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2012 Hyundai i20 specifications

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Type: Four-cylinder Gamma
Displacement: 1396cc
Fuel supply system: Fuel injection
Max power 73kW @ 4400rpm
Max torque: 136Nm@ 4200rpm
Compression ratio: 10.5:1
Fuel type: Petrol

Type: 6-spd manual or 4-spd auto

Acceleration 0-100km/h: 11.6 / 12.9sec
Maximum speed: 181 / 170km/h
Fuel consumption: 4.2 / 4.8 litres/100km (combined)
CO2 emissions: 132g/km (combined)

Overall length x width x height (mm): 3995 x 1710 x 1490
Wheelbase 2525mm:
Overhang (front/rear): 815mm / 655mm:
Minimum ground clearance: 150mm

Passengers: 5
Fuel tank: 45 litres
Cargo volume: Seats up 295 litres

Type: Electric power assistance
Minimum turning circle: 10.4m
Turns lock-to-lock: 2.8

Front: 256mm ventilated discs
Rear: 262mm solid discs
Anti-lock: Yes

Front: Macpherson struts with gas shock-absorbers
Rear: Coupled torsion beam axle with gas shock-absorbers

Wheels: 180/60 15" (195/50 16" Glide)

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