Hyundai launches i20 Active

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium vehicle manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter has launched the sport styled i20 Active. The launch marks the global debut of i20 Active in India.

Silver Front 2The i20 Active possesses stylish design and advanced technology to further redefine Hyundai’s automotive excellence in India. The i20 Active is developed for the aspirational, metropolitan, enthusiastic and value-seeking, young risers who have an active lifestyle.

Speaking at the launch of i20 Active, Mr. B S Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “Reaffirming our commitment to Indian market, we are delighted to launch i20 Active. The i20 Active is a sport styled vehicle with many segment unique features. The i20 Active will be a trendsetter model reflecting Hyundai’s Modern Premium brand direction and will propel Hyundai’s growth in India. Designed with a vision of creating cutting edge driving innovations and delivering outstanding comfort features; the i20 Active will appeal to young consumers in India raising the bar in the Sport styled vehicle segment.”


The i20 Active is a powerful and efficient sport styled vehicle designed with Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. The i20 Active offers urban mobility with a complete package from style to performance. The design expresses Hyundai’s progressive spirit and passion with its aggressive and tall stance. i20 Active has a bold and athletic presence achieved through refined, flowing surfaces, bold proportions, sharp lines and hexagonal grille.

Combining state-of-the-art technology and human engineering with the 2.0 Fluidic design; the latest expression model successfully fulfils the need for driving pleasure of customers evoking a sense of being one class above and confidence at the same time.


The i20 Active has a bold and athletic presence achieved through refined, flowing surfaces with bold proportions and sharp lines. The i20 Active adopts strong proportions and profile of a sport styled vehicle.

Its design confidently creates a sense of agility and the unique contours and the new hexagonal grille with chrome surround lends a bold image. Honeycomb designed lower air dam with large engine hood and high ground clearance makes the i20 ACTIVE more masculine and athletic.

Below are some key exterior elements:

Projector Headlamps with LED Day Time Running lamps & Positioning lamps

Fog Lamps

Skid plates with tusk bar

Front air dam with Two-tone front bumper

Glossy black finish C pillar

Roof Rails

Diamond cut 16” wheel alloys

Side molding and cladding

Unique fuel cap

Chrome door handle

The powerful rear-end is a result of the large tailgate spoiler, steeply raked tail glass for coupe like feeling, hi-tech and unique 3 step wrap around tail lights and rear bumper with skid plates. The theme of a circular rear reflector with reverse lamps defines classy bold looks and also aids safe driving during the night.


i20 Active is built on a platform that endows stylish exterior with very generous interior dimensions. The Intelligent packaging offers an excellent exterior-to-interior dimension ratio, optimising the space that is available to passengers and luggage. The spirit of sportiness is enhanced with two segment unique options of interior colour packages – Tangerine Orange and Aqua Blue.

The i20 Active has several progressive features listed below which contribute to the comfort of the car.

Fully Automatic AC

Cluster ionizer

Rear AC vents

Glove cooling box

Engine start and stop button

Console armrest with storage box

Two type interior color package

Sporty Aluminum Pedals

Driver seat height adjust

Sporty Multifunction Steering Wheel

Front door arm rest

Rear door arm rest


The i20 ACTIVE promises to comfortable seat 3 adults in the rear while ensuring optimum headroom and legroom.  60:40 split seats provide the flexibility to customize both storage and cargo space. Stuff the boot to your need- because i20 ACTIVE offers a boot space of 285 litres.

The ACTIVE-LY spacious vehicle comes with:

Door Map Pocket

Center console tray

Center console cup holders

Seat back pocket


Crisp colour displays, instinctive controls and advanced multimedia systems put a world of enjoyment at your fingertips

Integrated 2-DIN music system

1 GB internal memory to store

Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in connectivity

8-speaker system

Multi-function steering wheel,


Extensive testing and tuning as per Indian road conditions has made the ride and handling of ‘i20 Active’ stable and comfortable. i20 Active is available with two engine options 1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT petrol and 1.4 U2 CRDi diesel engine.

With an emphasis on practicality, the powertrains have been engineered for optimum performance, power delivery and high fuel efficiency. A range of 1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT  and 2nd Generation U2 1.4 CRDi engines offer maximum drivability in almost all conditions, delivering high power & torque with enhanced fuel efficiency.

The smooth-shifting transmission ensures maximum availability of full engine output and contributes to a smooth and relaxing ride for occupants.



Engine Capacity (cc) Maximum Power (ps/rpm) Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)
1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol 1,197 83/6,000 11.7/4,000
1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel 1,396 90/4000 22.4/1500~2,750


Engine ARAI (Certified Figures)
1.2 Dual VTVT Kappa 17.19
1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel 21.19


All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built in keeping with the Hyundai safe-drive philosophy. i20 Active expands the already comprehensive list of available active and passive safety equipment by introducing new segment unique technologies.

The body of the i20 Active meets the most stringent requirements with ABS and dual airbags and, in combination with highly efficient restraint systems, ensures maximum possible protection for vehicle occupants.

Rear Camera with Steering Adaptive Parking Guidelines

Reverse parking sensors,

Electro chromic mirror

Cornering lamps

Impact sensing auto door unlock

Smart pedal


Wrapped in an attractive sculpted body, i20 Active sets a new benchmark in style with first in segment features:

Advanced supervision cluster

ü  Steering position reminder

ü  Auto door unlock

ü  Service reminder

ü  Parking sensor display

  • Headlamp Escort Function
  • Auto folding mirrors with welcome function
  • Smart key
  • Auto light control
  • Sunglass holder
  • Battery saver
  • Electrical ORVM with turn indicators
  • card Ticket holder
  • Tilt and telescopic steering
  • Gear shifting indicator
  • Power windows
  • Coat hook
  • One touch turn signal
  • 2 power outlets
  • Rear defogger
  • Luggage lamps
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Anti-pinch power windows
  • Alternate management system


  • Projector Headlamps with LED Day Time Running lamps & Positioning lamps

Glossy Black Finish C- Pillar

Interior color package – Tangerine Orange  and Aqua Blue

Sporty Aluminum pedal

Smart key with Push button start

1GB internal memory with audio

Auto folding ORVM with Welcome function

Cluster ionizer

Center armrest with storage box

The i20 Active will be available in a range of 06 colours- Earth Brown, Retro Shine, Polar White, Sleek Silver, Red Passion and Phantom Black

Ex Showroom price – Delhi
1.2 Rs. 638,586 1.4 Rs. 763, 228
1.2S Rs. 709, 735 1.4S Rs. 834, 337
1.4 SX Rs. 889,427




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