Hyundai introduced a new generation subcompact i10

Hyundai introduced a new generation subcompact i10

September 3, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

South Korean automaker has published images of a new generation of its smallest model. The presentation of the city car will take place this month.

Subcompact cars sold in Europe are in danger of extinction due to stricter environmental standards that relate to the emission of harmful substances into the atmosphere. Because of this, automakers have to spend more on making the engines of these crumbs comply with these strict rules. Achieving these goals over the years is becoming more and more difficult, so creating a reliable business case for a city car is much more difficult than before.

However, South Korean Hyundai still sees a future for cars in the subcompact urban segment (A-class). Today, September 3, the press service of the South Korean brand released the third-generation i10 images. The smallest car of the automaker, did not receive any special changes in appearance.

The updated Hyundai i10 will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show and should go on sale in Europe in the first half of 2020.

The size of the machine has not changed. The hatchback was 20 mm wider and higher, and its length and wheelbase size did not change. In general, the model looks sportier, and is likely to look even more stylish in the N Line version with dual exhaust pipes.

Inside, the changes are more noticeable. 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Hyundai i10 2020 comes with emergency braking, lane departure warning, driver fatigue detection.

Under the hood is a 3-cylinder 1.0-liter gasoline engine rated at 67 hp. (96 Nm). It is standardly connected to a five-speed manual gearbox, but a robot will also be available.