Hyundai (Grand) i10 facelift revealed for Europe
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Features minor cosmetic changes to the exterior.
Hyundai has digitally unveiled the facelifted Hyundai i10 for European markets. It will make its world debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show in October and go on sale in the UK in January 2017.
The exterior of the i10 facelift features minor cosmetic changes. The front fascia gets a redesigned grille that integrates a pair of round LED DRLs and new boomerang-shaped foglamp enclosures inspired by the Hyundai Elantra. The side mouldings have also been updated and it rides on new 14-inch alloy wheels, while the rear end features a re-profiled bumper with a pair of round reflectors.
Inside, the new i10 comes with updated cloth and trim colors. It also gets a longer list of equipment, which includes new features like a 7-inch touchscreen display with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, front collision warning and lane departure warning.
For the European market, Hyundai will continue offering the 1.0L and 1.25L petrol engines for the facelifted i10. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual and 4-speed AT.
As for the Indian market, a facelift for the Hyundai Grand i10 is in the works, as seen in spyshots. Changes to the Grand i10 could be similar to the model above, and is expected to launch in India early next year.