Hyundai Bayon is a small crossover for Europe, primarily based on the new-gen i20- Know-how Information, Alenz

Hyundai Bayon is a small crossover for Europe, primarily based on the new-gen i20- Know-how Information, Alenz

Hyundai has added one other identify to its ever-growing listing of crossovers and SUVs, with the all-new Bayon turning into probably the most compact crossover in its European line-up. Based mostly on the international-spec i20, which is barely longer than the model bought right here in India, the Bayon measures in at 4,180mm in size, driving on an equivalent 2,580mm lengthy wheelbase. At 1,500mm tall (on non-obligatory 17-inch wheels) with 183mm of floor clearance, the Bayon is even practically the identical peak because the i20.

Cargo capability is as much as 411 litres (100-litres greater than the India-spec i20), whereas the mechanicals would be the similar – providing a 1.2-litre NA petrol and a 1.0-litre turbo, in the identical 120 hp type however paired with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. The Bayon will sit beneath the Kona in Hyundai’s European line-up.

 Hyundai Bayon is a small crossover for Europe, based on the new-gen i20

The Bayon is the smallest crossover in Hyundai’s Europe lineup. Picture: Hyundai

Its exterior design falls underneath Hyundai’s Sensuous Sportiness ambit, with a few of its sharp cues taken from the new-gen Tucson, whereas its arrow-shaped lights tie it again to the i20. Three-part headlights are housed within the bumper, with air intakes splitting the width between the LED DRLs at the forefront of the hood. As is now custom for crossovers, a distinction skid plate and wheel arch cladding assist set up its SUV intentions, although the Bayon might be strictly front-wheel-drive, as is the i20. The arrow-shaped theme continues within the C-pillar, with the prolonged rear quarter glass serving to improve the impression of area.

The interiors are equivalent to the i20’s, that includes the identical dashboard structure with twin 10.25-inch screens for infotainment and instrumentation. The infotainment options upgraded BlueLink, Hyundai’s related automotive tech, now with related routing together with dwell parking area info. Inside colors span all black, darkish gray/gentle gray and darkish gray/Safari inexperienced stitching/inserts. With entrance/rear legroom figures at ,1072/882 mm, the Bayon seems like it could really path the i20’s 938 mm of rear legroom. The rear shoulder room of 1,390 mm is equivalent between the 2 automobiles. That 411-litre boot will be expanded to 1,205-litres.

Talking engine specifics, the Bayon might be supplied with a 1.2-litre petrol (84 hp) with a 5-speed handbook, whereas the 1.0-litre T-GDi might be supplied in two states of tune, a 100 hp and the complete 120 hp, with 48-volt mild-hybrid help, with transmission choices spanning a 6-speed handbook, 6-speed iMT, or 7-speed DCT, with a claimed 0-100 kph of 10.4s for the 120 hp DCT-equipped mannequin. With McPherson struts up entrance and a torsion beam on the rear, the Bayon’s cycle elements solely differ from the India-spec i20 in providing disc brakes on the again as nicely.

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