Hyundai i10 has been rated the country’s most fuel efficient petrol car in the compact segment. The car has also emerged as the top seller in the ‘over 1 litre of capacity’ segment. The BS IV compliant car powered by a 1.2 litre Kappa engine under test conditions has achieved a spectacular mileage of 19.81 km to a litre of petrol. This is the best in class ARAI-certified fuel efficiency, among petrol cars in compact segment in India. The fuel efficiency and comfort of i10 also makes it the top selling car in the ‘over 1 litre of capacity’ segment. During the financial year 2009 -10, Hyundai i10 sold 149,242 units in the domestic market thus breaking all previous records and becoming the highest selling car in the ‘over 1 litre of capacity’ segment.
“The extraordinary fuel-efficiency of Hyundai i10, best among the petrol cars in its segment emphasizes Hyundai’s overall technology leadership in making highly fuel-efficient cars. We hope that the best-in-class mileage of i10 will enable us to increase our market share by reaching out to a larger customer base. We are also glad that i10 continues to be No.1 in its segment. This reflects the confidence customers place in our brands,” Arvind Saxena, Director, Marketing and Sales, Hyundai India, said.