The second largest carmaker in India , Hyundai Motors, launched a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) powered variant of its hatchback i10, called the i10 Blue Drive, which will come along with a price tag of 4.16 lakhs for the Era LPG variant and Rs.4.30 lakhs for the Magna . All prices is of Ex-showroom,
The new Hyundai i10
is powered by a 1.1 liter iRDE2 engine and comes with a factory-fitted LPG kit
which has a 34-litre LPG tank, which is designed in a way, so as to provide
larger boot space. The new hatchback also allows the customer to switch to the
petrol mode, which can hold 35-litre of fuel. According to Hyundai, the LPG-kit
is impact resistant and is certified by ARAI and also by DOE (Department of
Explosives.) The company gives warranty of 2 years for the LPG Kit.
"The LPG version of our next-gen i10 is a viable alternative for customers looking at low running cost," said
, managing director
and chief executive, Hyundai Motors India Ltd. H.W.
"With separate petrol (35 liter) and LPG (34 liter) tanks, the customers have an option to choose from LPG and petrol modes," the company said in a statement.
The car sports a special LPG tank which offers larger boot space than other LPG-fitted cars.
The price of the LPG versions is approximately Rs. 27,500 above than a petrol model.