Korean automaker, Hyundai has recently launched the new Grand i10 Nios in the Indian market. The company has also revealed the European-spec i10, which has more than 15 changes over the Grand i10 Nios available on sale in India. The third generation i10 will make public debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show.
The all-new Hyundai i10 receives significant changes compared than the previous model. It features wider front grille with refined honeycomb structure and round LED daytime running lights. At the back, the hatch gets two horizontal crease lines break up the surfaces of the boot and run into the taillight graphics. On the sides, the hatchback gets X-shaped C-pillar, cleaner design, and pillar-mounted logo.
The 2020 Hyundai i10 gets 10 exterior base colours including 3 new ones – Dragon Red, Brass and Aqua Turquoise. Adding to it, the hatchback gets a two-tone roof and overall 22 exterior colour combinations. The hatchback has 20mm lowered roof and 20mm wider body, offering better stance. These enhancements can be complemented by newly-designed optional 16-inch alloy wheels.
The 2020 Hyundai i10 hatchback comes with 4 different interior colour combinations, which offer customers even more scope for personalisation. The All-New i10 is available as a four- or five-seater model. Thanks to the increased wheelbase the roominess for the passengers has been enhanced. It also offers a luggage carrying capacity of 252-litres. The All-New Hyundai i10 is available with a rear-view camera, which is designed to assist drivers while parking.
The all-new Hyundai i10 comes with an integrated 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also gets wireless charging option. Unlike India-spec model, the new i10 for Europe gets BlueLink telematics that provides benefits regarding safety and security, control and connectivity via an app. It allows users to search for points of interest (POI) and send the search results directly to the car’s satellite navigation, which means it is set up even before they get into the car. Other features include ‘Find My Car’, which allows drivers to locate their vehicle easily in an unfamiliar setting, as well as parking space and fuel station search, which offer live prices and availability. Customers also have an option to subscribe with Hyundai LIVE Services, which offers real-time traffic and weather conditions, speed cameras, etc.
In terms of safety and security features, the hatchback gets forward collision-avoidance assist, high beam assist, Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Driver Attention Warning (DAW) and the Intelligent Speed Limit Warning (ISLW). The all-new Hyundai i10 will be offered with 2 engines – a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder petrol with 67PS and 96Nm and a 1.2-litre 4-cylinder with 84PS and 118Nm. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed automated manual transmission (AMT).