Founded in 1947, who would have known that this Korean construction company would one day become one of the leading multinational chaebol (conglomerate). With its expertise in producing automobiles under every segment, the Hyundai Motor Company has flourished itself by leaps and bounds. Bestowing the world with decent family cars, Hyundai has set up a unique fame of itself in the world of automobiles. Matching with the trend, this South Korean marque is out with something exceptional for the entry level segment. With the huge success of its hatchback segment i10, this Korean conglomerate brings to you its facelifted version- Hyundai Grand i10. Adopting the fluidic design to all its new generation car, the brand has unveiled three trim levels of the Grand i10- GL MT, GLS MT and the automatic variant GLS AT. With striking new exterior, the car comes with a flamboyant new look. Hexagonal radiator grille and sculpted hood of the car enhances the fascia by giving it a elegant look. Multi-focus headlamps and bumper integrated fog lamps offers illumination that matches the power of the car. High mounted third brake light and the nicely designed rear combination lights adds to the sporty persona of the car. Dual dash tone, with some nice trims added to it throws an elegant trait to the interiors of the car. Tilt adjustable steering wheel comes with steering mounted controls, that offers a full fledge driving comfort. Blue ice illumination cluster of the car comes with some decent driver information system which also includes gear shift indicators. Comfort adjustable seats of the car adapts to the natural spine curve thus nourishing the seating comfort while on long travels. Efficient air conditioning system of the car has filters that lets you avail soothing and pollen-less air to respire. Fluidic design of the hood accommodates a 1.2-litre petrol engine, that knocks out a maximum power of 87 PS at 6000 rpm. The front engine rear wheel drive arrangement of the car provides a peak torque of 12.2 kg.m at 4000 rpm. Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) technology housed in the engine allows it delivers a decent mileage of 14.4 km/l. Mated with a 4-speed Shiftronic transmission, the car swifts to a speed of 120 km/h without much vibrations inside the cabin. Anti-lock braking system equipped in the car prevents the wheel locking and reduces the risk of skidding. Apart from these the Hyundai Reinforced Body Structure (HRBS), of the car and the airbag system in the car offers ample safety against frontal collisions. Smart key with engine immobilizer detects the appropriate key and sends the signal to the engine for ignition, thus preventing the risk of thievery.
The traditional Kappa series engine housed in the i10 offers optimum performance and a decent mileage. Dual- Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) technology housed in the engine alters the valve opening and closing according to the engine load conditions, thus nurturing the combustion stoichiometry. Besides this, the Multi point injection (MPi) technology offers precise amount of fuel to each cylinder, thus delivering a decent fuel economy of 14.4 km/l.
Dynamically engineered 1.2-litre powerhouse of the car knocks out a maximum power of 87 PS at 6000 rpm. The front wheel drive arrangement of the car is availed with a peak toque of 12.2 kg.m at 4000 rpm.
Mating a 4-speed automatic transmission, the car easily swifts to a speed of 120 km/h without much grunting and disturbance to the occupants. On the other hand the efficient 5-speed manual transmission offers a brisk switching of gear thus allowing it to hit 0-100 km/h in 12.7 seconds.
Analyzing the exterior you would accept that the new i10 is very different from its predecessor. Wide hexagonal grille on the bumper area offers ample air to be transported to the engine bay. Multi focus high intensity headlamps matches the performance delivered by the car and illuminates even the darkest areas. Fog lamps day time running lights integrated to the bumper nicely illuminates the path even in harsh weather condition. Outside rear view mirror affixed with LED turning signals adds to the flamboyant look of the car. Body coloured door handles and black tinted window sills adds nicely to the sleek silhouette of the car. Broad wheel arches with body coloured bumpers adds to the masculine persona of the car. Apart from alerting the rear traffic the high mounted stop lamp and the dynamically designed rear combination lamps adds a sporty trait to the car. High mounted rear spoilers and sleek line on the body eliminates the excessive drag thus nourishing the fuel economy of the vehicle. Rear bumper integrated reflectors ensures the presence of vehicle to the traffic at the rear. Hyper silver spider web design of the alloy wheels gives the car an elegant look.
Compact design of the car accommodates a precise dimension of 3765mm X 1660mm X 1505mm (LXWXH), that gives it the perfect trait of a hatchback. Wheelbase of 2425mm is ample enough to give the occupants a satisfactory legroom.
Compact design of the car accommodates a plenty of interior space and couple of decent features to make its occupants feel cozy. Nicely designed seats of the car has comfort adjustment parameters that offers maximum comfort in harsh road gradients. Head rest at the rear has adjustable features that avails the occupants with decent comfort. Dual tone dash surface of the car offers a sense of elegance all in the interior. 3-spoke steering wheel with tilt adjustment features have multi -functional controls that lets you operate music system and window operation without letting your hands off the steering wheel. Ice blue LED cluster with gear shift indicators offers ample driving information to the driver while the vehicle is on propulsion. Efficient air conditioning system of the car avails the occupants with a pleasant and soothing atmosphere. The filter equipped in the car offers pollen-less air to respire.
With ample space inside, the roomy interior of the car comes with some decent storage areas. Glove box affixed to the dash unit allows one to store miscellaneous items used during traveling. Gadget storage tray beneath the front passenger seats offer ample space to settle you gizmos. Luggage lamp equipped in the trunk area offers ample visibility while opening the trunk in dark areas. In order to settle your newspapers and other reading articles door pockets are equipped to the front doors. Auto Lock speed sensing automatically locks the door after attaining a speed of 20 km/h.
Generous space inside the car accommodates a total of 5-persons at a time. With nicely arranged interior equipments, the car avails you with ample headrooms and legrooms. In order to settle your heavy load of luggage the new i10 comes with a decent trunk space of 256-litres.
The 1248 cc gasoline engine of the car houses a traditional Kappa technology, that allows it to enhance the efficiency of the vehicle. This 4-cylinder engine churns out a maximum power of 87 PS at 6000 rpm. The front wheel drive arrangement of the car is availed with a peak torque of 12.2 kg.m at 4000 rpm. In order to alter the gear ratios, the power house of the GL variant is mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the GLS variant of the Grand is incorporated with a 4-speed Shiftronic transmission that offers a brisk and easy switching of gears.
2-DIN audio system of the car has a 4 speaker combination that offers quality acoustic all in the cabin. Radio incorporated in the audio system of the car allows you to switch to your choice of radio station. The GLS variant of the car comes with touch screen equipped to the console area that allows you to operate the music system without hunting the hectic controls. USB port in the system avails you with plug in feature, through which you can connect any external device and play your favorite genre. Console engraved touch screen also offers GPS navigation, that lets you bypass heavy traffic. Bluetooth function in the system allows you to have hands free connection, which eventually enhances the driving pleasure.
Hyper Silver Spider design of the alloys accommodates a 14-inch rim size. This machine designed wheel holds a tubeless tyre of size 165/65 R14. On the other hand the steel wheel with full cover, look equally elegant in the GL variant.
Ventilated disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear offers responsive and efficient braking characteristic. Anti-lock braking system equipped to the brakes prevents the wheel locking condition and thus enhances stability during sudden braking. McPherson strut at the front and coupled torsion beam axle at the rear comes with gas shock absorbers, that avails you with stable and comfortable ride even at harsh road gradients.
Though being compact, the car is loaded with some nice safety features. Anti-lock braking system exerts the brakes after repeated interval, which prevents the wheel locking condition and eventually limits the risk of skidding. Air bag provided to the front offers ample safety when encountered with frontal collision. Apart from these, the Hyundai Reinforced Body Structure (HRBS) offers ample strength to the body and allows you to escape fatal injuries during collisions. 3-point seat belts with emergency locking retractor locks the seat belt when a sudden jerk is encountered, thus reducing the risk of seat belt related injuries. Smart key with immobilizer system allows the engine to recognize the key, thus sending the signal via ECU to start the engine, thus limiting the risk of thievery.