Alternatives

Used Hyundai i10 Hatchback 2008 - 2013 review

(2008 - 2013)
Hyundai i10 Hatchback (08 - 13)
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What alternatives should I consider to a used Hyundai i10 hatchback?

If you would like a badge with more kudos than Hyundai's, it's be hard to ignore the Volkswagen Up, or its sister models, the Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo. All have smarter interiors than the Hyundai and better to drive, but the i10 is less expensive and should be cheaper to run, too.

The Toyota Aygo, meanwhile, is similarly frugal but offers less luggage space while head room is compromised in the rear, and the Kia Picanto, while not great to drive, offers a similar experience to the i10 with a longer, seven-year warranty.

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Verdict

With a practical and roomy interior, low running costs and a pleasant driving experience, the Hyundai i10 makes a great used city car.

  • Very spacious
  • Cheap to buy and run
  • Well equipped
  • Clutch can be fragile
  • 1.1-litre engine should be avoided
  • Styling a little bland