Hyundai Motor UK has announced the pricing and specification of Bayon, the latest member of the Hyundai SUV line-up in Europe. Bayon models will all be powered by a 1.0 turbocharged GDi engine which combines with a 48 Volt Mild Hybrid system to provide a choice of 99 bhp or 118 bhp power outputs.
Customers are offered the choice of two transmissions, an intelligent 6 speed manual (iMT) that features an electronically controlled clutch to decouple the transmission from the engine under certain driving conditions to enhance efficiency, or a seven-speed dual clutch transmission which combines optimum fuel consumption and automatically controlled gear changes.
The all-new Bayon is equipped with a number of Hyundai SmartSense systems as standard with six airbags, the automatic emergency call system eCall, Lane Keep Assist (LKA) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Driver Attention Alert (DAA), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Forward Collision Assist (FCA) warning with pedestrian and cyclist detection as well as automatic headlamps with High Beam Assist (HBA) are standard on board, with optional Lane Follow Assist (LFA) and Blindspot Collision Warning (BCW) on higher specification models. Standard speed sensitive automatic door locking, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) also provide additional peace of mind.
Bayon will be available in 3 specification levels, SE Connect, Premium and Ultimate, with a choice of 6 speed manual or 7 speed dual clutch transmission options to combine with the 99 bhp 1.0 turbocharged GDi 48 volt mild hybrid engine. Customers opting for Premium or Ultimate specifications also have the choice of a higher 118 bhp output combined with either transmission option.
Starting from £20,295, the Bayon SE Connect 1.0 T-GDI 99 bhp 6MT 48V Mild Hybrid includes a comprehensive specification including 16-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, spoiler, electrically adjustable door mirrors, LED daytime running lamps, halogen headlamps with static cornering function, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, black cloth interior interior mood lighting, driver’s seat height adjustment, air conditioning, cruise control, drive mode select, front and rear electric windows, rear parking sensors with rear view camera, 8-inch display audio with DAB, smart device integration including Bluetooth with voice recognition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 10.25-inch drivers digital supervision instrument cluster, steering wheel audio and telephone controls. The SE Connect is also available with a 7 Speed DCT.
Available from £22,495, the Bayon Premium 1.0 T-GDI 99 bhp 6MT 48V Mild Hybrid builds on SE Connect trim and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, heated front seats and steering wheel, automatic climate control air conditioning with auto windscreen defog, automatically dimming rear view mirror, LED headlamps with multifaceted reflectors, LED rear combination lamps, electric folding door mirrors, a 10.25-inch Touchscreen Satellite Navigation including Traffic Messaging Channel, Mapcare, Live Services and Bluelink telematics, a wireless charging pad for compatible devices and height adjustable front seatbelts. Premium models are also available with a 7 Speed DCT and 118 bhp power output.
The Ultimate 1.0 T-GDI 99 bhp 6MT 48V Mild Hybrid starts from £23,795 and introduces black gloss door mirrors, standard two tone black roof, black and grey interior, smart key keyless entry with engine start/stop button, BOSE premium sound system with subwoofer, Blind Spot Collison Warning (BCW) and Lane Follow Assist (LFA). Ultimate models are also available with a 7 Speed DCT and 118 bhp power output.
The Bayon is available in 9 colours, with a standard 2 tone finish with Phantom Black roof on Ultimate models.