Hyundai i10 (2014 to 2019)

Hyundai i10 (2014 to 2019)

The youngest of Hunydai, who previously inherited Atos, is now driving in the third generation. We are looking at the second version of the entry-level model from the Korean manufacturer. A small car is simple, but it produces light and shadows during the main inspection (HU).

Model history: After the market launch of the model series in 2008, the second generation i10 considered came to the market in Germany in 2014. The 2016 facelift brought infotainment that can now also be connected to smartphones (Apple Car Play and Android Auto), and the most interesting feature was the new radiator grill. The third generation came to the market in 2019.

Body: Hyundai i10 range among small cars, always has five doors. Body variants were not launched.

Dimensions (according to ADAC): 3.67 mx 1.66 m to 1.50 m (LxWxH), trunk volume: 252 l to 1046 l.

Strengths: Compared to its predecessor, it has increased in length and width, but it is a little flatter than before, so the i10 offers a lot of space for its part. According to the “Auto Bild Tüv 2023 Report”, the car presents itself at HU with good corrosion resistance.

Drive shafts, steering links as well as axle springs and dampers are complained about less often than average; Brake pads and lines and the exhaust system are examples; production test (AU) is not a problem. Headlights and indicators also have a good record.

Weaknesses: “Small cars equals small problems” – this calculation does not work with the i10, according to the report. From the first HU, the little one spills oil and the foot pedal does not work, the brake discs wear quickly.

Crooked lower beams and taillights are also complained about early on. An increase in complaints from the second date of HU can be observed in the operating system.

Breakdown behavior: According to ADAC, mixed performance here too. The club places the second edition i10 in the center of its analysis figures. Copies of the first year of registration 2016 even in the lower middle range. The main parts that break are the battery (2014 to 2018) and the spark plugs (2020).

Engine: Petrol (three and four cylinders with front-wheel drive): 49 kW/67 hp (also as LPG version 51 kW/69 hp) and 64 kW/87 hp.

Market prices (according to the »DAT Marktspiegel« of the Deutsche Automobil Treuhand with statistically expected kilometers):

– i10 1.2 Trend (2015); 64 kW/87 hp (four cylinders); 85,000 kilometers; cost 5775.

– i10 1.0 LPG Classic (2016); 51 kW/69 hp (three-cylinder); 75,000 kilometers; cost 5825.

– i10 1.0 Pure (2019); 49 kW/67 hp (three-cylinder); 42,000 kilometers; 6600 euros.

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