HYUNDAI GRAND i10 EXTERIOR:
It looks pretty to the eye like other Hyundai cars. It has Fluidic design theme, swept-back headlamps, big hexagonal grille with chunky fog lamps. The rear too looks pretty – thanks to the large bumper mainly.
HYUNDAI GRAND i10 INTERIOR:
Interior is all new design. It doesn’t resemble with i10 or i20 either. Beige and black plastics are nicely used and air-con vents have brushed-aluminum dials. Overall design is pretty and material quality is good too – best in the segment. The Seats are comfortable and enough legroom and headroom at the rear in spite of car having low height.
Grand i10 is the first car in its segment to introduce rear AC vents. Considering the Indian condition, lot of Indian will like this. Apart from this, it has great features such as smart key with push button start and stop for keyless entry/exit and Ignition On/Off, auto-folding mirrors, tilt-steering, steering-mounted controls, cooled glove box, and multi-media system with USB and AUX ports - Bluetooth connectivity, 1 GB internal memory space for music and phone contacts.
ENGINE AND GEAR BOX:
It is available in both options – petrol and diesel. The petrol engine is the same 1.2-litre Kappa engine which is used in i10, but the diesel is a new 1.1-litre three-cylinder block. It has 5-gear manual transmission.
Claimed mileage is 18.9 KMPL for Petrol and 24.0 KMPL for Diesel variant.
It is pitted against Maruti’s Swift and cheaper by about 40 k to 50k Rs - Here are the prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Hyundai Grand i10 Petrol
Hyundai Grand i10 Diesel
|Model||Grand i10 petrol (Asta)||Grand i10 diesel (Asta)|
|Engine||1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT||1.1-litre U2 CRDi|
|Engine Displacement||1197 cc||1120 cc|
|No. of Cylinders||4 Cylinders||4 Cylinder|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||5-speed manual|
|LxWxH in mm||3765x1660x1520||3765x1660x1520|
|Wheelbase (mm)||2425 mm||2425 mm|
|Boot (Litres)||256 Litres||256 Litres|
|Fuel Capacity (Litres)||43 Litres||43 Litres|
|Claimed fuel efficiency||18.9kmpl||24.0kmpl|
|Price (ex-Delhi)||Rs 5.47 lakh||Rs 6.41 lakh|
It is available in following shades : Golden Orange, Phantom Black, Pure White, Sleek Silver, Silky Beige, Star Dust, Wine Red, Twilight Blue
It is very good car in its segment with compare to price and style – perfect for those who values style, space, fuel economy / price and features. It is a great combination of all those.
Image credit: - Hyundai i10