Hyundai introduced the i10 in 2007, following the success of the Santro and the Santro Xing. Like its predecessors, the i10 garnered a huge fan following in the Indian hatchback market. The Hyundai i10 measures 3,585 mm in length, 1,595 mm in width and 1,550 mm in height. It is powered by a 1.1 litre iRDE SOHC petrol engine that generates 68 hp at 5,500 rpm and 99 Nm torque at 4,500 rpm that is sufficient for negotiating city traffic and attaining highway speeds. The interiors of the Hyundai i10 have key features including centre console mounted gear lever, a 2 DIN audio system with USB, AUX, Radio and CD playback options.
The blue interior illumination for the instrument cluster and the 2-DIN integrated audio adds a modern touch to the cabin
Gear lever placed on the centre console aids to driver's convenience
Keyless entry with immobiliser on higher variants adds to the security quotient
The Hyundai i10 measures 3,585 mm in length, 1,595 mm in width and 1,550 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,380 mm. The Hyundai i10 has a ground clearance of 165 mm, front track measures 1,400 mm and the rear track measures 1,385 mm. It has a fuel tank capacity of 35 litres and higher variants of the Hyundai i10 are offered with body coloured bumpers, door handles, ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) and tail gate handle. The top end variant also has a full wheel cover and no version of the Hyundai i10 is offered with alloy wheels.
The Hyundai i10 has a practical interior where the placement of the gear lever is on the centre console and closer to the driver for easy operation. The Hyundai i10 is also offered with a 2 DIN stereo which has USB, AUX, CD and Radio playback. It does not have Bluetooth connectivity or steering mounted controls on any variants offered in the Hyundai i10. All variants of the Hyundai i10 have front seats with integrated headrests in them.
The Hyundai i10 is powered by a 1.1 litre IRDE2 SOHC petrol engine that generates 68 hp of power at 5,500 rpm and 99 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. There is no option of a diesel engine, however, select variants of the Hyundai i10 are also offered with a factory fitted LPG kit. The LPG variants also have unlimited warranty for two years as standard.
Power is sent to the front wheels of the Hyundai i10 via a 5 speed manual transmission. The placement of the Hyundai i10's gear lever is on the centre console closer to the steering wheel which adds convenience while driving.
The Hyundai i10 has a rigid body structure for occupant safety. However, the hatchback misses out on airbags and ABS, which are increasingly being offered as optional equipment by competitors.
The Hyundai i10 has a certified mileage of 19.81 kmpl, which is acceptable for its segment. The hatchback is also available with a 34 litre factory fitted LPG kit.
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