six speed manual transmission gear box for smoother gear shifts . The company claims that this diesel hatchback has the ability to churn out a healthy mileage in the range of 18 to 22 kmpl when driven under standard conditions .
Braking and Handling
This Hyundai i20 Asta 1.4 CRDi variant has been incorporated with a reliable suspension mechanism. The front axle of this hatchback has been fitted with a McPherson strut type of a mechanism that has a coil spring and a stabiliser bar to enhance the stability of this vehicle. On the other hand, the rear axle gets a coupled torsion beam axle with a similar coil spring for taking care of the rear wheels. This hatchback has also been fitted with gas type shock absorbers, which help in giving the passengers a jerk free driving experience. The company has also bestowed this hatchback with a proficient braking system, which keeps this vehicle under the control of the driver. The front wheels of this hatchback have been fitted with disc brakes, while the rear end has been fitted with solid drum brakes .
This diesel hatchback trim has been bestowed with quite a number of comfort features, which include a rear folding seat to bring in more luggage, adjustable front and rear headrests for added comfort to the passengers, an air conditioner unit with heater that is fully automatic and also has a cluster ionizer that generates clean air, a motor driven electric power steering that can be adjusted with as it has a tilt and telescopic column, front and rear power windows with a time lag and also illuminated switches along with the auto down function for the driver side window and pinch guard as well, a clutch foot rest for added benefit of the driver, a luggage compartment lamp, a rear defogger with timer, a power outlet to charge mobile phones, external rear view mirrors are electrically adjustable, heated and also electrically foldable and many more such impressive features.
The company has also fitted this hatchback with some significant safety features, which comprise of a highly developed ABS with EBD for enhanced braking on any road. Apart from these, this hatchback also has a few other features such as a keyless entry with folding key along with central locking for the doors as well as the tailgate, front and rear fog lamps, a highly advanced engine Immobilizer, impact sensing auto door unlocking, a clutch lock, a Lane Change Indicator , an electro chromic internal rear view mirror, parking assist sensors along with rear camera for simplified parking along with a brilliant display on the internal electro chromic mirror, driver and passenger airbags, rain sensing wipers and also a dual horn.
Stylish and well done up exteriors, impressive comfort and safety features.
Engine noise can be reduced and mileage can be better.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
Look and Style good Comfort gud Pickup very bad at initial stage Mileage 16 Best Feature road grip is gud Needs to improve braking system is very poor plz do change Overall Experience ver ...
I am Raghu Sharma from Jalandhar City, PUNJAB. I purchesed I20 Sportz1.4 CRDi (Diesel) on 28th Nov 2012, on my son's birthday. The day from which i have purchased the car, only one word comes in my mi ...
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