2012 Hyundai i20 Blue diesel hits 76.4 mpg for U.K.


Hyundai is introducing its 2012 i20 Blue for the U.K, and it is priced at £13,195. The i20 Blue hits a record 76.4 miles (63.6 mpg US) per gallon on diesel fuel for Hyundai small-compact car segment.

The 2012 Hyundai i20 Blue is powered by a 1.4-liter CRDi turbo diesel engine producing about 90 horsepower. To provide greater fuel efficiency, it is equipped with Intelligent Stop & Go (ISG), low rolling resistance tires, rear suspension under cover and rear wheel deflectors.

The combined fuel economy represents a 14% improvement over the i20 1.4 CRDi 90PS Style model, and with a 12% reduction in CO2 emissions.

The 2012 Hyundai i20 Blue comes with standard equipment such as 15-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition, USB and auxiliary connectors, electric heated and folding door mirrors and windows, steering wheel audio controls,  and air conditioning.