If you are planning to buy Hyundai Grand i10, you need to hurry up. Hyundai Motor India Limited has announced a price increase of up to three percent on the Grand i10 starting from August 1. The South Korean carmaker claims increase in input and material costs is the reason for the hike in price.
Though the company has not revealed a variant wise increase in price, new Grand i10 buyer is expected to shell out between Rs 14,205 and Rs 22,409 extra depending upon the variant. The base Grand i10 variant currently retailed at Rs 4.73 lakh is expected to cost Rs 4.87 lakh. The top-end variant of the Grand i10 is now priced at Rs 7.46 lakh will cost around Rs 7.69 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi) from the first of next month, reports NDTV Auto.
Hyundai Grand i10
The Grand i10 is one of the bestselling cars in Hyundai's portfolio in India. The carmaker launched the facelifted version of the small car last year. As part of the update, the new Grand i10 received Cascade design front grille and aerodynamic profile, characterized by signature Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language. Redesigned bumper and new LED DRLs (daytime running lights) are the other changes at the front.
At the rear, face-lifted Grand i10 gets dual tone bumper with incorporated reflectors. The hatchback rides on new diamond cut alloys and wheel covers have been refreshed. Inside the cabin, the new Grand i10 gets 7.0 touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link and there is also voice recognition and navigation support.
One of the major changes in the new Grand i10 is the new diesel powertrain. The hatchback has been updated with a 1.2-litre U2 CRDI diesel mill, replacing the 1.1-litre diesel unit. The new engine is tuned to generate 74bhp of power at 4,000rpm along with 190Nm of torque at 1,750-2,250rpm. The petrol engine, 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol generates 82bhp power at 6,000rpm and 113.8Nm torque at 4,000rpm.