Hyundai has launched the new Grand i10 starts from Rs 4.58 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. The 2017 Grand i10 is based on the Hyundai's 'Fluidic Sculpture 2.0' design philosophy. The highlight of the Grand i10 is the introduction of a new 1.2 litre U2 CRDi diesel engine that generates 73 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 190.2 Nm of torque. The petrol engine is the same 1.2 litre Kappa unit that produces The 1.2 litre Kappa Dual VTVT unit generates 81 hp of power at 6,000 rpm and 113 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm.
The front and rear have of the Hyundai Grand i10 has revised bumpers, LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) while the only change at the side is the new alloy wheel design. One can also opt for a petrol automatic variant which is offered with a 4-speed transmission, however, the diesel variants come with only a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The rear of the Hyundai Grand i10 also gets a black cladding insert in the bumper with integrated reflectors and a registration plate housing. Overall, the design is sharper and claimed fuel efficiency figures have also improved. The Grand i10 petrol now delivers 19.77 kmpl for the manual transmission variants and 17.49 kmpl for the automatic gearbox versions. The diesel trims have a claimed mileage of 24.95 kmpl. This is courtesy an Alternator Management System in the hatchback.
The interior of the new Hyundai Grand i10 has a dual tone colour theme of grey and beige. The layout remains the same as the outgoing version which includes rear AC vents, a cooled glovebox, push button start/stop with smart key and a height adjustable driver's seat.
The Hyundai Grand i10 is offered with a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth compatibility and Apple CarPlay, Android Auto as well as MirrorLink support. Select variants that would get the touchscreen infotainment system would also have steering mounted audio and phone controls with voice recognition. The company has reduced the NVH or Noise, Vibration and Harshness levels in the new offering.
The new Hyundai Grand i10 is available with dual front airbags, reverse parking sensors with camera, rear defogger and rear wiper on the higher variants. Hyundai has sold over 5.5 lakh units of the hatchback that also includes exports to international markets as well as the sales in India. "The launch of the new Grand i10 will create a new benchmark for the segment by offering enhanced Modern Premium Hyundai Experience to the aspirational customers", said YK Koo MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd
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