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Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10

Maruti Suzuki has added another hatchback to its lineup in India. The Ignis targets a younger audience, especially those looking for something different than the current crop of hatchbacks. While Maruti claims the Ignis’ target audience is slightly different from most other hatchbacks on sale in India right now, comparisons can be drawn with products like the Grand i10 since it falls in the same price bracket. Read our Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 comparison to find out how these two compare with each other in terms of price, specifications, features and more.

maruti IGNIS vs hyundai grand i10

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Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Price Comparison


Maruti Ignis^ Hyundai Grand i10^
Sigma Rs. 4.59 lakh Era Rs. 4.58 lakh
Delta Rs. 5.19 lakh Magna Rs. 5.23 lakh
Zeta Rs. 5.75 lakh Sportz Rs. 5.66 lakh
Alpha Rs. 6.69 lakh Magna AT Rs. 5.99 lakh
Delta AMT Rs. 5.74 lakh Sportz (O) Rs. 5.97 lakh
Zeta AMT Rs. 6.30 lakh Sportz (O) AT Rs. 6.83 lakh
Asta Rs. 6.40 lakh


Maruti Ignis^ Hyundai Grand i10^
Sigma Era Rs. 5.68 lakh
Delta Rs. 6.39 lakh Magna Rs. 6.16 lakh
Zeta Rs. 6.91 lakh Sportz Rs. 6.59 lakh
Delta AMT Rs. 6.94 lakh Sportz (O) Rs. 6.90 lakh
Alpha Rs. 7.80 lakh Asta Rs. 7.33 lakh
Zeta AMT Rs. 7.46 lakh

^ex-showroom, Delhi price

Spec for spec, the Ignis is slightly more expensive than the Grand i10. With the recent updates, the Grand i10 is now almost at par with the Ignis in terms of features.

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Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Specifications Comparison


Maruti Ignis Hyundai Grand i10
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.3 L Diesel 1.2 L Diesel
Power 74 bhp 74 bhp
Torque 190 Nm 190 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT 5-speed manual
Mileage 26.80 kpl (claimed) 24.4 kpl (claimed)


Maruti Ignis Hyundai Grand i10
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 L Petrol 1.2 L Petrol
Power 83 bhp 81 bhp
Torque 113 Nm 114 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual/5-speed AMT 5-speed manual/4-speed Auto
Mileage 20.89 kpl (claimed) 19.77 kpl (MT) (claimed)

17.49 kpl (AT)

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Like most Marutis, the Ignis is also powered by 1.2 L Petrol and 1.3 L Diesel motors. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT (petrol and diesel). Both cars are nearly identical in terms of power and torque outputs. According to ARAI testing figures, the Ignis is more fuel efficient than the Hyundai Grand i10.


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Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Mileage Comparison

  Maruti Ignis Hyundai Grand i10
Diesel 26.80 KMPL 24.4 KMPL
Petrol 20.89 KMPL 19.77 KMPL

According to official ARAI figures, the Ignis diesel return close to 27 KMPL overall, which is more than the Hyundai Grand i10. The petrol variants of the Ignis are more fuel efficient than those of the Grand i10.

Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Dimensions

  Maruti Ignis Hyundai Grand i10
Length x Width x Height 3700 x 1690 x 1595 mm 3765 x 1660 x 1520 mm
Wheelbase 2435 mm 2425 mm
Kerb Weight 825-960 kg -NA-
Wheel Type and Size 15-inch alloys 14-inch alloys
Boot Space 260 L 256 L

Overall, the Maruti Ignis is slightly smaller than the Grand i10. However, it gets a bigger boot and bigger 15-inch alloys.

new 2017 hyundai grand 10 front angle

Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Features Comparison

Maruti will be selling the Ignis through the Nexa dealership network meant for their premium models. Which means it is a feature rich offering. Highlights include dual front airbags, ABS, LED daytime running lights, projector headlamps, touchscreen infotainment system and more. The new 2017 Hyundai Grand i10 now comes with auto aircon, LED DRLs and a touchscreen infotainment system. Unlike the Ignis, the Grand i10 does not get dual front airbags and ABS as standard. It gets only a single driver side airbag on the base ERA trim.

Maruti Ignis Hyundai Grand i10
Air Conditioner Type Automatic Climate Control Automatic Climate Control
Power Windows Yes (4) Yes (4)
Central Locking Keyless Entry and go Keyless Entry and go
Steering Audio Controls Yes Yes
Audio System SmartPlay Touchscreen 7 inch Touchscreen
Airbags 2 (standard) 2
ABS Yes (standard) Yes

Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Design Comparison

The Maruti Ignis’ SUV-like styling makes it stand out from the crowd. It is sure to be big selling point here in India. The front features a very unique grille and headlamp setup with LED daytime running lights. The only weak point of its design is the rear end. Hyundai’s Grand i10 just received a mild facelift. It features a sportier front end with a new bumper, new grille and LED daytime running lamps.

As far as the cabin is concerned, the Ignis gets a very interesting and modern dashboard design. The touchscreen infotainment system or the audio system in the Ignis does not sit flush with the centre console. In order to spruce things up a little, the Ignis’ cabin also gets body coloured highlights. The Hyundai Grand i10 features a neat and functional dashboard layout that is high on quality. Hyundai has now added features like automatic climate control and a touchscreen infotainment system as well.

Maruti Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Comparison – Verdict

Maruti’s upcoming Ignis could easily turn out to be a huge hit. However, taking customers away from an established player like the Grand i10 won’t be easy.

  • Price – Spec for spec, the Ignis and the Grand i10 are very similarly priced!
  • Specifications – In terms of specs, both cars are evenly matched. However, the Ignis offers both petrol and diesel automatic variants.
  • Features – The Ignis boasts a slightly longer list of equipment. In terms of safety, standard dual front airbags and ABS mean the Ignis scores higher.
  • Design – The Ignis is definitely a very eye-catching design. The 2017 Grand i10 definitely looks sportier. But looks are a matter of personal taste so we will leave this one up to you.


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