by nitya 28. June 2012 03:01
Hyundai Next Gen i10

Introduction

Hyundai Motor India Limited, the largest passenger car exporter and second largest automaker after Maruti Suzuki in India. The company entered in to Indian automobile industry in 1996. They launched the new Hyundai Next Gen i10 in September 2010. The new Next Gen i10 features a “Blue Drive”, which is an eco-friendly and fuel-efficient automobile with LPG variant. It runs on low emission fuels and is a feasible alternative for perceptive buyers who seek vehicle with low running cost.

 

IRDE Engine + LPG Kit

The new Next Gen i10 is powered by 1.1 litre iRDE petrol engine with LPG kit. It offers great performance with easy to shift from petrol to LPG and provide an exclusive combination of steadfast performance and dependable fuel efficiency. The engine generates maximum power of 65 Bhp @ 5500 rpm with maximum torque of 101 Nm @ 2800 rpm. 1.1 litre IRDE2 petrol engine gives up to 19.8 km/l. It is one of the best fuel-efficient cars in India.The new “Blue Drive” LPG variant engine has two separate tanks for petrol (35 litre) and LPG (34 litre). Automotive Research Association of India tested and certified this latest Hyundai i10 Blue Drive eco-friendly model car.

Department of Explosives (DOI) also authorizes its safety and performance. The LPG variant model is impact-resistant and fuel efficient one. The Alternator Management System (AMS) is yet another innovative technology from Hyundai, which controls power deliver to the battery. While decelerating, the power supply to the battery is normal and during acceleration, it limits the power consumption. This gives extended life to battery and opts for better mileage. The Manual Shift Indicator, which helps to achieve minimum fuel consumption by optimum gear usage. In this segment, this is the first car with manual shift indicator feature.

Next Gen i10 Features

Hyundai engineers changed and added many new features in new Hyundai Next Gen i10. The low-slung new front grille gives more stylish look to this model. The new clear lens headlamp and tail lamp gives a distinctive look. The interior layout looks modern and futuristic. The consumers achieve maximum fuel efficiency through the new gearshift indicator. The centre console offers the Bluetooth connectivity. The metal grain finished USB port looks great. It comes with advanced steering mounted audio and Bluetooth controls. Foldable key with keyless entry, height adjustable driver seat, reverse parking sensor, Blue backlit illuminated music system and new bumper gives smart look and tremendous quality for the product.


Two-tone beige, brown color-coded interiors and chrome finish inside door handles, and gear knobs is the top notch of the Hyundai Next Gen i10. The dashboard looks elegant with gearbox fitted on instrument console and it is very well equipped. The comfort for both front and rear passengers is much improved. The 12V outlet mounted in the centre console is more convenient for charging phones or running laptops. The floor console tray between the front seats is conveniently placed and it holds utility items more secure. Company fitted revers sensors are quite good in workmanship and works better in my opinion

 

Conclusion

Next Gen i10 price starts from Rs. 4.16 lakhs, which is just 25,000 rupees more as compared to existing petrol model. The 1.1 Magna trim level of i10 blue drive is available for the price of Rs. 4, 30,659, while the 1.1 Era for Rs. 4, 16,144. The Next Gen i10 is on hand eight different shades, Crystal White, Stone Black, Oyster Grey, Electric Red, Deep Ocean Blue, Sleek Silver, Champagne Gold, and Blushing Red. While driving on high-speed, Next Gen i10 is much stable than santro, because of its modern innovative body structure. On safety side, top end Next Gen i10 model comes with Dual airbags and Anti-lock braking system, ABS, Dual Airbags, Sunroof, Fog lamps and MP3 player with four speakers. Overall, it’s a remarkable car with fully loaded features in affordable price.

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