Hyundai Grand i10 Nios – call it a midlife crisis for the Grand i10, plastic surgery or just brilliant, it’s here now. The Grand i10 Nios has been launched today for an introductory price of Rs 4,99,900 (ex-showroom). The car has changed cosmetically but the basic DNA of the current Grand i10 remains the same. The car still remains recognizable as a Grand i10 too. The car fits in Hyundai’s plan to launch 5 cars in a year. This is one of Hyundai’s major products which has been doing well in the market. A new face with the heart of the old car is going to be the strategy forward.  The Grand i10 Nios is going to the more premium and upmarket choice for the hatchback consumer that wants more. Scroll down below to know more about its features and price.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios red side

Grand i10 Nios Price

Nios is a new series that Hyundai has started in India. There is a chance to get new variants names. It is just confirmed that there will be 10 variants. A complete explanation is given ahead. The price of the car will range from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs 8.5 lakhs (ex-showroom). The price of the car will be justified because the new engine in the car will be BS6 compliant. The research for the engine and the whole process has cost a lot for the company. But the pricing will be accurate.

1.2-litre Kappa PetrolEraMagnaSportzAsta
MTRs 4,99,900Rs 5,84.610Rs 6,38,350Rs 7,13,950
AMTRs 6,37,610Rs 6,98,350
Dual ToneRs 6,68,350
1.2-litre U2 CRDi diesel
MTRs 6,70,690Rs 7,99,450
AMTRs 7,85,350

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios price

5 Things To Know

Car of the Youth

This car has been a updated keeping in mind the taste of the youth. The car has a sporty look which suggests a youthful vibe. It also offers many features that one expects in the car which he would like to flaunt among his friends. Special care has been taken to provide ample storage inside the cabin to cater to the active lifestyle of young Indians.

  • Parcel Tray
  • Map Pocket with 1 ltr. Bottle holder
  • Smartphone Tray
  • Seat Back Pocket
  • Cup holders

Eco coating technology

The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios also gets an Eco Coating Technology prevents unpleasant smell to develop in the AC Evaporator by degrading the micro-organisms developed in the AC Evaporator Core and ensures odor-free and fresh air for a comfortable and pleasant journey.

Premium Upholstery

The car gets a premium upholstery which is rare in cars of this segment. It gets a velvet finish seat as well as dual-tone options. These options are available in higher trims of the car but they make up for a good overall package.

Premium Sound System

This car gets Arkamys Premium Sound System which is First-in-Segment. The sound system is a really good offering on a car priced in this segment. ARKAMYS has worked jointly with an ever-increasing number of clients and partners at an international level. Large international companies such as Samsung Mobile, Nokia, NXP, Sony Ericsson, Nissan, General Motors, Groupe PSA, Hyundai Kia Motors, Thales, LG Electronics, Daewoo IS, Mobis, and TCL. These industry leaders rely on ARKAMYS’ sound spatialization technology. ARKAMYS is passionate about bringing crystal clear, natural, and immersive sound to every project and we get the same experience from this audio system.

Best in the class Instrument cluster

This car gets a 5.5 inch information display. It provides a lot of information which one can toggle through one by one. The instrument cluster provides with Instantaneous Fuel Consumption, Trip meter, Distance to Empty, Average Fuel Consumption, Service Reminder, Average Vehicle Speed). All these features are first in class and no other car at this price point offers them.

Grand i10 Nios Variants

We had confirmed that there will be 10 variants. The Era variant will be available with the 1.2 Litre petrol BS6 engine. The 5-speed gearbox will be mated to it. The Magna and Sportz variant will get the option of AMT box. The dual-tone will be in the available in only Sportz variant. The fully-loaded car will be in Asta variant but it will get a manual gearbox. Talking about the diesel engine, it will have 3 trims. The car will be in Magna variant with the 5-speed gearbox. The AMT on diesel will the first to debut it on the Sportz variant. This will be later available in coming times. The Dual-tone options will be similar to the petrol variant.

Petrol
VariantManualAMTDual-tone
Era1.2 Kappa
Magna1.2 Kappa1.2 Kappa
Sportz1.2 Kappa1.2 KappaAvailable
Asta1.2 Kappa
Diesel
Era
Magna1.2 CRDi
Sportz1.2 CRDi
Asta1.2 CRDi

2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Design

The design of the car has not been radically changed. The sweeping headlight is sharper and gets a projector set up, there is a pair of boomerang LED DRLs integrated cleanly in the glossy black grille, it gets a chrome garnish on the rear boot and the door handles and 15-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. On the top, the car gets a shark-fin antenna and roof rails. There is also a rear skid plate and the taillight has a butterfly shape that continues into the rear quarter panel. This makes the flowy design to develop even on the rear part of the car.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios front

 

The car continues to be in its tallboy design. This is the same design that is on the current hatch. The design language from the new Santro 2018 will re-define the styling for upcoming Hyundai cars. The 2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios shall offer diamond-cut alloy wheels on the top model. Expect the width of the vehicle to increase more than the wheelbase.

2019 Grand i10 Nios Interiors

The interiors on the 2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios seem to have to been derived from the Hyundai Venue. From the drivers perspective, let’s talk about the instrument cluster which is a best- in- segment 5.5-inch digital display (MID) provides information on Instantaneous Fuel Consumption, Trip meter, Distance to Empty, Average Fuel Consumption, Service Reminder, Average Vehicle Speed)

  • 10-inch Touch Screen Infotainment system
  • Arkamys Premium Sound System (First-in-Segment)

The Grand i10 NIOS is spacious, Comfortable and upmarket echoing the stylish tone set by the exterior with the flair of premiumness. The driver space of the All-New GRAND i10 NIOS is the most comfortable and commanding place to be in. With the multi-function steering wheel and ergonomically positioned Gear Lever and center lever fascia controls, the drive becomes a more pleasurable experience.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Dashboard

One also gets the following in the interior –

  • Premium Seat Upholstery
  • Wavy Pattern
  • Loop Type Inside Door Handles
  • Unique Centre Fascia Design
  • Engine start /Stop Button
  • Tilt Steering
  • Driver Side Height Adjustment
  • Electrically Adjustable & Folding Outside Mirrors
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Front Seating – Bolstered Front Seats with Convex Shaped Headrest
  • Rear Seat – Superior Thigh Support with bolstered back support
  • Glossy Black Center Fascia

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios rear seat

It also gets –

  • Fully Automatic Air Conditioner
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Eco-Coating Technology
  • Wireless Phone Charger (First-in-Segment)
  • Rear Wiper with Washer
  • Rear Defogger
  • Rear Seat Adjustable Headrest
  • USB Charger
  • Rear Power Outlet
  • Headlamp Escort Function

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Rear AC vents

The infotainment system will also get Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, reverse camera, navigation and even Bluetooth for music. The other features like rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlamps and even cruise control are liking to be offered on the 2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios touchcreen

 

2019 Grand i10 Nios Key Features

Bold & Stylish DesignSmart & Innovative TechnologyPremium & Spacious CabinAdvanced Powertrain options
– Wide Front Stance

– Slopping Roofline

– Sporty Rear Skid

Plate

– Shark fin Antenna

– R15 Diamond Cut

Alloy Wheels

– Stylish Projector

Headlamps

– Projector Fog lamps

with Chrome

Surround

– Sporty Dual Tone

Exterior Options

– 20.25 cm Touch Screen

Infotainment System

– Wireless Charging

– Smartphone

Connectivity

– Voice Recognition

– Arkamys Premium

Sound

– 13.46 cm Digital

Speedometer & Cluster

with MID

– USB Charger

 

 

–  Wide & Spacious Interiors

– Rear AC Vents

– Eco Coating Technology

– Glove Box Cooling

– Wavy Pattern with satin

paint

– Interior Colour Pack: Red &

Aqua Teal (Combination

with Dual Tone Exteriors)

– Affordable Petrol &

Diesel AMT

– BS6 Petrol Engine

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Specifications

Expect Hyundai to offer the same 1.2-liter petrol engine that will come with a five-speed manual and AMT options. The diesel will also be 1.2-liter with a manual that is . Hyundai will be looking at offering better performance in the petrol engine and improving its drivability. This will mean the need to shift gears will reduce in the city. This will make it much easier to drive. The diesel engine is anyways good, we aren’t sure if the 2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios will come with diesel AMT. With the Santro, Hyundai shall be introducing the AMT in the Hyundai family. The engines on offer will have good performance and mileage on diesel will be high.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios front

EngineCapacity (CC)Maximum Power (bhp/rpm)Maximum Torque

(Nm/rpm)

 

Transmission

ARAI Certified Figures

(kmpl)

1.2-litre

 

(Petrol Engine)

1,197[email protected],000116 @ 4,000MT20.7
AMT20.5
 

1.2-litre

 

(Diesel Engine)

1,186[email protected],000[email protected],750 ~2,250MT26.2
AMT26.2

Grand-i10-nios-badging

 

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Dimensions

 Length x Width x Height3,805 x 1,680 x 1,520 mm
Wheelbase2,450 mm
Max Tyre175/60 R15 (Diamond Cut Alloy)

The dimensions of the car have changed slightly. These changes in dimensions are due to the cosmetic changes in the interiors.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios diamond cut alloy wheels

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Colors

  • Fiery Red
  • Polar White
  • Typhoon Silver
  • Titan Gray
  • Aqua Teal
  • Alpha Blue

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Colors

The new colors seem more of like a personal taste but it is good to have variation from the regular colors. The colors will differentiate the car when it will come on the road. The colour options on this car vary according to the variants we choose. In all, there are 10 variants and the base variants skip on some special color like the Fiery Red and Aqua Teal. Whereas the Top of the line variant getas Alpha Blue as a bonus colour. This is a clever marketing strategy as it will compel the people to buy the top variant for the exclusivity of that colour.

VariantColour
1.2 MT Kappa EraPolar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey
1.2 MT Kappa MagnaFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal
1.2 AMT Kappa MagnaFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal
1.2 MT Kappa SportzFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal, Alpha Blue
1.2 AMT Kappa SportzFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal, Alpha Blue
1.2 MT Kappa Sportz Dual TonePolar White with Black Roof, Aqua Teal with Black Roof
1.2 MT Kappa AstaFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal, Alpha Blue
1.2 MT CRDi MagnaFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal
1.2 AMT CRDi SportzFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal, Alpha Blue
1.2 MT CRDi AstaFiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey, Aqua Teal, Alpha Blue

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Safety

The Grand i10 NIOS also meets the future Pedestrian Safety regulation, the lower stiffener is applied to front crash beam to improve on pedestrian safety. Additionally, standard ABS with EBD, Emergency Stop Signal and Dual Airbags along with seatbelt pretensioners provide uncompromised safety.

  • ABS with EBD (Standard)
  • Dual Front Airbags (Standard)
  • Impact sensing Auto Door Unlock (Best-in-Segment)
  • Rear Parking Sensors (Standard)
  • Rear Parking Camera
  • Strong Body Structure (65% AHSS+HSS) -Standard
  • Speed-sensing auto door lock
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner with Load Limiter (Standard)
  • Emergency Stop Signal – Standard (First-in-Segment)
  • Driver Rear View Monitor (First-in Segment)

Below are some leaked images of the car arriving in a dealers parking lot.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Competition

The new Hyundai Grand i10 Nios will be competing with the Maruti Swift 2018, Volkswagen Polo and the Ford Figo. The Tiago and Celerio will be competing with the lower variants of the Grand i10.

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Ratings

  • Design
  • Interior
  • Driving Dynamics
  • Mileage
  • Wow Factor
  • Value For Money
  • Total - 3.0
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