Hyundai has unveiled the Grand i10 recently, and this is one car that would excite the public with its trendy body. The car is positioned between i20 and i10, and sports a professional and young stance, this is one car that would hit well with young college goers and working professionals. The Grand i10 is released in four versions such as Sportz, Magna, Era and the most loaded version called Asta.
Those who admire the i10’s design, the Grand i10 is even more exciting, in B segment category, some of the thrilling factors arrive from the length, the i10 Grand has a longer length dimension of 100mm compared to the current i10. The car has something more to offer in terms of exterior appeal and interior room. Ardent Hyundai fans would be familiar with the Fluidic Design Philosophy adopted by the company which is a revolutionary invention. The Grand i10 is designed with Fluidic Design Language inspired by German European Design Center. To spice up the elegant exterior design, the headlights are tailored in an artistic inverted eye format and tail lights are sculpted in a crystalline round structure that resembles a diamond encasing.
The interiors are cut out to cater to the needs of various tastes; the theme used here is jet black and beige and this is observed in seats and even dashboard. There is a range of interesting fitments that makes the car appear shockingly up market with air conditioning vents, push stop or start button in smart key, world class two Din music system with MP3 compatibilities, one GB interior memory, rear parking sensors, electric outer rear view mirrors, glove box compartment and so on.
With the spectacular interior equipments, people would run to showrooms and want to experience the drive dynamics of the car. The interiors offer everything a young highly individual would aspire, especially the two Din audio equipment and audio controls on steering. Hatchbacks have powered the Indian car segment, and Hyundai has some premium range of cars in this segment with i10, Eon, Santro and so on, but not many would have experienced the feel of a jet black interior theme, this might have been the case during retro periods, but now Hyundai has revisited bygone era in a modern format.
Grand i10 is a reliable product in terms of engine efficiency, built with a powerful 1.2 liter petrol engine with the advanced Kappa technology, and a 1.1 liter U2 engine built with CRDI technique, one interesting fact to note about engine features is the 1.1 liter engine is used for the very first time on India roads. The dynamic 1.2 liter Kappa petrol mill churns impressive efficiencies of 83PS highest power and 99Nm peak torque. The CRDI U2 diesel engine delivers stunning engine efficiencies of 71PS highest power and peak torque of 160NM. To top it all the mileage offered with both engines are outstanding at 18.9kmpl with Kappa petrol mill and 24 kmpl with 1.1 liter diesel engine.
Anybody would be amazed with the fact that i10 Grand with its high tech and lavish features and for petrol models it is offered at a price of Rs 4.2 lakhs for the base Era variant and Rs 5.4 for the most loaded Asta version. For the diesel models the car is priced at Rs 5.2 to 6.4 lakhs.
This is a noteworthy purchase for those interested to experience the spirit of luxury in a reasonably priced car.