Auto Expo: Honda to launch 3 new models in 2018-19

Nettie James
February 8, 2018

The petrol variant of the Elite i20 starts at Rs 5.35 lakh and goes up to Rs 7.91 lakh fro the top model, while the Diesel variant will starts at Rs 6.73 lakh and goes up to Rs Rs 9.16 lakh for the top trim. However, the touchscreen infotainment unit on the center console is larger than the one in the pre-facelift model. The Diesel version starts at Rs 6.73 lakh and goes way up to Rs 9.15 lakh.

The new Elite i20 is equipped with six airbags with front dual, side and curtain airbags, antilock braking system, speed sensing auto door lock, impact sensing auto door, unlock and reverse parking camera with dynamic guidelines for safety, the company said.

Mechanical changes on the auto will be limited to the addition of a new CVT automatic gearbox on the 1.2 liter Kappa VTVT petrol engine that makes 82 Bhp-115 Nm. It has a 5-speed manual transmission. A 6 speed manual gearbox is standard. This new auto will see some major changes compared to the previous vehicle. The vehicle will also be available in the new colour - orange.

Bold and Premium Styling - The Premium Cascade Design High Gloss Front Grille gives sporty and bold stance to the New 2018 ELITE i20, Projector Headlamps with LED DRL, Positioning and Cornering Lamps, Front Air Curtains, Uniquely Designed Stylish Tail Lamps and R16 Diamond-cut Alloy Wheels together make a blend of intrinsic and intuitive beauty creating accord between a sporty front and bold rear completing the Premium Compact design. However, the new feature-packed Elite i20's revised design and aggressive pricing should ensure that it will be a hit amongst Indian premium hatchback customers. Competition for the new i20 comes from the Maruti Baleno, Honda Jazz and the Volkswagen Polo GT twins.

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