Hyundai i20 1.2 MPi SE 5dr Review

Category: Small car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Hyundai i20
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RRP £15,920What Car? Target Price£14,416
Review

A sensible small car with plenty of space and equipment, the Hyundai i20 is an affordable and capable city cruiser. Its engines feel a bit gutless compared with rivals in the Ford Fiesta, though, and you’ll find yourself wanting a bit more oomph on the motorway.

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Trim: SE

We’d recommend stepping up to SE, which gets alloy wheels, cruise control, high-beam assistance, a variable-height boot floor, a better sound system, rear parking sensors and a leather-effect steering wheel with buttons on it. In addition, SE gets useful safety equipment such as automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assistance.

Engine: 1.2 MPi

None of the engines feels particularly sprightly. This entry-level option makes only 74bhp, so you’ll struggle with anything except inner-city cruising.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH12.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

301

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

138

g/km

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