Hyundai i20 review

Category: Small car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:petrol
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Hyundai i20 2018 RHD front cornering shot
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  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD infotainment
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD front cornering shot
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD front studio
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD front seats
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD rear seats
  • Hyundai i20
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD boot open
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD badge detail
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD rear cornering shot
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD dashboard
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD rear seats
  • Hyundai i20 2018 RHD infotainment
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Introduction

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If you’re a particular fan of car adverts from the past few years, you might remember that the Hyundai i20 was celebrated with the slogan “follow your brain.” Now that might seem like a cold, unemotional slogan to attach to a car, but we can see where Hyundai is coming from.

Promoting this small hatchback in such a way helps buyers see it as a rational, logical, sensible choice. But how does it live up to this advertising slogan?

Well, it’s incredibly spacious for a start, plus it’s loaded with safety kit and other equipment, and it gets a whopping great big five-year, unlimited-mileage warranty to boot. That indeed all sounds very sensible. But the i20 has an incredibly tough job on its hands to stand out in one of the most competitive segments out there; as a small car, it counts the Seat Ibiza, Volkswagen Polo and Ford Fiesta among its rivals.

The i20 offers four petrol engines, with the middle-sized option getting the choice of an automatic gearbox, too. 

Read on over the next few pages to get our in-depth impressions, along with our recommendations for which trim and engine to choose. And if you do want an i20, don’t forget to visit our New Car Buying site for some hefty savings without awkward haggling.

 

At a glance

Number of trims5 see more
Available fuel typespetrol
MPG range across all versions50.4 - 61.4
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty5 years / No mileage cap

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