Which engine for new Hyundai i20?

We are replacing our Mazda 2 and wonder what your thoughts are regarding choosing between the 1.2 engine or new 1.0 litre in the i20?
The car will be kept for at least five years, so maintenance wise do small turbos need any extra special TLC? The car will be used for short journeys to work (16 mile round trip) and very occasional motorway blasts. Yearly mileage will be around 9,000.

Or as a curve ball, would a Peugeot 208 with a 110 Puretech be worth a look? Are Peugeots reliable these days?

Asked on 3 November 2016 by IanH

Answered by Honest John
The Hyundai/Kia 1.0 Turbo should be okay. Watercooled petrol turbos heat up the engine and the car faster in the winter so that's a benefit on relatively short runs. Need synthetic oil. Peugeot's 1.2 Puretech 130 is excellent, 110 same but not as punchy. No problems reported so far. We visited the factory while this engine was being put into production and problem finding was very thorough.
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