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The new Hyundai ix20 MPV official photos surfaced the web ahead of the car’s world premiere at the Paris Motor Show this September 30, 2010. The Hyundai ix20 MPV is expected to compete in the subcompact car segment such as the Honda Fit.
The newly design Hyundai ix20 is a five-seater that took on design cue from the ix35 (Tucson). Similarities are seen in the hexagonal front grille and tail lights. In addition, much of the interior looks remained relatively the same to the Tucson, only minor changes such as trimmings, steering wheel and instrument cluster.
The Hyundai ix20 will be available only in Europe this fall. It will be powered by a 1.4-liter gasoline engine that produces 89 horsepower or 1.6-liter gasoline engine with 125 horsepower. Hyundai also announced they will offer the Hyundai ix20 with diesel engines as well, which will include Start/Stop technology.