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i10 crowned What Car? 'Best City Car' for the second consecutive year

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i10 crowned What Car?

New Generation Hyundai i10 has retained its position at the top of its class after being named What Car? 'Best City Car' for the second consecutive year. Praised for its high quality interior materials, refinement, ease of driving and big-car features, i10 beat stiff competition from the likes of VW Up, Smart Fortwo and Skoda Citigo.

Jim Holder, Editor at What Car? said: "Last year the Hyundai i10 stunned us by stealing the crown from the VW Up. It's just as nimble to drive and comfortable in town as the VW, but offers even greater practicality, class-leading refinement and loads of kit. Our choice - the 1.2-litre petrol - is wonderfully smooth, and quick enough to keep up with larger traffic. In Premium trim it feels suitably expensive inside, yet still costs less than £11,000, which makes it stunning value. The Hyundai is a genuine threat to a lot of superminis."

Tony Whitehorn, President & CEO, Hyundai Motor UK said: "2014 was a major year for the New Generation i10, which proved to be an instant hit with existing Hyundai customers and those new to the brand. As we approach 12 full months on sale, i10 is proving more popular than ever - a trend that we expect to continue in 2015. We are delighted that What Car? has recognised i10 as the best City Car for the second consecutive year in what is an extremely competitive segment. This award is a testament to the superb design and engineering which has gone into creating this cleverly packaged car. "

Priced from £8,595 OTR, New Generation i10 features road noise levels which are among the best in its class while the suspension delivers a dynamic driving experience. Sophisticated, stylish and thoughtful design touches ensures broad appeal in the City Car segment, while quality materials and high end features, including air conditioning and Bluetooth®, deliver big car comfort for the driver and passengers alike.

VIVA ROCKS THIS CHRISTMAS WITH VAUXHALL

VIVA ROCKS THIS CHRISTMAS WITH VAUXHALL

Posted on: 22nd Nov 2017

Featuring a raised ride height with body cladding, a robust new interior and the latest connectivity including OnStar and R 4.0 IntelliLink, Vauxhall's rugged VIVA ROCKS is available to order now priced from £11,530 on-the-road. The new model features many design cues typically found on larger SUV models, such as an increased ride hei...

SEAT REVEALS INNOVATIVE

SEAT REVEALS INNOVATIVE 'GUARDIAN ANGEL' SAF

Posted on: 22nd Nov 2017

The Leon 'Cristobal' is named after St Christopher (San Cristobal in Spanish), the patron saint of travellers. The concept car is billed as the safest car in the history of the SEAT brand, and features a host of digital technologies that are designed to make life safer for drivers and passengers.

HYUNDAI IONIQ WINS WOMEN

HYUNDAI IONIQ WINS WOMEN'S WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR &...

Posted on: 22nd Nov 2017

In the eighth edition of the Women's World Car of the Year awards the Hyundai IONIQ has won the 'Supreme Award'. All three models, the IONIQ Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in, were treated as one car for voting purposes. To identify the supreme winner, the Women's World Car of the Year jury first voted for the winning models in six d...

KIA LEADS WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

KIA LEADS WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

Posted on: 8th Nov 2017

Kia products have topped the nomination list for the World Car of the Year Awards with six nominations for its newly launched products around the world. Indicating Kia's recent product offensive the WCOTY jurors will be considering the Picanto, Stonic, Niro and Stinger models in two different categories - World Car and World Urban Car.