Soon after launching the new 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift, the Indian subsidiary of the popular Korean auto giant has also come up with the new Hyundai Grand i10 Prime and Hyundai Xcent Prime. Basically, the new cars are nothing but pre-facelift models that will now cater to the taxi market. In essence, the new 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 Prime is to the Grand i10 facelift what the new Xcent Prime is to the 2017 Xcent facelift. It may be noted that the Maruti Suzuki Ritz has been fairly popular amongst fleet operators and the new Grand i10 Prime, which is a taxi-only model, will be now trying to woo the fleet operators.
Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Price
|Petrol Model Price Range (estimated)||Rs 4.60 Lakh to Rs 6.50 Lakh|
|Diesel Model Price Range (estimated)||Rs 5.70 Lakh to Rs 7.00 Lakh|
Prices are yet to be announced, but looking at the prices of the Xcent Prime, it’s highly likely that the Grand i10 Prime will have a starting price of around Rs 4.60 Lakh. The base model of the Grand i10 Prime Diesel is likely to cost roughly Rs 5.70 lakh. Going by the Xcent Prime’s pricing, the top models of the Grand i10 Prime should be significantly cheaper than fully-loaded models of the new Grand i10 facelift.
Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Specifications
|Engine Options||1.2-litre Petrol/1.2-litre Diesel|
|Max. Power||81 BHP/71 BHP|
|Peak Torque||114 Nm/160 Nm|
|Transmission Options||5-Speed Manual/5-Speed Manual|
While the new 2017 Grand i10 facelift comes with a new 1.2-litre Diesel engine, the Grand i10 Prime continues using the old 1.1-litre Diesel motor. The petrol Grand i10 Prime shares its 1.2-litre Petrol engine with the 2017 Grand i10 facelift. The Grand i10 Prime gets a 5-speed Manual Transmission for both the engine variants.
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Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Mileage
|Petrol Model||12-15 KMPL|
|Diesel Model||15-20 KMPL|
As both the engines for the Grand i10 Prime come form the pre-facelift model, the mileage figures for the Prime model should be the same as those of the earlier Grand i10. This means while one can get upto 15 KMPL from the Petrol model, the Diesel model could offer an average mileage of upto 20 KMPL.
Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Features
- Rear AC Vents
- Power Steering
- Power Windows
- 12V Charging Port
As the new Grand i10 Prime is a taxi-only model, it doesn’t offer many creature comforts.The Prime Grand i10 doesn’t get steering-mounted audio controls, music system or even an automatic climate control. However, gets bare essentials like an air conditionerand power steering. Apart from this, it also gets rear AC vents and all four power windows for the top model.
So this is all we know about the new 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 Prime. Watch this space for more on the 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 Prime Price, Specifications, Mileage, Features, Exterior and Interior design review.