Hyundai i10 for Sale in Nigeria
South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai has taken the automobile industry by storm by releasing reasonably priced vehicles which are matching the standards of trusted brands. With the Hyundai i10, what they have accomplished is a five door hatchback and a four door sedan that is practical, stylish and very affordable. Although it is a South Korean manufactured vehicle, the Hyundai i10 has been able to reach the far ends of the North American, European and African automobile markets, with Nigeria being one of their favourite destinations. A good number of the Hyundai i10 are also in the process of being assembled locally in the country, providing easy access to the vehicle and a cheaper price tag. If in the market for a brand new, foreign used or locally used Hyundai i10, you have come to the right place, as Carmudi Nigeria offers listings of the most affordable vehicles available locally in the Nigerian automobile market.
What to know when buying a Hyundai i10
Performance and Specifications of Hyundai i10
If in the market for a fuel efficient vehicle, this 1.0 or 1.2 litre and 3 or 4 cylinder vehicle is the one for you. It has an amazing fuel efficiency rating of 40 mpg (miles per gallon), although Hyundai’s official rating is 60mpg. We do not expect the Hyundai i10 to produce a lot of power, and recommend it for city travels, because countryside highways require more speed and power, which the Hyundai i10 cannot produce. Both engine types produce between 65 horsepower to 86 horsepower and at 2500 rpm (revolutions per minute), would produce a torque of 73lb.ft. The Hyundai i10 is available in both petrol and diesel engines.
How is the design of the Hyundai i10?
Both the newly introduced sedan and hatchback versions of the Hyundai i10 surprisingly have a good amount of passenger space, despite the compact size. Also, in terms of cargo storage, it can store a good amount of cargo in either the sedan’s trunk or the space provided in the hatchback version. The dashboard is very user friendly, with not many buttons, and the ones which are useful are clearly marked. A very effective stereo system with some trim levels having Bluetooth connectivity are present, and steering wheel control is available on all trim levels. Regarding exterior features, the Hyundai i10 is in its second generation of production, and many visible changes can be observed on both generations. An entirely new and sporty body kit and stylish grille is present on the second generation, although the first generation is equally a stylish vehicle. The second generation also saw the introduction of the Hyundai i10 Grand which is a saloon four door version of the vehicle.
What are the best/stand out features of the Hyundai i10?
The Hyundai i10 was recognised as the car of the year in 2008, owing to its efficiency and practicality. In addition, despite the misconception of Hyundai cars, the Hyundai i10 is a relatively safe vehicle, although safety features vary in the markets they are sold in. For instance, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) remains a “special order” feature on the Hyundai i10, and until all its vehicles are fitted with the ESC, it might not attain a full 5 star EuroNCAP rating in the European automobile market.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Hyundai i10 in Nigeria
Regarding Foreign used Hyundai i10 models, they are close to rare, because the Hyundai i10 is marketed by Hyundai Nigeria group, although users would argue that the American specifications are better than those sold locally here, hence some are purchased overseas, and tagged as “Tokunbo” cars. In Nigeria, we are big on Nigerian used cars, especially if they have been used properly, therefore making Registered Hyundai i10s an instant hit in the Nigerian automobile market. People argue that the Hyundai i10 does not have a good resale value, but that is now starting to change.
The best Hyundai i10 year to buy
First generation Hyundai i10 models manufactured between 2007 and 2014 are a brilliant version of the Hyundai i10 to purchase, but we would recommend the second generation, which has been in production since 2013. It is stylish and more advanced with state-of-the-art features including enhanced safety ratings.
Hyundai i10 Price in Nigeria
If purchasing a brand new Hyundai i10 in the Nigerian automobile market, you would be spending between N1,800,000 – N2,200,000 depending on trim level, engine specification and cabin features. For an efficient car, this is a fair price. However, there are cheaper alternatives, and an estimated price range can be found below.
- Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Hyundai i10 for sale, depends on the date of manufacture, distance covered and all round state of the vehicle and engine capacity.
- 2007 Hyundai i10 – Date Hyundai i10: N500,000 – N1,600,000
Overall impression of Hyundai i10
Looking for a reasonably priced hatchback or saloon? The Hyundai i10 might be your answer. It is ideal for the parent who wants to buy their 18 year old their first car for university, because it is cheap to maintain, and a relatively “cool” car. Rivals of the Hyundai i10 include the Honda Civic and Mitsubishi Mirage. When having to pick out a vehicle such as a hatchback or saloon which is mid-sized, the Hyundai i10 might just be the one that fits your criteria.