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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime coming soon – EXCLUSIVE!

The Grand i10 facelift is coming and it will be called as the Hyundai Grand i10 Prime. This is the company’s upgrade version for the existing hatchback. The Grand i10 has turned around the company’s fortunates in India, and since then there has been no stopping at all. Then came the XCent, followed by the Elite i20 and the Creta. The Korean is now gearing up to launch the Hyundai Grand i10 Prime. Hyundai has been using the term Prime on its facelift models globally and this will be seen in India as well. The Atos (called as the Santro in India) had a facelift model called as Atos Prime and then we even had the Getz Prime as well. What are the changes? We share all the details.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Price in India

Variant On-road Price
Sportz+ Petrol INR 7.23 lakhs
ERA Petrol INR 5.4 lakhs
Magna Petrol INR 5.69 lakhs
Sportz Petrol INR 6.19 lakhs
Magna Petrol Auto INR 6.55 lakhs
Asta (O) Petrol INR 6.71 lakhs
Asta (O) Petrol Auto INR 7.52 lakhs
ERA Diesel INR 6.34 lakhs
Magna Diesel INR 6.65 lakhs
Sportz Diesel INR 7.01 lakhs
Asta (O) Diesel INR 7.67 lakhs

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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Exterior

There won’t be a major change in the pricing of the new Grand i10. A minor change in the pricing is expected. The changes on the Grand i10 Prime include a new front end that looks stylish and appealing. The headlamps are much better chiselled and they look appealing too. There are LEDs embedded into the front grille. As you look at closely, you shall notice that there is a new front honeycomb grille and redesigned front bumper as well. This adds a flavour of trendiness into the design of the new Grand i10 Prime. The side profile, well it remains the same, with no major changes on it. Then it is the rear end that gets some changes. There is a neatly integrated spoiler, the rear bumper gets some extra styling elements and it is has a dual-tone paint.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime rear view

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Interior Changes

On the inside too, the Grand i10 will get some changes. To begin with, there will be a new touchscreen infotainment system. This will have navigation, reverse camera, 1 GB storage as new additional features. The other additions include, automatic headlamps, rain sensing wipers and maybe even cruise control. The other changes on the Grand i10 will be cosmetic. A new interior trim could be introduced.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime interior

The Grand i10 Prime is a facelift, so it won’t have anything different in terms of space. Both the rows have been spacious and the same will be the case for the Grand i10 Prime as well. We can expect a dual tone interior and maybe the introduction of a sportier colour like coral too, but this shall be optional.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Video

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Specifications

Engines Petrol Diesel
Displacement 1.2-litre 1.1-litre/1.2-litre
Power 81bhp 71bhp/85bhp
Torque 112Nm 180Nm
Transmission 5-speed manual/ 4-speed AT 5-speed manual

The Hyundai Grand i10 Prime will be coming with a 1.2-litre petrol engine. This shall be offered with a five-speed and four-speed automatic transmission. This engine will produce 81bhp of power and about 112Nm of peak torque. The second engine on offer is a diesel. Now, there has been the 1.1-litre diesel that has been working the Grand i10. But we reckon this time, Hyundai could upgrade the engine. A 1.2-litre diesel engine could make its way into production. Hyundai has been testing a new 1.2-litre TCI engine and our sources have confirmed that. What we aren’t certain about is if it will be coming to India as well. The Grand i10 has been tested with this new engine. This has been derived from the 1.6-litre diesel engine and is a three-cylinder version. This will produce about 85-90bhp of power.

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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime rear

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Launch Date

The Korean automaker is due to launch the new hatchback facelift in January or by February 2017. This will be the earliest when we can expect the new Grand i10.

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime rear seat

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Mileage

Hyundai Grand i10 Prime front seat

The Hyundai Grand i10 Prime has a fuel efficiency of about 11 km/l in the city and about 14 km/l on the highway. For the automatic variant, it should be about 9.5 km/l in the city and close to 12.5 km/l. The diesel engine should be returning about 15 km/l in the city and about 19 km/l.

Engine City Mileage Highway Mileage
Petrol Manual 11 km/l 14 km/l
Petrol Auto 9.5 km/l 12.5 km/l
Diesel 15 km/l 19 km/l
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Being born and brought up in a family that has been a part of the Automotive industry for over seven decades, Rachit has cars in his blood. Four wheelers are his childhood love, and he has grown up playing with bolts and spanners. Soon after that, he got into motoring journalism- where began the process of testing and evaluating cars. He has driven a wide range of cars beginning from Tata Nano to the Aston Martins.

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