Hyundai marked its entry into the Indian market in 1996 and since then it has been achieving heights for the fabulous cars that it has been producing. The first hatchback, Santro was a huge success of its time and since then, Indian people started developing faith and trust in the company. One such car from the stable of Hyundai is i10. This entry level hatchback has been giving cut throat competition to its competitors. Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has been exporting cars to more than 110 countries. Hyundai i10 has been produced in various variants out of which one of the variants is Hyundai i10 Sportz AT. Hyundai i10 Sportz AT comes with exciting new and amazing features and a robust design which is definitely a head turner. Hyundai i10 Sportz AT is more sporty and refreshing than the previous version and is definitely a dream car for the youth. There are numerous features in this car which have attracted general public at large. Round headlamps are designed for wider air intake. The newly designed bumpers and reserve parking sensors at the rear side add beauty to this car. The car offers comfortable and luxurious interiors that give the passengers a king like feel while sitting inside the car. Hyundai has always been known in India for its quality and their car makers have proved this thing once again with the launch of this car. This all new variant of Hyundai i10 comes with all new technology and new engine type which has definitely taken the performance of its engine to a new level, thereby increasing the fuel efficiency as well as the mileage.
The all new Hyundai i10 Sportz AT comes with a lot of new features in terms of its exteriors . The chrome radiated front grille gives a stunning look. The centrally positioned logo marks the trust and faith in this company. The outside mirrors, door handles, bumper, tailgate handle, waistline moulding etc come as body colored. The classy use of black plastic moulding at the front and at the rear part is definitely an eye stopper for the on lookers. The body parts that come in colored form match very beautifully with the exterior of the car that give it a very stunning look. Also full wheel covers make this car look more stylish.
The car that looks fascinating from outside is much more luxurious and pristine from inside. It seems that Hyundai has made sure that its potential buyers travel safely, comfortably and in a royal manner. The dual toned dashboard gives a majestic feel to anyone who sits inside the car. To make the car look more appealing from inside, the car is highlighted with chrome and silver at various points which even gives a much more splendid look. Not only this but metal finished centre console, the all new instrument panel etc add stars to its beauty. Even the audio control and Bluetooth push button comes attached with the steering wheel. The seats are adjustable according to the height which makes the passenger feel much more comfortable. The chrome finished inside door handles and the gear knob offers a deluxe look which catches the glimpse of anyone who sees it. Not only this, but Hyundai i10 Sportz AT offers a lot of space inside to store basic things and also gives a lot of boot space to its passengers.
Hyundai i10 Sportz AT comes loaded with all new Kappa2 engine which guarantees better performance and mileage . The engine has a capacity of 1.2L that churns maximum of 79bhp@6000rpm and maximum torque of 111Nm@4000rpm. The 4 cylinder in line engine comes with a displacement of 1197cc that delivers a very good mileage of 15.4kmpl in city and 19.2kmpl on highways. Kappa2 engine is used in this car with VTVT technology which helps in giving a better fuel efficiency. Alternator Management System (AMS) helps in controlling the amount of power that is delivered to the battery. Hyundai i10 Sportz AT comes with an automatic transmission which gives an acceleration of 100kmph in 13.02 seconds and delivers a top speed of 151kmph.
The front suspension is of the type Mc Pherson Strut with Coil Spring whereas rear suspension if of the type Coupled Torsion beams Axle with coil spring. The front wheels are packed with ventilated disc brakes whereas the rear wheels are packed with drum brakes. The electronic power steering wheel offers a very good and smooth hold. The combination of disc/drum brakes is quite powerful that helps to prevent shocks that might occur due to unwanted surprises on the roads.
The presence of Dual Air Bags at the front provides safety to the passengers by giving them a cushion like membrane in case of accidents. The front fog lamps helps in clear vision during nights. The availability of central locking for all five doors makes sure that the car is safe. Some other features that enhance the safety of this car include engine immobilizer, reverse parking censor, impact sensing auto-door unlocking etc. The presence of seatbelt pretensioner prevents from head on collisions. Some passive safety features include door open warning lamp, seat belt warning lamp, seat belt reminder, clear lens fogging lamps.
Hyundai i10 Sportz AT offers a lot of comfort features for its passengers. The car comes powered with an AC which gives effective cooling. The car offers AUX and USB ports with Bluetooth connectivity which helps the passengers in listening to their type of music. Both the front and the rear windows are power windows. Hyundai i10 Sportz AT offers an automatic transmission which provides comfort to the driver as there is no tension of shifting the gears. Even the wiper, defogger as well as the washer is present at the rear part. The seats are very comfortable and adjustable according to height which offers cmfort and delight to the passengers during the journey.
Safety, mileage and engine performance
High maintenance cost
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.
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