HYUNDAI I10 PHOTO GALLERY

Hyundai i10 photo gallery

New small car i10 comes in 4 variants - Hyundai i10 D-Lite, Hyundai i10 Era, Hyundai i10 Magna and the automatic version Hyundai i10 D-Auto.

31 October, 2007

Hyundai i10, the new city small car has been launched. India is the first and only country in which the Hyundai i10 is made. The Hyundai i10 will be made at Hyundai's Chennai facility and exported to over 70 countries. Though Hyundai has not revealed the price, it is expected to be between Rs 3.39 lakh and Rs 3.98 lakh.

The Hyundai i10 has a 1.1 litre 65 bhp engine, the same as the one in Hyundai Kia Picanto sold abroad. However, there is less CO2 emission than in the Picanto. The Hyundai i10 also comes with a diesel option which have a 1200 cc diesel engine. Hyundai has also fitted airbags for all passengers. This is makes it a first for any small car in India to offer airbags as standard fitting. The i10 will options for a manual transmission or an automatic transmission.

The Hyundai i10 in India will have air conditioning as standard accessory; All i10s will have power windows in the front, central locking, power steering, tinted glass, 14 inch alloy wheels, body-coloured bumpers and a CD player.

 

The i10 is 3,565mm long and 1,595mm wide. It has a 2,380mm wheelbase. The i10 has improved power and reduced weight, by using a kappa engine which uses an aluminium cylinder block.

Some of the features of Hyundai i10 include seatbelt pretensioners, factory-fitted sunroof, leather steering wheel cover, and a rear spoiler. The i10 will roll out in four variants - Hyundai i10 D-Lite, Hyundai i10 Era, Hyundai i10 Magna and the automatic version Hyundai i10 D-Auto. All models come with impact-sensing auto door unlock system.

The i10 is the latest in the Hyundai i-series of cars. It has already launched the i30 in Europe. i10 is being launched for the first time in India. It will be followed by the i20.

Hyundai plans to sell 2,30,000 units of the i10 in the first year. The company is expecting 30% of its non-Korean production from India. The i10 is the first Hyundai model to be developed and launched outside Korea. The company has positioned the i10 between the Hyundai Santro and the Getz Prime.