Hyundai Grand i10: Hyundai launches Grand i10 Nios priced up to Rs 7.99 lakh
Hyundai Grand i10: Hyundai Motor India on Tuesday launched its new compact hatchback, the Grand i10 Nios, priced between Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 7.99 lakh. The vehicle is the next generation upgrade of its existing model Grand i10 with a more powerful engine and design changes.
The Grand i10 Nios petrol is compliant with BS-VI emission norms and will compete with Maruti Swift, Tata Tiago, Maruti Ignis, and Volkswagen Polo, among others. The diesel engine would be made compliant in April next year.
The car is offered in 10 variants – seven in petrol and three in diesel power trims and will coexist with the Grand i10. The Grand i10 Nios is based on a new platform. Since 2013, the South Korean manufacturer has sold more than 7.51 lakh Grand i10s in India and contributes to about 20% of the company’s total sales. This will be the third launch of the company this year after the compact SUV Venue and electric SUV Kona.
In the first quarter of the current financial year, the compact hatchback segment made up 48% of the total vehicles sold in India. With the launch of the Grand i10 Nios, Hyundai’s product portfolio in the hatchback segment will include the Santro, Grand i10, Nios and Elite i20.
Hyundai Grand i10: Key Points
- Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is the third launch of the company this year after compact SUV Venue and electric SUV Kona.
- Grand i10 Nios will come with Bharat Stage 6 emission norm compliant petrol and diesel engine variants.
“The Indian market is key and the axis point of Hyundai’s global growth plan. The third-generation Grand i10 Nios is our third consecutive launch in India of the highly successful i10 brand. The launch will stand for our commitment to the Indian market and fulfill our promise of creating a happy life for our customers,” said SS Kim, managing director, Hyundai Motor India.
“We at Hyundai Motor India believe in progressive design, styling, and technology for our Indian customers. Nios means more, and the all-new Grand i10 Nios is an expression of our commitment to always offer more to our customers in value engineering and best quality along with first and best-in-segment features,” he added.
The Nios retains the 1.2-litre diesel engine of the existing Grand i10 with a peak power of 75 ps and torque of 19.4 Kgm. It has an ARAI-rated fuel economy of 20.7 kmpl for the petrol version, 20.5 kmpl for the petrol automatic and 26.2 kmpl for both the manual and AMT transmissions in the diesel version.