Hyundai India has an extremely incredible fleet of cars in the Indian car market. Present in this incredible and elegant fleet of cars is a brilliant hatchback called Hyundai i20. This amazing hatchback is being sold with petrol and diesel engines. The Hyundai i20 hatchback is being sold in six different variants of petrol and diesel each for the buyers to choose from. The Hyundai i20 Sportz 1.4 CRDi is the mid level variant in its model lineup and has been fitted with a power packed 1396cc diesel engine, which has 4 cylinders and is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission. The hatchback is blessed with quite a number of exciting and practical comfort features. This Hyundai i20 Sportz 1.4 CRDi has also been fitted with some of the most crucial and important safety features. All these put together make this hatchback one of the most admired and impressive options to choose from for the Indian customers.
The designers of the hatchback have done an immaculate job with the exteriors of this adorable and stylish diesel hatchback. The front façade has been given a fantastic high gloss black radiator grille, which has been given a chrome finished logo of the company, which is embedded on it. This impressive radiator grille is surrounded by a bright headlight cluster that has been fitted with powerful wrap around clear lens lamps. The front bumper has been surrounded by a pair of luminous fog lamps. The side profile has body coloured external rear view mirrors and door handles, while the wheel arches have been fitted with a stylish set of 14-inch alloy wheels with radial tubeless tyres of size 185/65 R14. The rear end gets a bright clear lens tail light cluster and the rear bumper gets a pair of fog lamps as well. The roof is very sleek and also gets a mounted roof antenna as well.This diesel hatchback has liberal interiors 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 colour for the insides along with a blue interior illumination. Then 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 comes the chrome finish inside door handles, parking lever tip and a gear knob 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. 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, 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 camshaft) based 1.4-litre diesel mill. This engine has been equipped with the highly advanced CRDI (common rail direct injection) fuel supply system and comes with 4 cylinders, that have been further equipped with 16 valves. This influential diesel motor has the ability to displace 1396cc along with 88.2bhp at 4000 rpm in combination with a peak torque yield of 219.66Nm at 1500 to 2750 rpm. This power packed diesel engine is mated with a proficient 6-speed manual transmission 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 Sportz 1.4 CRDi 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 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 end. This hatchback has also been fitted with gas type shock absorbers, which help in giving the passengers a trouble free driving experience. The company has also bestowed this Hyundai i20 Sportz 1.4 CRDi 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 blessed with quite a number of comfort and convenience features by the company. The list of these include rear seat folding 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, an advanced 2 DIN integrated music system that has Radio FM, a CD and MP3 Player along with a couple of other audio inputs such as an Aux-in port and a USB interface, 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.
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.
A powerful diesel engine, loaded with impressive internal features.
Engine noise and vibrations can be reduced, mileage can be made 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.
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