The Hyundai HB20S Comfort Style 1.0 is the second model in the range price HB20S line of Hyundai Motors Brazil , R $ 42,675 actual cost – price announced by the automaker this now incorporating increasing IPI would happen (and was canceled by the government ) in April. The model shown in the photos is more expensive – R $ 43,720 real – due to the Metal Silver metallic color, which adds R $ 1,045 reais.
The compact sedan is coming to the authorized dealers of the brand in Brazil, with the mission facing cars like the Chevrolet Prisma (priced from $ 39,090 with Â£ 1.4 engine) and Volkswagen Voyage (costing R $ 36,500 with 1.6 engine). For this he has a drawing well resolved, born to be sedan.
Thus, the Hyundai HB20S is different from hatch center column back – including rear doors specific to this model, and the result is a great resemblance to the lines of the midsize sedan Elantra – causing the car to be in familiar visual.
According to Hyundai, the HB20S designed to Brazil, and therefore has reinforced suspension and chassis suitable for larger applications that require the pathways Brazilian cars, plus adjustments that include a good compromise between comfort and stability.
One of the particularities HB20S is not offering the basic version Comfort, since according to Hyundai, the buyer does not admit sedans car without basic comfort items as electric trio, air conditioning and power steering.
The list of standard items of HB20S Comfort Style is: windows and power locks, perimeter alarm, air conditioning, power steering, dual airbags (driver and front passenger), Hyundai BTH sound system, multifunction steering wheel.
The interior of Hyundai HB20S Comfort Style does not deny that it is a cheap, but on the other hand, shows care in the assembly of parts and materials pleasant to touch, such as the tissues lining the side door panel. Anyway, aboard this version does not have the feeling of being in a car naked.
Regarding ergonomics, all controls are well located and within reach of the driver, which is also presented with a dashboard with visual and beautiful featuring tachometer to the left and speedometer on the right. The steering wheel has good grip and is 370 mm in diameter, with multifunction controls the sound system and cell phone.
It is missing a multimedia system on the center console – item that is already part of the equipment list of input models, such as the Chevrolet Prisma and Onix with the MyLink system.
The trunk capacity is lagging behind its direct competitors, 450 liters and the car has the following dimensions: 4.23 m long, 2.5 m wheelbase, 1.68 m wide and 1.47 m high.
The Hyundai 1.0 HB20S flex adopts a three-cylinder Kappa engine and 80 horses and 75 horses with alcohol with gasoline, and maximum torque of 10.2 Nm (alcohol) and 9.4 Nm (gasoline) @ 4,500 rpm, propelling this always coupled with five-speed manual gearbox.
Although alcohol is not the best option – in terms of cost – in most Brazilian states, the fact is that the 1.0 engine HB20S Comfort Style behaves better with this fuel, thanks to higher torque and power – enough to move 1014 kg of the car. Good, but not exciting, since it takes 14.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 15.9 seconds with alcohol and gasoline, to reach a maximum speed of 162 Km / h with alcohol and 157 Km / h with gasoline.
Consumption – Data INMETRO
Urban cycle (city): 7.8 KM / l
Cycle road (highway): 9.7 Km / l
Urban cycle (city): 11.5 km / l
Cycle road (highway): 14.4 km / l
The engine noise is 1.0 denounces the case of a three-cylinder engine, because the noise is severe, especially when taken to higher RPMs. Not feel, however, a greater vibration in the car.
The HB20S Hyundai sedan hits the market without causing the impact of the hatch version, not only because of the dilution effect of novelty, but also by the lines competent, but not shocking – it must, however, take longer to tire. Another point was the price – above its direct competitors – which helped to cool tempers.