Nios Effect: The Hyundai Grand i10 Now Only Available In Petrol Manual And CNG Variants

Hyundai India does away with diesel and automatic variants for the hatchback, months after the updated Grand i10 Nios was launched

  • The Grand i10 is now priced from Rs 5.79 lakh to Rs 6.5 lakh (ex-showroom).
  • It can only be had with the 1.2-litre petrol or CNG powertrain. Four diesel variants axed.
  • The hatch is now limited to two trim levels: Magna and Sportz.
  • Hyundai has also reduced the number of colour options to four.

Hyundai Motor India has silently rejigged the variant list of the Grand i10. It has axed the base-spec Era and top-spec Asta variant of the hatchback while also discontinuing the petrol-automatic as well as the 1.2-litre diesel powertrains. Now, the Grand i10 can only be had with either the petrol or CNG variants with a 5-speed manual gearbox. It is available in Magna and Sportz trim levels, with the CNG powertrain being limited to the lower-spec model. We had earlier reported that Hyundai will discontinue select variants of the Grand i10 to make more room for the Grand i10 Nios. This could also spell the discontinuation of the Grand i10 in the near future. Meanwhile, the Grand i10-based Xcent is also due for an update with its new compact sedan successor named the Aura, which will be based on the Grand i10 Nios. Have a look at the detailed price list of the revised Grand i10 and see how it fares against the Grand i10 Nios below:

Grand i10 Variants

New Prices

Grand i10 Nios


Magna Solid Petrol

Rs 5.79 lakh



Magna Metallic Petrol

Rs 5.83 lakh

Rs 5.85 lakh

Rs 2,000

Sportz Solid Petrol

Rs 6.14 lakh



Sportz Metallic Petrol

Rs 6.14 lakh

Rs 6.38 lakh

Rs 24,000

Magna Solid CNG

Rs 6.46 lakh



Magna Metallic CNG

Rs 6.50 lakh



The Grand i10 is now available in two variants: Magna and Sportz. The Magna variant comes with features like:

  • 2-din audio system with Bluetooth, USB and AUX-in

  • Steering-mounted audio controls

  • Electrically-adjustable ORVMs

  • Manual air-con with rear AC vents

  • Front and rear power windows

  • Multi-info display

  • Dual airbags

  • ABS with EBD

  • Rear parking sensors.

The top-spec Sportz variants gets additional kit like:

  • A 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system

  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

  • Rear parking camera

  • Voice recognition

  • Electric folding mirrors

  • Cooled glovebox

  • Tilt-adjustable steering wheel

  • LED DRLs (New Addition)

  • Rear spoiler (New Addition).

Features like climate control, rear wash and wiper, keyless entry with push button start and a leather wrapped steering are now exclusive to the premium Grand i10 Nios

The petrol-powered 1.2-litre Kappa engine develops 83PS and 114Nm while the CNG variant puts out 66PS and 98Nm. Both variants are limited to a 5-speed manual gearbox. If you want an automatic gearbox, you have no other option but to go for the Nios. Earlier, the Grand i10 came with a 4-speed torque converter. The 1.2-litre diesel engine that was available in the Grand i10 is now exclusive to the Nios. It develops 75PS of power and 190Nm of torque. The diesel Nios is available with an AMT as well as a 5-speed manual gearbox.

The colour options for the Grand i10 has also been chopped as Hyundai has discontinued the Marina Blue and Flame Orange options that were available before. Now, the Grand i10 can only be had in four colours - Fiery Red, Typhoon Silver, Titan Grey and Polar White. It’s primary rivals include the Ford Figo, Maruti Swift and its own sibling, the Grand i10 Nios.


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