Hyundai is an eminent brand in India; the company has churned some classic models that have offered immense comfort and style. Some of popular hatch models are Eon, Santro, i10 and i20. The i10 has hit on well with the public; the success of the car has enabled the company to launch the i10 Grand.
The i10 Grand is a more stylish version of the current i10 and is packed with more features. This is a perfect representation of grandness in small packages; this is the 5th hatchback rolled out by Hyundai India and for another interesting piece of information, and it is the tiniest diesel fuelled hatch built by Hyundai Motor India Limited.
As mentioned earlier, i10 Grand is re-structured version of 2014 i10, and is built solely for robust Indian markets. This is not a replacement of i10, but is an evolution symbol of the car. Hyundai Motor India Limited has taken to swift discussion to discontinue the automatic transmission version of previous i10 and 1.2 liter Kappa 2 variant engine. The main reason is to promote the car and to lessen the competition in its own segment.
The publicity levels with Grand i10 are massive before and after launch, the car was launched last month, and car enthusiasts have captured the car doing the rounds in Chennai. Sources claim that this could be an automatic version, but according to company representatives, Hyundai has no intentions of launching another transmission option. The car at present is sold with 1.2 liter Kappa and 1.1 liter diesel power train options.
The i10 Grand AT version is fitted with 1.2 liter Kappa petrol mill which is attached to four speed automatic transmission. The test mule car spotted in Chennai might launch in November 2013. An automatic transmission i10 Grand might be a thrilling launch to kick start the festive season.
The car is offered in vibrant and exciting shades of star dust, phantom black, silky beige, sleek silver, twilight blue, wine red, pure white and golden orange.
The interiors are plush with a professional beige and black theme, the lavish interior atmosphere complements the grand fitments such as world class audio system with Aux-in and Bluetooth connectivity, audio mounted steering wheel, powerful air conditioner, smart key with push stop or start button, chilled glove box, electrically adjustable external wing mirrors and so on.
The i10 Grand is packed with amazing features to excite people of all age groups, the style statement of the car is arty and imaginative, and is a progression of design technology. Hyundai has elevated the theories of the cutting-edge Fluidic Design Philosophy to a whole new level, and has used its let your inspiration set you free theme to the hilt.
If the test mule is an automatic variant of i10 Grand, then the excitement levels for the car will increase to a whole new level. The car scores well in terms of mileage at 20 kmpl, the combination of supreme comfort levels and mileage is highly convenient for daily long distances drives. This is an ideal car to experience a thrilling outing with a group of friends or family to shop or catch a movie.