The Hyundai i20

  • Hyundai i20 available with a range of highly-efficient petrol engines
  • New seven-speed dual-clutch transmission delivers more comfortable and efficient driving
  • The i20 offers top safety equipment, including Hyundai SmartSense active safety and driver assistance features including Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Recognition, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Alert and High Beam Assist
  • Comprehensive choice of modern, advanced connectivity features, including the seven-inch Display Audio and updated navigation system both with Apple Car Play and Android Auto
  • New PLAY edition provides high specification at a lower cost

- The Hyundai i20: smarter, safer and with sharper style.

The attractively-designed i20 five-door boasts a range of class-leading safety features including Hyundai SmartSense alongside advanced connectivity features. The car is available with a new, efficient, fast-shifting seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT) for enhanced driving comfort and improved CO2 emissions, alongside the Idle Stop and Go (ISG) system – standard across all variants. The car is now available as a special edition i20 PLAY, which has a number of equipment enhancements over the standard car.


The i20 is a solid performer in the UK market, with more than 130,000 sold in the UK since the first generation was launched in 2009. The i20 consistently meets and exceeds customer demands for advanced technology, efficiency, and safety and now, the model’s appeal is enhanced further by the introduction of the i20 PLAY. The is model’s youthful design, connectivity features, and powertrain choices are always well-received by customers.

Ashley AndrewManaging Director, Hyundai Motor UK

To meet the requirements of UK customers, the Hyundai i20 is designed, engineered and made in Europe. It represents the essence of the Hyundai brand: quality, reliability and functionality combined with a modern design, offering customers accessible cars for everyday use. The i20 offers offers excellent space for passengers and a large boot capacity of 326 litres (VDA).

Youthful character and attractive looks

The i20 combines attractive looks and a youthful exterior design with a spacious and comfortable interior. The refreshed front-end features a wide and expressive Cascading Grille – the family identity uniting all Hyundai models. Customers can personalise their car with a choice of nine colours, including Tomato Red, Clean Slate and Champion Blue. In addition, 15- and 16-inch alloy wheels complete the i20’s sleek and modern exterior appearance.

Efficient powertrains

The i20 features three efficient petrol engines. They all comply with the Euro 6d Temp regulations and are equipped with Idle Stop and Go (ISG) as standard to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel consumption.

The 1.0-litre T-GDI engine is available with 88.3 kW (120 PS) or 73.6 kW (100 PS). With this engine, Hyundai introduces its in-house-developed seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT) to the B-segment.

Hyundai’s 1.2-litre MPi engine is available with 55.2 kW (75 PS) or 61.8 kW (84 PS).

To further demonstrate the quality and reliability of the i20, the model comes with Hyundai’s unique five-year, fully-transferable, unlimited mileage warranty.

Hyundai introduces SmartSense to the i20

The Hyundai SmartSense active safety package is enhanced with new features, including Hyundai’s Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Recognition (AEB), which helps to avoid accidents in city and inter-urban traffic. Hyundai’s Driver Attention Alert (DAA), a further SmartSense safety application, monitors driving patterns in order to detect unsafe or fatigued driving. To complete the SmartSense package, Hyundai included High Beam Assist (HBA), which automatically switches from high-beam to low-beam when the car senses oncoming traffic.

Broad range of connectivity options

The i20 offers a comprehensive choice of connectivity features, catering for different customer requirements by offering two different audio systems. The entry version includes seven-inch colour Display Audio, which offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, allowing customers to display smartphone content including navigation apps on the car’s screen. For enhanced infotainment requirements, the optional seven-inch colour navigation system integrates media and connectivity features and supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Introducing the i20 PLAY special edition

The i20 PLAY is a new special edition Hyundai i20 it is distinguishable by its 16-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, black gloss door mirror covers and unique PLAY badging. It is equipped with a seven-inch touchscreen navigation system with DAB, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. The i20 PLAY is available with the 1.2 MPI 84PS five-speed manual or the 1.0 T-GDi 100PS five-speed manual.

All i20 PLAY models come standard in a two tone paint finish, with a pearl finish Phantom Black roof to complement the five available colours, Tomato Red, Polar White, Champion Blue, Stardust Grey or Clean Slate.

The i20 PLAY is fitted with the high level of standard safety equipment and offers additional levels of protection with Driver Attention Alert, Lane Keep Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Hill-start Assist Control and speed sensitive door locking all featuring as standard.