Hyundai introduces Premium SE variant to i10 in UK with automatic AC

Monday 09 February 2015, 11:47 AM by

The United Kingdom segment of Hyundai has launched a new Premium SE trim variant to its line-up of the second generation i10. This vehicle has been rechristened in India as the Grand i10. The premium SE variant is currently available in both automatic as well as manual trim at the moment. The price for the automatic trim model is stated at 11.97 lakh INR, which is actually £12650 in the United Kingdom, while the manual variety is slated at 11.35 lakh, which comes to around £11995.

There are a number of changes, which have been installed in the new model. The most primary change, which has taken place in the Premium SE, is the installation of the automatic climate control along with heated steering wheel frontal seats. The wheel dimensions have been slightly modified to give it a 15 inch, contrary to the 14-inch radial offered in India. The car also features an electronic tilt as well as a slide glass sunroof. Another important addition to the car is a smart key with an engine start/stop button. The car also features chrome door handles on the exteriors as well as rear parking sensors, which might come quite handy.

Hyundai introduces Premium SE variant to i10 in UK with automatic AC |
Hyundai introduces Premium SE variant to i10 in UK with automatic AC

Tony Whitehor, the President and CEO of Hyundai Motor, United Kingdom, said, “Since its launch a year ago, we’ve already sold over 25,000 units of New Generation i10 in the UK. The introduction of Premium SE will look to build on this success by providing customers with competitive levels of technology, without the need to compromise on the small car package.”

Hyundai India might also be in line for automatic climate control with the Grand i10 facelift, which is expected to be launched some time during the later part of the year or early next year. The climate control has already been introduced in the Xcent. Moreover, the possibilities of a sunroof and 15-inch alloy wheels can also be introduced in the near future.

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