Hyundai has launched the second-generation Grand i10 Nios hatchback starting at Rs 4.99 Lakh. The new Grand i10 Nios cascading grille is a signature of Hyundai and is a stark reminder of the grille on the Verna which will be sold in India alongside the existing model at just Rs 1,000 more than the Grand i10 in 10 variants.
The Grand i10 Nios is powered by a BS6-compliant 1.2-litre petrol motor and a BS4-compliant diesel engine. The U2 CRDi diesel engine is a three-cylinder with a turbocharged unit mated to a 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission (AMT).
The Grand i10 Nios gets the new cabin gets white-black dual tone treatment, with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Car Play and Android Auto, twin pod instrument console with MID, multi-function steering wheel, auto climate control with rear AC vents, and a segment-first wireless charging feature which comes with a new sleeker design,sharper projector headlamps, LED DRLs, new cascading grille, sculpted bumper with aggressive lines and new fog lamps. Also, the car gets new floating style roof design, two-tone diamond cut alloys, sharper character lines and wraparound tail lamps.
The safety features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, seat-belt reminders and rear parking sensors are standard fitment across the range.It rivals against the Maruti Suzuki Swift (Rs 5.14-8.89 lakh) and the Ford Figo (Rs 5.23-7.70 lakh).