Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) silently reworked on the variant offering of its bestselling hatchback, the Grand i10. The company has introduced automatic transmission to the mid trim Magna (petrol only) for Rs. 5.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With rejig, the Grand i10 automatic petrol is now sold in Magna and top-spec Asta (O) variants.
The Korean carmaker also discontinued 1.0-litre LPG variant of the hatchback. The Asta variant, which was sold without ABS, will also not be available anymore. The Magna variant does not come with airbags and ABS. Reports say the introduction of more affordable Magna automatic is in response customer request.
The Grand i10 petrol is powered by 1,197cc Kappa Dual VTVT engine that develops 82bhp of power at 6,000rpm and 160Nm of torque mated to five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. The diesel mill makes 70bhp and 160Nm of torque.
The company recently launched special edition of the Grand i10 that celebrates HMIL's two decades of operation in the country. The special edition has been priced at Rs. 5.68 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new edition of the Grand i10 gets blacked out B-pillar, a rear spoiler and body graphics on the exterior, while the interior is spruced up with red and black coloured interiors and a 6.2-litre touchscreen infotainment system.