Hyundai Motor Company launched its new city car 'i10' in India in October 2007. The compact car has been winning millions of hearts right from its very launch. The automobile is alluring both domestic and international buyers with its one-of-a-kind styling, refreshing looks and stunning features. Hyundai i10 is the perfect combination of innovative design and intelligent drive and promises the ride on Indian roads to be full of fun.
EngineThe powerful 1.1-liter iRDE (intelligent Responsive Drive Engine) petrol engine of Hyundai i10 cranks out maximum power of 66.7 PS @ 5500 rpm, with a maximum torque of 99 Nm @ 2800 rpm. As for the transmission, you have the option to opt for either manual or automatic one.
Design And ComfortThe design elements of Hyundai i10, usually found in bigger and more expensive cars, gives the customers a satisfaction of owning a worthwhile vehicle. The curved roof gives the 5-door hatchback a sporty look. Adding to the dynamic appearance is wide black waistline, which protects the body of the vehicle from nicks and dents. The one-touch open sunroof is a thoughtful addition to the car. The sunroof can be slide-opened as well as tilted. Hyundai i10 looks very attractive with body colored bumpers and offers a comfortable ride for five adults.
InteriorsThe dual tone, beige interiors of Hyundai i10 provide a luxurious feel that is probably unseen in other cars of the hatchback category. The wheels of this car are pushed out to increase the space of the 'already spacious' cabin. The instrument cluster, AC and audio system are neatly integrated in the dashboard. The seats of Hyundai i10 are supportive and provide ample legroom and knee support. Adjustable headrests are provided on all the seats for neck support.
Ride And Handling
Seats of i10 are very comfortable and facilitate an effortless driving experience. To increase comfort for the driver, the gearshift has been mounted on the centre console, thereby opening up the space between driver and the front passenger seat. An easier and responsive handling is ensure by the 3-spoke steering wheel of Hyundai i10.