Hyundai i20N review: is this 201bhp hot hatch a match for the Fiesta ST? | Top Gear

26 Μάρ 2021
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Welcome to one of 2021’s easiest-to-understand new cars: the Hyundai i20N. This isn’t a niche-busting crossover-urban-SUV hotchpotch with a hybrid propulsion system. Nope, this is old-school. It’s a 201bhp little hot hatch with big potential. But will it be a match for a Fiesta ST? Top Gear Magazine’s Head of Testing, Ollie Marriage, has hit the road and track to find out…
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  • Not exactly like the polo gti probably a bit powerful and fun to drive but that’s what I believe it mimics 🤷🏿‍♂️

    Foster KorantengFoster KorantengΠριν ημέρα
  • but not better then a Dacia

    Lineage2ErtheiaLineage2ErtheiaΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • The toyota yaris gr smashed this.... like nothing before

    Dukey FraserDukey FraserΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • vs BMW M140i...

    Roland GibbsRoland GibbsΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • Japanci i koreanci fantastični

    Siniša JakusSiniša JakusΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • Αμαξαραα

    Giannis DiamantisGiannis DiamantisΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • affordable fun car, thumbs up

    SpacemanXviioSpacemanXviioΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • Getting rid of the dual mass flywheel and making it a single mass would be a start to a better reving engine. And it would help in using the rev limiter that destroys the dual mass flywheel workings. To bad Hyundai doesn't have a 1.8 liter, or tuned the 1.6 to 225hp/230 ftlbs of torque.

    Ted TednessTed TednessΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • It's not the engine internals that make it feel like the revs aren't dropping quick enough, it's an emissions trick to hang the revs in decel to prevent production of NOx gasses. I know what you mean, when rotational mass is high it feels like there is mechanical drag preventing the engine from revving freely but in modern cars it's often am emissions deal. Some do it more than others, my mk7.5 Fiesta ST does it noticeably, there are some ECU tuners who can take some of that out but often a lot of it is baked in and can't be removed. So unless you do a standalone ECU no way around it often.

    Rene HourianRene HourianΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • Doesn't matter if it has 500 or even 1000hp; it's still a pathetic Hyundai.

    Miljörör för SpråkpartietMiljörör för SpråkpartietΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • "5 foot 9 and spacious", well no wonder, you little man

    Zirma LiZirma LiΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • Aw it cocked it’s bum like me when I fart

    G RodriguezG RodriguezΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • Not allowed to be tested against one of its direct competitors is like saying "yes, we know it's worse".

    ActionHeinzActionHeinzΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Sorry, the GR is better.

    Daniel Le FevreDaniel Le FevreΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • I ordered one 😁 Can not wait to take it for the ride 🥺

    Kamil RakKamil RakΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • Ford is better than Hyundai

    ali fuat ırgalali fuat ırgalΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • A great little car...the only problem I have is after working for Hyundai South Africa and having seen the diabolical business ethics and practices of the company I would NEVER EVER buy anything with that badge on it...

    C AC AΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • I bet the design will scare away some potential buyers

    Aldo MandovaniAldo MandovaniΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • I'd take it over an st anyday

    Toby ScorerToby ScorerΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • who is this guy?????

    Dmitriy AryeDmitriy AryeΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • 현대 , 기아는 번호판 , 실내등 LED 벌브에 인색..

    atarileeatarileeΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • Did he just say "high-undai"?

    Karthic NairKarthic NairΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • They have no heritage or brand image to sell their performance cars like VW, RenaultSport, Ford RS etc. Volkswagen have proven with a number of generations of the Golf that they can stick the GTI badge on a soggy turd and the sheep will queue up to buy one anyway. Hyundai doesn't have that luxury, so the products have to do all the selling. Mediocrity, like a mk4 Golf GTI for example, won't do. I absolutely love my i30N. Image aside, which I don't care about, it's bloody brilliant.

    Limpet 7RLimpet 7RΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • The Super Power! i20N🔝👑🏆

    Jay ChavdaJay ChavdaΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • Release date for UK?

    Adamp1324Adamp1324Πριν 19 ημέρες
  • 1:46 someone has to mention this moment.

    お拖把茶お拖把茶Πριν 20 ημέρες
  • Nope thats not top gear

    TheMilukTheMilukΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • 00:11 terrible gripping

    Cenap BabaCenap BabaΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Has to be one of the ugliest cars I’ve ever seen

    Snute7Snute7Πριν 21 ημέρα
  • I think it needs negative 1 camber angle on rear wheels and it will be perfect

    Khalid AlaaKhalid AlaaΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Great little car

    M IM IΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Love the look of this car and looks Way cooler and better then the existing or new version of the i30n, the shape of the front end, the rear end, the design of the wheels, it looks absolutely awesome. It is No Yaris GR though and unfortunately seems pretty slow.

    BittermanBittermanΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • The Hyundai is so ugly, it even makes the Fiesta look good next to it lol.

    RainbowRainbowΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • ST all the way! 🖐🤪🤚

    Jed RyanJed RyanΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • The i20N is by far faster than the Fiesta on a track. Wakefield Track in Australia it was even driven faster than the Yaris GR (non rallye Version)

    Baz00kaBaz00kaΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Hyundai Engines are the best.... ✌️

    Ashish SharmaAshish SharmaΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • You should be on the telly...

    Yan Da CostaYan Da CostaΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • The design of this car is a total mess especially the rear

    Mave rickMave rickΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Why does this looks so similar to veloster?

    Ball is lifeBall is lifeΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Wish America got the i20!

    Robbie RayburnRobbie RayburnΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • It's got a mechanical differential...🤔

    Richie BtimeRichie BtimeΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • who's he?

    Stewart BoydStewart BoydΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Looks shit

    Adam GriffithsAdam GriffithsΠριν 22 ημέρες
    • no

      Gagumon -Gagumon -Πριν 19 ημέρες
  • How much safe it it...😂 much its got in ncap..saftey test

    sandeep sharmasandeep sharmaΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Had to stop watching the video because he keeps mispronouncing Hyundai to a point where it gets so annoying

    Rubo StarsRubo StarsΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • I find this car quite interesting in today's Pathetic scenario made of electric and ibirid SUVs with automatic Gears...and 3 cylinder cars.

    Paco SanchezPaco SanchezΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Good review but Hyundai is pronounced "han-de" not "hay-un-dey". Would love to see a 3-way test of Veloster N, I20 N, I30 N.

    GroaznicGroaznicΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • what i dont understand is, he says the hand brake doesnt do very much but in a german video they do wounders with the handbrake, also here it says the sound isnt good but also in the german video they say the sound is good and real, im confused.

    Paulo MatiasPaulo MatiasΠριν 24 ημέρες
    • Agree. Reviewers seems to disagree quite a bit on central points. Also some say the suspension is super hard and punishing others that its perfectly fine. Some say it sounds better than fiesta St... Confusing. I want to know how easy it oversteer.

      ShadowPlayShadowPlayΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Perfect design!

    Bence SzendiBence SzendiΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • The history repeat itself. Hot hatches are rising again.

    Ömer ÇetinÖmer ÇetinΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Way prettier than the ST

    Wrist CandyWrist CandyΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Just to make sure that Hyundai 'N' stands for Nurburgring and Namyang

    Y00NIVERSEY00NIVERSEΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • I love i20 and vw polo ❤

    Viraj bikers zoneViraj bikers zoneΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Nice car but Chris Harris this man is not....

    paulzx10paulzx10Πριν 26 ημέρες
  • Really nice looking bit of kit, it’s a shame only Ford (and the limited run Yaris) make a 3 door hatchback these days though, we don’t all need rear doors

    Tom LloydTom LloydΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • It'd be interesting to see how this does against an old EP3 Type R or Clio 182

    staggabobstaggabobΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Take the Hyundai over the Fiesta anyday ,this car gives you a lot for a very affordable price ,sure that with a few tweaks on the electronics and turbo ,and the better tires ,it will be a little monster.

    hector herberthector herbertΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • I'm surprised by my own reaction to this video -- increasingly I want to see EV reviews, see EV progress. But I'd love a Hyundai i20N... but then that feels like a flashback to a previous time...shouldn't I want a cool EV instead? Torn. But nice car!

    Alan CouldreyAlan CouldreyΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • 1200kg and 201hp is ok but not amazing, should be 1050kg

    Doug WhiteDoug WhiteΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • If only we got any 'I' vehicles in the US, nope. We get the Veloster N and Elantra N. At least they're both offered with a 8spd wet DCT or manual. I really think the I20N & I30N fastback would sell well in the States. Nice looking and performing little HH Hyundai (Albert Biermann) has developed.

    Tech PappeeTech PappeeΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • How could you possibly think an LSD isn't necessary in a sporty FF? It's like one of the basics

    Mil0Mil0Πριν 27 ημέρες
  • Brutal!!!!!!

    otero oterootero oteroΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • It's pronounce Hyundai- Hunday

    Laloo LhouvumLaloo LhouvumΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Just ordered my St3 because why would I want to be seen in a Hyundai xD

    Michael CaslinMichael CaslinΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Garbage car

    abdullah alobaidaniabdullah alobaidaniΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Your tone reminds me of Dr Lipschitz, a therapist from the legendary series "SUITS"

    GuruGuruΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Far better looking than the Fiesta. Another good effort from Hyundai.

    Sly DoodSly DoodΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • rear lights are identical to Lexus IS500

    JΛMΛJΛMΛΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Better than Ford is just impossible

    NettunoNettunoΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Nice review! Please note it's pronounced "hyun-dae" not "hi-yun-die".

    Jack LeeJack LeeΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • I do like Hyundai's styling. They can actually make good-looking mainstream cars.

    Farhan Ahmad TajuddinFarhan Ahmad TajuddinΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Cool car but the back is so ugly man...

    Josip MalčićJosip MalčićΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Pretty sure the rev hang issues are with engine tuning, since this engine in the Elantra N with the DCT does not have the same issue

    OteroOteroΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • 0:53 Cheeky Sugar Loaf in the background

    Ellis ThomasEllis ThomasΠριν μήνα
  • About the same as my 4 year SEAT Ibiza Cupra.

    Sønderport StationSønderport StationΠριν μήνα
  • ppl buy suvs and crossovers

    YUF TUFYUF TUFΠριν μήνα
  • ust buy an electric car it is faster than this

    YUF TUFYUF TUFΠριν μήνα
    • same price??? haha

      Gagumon -Gagumon -Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Pegeout 208 лучше

    Tutu 74Tutu 74Πριν μήνα
  • Fumming how we don't get this in NA

    Kao LorKao LorΠριν μήνα
  • I'd still take the Fiesta. From front on the lights look a bit low for my liking.

    Peter SimsPeter SimsΠριν μήνα
  • is it just me or are all new cars starting to look like mobile phones?

    Aabhas TandonAabhas TandonΠριν μήνα
  • I like the way he say "Hyundai"

    Keanu BesasKeanu BesasΠριν μήνα
  • The problem with this car is that there are too many badge haters from where I lived. It's ridiculous. "Korean this, Korean that," such uneducated people.

    sonyviva308sonyviva308Πριν μήνα
  • Rabadged gr yaris

    MubinMubinΠριν μήνα
  • 3 Doors please...

    Sr. DSr. DΠριν μήνα
  • Yaris GR or hyundai i20N?

    Hari SubagiyoHari SubagiyoΠριν μήνα
  • It looks like another proper driver’s car ! The ST finally getting some real competition! The 3 Cylinder ST still sounds better though 👊

    Chirpy WigginsChirpy WigginsΠριν μήνα
  • is better From Clio rs? also y know price approximatly?

    • @Edward Garnett so expensive? 28-30 here in greece has the i30N

    • They saying 20-25k

      Edward GarnettEdward GarnettΠριν μήνα
  • Just bought a Fiesta ST Edition. Really like the I20N, looks good, drives well. Just couldnt stand the digital cockpit but thats all I can find. Great job hyundai

    Icke BinsIcke BinsΠριν μήνα
  • No

    Mayur borahMayur borahΠριν μήνα
  • *highundie*

    dsmproject95dsmproject95Πριν μήνα
  • Thank God, not a single "old top gear" comments. Finally people have moved on.

    noreworksnoreworksΠριν μήνα
  • and the US doesn't get it again.

    Andrew MAndrew MΠριν μήνα
  • Buy a Yaris GR . League's ahead..

    Elley1970 ElleyElley1970 ElleyΠριν μήνα
    • @Jonathan White you're right, Yaris is way better 😉

      Elley1970 ElleyElley1970 ElleyΠριν μήνα
    • Different segment and different price point, there is no comparison.

      Jonathan WhiteJonathan WhiteΠριν μήνα
  • Indian i 20 118 bhp , why hyundai

    ExplorerExplorerΠριν μήνα
  • I didnt know Stanley Tucci reviewed cars!

    Jack'o all TradesJack'o all TradesΠριν μήνα
  • I want one, not the ugly Veloster

    Smartyrdumb ?Smartyrdumb ?Πριν μήνα
  • both of them are crap car's

    bright eyesbright eyesΠριν μήνα
  • Just like new Lada 👌🤣🤣

    Igor IgorIgor IgorΠριν μήνα
  • I want this in India 🙌🙌

    Gautam PanditGautam PanditΠριν μήνα