Hyundai Grand i10: A feature loaded hatchback

Saturday 30 November 2013, 00:56 AM by

Hyundai Grand i10, recently launched in the Indian passenger car market, is placed between i10 and i20 vehicles. The South Korean auto maker introduced this vehicle to customers with a punch line that said 'The Grand New Lingo that is spacious and feature packed'. In a short span of time, this model has created a strong following for itself and is being preferred by a number of customers. Industry experts feel that the launch of Grand i10 has certainly helped Hyundai to pose a stiff challenge to its arch-rival Maruti Suzuki. Many analysts and experts have tried to study different features of this vehicle including exteriors and interiors in detail.

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Hyundai Grand i10: A feature loaded hatchback

Hyundai Grand i10, in words of its manufacturer, is “ARTNOVATION – The Hyundai Grand i10 brings to you a whole new level of ART + INNOVATION. So much so, that it makes much more than a mere statement.” This feature-packed vehicle has lived up to expectations of customers and critics. It boasts of lively car-cabin colour, textures and shape that are quite appealing. Performance of this vehicle is boosted by the 2nd generation U2 diesel engine with CRDi technology. As a result, this vehicle is highly performance oriented and fuel efficient. It also boasts of low NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) and low emission levels. This vehicle comes with 14-inch alloy wheels, chrome door handles, rear wiper and washer. Interiors are spacious and stylish, offering large legroom and boot space. There are rear AC vents and multiple storage options too in this vehicle.

Grand i10 boasts of a distinct front façade that is highlighted by neatly housed swept back head lamps. The chrome grille further complements the overall look of this vehicle. Fog lamps are also provided to ensure safe driving during foggy weather. This vehicle is equipped with an aerodynamically sculpted outside mirror with LED turn indicator to ensure enhanced looks and safety. The stylish black integrated roof rail gives a sporty appeal to this vehicle. Coming down to the rear portion, Hyundai Grand i10 comes with clear rear combination lamps that not only look stylish, but also enhance visibility on roads for improved safety. Rear portion is also marked by an integrated spoiler. This vehicle also comes equipped with a rear wiper, micro roof antenna and rear bumper reflector.

Hyundai Grand i10 is available in both manual and automatic transmission modes. It offers optimum performance and mileage under local conditions. The petrol variant of this car is powered by a 1.2-litre Kappa dual VTVT engine. This vehicle ensures complete safety while driving in city or on highways. For the benefit of passengers, it comes with a number of highly sought after safety features like airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), reverse parking assist system and reinforced body structure. For convenience, it boasts of features like smart key with push button start/stop, 2 DIN integrated audio system, steering mounted controls and electric adjustable mirrors.

To conclude, Hyundai Grand i10 is a highly stylised vehicle with lavish interiors. This vehicle is high on performance and comes with a number of features for enhanced driving experience in both, city and highways. Due to all these factors, it has gone on to do really well in the Indian market.