The Hyundai i10 and i20 are fairly modern and updated hatchbacks that the Korean car maker sells in various markets across the world. A benefit for the Indian market of this has been the level of equipment these cars features. The i10 features electrically heated outside rear view mirrors, a feature limited to more expensive models in India.
Hyundai Netherlands has now introduced a ‘black pack’ styling feature to the i10 and i20. The black pack edition i10 gets a piano black roof and black centre section for the front bumper while the Hyundai i20 black pack edition gets a piano black roof.
The Hyundai i10 black pack edition is priced at € 9,995 (Rs 7.15 lakh) in Netherlands while the i20 black pack edition is priced at € 14,795 (Rs 10.58 lakh).
In India, the Hyundai i10 is sold in 11 variants with the option of a 1.1 litre petrol motor developing 69PS of power and 101Nm of torque or a 1.2 litre petrol motor with 80PS of power and 114Nm of torque. Both engines are mated to a five-speed manual gearbox while the 1.2 unit has an option of a four-speed automatic gearbox.
The Hyundai i20 in India is sold in 12 variants. It has three powertrain options consisting of a 1.2 litre petrol engine mated to a five-speed gearbox, the second engine option is a 1.4 litre petrol motor that is mated to a four-speed automatic gearbox and the third engine option is a 1.4 litre diesel motor that is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. The 1.2 litre engine produce 84PS or power, the 1.4 litre unit produces 100PS and the 1.4 litre oil burner produces 90PS of power.
Prices for the Hyundai i10 in India range from Rs. 3.69 lakh to Rs. 6.16 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) while the Hyundai i20 is available from Rs. 4.75 lakh to Rs. 7.79 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The black pack edition i10 and i20 could be successful in India too judging by the market response for limited edition models and the success of aesthetically enhanced variants in our market. As far as the shade of the roof goes, Tata’s Manza Club Class is available with a contrasting roof.