Hyundai India is the 2nd largest automotive manufacturers in the country. They have a massive manufacturing facility located in the town of Sriperumbudur, which is located in Tamil Nadu and has a capacity to make about 6,30,000 units per annum. They have a scintillating fleet of vehicles in their formidable stables, which also has a wonderful hatchback called as the Hyundai i20, which is one of the most impressive and steadfast vehicle in the country's car market. This hatchback is being sold with both petrol and diesel engines with several trims to choose from and has been doing extremely well since it was introduced in the market. The Hyundai i20 Magna Optional 1.4 CRDi hatchback is the mid level variant and has been fitted with a power packed 1396cc diesel motor, which has four cylinders and is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission gear box. This Hyundai i20 Magna Optional 1.4 CRDi is bestowed it with a a lot of utility based comfort features. Some of which are adjustable front headrests for added comfort, a powerful air conditioner unit with heater that cools the cabin quickly, a motor driven electric power steering for better handling, front power windows with time lag, clutch foot rest, power outlet, outside mirrors internally adjustable, rear seat bench folding and many more such impressive aspects. Apart from all these, this Hyundai i20 Era 1.4 CRDi has also been fitted with some of the most crucial and important safety features, which aids in protecting the occupants as well as the vehicle.
The designers of the company have done an excellent work on the exteriors of this stylish diesel hatchback. The frontage has been given a high gloss black radiator grille, which has been embossed with a chrome finished crest of the company. This grille is surrounded by a radiant headlight cluster, which has wrap around clear lens lamps. The front bumper has been surrounded by a pair of bright fog lamps. The side profile has body colored external rear view mirrors and door handles, while the wheel arches have been fitted with a stylish set of 14 inch steel wheels with radial tubeless tyres of size 185/65 R14 . The rear end has a luminous clear lens tail light cluster and the rear bumper gets a pair of fog lamps as well. This diesel hatchback has roomy insides with ample leg room along with shoulder and head space. The overall height of this hatchback is 3995mm along with a total width of 1710mm. The total height of this diesel 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 hatchback with a two tone beige and cocoa key color for the insides along with a blue interior illumination. 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. 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. This diesel 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 along with a metal finish center fascia and air conditioning vents. 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. 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 Hyundai i20 Magna Optional 1.4 CRDi 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 four 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 maximum torque output 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 Magna Optional 1.4 CRDi diesel hatchback has been equipped with a robust suspension mechanism. The front axle of this hatchback has been fitted with a McPherson strut type of a system, which also has a coil spring and a stabilizer bar to enhance the stability of this vehicle. Whereas, the rear axle is integrated with a coupled torsion beam axle that has a similar coil spring for taking care of the rear wheels. This hatchback has also been fitted with gas type shock absorbers as well for enhanced driving comfort . The company has also bestowed this diesel 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 Hyundai i20 Magna Optional 1.4 CRDi variant has been blessed with many comfort features. The list includes a folding rear 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 EPS (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 and other gadgets, external rear view mirrors are electronically adjustable and foldable along with many more such impressive features.
This list includes 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 Immobiliser, impact sensing auto door unlocking, a clutch lock, ABS with EBD, a lane change indicator, an electro chromic internal rear view mirror, parking assist sensors along with rear camera, a driver airbag, rain sensing wipers and also a dual horn and many more such safety aspects.
Stylish exteriors, roomy interiors, a commanding diesel mill, loaded with advanced comfort and safety features.
Mileage can be made better, low driving position, engine noise, vibration and harshness can be decreased.
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.
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