How speedy and quick is the Hyundai Elite i20?
By: arun on 1 june 2015
The Elite i20 is fast like its previous versions. Its petrol engine which is mated to a 5-speed transmission can breach the 100kmph mark in about 15 to 16 seconds and can reach a top speed of 145kmph. On the other hand, its diesel version coupled with 6-speed gearbox crosses the 100kmph mark in 14 seconds and can achieve 165kmph as highest speed. All these specs are not the segment best but the drive quality is one of the best.
Hyundai Elite i20 comes in both petrol and diesel run options wherein, the 1.4 litres 1396cc 4 cylinders 16 valves diesel engine can touch a top speed of 165 Kmph and break the 100 Kmph barrier in 14 seconds. On the other hand, the 1.2 litres petrol engine displacing 1197cc and consisting of 4 cylinders 16 valves can reach a top speed of 145 Kmph and accelerate from 0 to 100 Kmph in 15 to 16 seconds.
Hyundai Elite i20 is top class when it comes to mileage and is equally good in achieving optimum speed and acceleration. Its 1.2 litres petrol powertrain can accelerate from 0 to 100 Kmph in around 16 seconds as against just 14 seconds by the 1.4 litres diesel powertrain. Similarly, the top speed reached by the petrol engine comes to around 145 Kmph compared to a better 165 Kmph reached by the diesel engine.
This car from Hyundai is available in both petrol and diesel variants.Its petrol engine can breach the 100 Kmph speed mark in about 15 to 16 seconds from a standstill. At the same time, it has the ability to achieve a top speed of approximately 140 to 145 Kmph. On the other hand, its second generation 'U II' diesel mill is coupled with a six speed manual transmission gear box. It helps this vehicle to cross the speed barrier of 100 Kmph from a standstill in 13 to 14 seconds. This diesel version can reach a top speed in the range of 160 to 165 Kmph.
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