2020 Hyundai i10 – new generations of young Hyundai
The Hyundai i10 3 generation hatchback is officially presented online on September 3, 2019 before the world premiere of new items at the Frankfurt Motor Show. By the way, a couple of weeks ago, a local version of the model for the local market called the Hyundai Grand i10 and Nyos debuted in India. In the review – the new Hyundai i10 2019-2020 generation, evaluate the exterior design of the body and interior, find out the level of equipment and price, and technical specifications of the European version of the Hyundai i10.
It is important to note that the hatchback, Hyundai i10 is almost not known lately, despite its relationship with the Kia Picanto. So far, the car is the most affordable model of the Korean manufacturer in the European market. The price of the restyled Hyundai i10 hatchback will be the third generation of the 2020 model year in Europe, ranging from 10,500 euros.
Generational change The subcompact hatchback has grown in size compared to the previous generation model. But the winnings are so small that it is almost impossible to catch them with a glance. The body of the new i10 hatchback and added a length of 25 mm, a width of 20 mm, the distance between the axles increased by 40 mm, but the headroom was less than 20 mm.
The CD has already grown, and the designers have changed the plastic and body proportions. The front end is more aggressive, the drip lines are lower, 11-13mm, the body panels are given sporty relief, the maximum wheel size has grown to 16 inches. Offers a two-tone body color, stylish, emphasizing the graceful domed roof of the hatchback.
As a result, the external dimensions of the body were calculated as 3670 mm long, 1680 mm wide, 1480 mm high, wheelbase 2425 mm.
Now the interior of the Hyundai i10 will be completely new, stylish and modern. In the cabin, due to the increase in the distance between the axles, there is more space, but the useful volume of the trunk remains the same – only 252 liters fit under the shelves. The current design architecture of the front panel and center console, the placement of controls and equipment is convenient and correct, the driver and front passenger seats are comfortable, the rear sofa is designed for three passengers comfortably. And all this can be called a cozy interior of a subcompact hatchback.
The list of standard and optional equipment includes a multifunction steering wheel with a thick rim, an informative instrument panel dial with a large screen of the on-board computer, air conditioning or climate control, a simple factory audio system and a multimedia system with an 8-inch color touch screen, a rear view camera, a keyless access with engine start/stop button, wireless smartphone charging, heated front seats and steering wheel, electric windows and heated exterior mirrors.
Separately, we need to talk about electronic security systems. The Hyundai Arsenal SmartSense integrated automatic braking system detects not only cars, but also pedestrians and cyclists (forward collision-avoidance assistance), High Beam Assist (assistant-beam headlight), Lane Keep Assist system (tracking system), Driver Attention warning system (monitors the driver’s condition) and intelligent speed limits warning (speed limiting system to detect signs of speed limits).
Specifications Hyundai i10 2019-2020
The new generation Hyundai i10 hatchback is equipped with gasoline engines with distributed injection, migrated under the hood of a new car of the previous generation. However, the engines have gone through a light upgrade aimed at reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Choice of two gearboxes – 5 manual gearbox and 5-speed automated AMT with single clutch disc.
The base engine is three cylinders 1.0 MPI (67 hp and 96 Nm).
More fashionable four-cylinder engine 1.2 MPI (84 HP 118 Nm).
It only remains to add that wrapped up in saving buyers, the Hyundai i10 is offered with an MPI 1.0 engine, an optional eco-packaging eco-package (more gears in the box, 14-inch rims, rear seat for two). The fuel consumption information of this ECO version is not reported, but the figures are impressive CO2 emissions of just 98 g/km (NEDC’s).