The 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 has been launched in India and it gets a minor facelift, increased features and a new diesel engine.
The 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 has been launched in India, priced between Rs. 4.58 to 7.33 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The hatchback is available in four trims in both petrol and diesel engine options with the oil burner getting an update in cubic capacity.
The Hyundai Grand i10 facelift gets a new cascading hexagonal front grille with LED DRLs placed right next to the fog lamps and an air curtain similar to the Elantra for improved aerodynamics. The bumpers have been redesigned with the rear getting the dual-tone treatment, with reflectors. On the side, the Grand i10 gets chrome door handles, roof rails and new 14-inch diamond cut alloy wheels (low trims get a new wheel cover design).
The interior of the 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 has been updated as well and the dual-tone beige and black cabin gets chrome and silver inserts. The new 7.0-inch touch-screen audio system in the Asta and Sportz (O) trims get Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirror Link, Smartphone navigation and voice recognition, it also gets a reverse parking camera with sensors. The Sportz trim uses a 5.0-inch touch-screen audio system with Bluetooth compatibility.
The top-spec Asta variant gets climate control AC and ABS as standard while a driver side airbag is standard on all trims of the vehicle while a passenger side airbag is only offered on the Sportz (O) and Asta trims.
Hyundai has updated both the engines of the 2017 Grand i10. The 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder petrol mill continues to produce the same 82 BHP and 114 Nm but uses low friction bearings, Alternator Management System (AMS) and improved engine oil viscosity levels, resulting in the mileage increasing by 4.6%. The 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 petrol returns a fuel efficiency of 19.77 km/l (the old model returned 18.9 km/l, as per ARAI).
The diesel engine has been updated and now displaces 1.2-litres (from the earlier 1.1), it is still a 3-cylinder unit but produces more output at 74 BHP and 194 Nm, up from 70 BHP and 160 Nm respectively. The Grand i10 diesel returns a mileage of 24.4 km/l as per ARAI. The vehicle is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox while the petrol is also offered with the option of a 4-speed automatic.
The 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 sees overall improvement to make it an even better hatchback than before. It is offered with a 2-years, unlimited kms warranty.
2017 Hyundai Grand i10 Price
– 2017 Grand i10 Petrol Price
* Era – Rs. 4,58,400/-
* Magna – Rs. 5,22,990/-
* Magna AT – Rs. 5,98,990/-
* Sportz – Rs. 5,65,990/-
* Sports (O) – Rs. 5,96,295/-
* Sports (O) AT – Rs. 6,82,790/-
* Asta – Rs. 6,39,890/-
– 2017 Grand i10 Diesel Price
* Era – Rs. 5,68,400/-
* Magna – Rs. 6,15,990/-
* Sportz – Rs. 6,58,989/-
* Sports (O) – Rs. 6,89,791/-
* Asta – Rs. 7,32,890/-