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Hyundai Starts Rolling Off Grand i10 Nios From The Assembly Line!


The Grand i10 Nios is slated to launch on August 20 and will rival the Maruti Swift and Ford Figo.

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  • The Grand i10 Nios will be available in a total of 10 variants.
  • Gets features like a touchscreen infotainment system, climate control and wireless charger.
  • Expected to come with BS6 ready 1.2-litre petrol and diesel engines.
  • Will come with 5-speed manual and AMT transmission options. 
  • The Grand i10 Nios is expected to be prices from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh (ex-Delhi).

The 2019 Grand i10 Nios will soon stir things up in the B-segment hatchbacks which is currently dominated by Maruti Suzuki Swift. Slated to launch on August 20, the Korean Giant has rolled out the first production-spec Nios from its Sriperumbudur facility today. Available in a total of 10 variants, you can book one at your nearest Hyundai showroom or through the manufacturer’s official website for a token amount of Rs 11,000. 

The Grand i10 Nios is completely restyled and comes with a new front fascia. The large smiling grille and projector headlamps have design cues taken from the Santro. At the side, the i10 Nios has a clear profile with minimal lines and comes with dual-tone alloy wheels. While Hyundai hasn’t completely revealed the rear-end of the hatchback, the i10 Nios will come with restyled tail lamps and is expected to get a restyled bumper as well.  

Inside, the Nios comes with a new dual tone dashboard and there is a floating touchscreen infotainment system a la Hyundai Venue. Hyundai has also shared plenty of parts across its model range to keep costs in check. For example, the steering wheel is from the Venue and the gear lever and AC vents are from the Santro. 

Going by the pictures, the Grand i10 Nios comes with features like projector headlamps with DRLs, projector fog lamps, touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, steering mounted audio controls, keyless entry and push button start. Keen eyes might also spot the wireless phone charger in the Nios which is a first in the segment. We also expect Hyundai to equip the Nios with BlueLink connected-car tech as well. 

Under the hood, the i10 Nios will come with the 1.2-litre diesel and petrol engine options from the Grand i10. These are expected to be BS6 ready in the Nios. Transmission options include a 5-speed MT and a 5-speed AMT for both powertrains. The 4-speed torque converter AT which is available in the Grand i10 will not be offered in the Nios. 

Have a look at the table below for detailed specifications of both the powertrains:

Grand i10 Nios

1.2-litre Petrol

1.2-litre Diesel

Displacement

1,197cc

1186cc

Power (PS)

83PS

75PS

Torque (Nm)

114Nm

190Nm

Transmission  Options

5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

As mentioned above, the Grand i10 Nios is slated to launch on August 20. It is expected to be priced from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and will rival the Maruti Suzuki Swift and the Ford Figo. 

Stay tuned to ZigWheels for the launch story and first drive review of the Grand i10 Nios.

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  • Samuel | 2 months ago Nice to see.On Road price at Dindigul. 0 Reply
    Samuel | 2 months ago Nice to see.Onroad price at Dindigul pls.SSD 0 Reply

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