For The i10 is quieter and more practical than all its city car rivals. It’s also cheap to buy and run, and is easy to park.
Against A VW Up is more enjoyable to drive and looks a bit classier inside.
What Car? says
The Hyundai i10 is the best city car around. It’s quiet, roomy, excellent value for money and has a long warranty.
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There are 7 Hyundai i10 versions available
Target Price team says:
If you spend all your time in town, the 1.0-litre three-cylinder version is a good choice: it’s nippy enough and is impressively refined. The 1.2-litre four-cylinder models are noticeably faster and not much more expensive, though, so we’d go for one of those.
SE trim offers a good blend of value and equipment; it comes with air-con, electric windows all round, driver’s seat-height adjustment and electrically adjustable heated door mirrors. We’d definitely recommend buying it over S Air (available on the 1.0-litre versions only), which is a little cheaper but has a lot less kit. You have to buy a top-spec Premium model to get Bluetooth, though, and we think it's worth doing.
The good news is that all versions of the i10 get six airbags, stability control and a tyre-pressure-monitoring system as standard – as well as Hyundai’s unlimited-mileage, five-year warranty, which also includes five years of roadside assistance cover and annual vehicle health checks.
Reader test team says:
We've had this little car for a couple of weeks now and we're very pleased with it. The 1.0l SE we have, comes with a spare wheel and cruise control,…
+ Attractive styling, Decent space for passengers and luggage, Peppy 1.2 engine, Spacious footwell amd rest for clutch foot, Clear…
Nearly on a 1,000 miles. I waited a while for the car, but can confirm it is well worth the wait. You get a lot of car for your money and a lot of…
Changed for one of these after having an i20. Had a good look at the VW Up but was disappointed by the poor deals on offer from the local vw dealer…