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The closest rivals of the new Hyundai i10

Last updated on: October 11, 2010 09:41 IST

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Hyundai i10 took over the baton from the Hyundai Santro and became the bestselling model for the company.

In the face of stiff competition the company has given the car an overhaul so that it stays attractive for the consumers.

But it is quite interesting to look at the car's closest rivals and how they stand against Hyundai's much trusted model.

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Maruti A Star

The car has a KB series 998cc, 3 cylinder, 12 valve, DOHC powertrain engine that delivers a maximum power of 67 Ps at 6200 rpm and a top torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm.

The KB10 engine is a good perfumer and good on the economy. The car comes with a four speed automatic transmission, which promises higher acceleration and performance whereas other variants of the car come with a manual five speed gearbox.

The car is priced between Rs 362,556 and Rs 441,800 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Maruti Ritz

The petrol version of the car comes with a 1.2 L, 1197 cc K -12 series engine. The K-12 series engine is packed with a five speed manual transmission gearbox and is compatible with BS IV emission standards.

The engine offers a maximum power of 85 PS at 6000 rpm and a torque of 113 Nm at 4500 rpm. The diesel version has a 1.3L, 1248 cc DDiS engine with five speed manual transmission gearbox that offers greater mileage and acceleration to the car.

This DDiS engine is fuel efficient and offers 75 PS power at 4000 rpm and a torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm.

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Maruti Wagon R

The Wagon R recently got the K10B engine that is capable of producing 68PS of power and 90Nm of torque.

The car has a new grille, striking headlights and bumpers. The rear has also been redone and restyled tail lamps and rear window glass give the car better look and feel.

It also comes with a rear wash and wipe and an optional ABS and airbags in the higher end VXi model. The dashboard has a new central console which comes with integrated stereo AUX-In for iPod connectivity and larger circular control for the aircon.

The steering is also new and has been lifted from Maruti Swift and the car also comes with a seatbelt alarm as standard. Maruti has priced the Wagon R at a price of Rs 328,000 to Rs 381,000 in India.

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Tata Indica Vista

The car is available in a 1.3L, Quadra Jet, Common Rail direct Injection diesel engine capable of producing 71PS of power at 4500 rpm and 190Nm of torque at 1750 rpm and a 1.2L, Safire MPFI VVT petrol engine that generates 65PS power at 5500 rpm and 96Nm torque at 3000 rpm.

The car also comes in a 1.4L, TDI Turbo diesel engine that produces 71PS of power at 4500rpm. This family car has a new grille with new striking pedal shaped headlamps, body coloured ORVMs, body coloured rub rails and body coloured bumpers with strong bonnet.

The Tata Indica Vista is available in eight variants in both petrol and diesel engines. The car is priced in the range of Rs 339,000 to Rs 476,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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Nissan Micra

The car is competitively priced between Rs 398,000 and 529,000 and comes in three variants including XE (398,000), XL (469,000) and XV (529,000) (ex-showroom, Delhi).

It has a 1.2L petrol unit and the diesel unit is anticipated sometimes in the future. Nissan Micra's 3 cylinder DOHC 1198cc petrol engine is capable of producing 75 bhp at 6,000 rpm and 104 NM of torque at 4,000 rpm.

One of the striking features of the car that sets it apart from the rest is the fact that it has driver airbags as standard. It also has a drive computer and tilt adjustable steering as standard features.

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Ford Figo

The car comes in both the petrol and diesel version. The 1.2L petrol engine is capable of producing 71PS of maximum power and 102 Nm of peak torque while the 1.4L, Duratorq diesel engine that currently powers Ford Ikon and Ford Fiesta produces 69PS of maximum power and 160 Nm of top torque.

The car is available in four variants in both petrol and diesel engine -- Lxi, Exi, Zxi and Titanium. Thus the total variants for diesel and petrol are eight. It is priced between Rs 360,485 and 541,595 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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Chevrolet Beat

The car is a different looking one and is also a decent performer with a very good fuel economy rate.

It comes with a 1.2L 4 cylinder, 1199cc, 16v DOHC petrol engine that offers 79 BHP at 6,200 rpm and 108 NM torque at 4,400 rpm.

The engine refinement is of a very high level and that makes the car very quite. It is a good city car and can be handled easily in traffic congestions. The cars light clutch with a short pedal range and power steering keep the driving effortless.

The car falls in the price bracket of Rs 357,168 to 419,877 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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