Hyundai launches refreshed Grand i10 in India

Hyundai has launched the facelift version of the Grand i10. The much-awaited car was finally launched in India after many speculations. The facelift vehicle has received many exterior and interior changes. The new Grand i10 has been styled according to the European version of the car. The car has also received a new diesel engine. The Grand i10 now starts at Rs. 4.68 lakh and goes up to Rs. 7.33 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Here is everything that you should know about the car.

What are the changes?

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The new Grand i10 is similar to the existing model in shape. The vehicle now gets minor design tweaks making it look much fresher in the marker. The new car gets redesigned bumper with new LED DRLs, which add a sporty look to the vehicle. The radiator grille has been updated too. Grand i10 retains the headlamps and bonnet from the older car.The new bumper design also houses the new air curtain, making the car more aerodynamic.

The new bumper design also accommodates the new air curtain, making the car more aerodynamic. At the rear, the 2017 Grand i10 gets dual tone bumper along with reflectors. The 14-inch diamond cut alloy wheels now carry a new design and look way smarter than the older generations. The car also gets updated side mouldings.

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Hyundai vehicles are known for their extravagant feature list, and the updated Grand i10 also comes loaded with new age gadgets. To start with, the car gets 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. The feature is available from mid-level trim onwards, but mid-level cars get 5.0-inch screen instead of 7.0-inch. The car also gets reverse camera and sensors, automatic climate control and rear AC vent.

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New engine

Hyundai has updated the diesel engine of the new Grand i10, and it is now the 1.2-litre U2 engine that churns out a maximum of 73 BHP. The older model came with a 1.1-litre diesel engine that produced a high of 69 BHP. The petrol engine continues to be the same 1.2-litre 81 BHP Kappa motor, but the efficiency of the petrol variant has been improved. Both the engine options get 5-speed manual gearbox as standard while the petrol model is also offered with an automatic gearbox. The petrol manual returns a maximum fuel efficiency of 19.77 km/l while the automatic returns a high of 17.49 km/l. The diesel engine is rated at 24.95 km/l fuel efficiency.