Hyundai , one of the largest automaker in the world needs no introduction. This company is well known worldwide for the quality cars that it produces. This company has been winning hearts since its inception into the automobile world in 1967. Hyundai started its journey in the Indian car market in 1996 and has received accolades and feats for the cars that it has been producing. It would be wrong to question about the success of Santro and Santro Xing as these cars have been huge success of their time. It was only after the success of these cars that Hyundai came up with another hatchback, i10 and it was not surprising because Hyundai i10 also received recognition and a response of public at large just as its other two hatchbacks did. The production plant that manufactures Hyundai i10 in India is located in Chennai. Hyundai i10 was recognized as the ‘car of the year’ in 2008. Hyundai i10 comes in a lot of variants keeping in mind the needs and wants of the consumers. One such variant is Hyundai i10 D LITE . Hyundai i10 D LITE is the most economical variant as it offers almost all the basic necessities that a common Indian man wants in his car. It won’t be wrong to say that this variant fulfills the desire of a common man to buy a car with all types of facilities in an average price range. This is an ideal car for a small and affordable family. Hyundai i10 D LITE comes equipped with all standard features that suits the pocket of an economical Indian man. The AC comes powered with effective cooling that certainly makes the drive pleasurable and enjoyable and makes the passenger enjoy a comfortable drive thereby experiencing a home-like environment even in bright sunny days. The high quality fabric that is used matches very well with the interiors of the car that gives the car a pristine and luxurious look. This 5 seater hatchback comes with a manual transmission gearbox. The exteriors as well as the interiors of the car are surely an eye catcher.
The exterior of the cars is definitely a head turner for anyone who sees it. The clear headlamps and rear combination headlamps come as a standard feature that ensures clear vision. The headlamps look stunning when viewed from outside and can make anyone feel jealous. The micro roof antenna is situated at the top. The all new Hyundai i10 D LITE looks fresh and appealing. The logo of Hyundai is placed in the centre of the hatch which marks the buyers trust and faith in the company. The outside mirrors are made available both at the passenger side and at the driver side. The car might look small from outside but it offers spacious interiors to its passengers which make them feel comfortable. The space provided for leg room is also quite large.
The car might not look appealing from outside because of its simple design but the interiors are definitely amazing. The spacious and classy interiors give an elegant look. It provides space to store basic essentials. Even the gear lever is situated exactly at the centre console which leaves space at both the sides and that space can be used as cup holders. The stereo comes as an optional feature in this variant. The dual toned dashboard is one thing from which one cannot remove his eyes. The interiors are illuminated by blue color which gives a royal look. The instrument/gadget panel also looks quite good because of the presence of electronically adjusted Tachometer , fuel indicator, gear shift indicator, trip meter and odometer which gives a good feel while riding the car.
The 1.1L iRDE (intelligent responsive drive engine) comes with a displacement of 1086cc which churns a maximum of 68bhp@5500rpm and maximum torque of 99Nm@4500rpm. This 4 cylinder type engine has a total of 12 valves in it that helps in burning fuel efficiently. With a fuel tank capacity of 35litres Hyundai i10 D LITE offers a very good mileage of 12kmpl in city and 16kmpl on highways. The presence of low fuel warning lamp helps in indicating as to when the fuel will get over.
The front wheels come packed with ventilated disc brakes whereas rear wheels come with drum brakes. The front suspension is of the type Mc Pherson Strut with Coil Spring whereas the rear suspension is of the type Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with coil spring. Hyundai i10 D LITE comes with an electronic power steering that allows the driver a comfort and a smooth handling.
The presence of engine immobilizer ensures safety of the passengers to a great extent. It prevents the car from getting hot wired in various situations. The powerful ventilated disc brakes at the front ensure proper deceleration in some conditions. The seat belts present makes sure that shocks are minimized that might occur sue to some unwanted surprises that can come on the roads. Hyundai i10 D LITE is a fun loving car as it provides almost all the basic standard features and is a must choice for a small and economical family. The car comes with child safety lock which ensures that the children are safe inside the car and are unable to open the door unnecessarily.
The presence of i- Relax front seats makes sure that the passengers travel comfortably and peacefully in a relaxed manner thereby reaching their destination in a delightful manner. Also, with the help of i-Gear console, the driver can shift the gears with ease and no application of extra force is required. The rear seats can be folded so if the front passenger feels like sleeping he can do the same by stretching his front passenger seat. One need not adjust the mirrors from outside because they are internally adjustable. Height adjustable front seats make the journey much more comfortable.
Value for money, fuel efficient, best for middle class, handling, and performance
Absence of air bags, safety, stereo system
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
Look and Style: Spectacular Comfort: Excellent Pickup: Very Good Mileage : Average Best Features: AC, Seating Comfort, Stereo, Looks, Boot Space Needs to improve: ...
When you go buy a Hyundai I10, it looks a great buy, specially in terms of average, but in actual performance it not close to it. It might give you a 17-18 on a long highway trip, but daily use ...
Read on the new cars in 2013 in India. Get detailed information on upcoming cars 2013 including reviews and price.
Search popular new cars of 2013 in India. Get details such as expected price, specifications etc on CarDekho.com.
Know more about upcoming cars in India, get their expected price and expected launch date on CarDekho.com.