10.01.2020 Press release

Hyundai starts production for the all-new i10 in Europe

  • Hyundai has begun producing the all-new i10 at the Hyundai Assan Otomotiv Sanayi plant in İzmit, Turkey
  • Designed, developed and manufactured in Europe, the model is characterised by its young, dynamic design, best-in-class safety package and comprehensive connectivity features
  • The all-new i10 will go on sale across Europe at the beginning of February 2020

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Hyundai Motor has announced the start of production for the all-new i10 at the Hyundai Assan Otomotiv Sanayi plant in İzmit, Turkey.

The latest model in Hyundai’s best-selling i-range, the all-new i10 will be available for purchase across Europe from the beginning of February 2020.

Designed, developed, and manufactured in Europe, the all-new i10 is a compact city car that is made for the needs of the European market. Characterised by its young, dynamic design, comprehensive safety package and class-leading connectivity, the all-new i10 offers Hyundai customers many features rarely seen in a car of its size. The tagline, “Go Big.” reflects the fact that although it is a small car, it makes a big statement.

Our customers spoke, and we listened. With the all-new i10, we are delivering the best connectivity and safety package in the A-segment, and an even bolder, more dynamic design – all without compromising on spaciousness or storage space – and at an affordable price. This makes the i10 the best choice for customers wanting to buy a city car. Furthermore, by producing this car in Europe, for Europe, Hyundai is once again demonstrating its commitment to the European market.

Andreas-Christoph Hofmann Vice President Marketing and Product of Hyundai Motor Europe

About the all-new i10

The all-new i10 is the latest generation of Hyundai’s A-segment car As well as a fully-new stylish design, it is 20mm wider and 20mm shorter compared to the previous model, giving it a wider, sportier stance. With a volume of 252 litres, the storage space is among the largest in the A-segment. It features a range of advanced connectivity features rarely found in a car of its price range, including Bluelink telematics and integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. All of the advanced technology functions are integrated into the eight-inch colour touchscreen, which is the largest in the A-segment. In addition, all-new i10 offers one of the most comprehensive safety packages in its class with a number of driver assistance and advanced technology features, as well as Hyundai’s SmartSense active safety package.


About Hyundai Assan Otomotiv Sanayi (HAOS)

Located in İzmit, Turkey, Hyundai Assan Otomotiv Sanayi (HAOS) is Hyundai’s longest-running plant outside of Korea and has been in operation since 1997. With nearly 2,500 employees, it has an annual capacity for 230,000 units. The all-new i10 will join the i20 on the production line. In 2019, Hyundai Motor celebrated the 2 millionth production at its Turkish plant.

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