Spec Comparo: Hyundai i20 N-Line Vs Volkswagen Polo GT
Hyundai recently pulled off the covers and unveiled the i20 N-Line. The i20 N-Line is a completely revamped version of the i20 which is already available on the Indian market. It gets new sporty bumpers and plenty of 'N' badging for people to not mistake this for a regular i20. It won't be safe to say that the i20 N-Line won't have any competition when it goes on sale. Volkswagen too has a with a sportier GT trim and has been around the market for quite some time now.
We have taken the liberty and pinned these souped-up versions of their respective vehicles and see how their specs stack up against each other.
Hyundai i20 N-Line Vs Volkswagen Polo GT- Design And Styling
The i20 N-Line has a slew of athletic design improvements that elevate it to N-Line status. The totally blacked-out front grille with N-line badging is the most visible. The redesigned bumper with vivid red accents at the bottom is difficult to miss. The red highlights are also carried over to the side skirts, which wonderfully complement the 16-inch alloy wheels. Hyundai has fitted the i20 N-Line with twin-pipped exhausts that provide a lively exhaust tone.
The GT does a very good job as well to disguise itself from the thousands of 's we see on the Indian roads. The comes with a black roof, black ORVMs, a larger roof edge spoiler GT badging and an automatic transmission and is offered in 4 colours: Carbon Steel, Sunset Red, Flash Red and Candy White.
Hyundai i20 N-Line Vs Volkswagen Polo GT- Interior
The Hyundai i20 N Line features a black interior with N logos on the steering wheel, shift knob, and seats. A 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and Hyundai Bluelink linked capabilities is also included. A completely digital instruments cluster with a TFT multi-information display is also included with the i20. A cooled glovebox, rear AC vents, wireless smartphone charging with cooling function, cruise control, leatherette seats, and other features are included in the vehicle.
The inside of the GT is black, with a touchscreen infotainment system positioned in the centre and temperature control air conditioning. An analogue instrument cluster with a digital MID, cruise control, a cooled glovebox, cloth seats, and other amenities are also available on the GT.
Hyundai i20 N-Line Vs Volkswagen Polo GT- Engine
A 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine powers the Hyundai i20 N Line. The motor has a power output of 120 PS and a torque output of 172 Nm. The i20 N Line comes standard with a 7-speed automatic DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) with paddle shifters. The vehicle also comes with an innovative 6-speed clutch-less iMT transmission as an option (intelligent Manual Transmission).
The Volkswagen GT, on the other hand, is powered by the TSI engines from the Volkswagen Group. A 1.0-litre TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) three-cylinder petrol engine powers the GT. The engine generates 110 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission is paired with the GT TSI engine.
Hyundai i20 N-Line Vs Volkswagen Polo GT- Price
Ex-showroom, the Volkswagen GT TSI starts at Rs 9.99 lakh. The pricing of the Hyundai i20 N Line is yet to be released, but the top-of-the-line i20 model with the same engine starts at Rs 11.40 lakh. Bookings for the Hyundai i20 N Line are currently available in India at Hyundai Signature dealerships and through the online Click To Buy platform.
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