Hyundai Assan has offered its new i10 model primarily to the domestic market having produced since 2013 at its plant in northwestern province of Izmit
Having produced at the plant of Hyundai Assan in the northwestern province of Izmit since 2013 with 75 percent market share in A segment, Hyundai i10 is starting a new adventure with modern design, improved technological and safety elements. Rolling off the production line with a ceremony held at the plant, the new i10 has been offered for the market firstly in the home with price beginning TL39,950. In 2013, with the investment worth TL1,5 billion for increasing capacity utilization twofold, the second generation i10 has been produced over 300 thousand units in its Turkey’s plant. Exporting 290 thousand of this number to over 40 countries, so Hyundai Assan gained TL2,5 billion of export income and contributed to the Turkish economy. Resetting A segment again, Hyundai i10 made a breakthrough achieving 75% market share in its segment. With the features of renewed face and improved equipment, i10 is expected to complete the year 2016 with the sales of 3 thousand units, is also expected to raise its sales upper level in 2017. Following the ceremony of the new i10, Hyundai Assan Chairman Mong-Hyun and Director General Onder Goker fixed the plaque of new i10 together. They also started test driving days for new generation Hyundai i10. In his speech at the ceremony, Mong-Hyun said; “Turkey is the second homeland of mine. It is proud for me working such a beautiful country, at a plant having so much high quality and technology. Thanks to Made in Turkey cars, primarily in Europe, Turkey’s flags are waving over 40 countries. Our i10 model is a model which meets the needs of Turkish consumers, in addition to the European consumers. The sales in European market are quite high and customer satisfaction is upper level. I hope Turkish customers will show more interest in i10 and we can let this automobile meet more Turkish consumers.” As for Onder Goker said that the new i10 featured with many superiorities compared to its rivals in A segment. He continued, “The New i10 possesses features such as front colloidal sensor system, lane departing sensor system, static turning lights, 7” touchscreen navigation and multimedia and six airbags. In addition, we have also started to offer optional warranty for i10 model up to 80,000 kilometers following Elantra and Tucson models. We believe the new i10 will fold its successes more through these features.”
Refinery design and improved drive The new i10 is coming together with some of recoveries including new stepped grill. Having characterized with curved and natural fluent lines, Hyundai i10 emerges to front by making distinction in its respective segment. As the new Hyundai i10 is being offered with a new bumper, LED daylight in round shaped, which was boomerang shaped in the previous model, is installed onto front grill. Reaching more elite and more sportive statement, the automobile also made changes at rear side. The fog lights in round shape have black framework. Exhibiting more sportive and dynamic stance with chic bumper the car also has openable sunroof with 5 manual speeds and 4 automatic transmission speeds. For economic fuel consumption the new i10 also offer its LPG version. The new i10 supports its roomy and fresh interior space with 252 liters baggage space.