The Hyundai i10 has at all times been an excellent metropolis automobile ever for the reason that first era was launched in 2007. It was then renewed in 2013 and as soon as once more final yr, and the most recent iteration doesn’t disappoint.
It has a really youthful styling inside and outside with out going excessive, it may be ordered with totally different wheels, two-tone paintjobs and plenty of non-obligatory extras that had been as soon as reserved for the posh class, and its measurement and value vary makes it simple on the pockets each within the brief and the long term.
Priced at £12,820 ($16,107), it’s £285 ($358) extra inexpensive than the rivaling Volkswagen Up! 5-door in the UK and £380 ($477) pricier than the Toyota Aygo. It’s provided within the SE, SE Join, Premium and N Line trim ranges, with both a 66 HP (67 PS / 49 kW) 1.0-liter or a 83 HP (84 PS / 62 kW) 1.2-liter engine, in addition to a 99 HP (100 PS / 74 kW) 1.0-liter T-GDi that’s out there solely with the highest spec.
CarGurus drove a Premium mannequin geared up with the 1.2L MPi gasoline unit and located it not sluggish, however not quick both, and appreciated the grip, steering, brakes and suspension. Fill the decent-sized boot (for a metropolis automobile) and add three extra passengers and it’ll battle to maintain up with site visitors, however for the day by day commute, it’s greater than nice, should you can dwell with such a small mannequin.
Should you’re available in the market for a small hatchback, then you definitely can’t go flawed with the new i10 – should you dwell exterior the U.S. that’s, as a result of the most cost effective Hyundai on sale right here is the subcompact Accent, which begins at $15,295.