New i10 is a big leap for Hyundai. The all-new platform grows in length(8 cm) and width(6.5 cm), while the roof-line is lowered and the interior space is class leading according to Hyundai. According to company i10 is built on a new platform with improve suspensions and dampers in order to produce refined ride quality and reduce noise level.The all new Hyundai i10 is designed and developed in Hyundai-Kia technical center in Russelsheim and will be built in Turkey and India for European and Asian market respectively. Hyundai i10 has become best seller in many markets, especially in country like India where the smaller car models are more in demand.
This new generation Hyundai i10 has been developed practically from scratch. According to Hyundai the front and rear seats enjoy more legroom. The boot volume is increased by approximately 10% to 252 liters. Hyundai claims that the new i10 will offer class-leading legroom and cargo capacity. The current trend in the automotive industry, especially in the small compact segment, calls for longer and wider car that grow in dimensions to improve their practical qualities, and reduce their height to achieve aerodynamic and aesthetic value. Hyundai has revealed nothing about the engines for new i10 as well as consumption figures but it can be assumed that the new car will carry slightly tuned version of 1.0 liter and 1.2 liter gasoline engines developing 69 hp and 85 hp respectively.
It will compete directly with Fiat Panda, Volkswagen Up, Nissan Micra and Suzuki Ritz in various markets. Official launch of new i10 will be at Frankfurt Motor Show. Hyundai i10 will begin production September and will be available early next year.