Hyundai I40: Fuel Efficient Family Car

The Family Sedan

The Hyundai i40 is a sedan that is being promoted as a large family car. It has been specially designed for the European market by the Hyundai the South Korean car manufacturer. It is based on the same platform of Hyundai Sonata for the US market.

Launch and Availability

This large family sedan was unveiled at the Barcelona Motor Show in 2011. It is being sold as a separate model by the name of Sonata in some markets such as US where i40 is not available.

The i40 was launched as estate variant in September 2011 in Europe and South Korea and the sedan variant was launched in January 2012. The same model is also made available in New Zealand and Australia.

Power-Packed Performance & unique features

I40 is available in four engine options such as one 1.7L diesel engine with 114bhp and 134 bhp option and three petrol units with 1.6L:133 bhp, 2.0L:175bhp and GDI that is 2.0L:164bhp also called as MPi petrol version.

- It also comes with a unique feature and that is a BluDrive option that allows intelligent Stop & Go also called as ISG or start-stop system.

- It also offers 16inch rolling resistance tyres that helps in the reduction of CO2 of about 113g/km.

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Technical Characteristics of Hyundai I40

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Hyundai i40 Tourer 1.7 CRDi produced by Hyundai (KR).

Body Type Estate (station wagon; shooting brake) 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight n/a
Length 4770 mm
Height 1470 mm
Wheelbase 2770 mm
Front Track 1591 mm
Rear Track 1597 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 70 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 115HP (84 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Max Torque 260Nm @ 1250 rpm
CO2 Emissions 113 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1685 cc
Bore 77 mm
Stroke 90 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 17:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres n/a
Suspension Front I.MS.
Suspension Rear I.MultiLi.
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a