The exoticism of the Rover 25 Streetwise came from that while already being marketed familiar bodies that adapted by appearance and some Specific to the expected mechanical elements in a car field (Like the Subaru or Volvo Cross Country, paradigmatic), that peculiar British car brought something else: a adaptation made on a body of hatchback, two volumes and thus gate access to the trunk, plus two or four side doors. Today, Hyundai reissues that idea among utilities with i20 Active something pulling memory and in recent times have also made earlier models like the Volkswagen Cross Polo, he Citroen C3 XTR or, without going any further, the Dacia Sandero Stepway ... that remains on the market today, and successfully.
Hyundai i20 Active: conditional off-road
Like those before and like that Rover models, the new Hyundai i20 Active is not equipped to move out of the asphalt, far beyond anything a clearance greater relative to the ground a i20 "asphalt" 2 centimeters extras entered the lower zone of the body to 16 cm from the ground. Otherwise, there is no specific wheels help you gain traction on slippery surfaces (not their P7 covers are the most effective in this situation, as happens when they have to take to the road, at the initial stage of acceleration, all engine power) or a more sophisticated traction the front of their brothers in range. What there is something that can interest many of your prospective buyers: A aspect car field achieved through the plastic perimeter protection that, so that they stand, they are not painted; or the presence of a bar on the roof that has no other i20 and given alone 6 cm height over the body. This Active, by its nature, finds his rivals in the smaller SUV market: providing a length below about 4.30 meters and relatively recent appearance.
This Hyundai i20 Active is minor aspect Campero cars sold. And, if not least, is the Ford Ecosport (4.02 meters total). The list of similar to them, with shared platforms with utility in almost all cases is lengthy: Suzuki Vitara, Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke, Opel Mokka, Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V, Fiat 500X, Jeep Renegade, Skoda Yeti, Ssangyong Tivoli, Dacia Duster ... also Cactus Citroën C4, as this Hyundai i20 Active, the highest spirit crossover group call.
Renault Captur: a magician of practicality
For his part, Renault Captur, based on the same platform Clio, It misrepresents these new urban SUV. Has a plant classic dimensions that Hyundai i20 Active: the best proof is his greatest height of the body, close to the 1.60 meter represent the average. Skoda Yeti and Jeep Renegade, the highest, and rub or reach 1.70 meters.
This is Renault Captur one of the small SUV with more design load, even such details as rubber strips behind the front seats, maybe not so practical, replacing kangaroo pockets. It is also those who have greater customization possibilities (By combining body and roof colors, stickers, upholstery ...). Another aspect that makes it different is its enormous functional load. It goes beyond the removable upholstery, that such practices may seem to those who are in need to use the car with children or pets as uncomfortable for those zippers, it reaches the rear bench seat, with a longitudinal adjustment on 15 cm which can be adapted to passenger or cargo space, as suits us. Also a huge glove-box capacity, although not easy to open fully if we co-pilot; another hole in the upper dashboard, one Mobile cargo space between the rear seats...
There is practically a tie habitability Renault Captur and Hyundai i20 Active, only break the larger space along the Renault Captur and slightly higher rear width Hyundai i20 Active. Pondering serves more the former than the latter: in two, three people go back as tight as any car in this segment ... and even other superiors.
Hyundai i20 Active: traveling below
Turning now driving, the steering wheel is adjustable in height or depth, to a significant extent in the latter case both. The seats, both front and rear, are such a floor height of the car also in both, and if perhaps may not seem to rise in both the Hyundai i20 Active is because, indeed, is closer to the asphalt: your body is a couple of centimeters closer. The dimensions of the seats are higher Hyundai i20 in Active than his rival, against which also have greater lateral support. On the other hand, the Renault Captur has more cushioned seats. Also a better accessibility any of them for that extra height that is the body.
It is praiseworthy in the Hyundai i20 Active abundance and operation of driving aids. As the reversing camera (very light), combined with rear parking sensors, as well as the front. Or warning of unintentional lane change operating above 60 km / h. In the Renault Captur image camera reverse it is somewhat lower: no advantage entire screen.
The suspensions of the Hyundai i20 Active they have a path similar to other Hyundai i20. keep the body with less vertical or lateral movements in the Renault Captur, but it works best on potholes or uneven floors in terms of maintenance of the path. It also has the Renault Captur a direction of better touch that some of the Hyundai erratic, especially at low or medium speeds. He Korean braking great by touch, very mordant and better emergency stops the Renault Captur, although this detracts not with those drums that do feel the touch of the pedal.
Renault Captur: a diesel level
With its 90 hp Diesel (both have interesting tricilíndricas petrol versions) meet the two, although we must not be tempted to see them as fast. He Hyundai i20 1.6 CRDi the Active sounds and even vibrates more than the 1.5 dCi Renault Captur. However, you will feel more thrust a few laps. Also because the change in shorter development aid. HE the Renault Captur retaliates with more power As we climb around, but that does not prevent feel certain jump between gears to count only five speeds, and last longer than the i20 development. Here are six, with a slightly faster and more accurate selector. They are tighter relationships with each other and shorter that even those of Hyundai i20 to dry with the same engine.
These developments make the change Hyundai i20 Active can outdo the Renault Captur in recoveries: There are 4.4 seconds between the two in top gear. In all other benefits, tie. For example, in the long acceleration from 0 to 1,000 meters, only one-tenth separates them: 33.7 seconds for the Hyundai i20 Active by 33.6 seconds for the Renault Captur.
Yes, Loudness and consumption are both territory and Renault Captur. For example, 120 km / h, the Renault Captur 1.5 dCi stays in only 69.6 dB 71.2 dB compared with the i20 Active CRDi. While the actual expenditure of Renault Captur is 4.5 and 5.6 l / 100 km city and highway respectively. The Hyundai i20 Active rises slightly to 5.2 and 6.0 l / 100 km, respectively.
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