All new Hyundai i10 LPG launched with a starting price of Rs 416,144

Wednesday 23 November 2011, 12:03 PM by Vikas Yogi

The country’s second largest car maker Hyundai Motors India Limited (HMIL), has launched LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) version of its popular car Hyundai i10 in the Indian market. The car is priced in the range of Rs 416,144 and Rs.430,659 (ex-showroom Delhi). The move of launching LPG variant of the car is taken, following a sharp decrease in demand for petrol run cars due to continuously rising prices of petrol in the country.

The all new Hyundai i10 LPG is powered by a 1.1 Liter IRDE2 engine which can be operated on both LPG and petrol. The LPG kit offered with the car is a factory fitted one and the customers will have an option of choosing one mode from Petrol and LPG mode. The new i10 LPG carries both tank capacity of 35 liters for petrol and 34 liter of LPG. According to the company, the i10 LPG model carries a special LPG tank that offers larger boot space as compared to other LPG kit fitted cars.

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Hyundai i10 Blue

Speaking to the reporters in the National Capital, H.W. Park, managing director and chief executive, Hyundai Motors India Limited, said, The LPG version of our next-gen i10 is a viable alternative for customers looking at low running cost.”

As per a statement issued by the company, "The LPG kit in i10 blue drive is impact resistant and is approved by the department of explosives." The car also comes fitted with an alternator management system that not only controls the delivery of power but also extends the battery life.