2014 Hyundai i10 being benchmarked against VW Up!

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The Hyundai i10 hatchback has to be one of the most successful compact cars that have been on sale in recent times. While it is true that the India-spec i10 is fast losing out to newer and diesel powered competition that has arrived in the form of the Chevrolet Beat and the likes, there was once a time when the i10 sent many rival car manufacturers running back to their drawing boards.

The next generation 2014 Hyundai i10, which might come with class leading specs and features, has been caught testing on numerous occasions and it is pretty much for sure that the new car would come to Indian car market soon after its international debut.

The new i10 is going to be an important launch for Hyundai Motors India Ltd and don’t be too surprised to see it upping the ante in the lower B segment. It is a well known fact that the Korean auto giant knows a thing or two about producing well sorted out small cars and the i20 and the current gen i10 are enough evidence of the fact that the small cars from Hyundai have what is required to take on their Japanese counterparts.

The biggest factor for the drop in sales of current i10 is the rising fuel prices and Hyundai Motors India Ltd. is all set to deal with this issue by launching the new i10 with both diesel and petrol engines. The 2014 Hyundai i10 (codename: BA) will make its public debut in mid 2013 and we reported in detail when it recently emerged that the new i10 might be named as the Hyundai Brilliant in our car market.

It has now emerged that the Korean auto maker has decided to benchmark the new i10 against the Volkswagen Up! The Up! is the smallest car in VW’s line up and is quite popular in most markets it is sold in.

The new 2014 Hyundai Brilliant will come with class leading cabin space, features and will have a striking exterior styling. The diesel engine powering the Brilliant will be a three cylinder version of the i20’s diesel engine. This motor i10’s/Brilliant’s diesel engine will have a peak power figure of 68 bhp and a max torque rating of 160Nm. The new car will have a fuel economy of 24-25kmpl. The petrol engine that will power the new car will be the same 1.2 litre variable valve tech Kappa engine that powers the current car.

It is being said that the 2014 Hyundai Brilliant will be launched with an attractive price tag and the car might be as much as INR 35-45,000 cheaper than the base variants of i20 petrol and diesel.

The Hyundai i10 hatchback has to be one of the most successful compact cars that have been on sale in recent times. While it is true that the India-spec i10 is fast losing out to newer and diesel powered competition that has arrived in the form of the Chevrolet Beat and the likes, there was once a time when the i10 sent many rival car manufacturers running back to their drawing boards.

The next generation 2014 Hyundai i10, which might come with class leading specs and features, has been caught testing on numerous occasions and it is pretty much for sure that the new car would come to Indian car market soon after its international debut.

The new i10 is going to be an important launch for Hyundai Motors India Ltd and don’t be too surprised to see it upping the ante in the lower B segment. It is a well known fact that the Korean auto giant knows a thing or two about producing well sorted out small cars and the i20 and the current gen i10 are enough evidence of the fact that the small cars from Hyundai have what is required to take on their Japanese counterparts.

The biggest factor for the drop in sales of current i10 is the rising fuel prices and Hyundai Motors India Ltd. is all set to deal with this issue by launching the new i10 with both diesel and petrol engines. The 2014 Hyundai i10 (codename: BA) will make its public debut in mid 2013 and we reported in detail when it recently emerged that the new i10 might be named as the Hyundai Brilliant in our car market.

It has now emerged that the Korean auto maker has decided to benchmark the new i10 against the Volkswagen Up! The Up! is the smallest car in VW’s line up and is quite popular in most markets it is sold in.

The new 2014 Hyundai Brilliant will come with class leading cabin space, features and will have a striking exterior styling. The diesel engine powering the Brilliant will be a three cylinder version of the i20’s diesel engine. This motor i10’s/Brilliant’s diesel engine will have a peak power figure of 68 bhp and a max torque rating of 160Nm. The new car will have a fuel economy of 24-25kmpl. The petrol engine that will power the new car will be the same 1.2 litre variable valve tech Kappa engine that powers the current car.

It is being said that the 2014 Hyundai Brilliant will be launched with an attractive price tag and the car might be as much as INR 35-45,000 cheaper than the base variants of i20 petrol and diesel.

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