Hyundai i20 2009 1.2

Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 petrol description

Hatchback Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 has been produced from January, 2009 to January, 2012. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.2 litres, which produces power of 78 horsepower on 6000 rpm and torque 118 Nm (Newton metres) on 4000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system without turbocharger. The engine meets the Euro 4 emissions standard. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 250 000 to 420 000 kilometres. Remember that engine life depends on regular maintenance and the quality of the materials used (oils, fuels, etc.).
More engine specs 
This Hyundai i20 1.2 engine oil type is 5W-30, 5W-40 and oil capacity is 4.2 litres.

Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 12.9 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 170 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 5.2 litres per 100km (19.2 km/l), city fuel economy - 6.4 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 4.5 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 45 litres or 11.89 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 860 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 1000 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Hyundai real everyday fuel consumption is 6.3 litres per 100 km, which is 21% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Hyundai i20 fuel consumption.

Hyundai i20 safety

During safety testing Hyundai i20 has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Hyundai i20 is evaluated with very good rate 88 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 83 from 100, for pedestrian protection Hyundai i20 got 64 points from 100.
Hyundai i20 safety equipment has been rated as very good - 86 percents from 100.

Hyundai i20 1.2 service information and maintenance intervals Oil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.
Hyundai i20 2009

Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 technical data

Model: Hyundai i20 1.2
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2009. January ... 2012. January 
Engine: 1248 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: no data
Power: 78 HP ON 6000 RPM Torque: 118 NM ON 4000 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Maximum speed: 170 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.9 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.2 (combined) 6.4 (urban) 4.5 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 6.3 l/100km (37.3 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres (11.9 gallons)
Car dimensions: 3.94m (length) 1.71m (width) 1.49m (height)
Turning diameter: 10.4 meters
Trunk capacity: 295 litres
Trunk max capacity: 1045 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 1515 kg

Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 engine G4LA

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 250,000 to 420,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 1248 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 71 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 78.8 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

More service info
Timing chain change interval 150,000 km (recommended)

Sometimes manufacturers do not specify timing chain replacement intervals and design chains for engine life. However, once the recommended change interval has been reached, it is recommended to periodically check the condition of the chain and to change the chain if excessive stretching is detected or if unusual noises from the engine or other symptoms occur.

Fuel system Injection
Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 oil type 5W-30, 5W-40
Oil capacity 4.2 litres (4.4 quarts) More service info
Power 78 HP ON 6000 RPM
Torque 118 NM ON 4000 RPM
Start of production (year) 2008
Duration of production 16 years

Often in the first years of production, engines tend to have various constructive problems, so it is recommended to choose a car with this engine from 2011 onwards.

Engine also used on Hyundai i10

All Hyundai i20 hatchback [2009 - 2012] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Hyundai i20 2009 1.2 Jan 2009 — Jan 2012

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.2 Petrol 78 HP 5.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Hyundai i20 2009 1.4 Jan 2009 — Jan 2012 1.4 Petrol 100 HP 5.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Hyundai i20 2009 1.4 Jan 2009 — Jan 2012 1.4 Petrol 100 HP 6.2 l/100km Automatic (4)
Hyundai i20 2010 1.4 CRDi Jan 2010 — Dec 2012

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.4 Diesel 75 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Hyundai i20 2010 1.4 CRDi Jan 2010 — Dec 2012 1.4 Diesel 90 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Hyundai i20 2009 1.6 Jan 2009 — Jan 2012

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 9.5 seconds

1.6 Petrol 126 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Hyundai i20 2009 1.6 Jan 2009 — Jan 2012

Most powerfull petrol version (126 HP)

1.6 Petrol 126 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Hyundai i20 2009 1.6 CRDi Jan 2009 — Dec 2010 1.6 Diesel 116 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (6)
Hyundai i20 2010 1.6 CRDi Jan 2010 — Dec 2010

Most powerfull diesel version (128 HP)

1.6 Diesel 128 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (6)
Hyundai i20 2009 reviews
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