The spotted Hyundai i20 Magna Executive model does not come with an audio system
A new base variant of the Hyundai i20, likely to be called the Magna Executive, has been spotted at a dealership.
This more affordable variant is devoid of fog lights and alloy wheels on the exterior front, while inside, it neither has an audio system nor steering-mounted controls.
Thus, the Hyundai i20 Magna Executive variant is set to be priced lower than the current base trim, the Magna, which costs Rs. 6.85 lakhs when equipped with the 1.2-litre petrol engine and Rs. 8.21 lakhs in diesel guise (prices are ex-showroom, Delhi).
Recently, Hyundai introduced the Creta SX Executive variant which lost a few features in comparison with the standard SX trim, but was also quite a bit more affordable, thanks it costing about Rs. 79,000/- less in comparison.
In line with that move, the recently spotted Hyundai i20 Magna Executive variant is also set to be more affordable, but the kind of price difference it will have when compared with the Magna variant is not known. But, the model is expected to be launched soon.
Currently, the i20 trails the Maruti Suzuki Baleno in the premium hatchback sales in India. In May, it found 3440 new buyers and the introduction of a more affordable variant should increase the vehicle’s sales.