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Hyundai i10

£ 9,800 - £ 16,270
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Published: 15 Jan 2020
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What should I be paying?

Prices start at around £12,500 for the entry-level ‘SE’ i10 - basic ‘S’ trim is dead, but nobody bought it anyway - which is only available with the three-cylinder engine. You get good kit, like a DAB radio, Bluetooth, air conditioning, electric windows and mirrors and cruise control, but you’ll want to move up to at least ‘SE Connect’. 

For an extra £1,000 it adds alloy wheels, an eight-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a rear-view camera and speakers in the back. Stump up yet another £1,000, from around £14,500, for bigger 16-inch alloys, fancier headlights with LED DRLs, fog lights, heated seats and steering wheel and posher interior trim in the i10 ‘Premium’. 

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SE Connect and Premium cars get the option of the bigger engine. It’s only £500 more than the little one across the board, so frankly you may as well. Cars fitted with the five-speed auto cost £500 more to buy outright than the equivalent manuals. The i10 you want is the SE Connect, with the big engine and manual gearbox, which costs £13,995. Better residuals mean lease deals ought to be more affordable than ever. All new i10s come with Hyundai’s handy five-year unlimited mileage warranty. 

Running costs will be tiny - the dirtiest i10 emits 105g/km of CO2 and the cleanest 101g/km, so they’re all in the same VED band, and in day-to-day driving they should all manage mid-40s to low-50s mpg without issue. 

As for safety, all i10s get overzealous lane-keeping assist, high-beam assist and a forward collision warning system with autonomous emergency braking. There’s also tyre-pressure monitoring and hill-start assist.

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