2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic has been introduced in two new variants and there have been revisions in the feature list
Grand i10 needs no introduction. The car has been a successful hatchback for the Korean manufacturer worldwide. In India it continues to be the top 3 hatchbacks which are ruling the urbans streets nationwide. The car had to get the most popular option that the urban dwellers look for, and that is an automatic gearbox paired to a petrol engine. 2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic solves that issue and is finally introduced. Let’s look at all the changes that the company has made.
2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic Engine, Gearbox and Mileage
Engine wise, The 1.2l petrol engine here is the highlight as it is mated to the automatic 4-speed gearbox. The engine makes 83 PS and 113 Nm of torque from its 4-cylinder engine. Mileage is rated at 18 km/l for the petrol variant. The diesel unit also continues to be the same but only mated to a manual gearbox option. There is also a LPG option for the engine but that’s gone because the 1.1l engine has been discontinued from the Grand i10 and is available in the last generation i10.
2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic Design and Dimensions
Measuring around the 3.8 meter mark, the car is quite compact and well styled on the outside thanks to the fluidic design language. The car has a funky looking head and tail lights and a C-pillar which is specially designed for the Indian market. Large bumper with an integrated grille make things look purposeful, simple and yet in your face. Diamond cut alloy wheels on the top variant make the car snazzier yet appealing to the mature audience.
2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic Interiors and Features
Good quality interior and well laid-out dashboard with high quality materials and excellent fit-finish has been Hyundai trademark and the Grand i10 easily has all of it. Loaded with features with such as steering mounted controls, all types of connectivity options, 1 GB storage, parking sensors, push button start, keyless entry go, climate control and much more make the Grand i10 loaded to the brim. The only place where the car is a downer is the width which is bit tight when considered the competition, but it has a lot of legroom, headroom and generous boot space to compensate for that.
2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic launch, Variant and Prices
The prices are value for money in Hyundai tradition and start at an attractive 5.95 lakhs. Full list below.
Magna Automatic Rs. 5.95 lakhs
Asto (o) Automatic Rs. 6.84 lakhs
All prices are of ex-showroom Delhi
Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic Safety Features
All the variants of the Grand i10 get driver side airbags as standard on all variants and passenger airbags are avaliable on top ASTA variant and optional on all other variants.
Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic Competition
Maruti Suzuki Swift, Tata Bolt, Ford Figo
Hyundai is keep the game high as it continues to make changes to its line up slowly and minutely changing features list. Recently, Grand i10 and Xcent saw them getting anniversary edition special items stuck on to them and being available as limited edition models. Next stop for Hyundai will be the diesel engines getting automatic gearbox in all cars and the new small car along with refreshed EON should make the sales chart go on fire for a long time.
2016 Hyundai Grand i10 Automatic Review