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Hyundai Grand i10 Overview

The 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 is a facelifted version and plugs the gap between the i10 and the i20. The Grand i10 was introduced keeping the requirement of consumers falling in this bracket. The 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 is offered with two engines, a new 1.2 litre diesel and a 1.2 litre Kappa petrol unit. Both engines are mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, however, the petrol engine is also offered with a four-speed automatic unit. Notable changes in the 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 include a new 1.2 litre diesel engine, a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with some cosmetic changes. View offers on Hyundai Cars from Hyundai dealers in Hyderabad at Autozhop

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Hyundai Grand i10 Exterior

Hyundai designs its cars brilliantly and the Grand i10 is no different. The Grand i10 follows Hyundai’s elegant Fluidic design language strictly. The car looks beautiful, elegant and premium than any other car in its segment. The Grand i10 matches the design of its bigger cousin Hyundai i20 closely but is more compact than i20. The Grand, as the company likes to call it, is focused on the youth of the country and it does not disappoint. The elegant-looking vehicle has sculptured bodylines, which makes the car very soothing to look at. The subtle crease, which starts just before the front door and connects to the tail lamps, makes the car elegant while the strong-shaped crease on the bottom of the front and rear doors makes the car look very aggressive. Following the Hyundai design language, Grand i10 gets sweeping headlamps, making the front fascia very strong. The fog lamps have been placed very conveniently in the especially-designed dams with black inserts to give it a manly look.

The Grand i10 also gets roof rails in the mid and top variants, which adds to the sporty look. The Grand i10 looks very sporty and the rear spoiler makes things even better. Premium as it can get, Hyundai also offers optional diamond-cut alloy wheels on the top-of-the-line Asta variant and Sportz(O) AT. The Magna and Sportz variants get full size wheel covers, while the base Era model gets just the steel rims. Hyundai has also made a point by equipping body coloured bumpers with all variants. The base model misses out on body-coloured door handles, tail gate and mirrors. Hyundai has made a lot of things exclusive to the top-end variants. The micro roof antenna does not come checked with the base Era model. The Sportz and Asta models get the chrome dipped outside door handles for a premium look. The waist-line moulding, which saves the car from a lot of scratches, is also missing out from the base Era, Magna and Sportz models. The sporty-looking roof rails come as standard only with the Sportz and Asta models. The premium-looking indicators on the outside rear view mirrors also come as standard only with the Sportz and Asta models. Hyundai has made the Grand i10 brilliant but a lot of things are yet missing on the lower variants.

Hyundai Grand i10 Interior

People familiar with the car will find the similar ambiance inside. The carmaker has retained the upmarket cabin with the two-tone dashboard and steering remaining the same as before. However, they do get subtle changes. The key attention will be definitely the new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with the interface similar to that of sibling Elantra sedan. And this is not a plain jane unit but powered by Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and even MirrorLink. The navigation apps of your smartphone can be easily integrated into the system.

The infotainment also provides visuals from the rear camera. On the other hand, the lower variants get the 5-inch touchscreen unit which supports USB, Bluetooth, and Aux-in connectivity. The output from the 4-speakers is good enough for the car of this stature.The seats have now become more comfortable and supportive. They now get the right amount of cushioning to keep you tucked in. You get ample amount of legroom at the rear. The height adjustable driver seat and the tiltable steering wheel set you in the preferred driving position. Coming to the feature list, the carmaker this time has installed automatic climate control which adds more to the comfort factor. And the rear ac vents are just icing on the cake, especially in the torching summer weathers.

Further, the feature list continues to impress us with the addition of voice recognition button added to the steering wheel. Other than that, you get the same comfort and convenience including power outlets at front and rear, cooled glovebox, one-touch power windows, push-start stop button and electrically adjustable ORVM. Talking about space, as the name (grand) suggests, it’s utterly convenient for 5 passengers. The car offers best in segment 256L of boot space.

Hyundai Grand i10 Performance

Powering the Hyundai Grand i10 are two engine options, a 1.2. L Kappa petrol engine and a 12 L CRDi diesel engine. Power generated by the petrol motor is 82 hp at 6,000 rpm and 114 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The diesel engine produces 73 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 190 Nm of torque from 1,750 rpm to 2,250 rpm. Both engines have been tuned for moderate balance between performance and fuel efficiency.

There are two transmission options available for the Hyundai Grand i10, a 5-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed automatic gearbox. The automatic transmission is available only in the petrol engine powered versions. The automatic transmission aids to comfortably drive in stop and go traffic.The Hyundai Grand i10 with its two transmission and two engine options has acceptable mileage figures of 24.95 kmpl for the diesel engine with a 5-speed manual gearbox, 19.77 kmpl for the manual petrol variants and 17.49 kmpl for the manual automatic.

Hyundai Grand i10 Driving

Hyundai Grand i10 performs pretty well on both city and highway roads. It’s a charm to drive the car and it can take quick turns in heavy city traffic. The Grand i10 runs on front McPherson strut with coil spring and the rear is the coupled torsion beam axle with coil spring. As a Hyundai trademark, they always set the car with soft suspensions.The Hyundai Grand i10 too comes with soft suspension set-up, which increases the ride quality on the bumpy city roads, but at the same time, at high speeds, the car rolls a bit but without losing control. High-speed manners may not be as impressive as some of the other cars, but it’s not appalling either. The steering of Hyundai Grand i10 is very nice to hold and has little feedback from the road. The handling is not very sharp, but the car is not meant to be a great handler, but rather a perfect city car with great ease of use, and it does that very well in that department

Hyundai Grand i10 Safety

The brakes of the car offer a strong bite force with the pedal being firm. The car comes to standstill in a few seconds. The safety kit remains identical to the previous model and lags behind the competition. The only thing standard in the car is dual front airbags. But as you move to higher variants, you get anti-lock braking system, passenger side airbag, keyless entry, rear parking sensors with camera, impact sensing door lock and central locking.

Hyundai Grand i10 Price in Mumbai

Hyundai Grand I10 Ex-Showroom Price in Mumbai ranges from 4,60,964/- (Grand i10 1.2 Era Petrol) to 7,41,084/- (Grand i10 1.2 Asta Diesel). Get best offers for Hyundai Grand I10 from Hyundai Dealers in Mumbai. Check for Grand i10 price in Mumbai at Carzprice

Hyundai Grand i10 Verdict

Hyundai Grand i10 is a very affordable car and by all means is the best choice in its segment. The Grand i10 has a long list of features, which look very good and inviting on paper. The base model somehow misses out on few key things like ABS and passenger airbag. This mid-sized hatchback looks very pleasing to the eyes and comparatively looks better than most cars on the road. The Hyundai Grand i10 packs almost every feature needed in a car in a compact package. With the segment-first features, like the integrated memory, Hyundai has surely attracted many tech-savvy buyers towards the new model.

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