Hyundai i45 new engine economy

2011 i45 Active 20l

Following the outstanding success of its i45 mid-size sedan, Hyundai Motor Company Australia is introducing a new engine to the range. The i45 2.0-litre engine is available in ‘Active’ entry level trim and becomes the new i45 range entry point, offering impressive levels of style plus 5-star ANCAP rated safety.

After a strong sales month in April which saw the i45 finishing third in the mid-size segment with 405 sales, the introduction of the 2.0-litre petrol engine expands the entry level Active model variants and is expected to grow sales further, offering buyers a high value option whilst still possessing a comprehensive list of standard equipment and safety features.

The i45’s 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine delivers a maximum power output of 121kW @ 6200 rpm and a peak torque of 198Nm @ 4600 rpm, mated with either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmissions (the 2.4-litre i45 Active direct injection manual transmission is simultaneously deleted from the range).

With a combined fuel consumption of 7.6L/100kms* for the automatic transmission, the 2.0 litre i45 Active becomes the most fuel efficient naturally aspirated petrol engine sedan in the medium segment^, achieving a 4 ½ star Green Vehicle Guide rating~.

Assertive and sleek, the i45 reflects a sophisticated approach to mid-sized sedan design by combining advanced powertrain technology with practical and stylish features to provide an exceptional ownership experience, now offering even more choice to customers.

Outstanding occupant protection is a core element of the i45’s design. All i45 models achieve a maximum 5-star ANCAP safety rating and come standard with a comprehensive suite of advanced safety features standard on all models including six airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS), four-channel, four-sensor Anti-skid Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist System (BAS) and Hillstart Assist Control (HAC).

For ultimate peace of mind, Hyundai offers customers an outstanding Five Year / Unlimited Kilometre warranty. In addition, the Hyundai Premium Assist program offers tailored support to promptly assist in the event of unforeseen circumstances**.

The i45 Active 2.0L MPI petrol models are on sale from of mid May 2011.

About Rob Fraser 1998 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.

1 Comment

Comments are closed.