2012 Hyundai i40 Review

The sporty i40 no negative impact on the level of interior comfort. The wheelbase of 2.77 meters and offers the best car in its size class to the front head (1025mm), shoulder (1455mm) and legs (1170mm) piece. This impressive space promises to give all residents spend long periods of time in the most comfortable around the D segment i40 available.

Hyundai i40 sedan is the next evolutionary step in Hyundai's unique design language "sculpture fluidic components.

The design of DNA liquid sculpture is recognizable by the flowing lines inspired by nature that combine to create a dynamic exterior, and introduced the concept Hyundai ONIC ix-2009 Geneva Motor Show. From that first album, "was fluid sculpture inspiration behind the design of all new Hyundai models, such as the award-winning ix35, ix20 and Bike Station.

Words key concept for the Hyundai i40 hatchback are "modern flow" and "wing of the premium," the sculpture throughout the development of philosophy of the fluid. Hyundai's designers wanted to focus on the creation of the volume of liquids with a modern and sophisticated retail wing in shape.

"We used very strong, flowing lines from front to rear to give a distinctive look i40," said Thomas Bürkle, chief designer of Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center. "We wanted to get away from the conventional notchback sedan and create a car that is in line with the character i40 Sporty Wagon. Carving a little stretched roofline, we have provided Hyundai i40 sedan striking silhouette of a coupe, Thomas Bürkle added.

Hyundai i40 sedan not only benefits from an attractive design, but also to maintain high environmental comfort, pace measure 2.77 meters and delivering best-in-class dimensions of the front head (1025 mm), shoulder (1455 mm) and foot (1170 mm) in the room. This impressive volume promises to give all passengers are spending a long period D segment i40, running as comfortable as possible.

"Although the exterior of the Hyundai i40 sedan stands out from the liquid flow component and the distinctive appearance, the interior has been designed to offer convenience and comfort of the driver and passengers of a package of high quality," Thomas Bürkle completed.


The new i40 will be available with a choice of four Euro V-compliant engines, two petrol and two diesel. These units cover a spread power to 177 hp 115 hp with the distribution of torque spread over a wide engine speed range, which makes the i40 a fun car to drive around town or on motorways . Manual and automatic transmissions will also be offered.

Segment where the diesel models account for more than 75% of total sales in Europe, Hyundai expects the 1.7-liter diesel engine developing 136 hp engine is the most popular with private buyers and companies. Overall, Hyundai expects 65/35% of the difference between diesel and petrol i40 sale.

Hyundai, all new 2-liter four-cylinder engines GDI, called "Nu," makes its debut i40. It provides more torque and better driveability, improved fuel economy and lower emissions, and excellent NVH properties - similar to multi-point engine.

Equipped with GDI (gasoline direct injection) this device generates 177 hp 1,999 cc and 213 Nm of torque, ensuring that the i40 offers a good balance between performance and fuel economy. Hyundai i40 hatchback with this engine and a gearbox six-speed manual accelerates to 100 km / h in just 9.7 seconds, a record number of fuel consumption of 6.8 l/100 km (combined cycle) and get a rating of only 159 g CO2 / km.

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