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Hyundai i10- most fuel efficient car in India now top seller compact car

Hyundai i10 has become the top selling car model in India with whooping sales of 149,242 units during the financial year 2009-10. The Korean car maker has given a clear defeat to Maruti Suzuki which was the uncrowned king of this car segment and boasts of top car selling company in India in ‘over one litre of capacity’ segment.


Another reason to smile for Hyundai i10 is that it has also become the most fuel efficient petrol car in the segment in India. Thus, not only the price tag but fuel efficiency and comfort have made the i10 gain such a place in Indian car market.


Hyundai i10 has1.2 L Kappa, Bharat Stage IV complaint engine that delivers a superb mileage of 19.81 km/l. The engine is supposed to be the best in class ARAI-certified fuel efficiency in compact car segment among the petrol variant.


Beating the likes of WagonRs, Hyundai i10 has emerged as a clear leader and the company aims to increase its share in a cost –sensitive market. Good mileage together with a low carbon footprint makes the car an affordable transportation solution in the country.


It is interesting to know that Hyundai i10 made its world debut in India and witnessed a great demand for the car not only from the domestic market but from oversees market as well.


It seems that the Indian market for compact car segment has grown manifolds to an extent that big car manufacturers like Volkswagen, General Motors and even Ford have introduced their compact car models in the market. Maruti Suzuki, who has enjoyed a literal monopoly over the past decades in the compact car segment, though has been shifted to number two, plans to up grade the Alto with a whole new K series engine and even has revamped its WagonR at an aggressive price tag.

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Hyundai i10 is the most fuel efficient small car in India for middle segment users.
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