Hyundai Bayon: T-Cross and Puma rival coming in 2021

Marco Green
Ноября 28, 2020

We can also see pronounced squarish arches with plastic cladding, a decent glass area, roof rails, shark fin antenna and slightly raked rear section. Other than the LED tail lamp there name Bayon is inspired by a city in France.

Hyundai says it will launch the Bayon in Europe during the first half of 2021 at a price tag that should undercut the Kona.

Said crossover, which for now is intended for Europe, will be Hyundai's smallest yet, sitting below the Kona, the Tucson, the Nexo and the Santa Fe.

Spy shots of a small crossover testing had indicated that this new model was a beefed up i20, and the eventual replacement for the i20 Active on sale in markets overseas. "Positioned between the Atlantic coast and the Pyrenees mountains, the French town is a great location for those who enjoy activities such as sailing and hiking, fitting with the lifestyle character of the new model", the company explained. Nexo is one of the largest cities on the popular Danish resort island of Bornholm.

Hyundai Bayon will be the next entry-level SUV from the company. Though the carmaker has not revealed too many details about the new Bayon SUV yet, spy photos of the new SUV has already started to surface online. It remains to be seen whether the naturally aspirated engine will be offered for the Bayon or Hyundai will decide to go turbo-only.

We'll update this article when we know more. At the front, it will get a vertically-split headlamp setup, much like the Hyundai Venue. The teal paint is likely exclusive to the Bayon and Hyundai has made other changes to the styling to set it apart from the hatchback. It's likely that the Bayon will share its underpinnings with the Hyundai i20. However, the official word is not out yet.

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