Hyundai Grand i10 Diesel Engine To Be Axed Out For Grand i10 Nios

Hyundai Grand i10 will only be available with a 5-speed manual gearbox and will only come in 1,2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine.

We have been keeping you updated with all news related to the upcoming Hyundai Grand i10 Nios. Now in a recent piece of information, Hyundai will phase out the diesel engine from the Grand i10. With this, the latter will only be sold in petrol trim and CNG trims for the available buyers.

It is also said that with the discontinuation of diesel engine from Hyundai Grand i10 lineup, it will be only sold in three trim, Magna, Sportz and Sportz Dual tone. The 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol motor churns out 83 bhp and pushes out 114 Nm of peak torque. It gets mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and in future, it’ll get a BS6 compliant engine too.

Hyundai Grand i10 Diesel image

Hyundai Grand i10 gets equipped with features like a large 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with connectivity features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Safety features onboard include dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, high-speed alert system and front seat belt reminders.

Also Read: Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Production Starts – Launch On August 20

The pricing of the current-gen Grand i10 will be lowered so as to make room for the upcoming Nios. Also, the hatchback won’t get any cosmetic or design changes but will soon get styling upgrade in order to comply with the pedestrian safety norms.

Talking about the availability of automatic transmission for Grand i10 then the four-speed torque converter unit will also be axed out. For those looking for an automatic trim then Grand i10 Nios is available an AMT gearbox with both petrol and diesel engine.

Also Read: Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Dimensions Comparison With Maruti Swift and Ford Figo

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios sits in between the Elite i20 and Grand i10 and is expected to be priced at a premium of Rs 50,000 more than the Grand i10. The bookings for the same have started at a token amount of Rs 11,000 and the hatchback is all set to launch on 20th August. The car will compete with the likes of Ford Figo and Maruti Swift.