Vehicle manufacturer Hyundai Motor has discontinued the 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine in its hatchback car i20. The reason for this is the upcoming Real Driving Emission (RDE) norms. These new rules will be applicable from April 1, 2023. Only the petrol engine option is left in most Hyundai cars.
The diesel engine is present in Altroz.
For those who want a diesel engine option in their hatchback car, there is another car in this segment with a diesel engine: Tata’s Altroz. In which a 1.5-litre four-cylinder Revotorq oil burner engine is available. It generates maximum power of 90 PS and a peak torque of 200 Nm. Only a 5-speed manual transmission option is available with this diesel engine. This engine gets a mileage of 23.64 km.
A petrol engine option is available.
Along with the diesel motor, the Tata Altroz also gets a 1.2-litre three-cylinder Revotron NA petrol engine, which generates 88 PS of power and 115 Nm of torque. It also gets a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine, which generates 110 PS of power and 140 Nm of torque. This car has the option of a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
This engine will be available in i20
With the diesel engine discontinued, the i20 is now offered a 1.2-litre 4-pot net-ASP petrol engine and a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, producing 83 PS (88 PS with IVT) and 115 PS, respectively. Nm and outputs of 120 PS and 172 Nm are available. These engines choose 5-speed MT or IVT automatic and 7-speed DCT transmission.