HMIL one of the leading car makers and exporters in India has launched its much awaited automobile Grand i10. The launch also marks the worldwide debut of the Grand i10 in India. Powered by the 1.1L advanced 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel and the 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine, the car promises optimum power and performance, fuel efficiency with great handling capacity. The 1.1L advanced 2nd generation U2 CRDi generates power of 95.2 bhp @ 4,000 rpm and torque of 16.3 kgm @ 1,500-2,750 rpm. The car delivers a mileage of 24.0 kmpl. The diesel engine is mated to 5-speed manual transmission offering enhanced fuel efficiency and refinement. The 1.2L Kappa petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT delivering maximum power of 111.3 bhp @ 6,000 rpm and peak torque of 11.6 kgm @ 4,000 rpm. The petrol engine offers 5-speed manual transmission and Automatic Transmission choices and delivers a mileage of 18.6 km/l.
Mr. R. Sethuram, Director – Finance & Corporate Affair, HMIL said, “The Grand is a world-class product developed for the Indian market. The Grand symbolises Hyundai’s commitment to Indian customers by offering high standards of quality, durability and reliability. It offers an ideal urban mobility with a complete package from style to performance creating a new benchmark in the Compact High Entry Segment. We expect Grand with its excellent value proposition and its unique features, will serve wide range of customers in India.”
The Grand i10 has used design cues of Hyundai’s globally acclaimed ‘Fluidic Design’ theme and customised it to suit the Indian customers who increasingly values style, economy, space, and tech features. The Grand i10 carries a trendy, modern and sporty look with slopping roofline along with integrated roof rails, elongated sharp headlamps, and unique 2-tone diamond cut alloy wheels which lend an exclusive feel to the vehicle. The interior too designed as per Indian customers’ taste featuring spacious interior to accommodate luggage. The 2-tone Beige and Black interior lends a luxury feel to the Grand. Also it offers high-tech features - auto folding outside mirrors, 2-DIN music system, Rear AC vents, Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in connectivity. The Grand i10 carries safety features such as ABS, central locking, engine immobiliser and Rear parking sensor for enhanced convenience and easy parking.