New Hyundai Grand i10 Launched


After releasing  the official pictures of the new Hyundai Grand i10, (known as only i10 in Europe) the South Korean carmaker today finally showcased the auto at the Paris Motor Show 2016. Hyundai will dispatch the auto in Europe later this year,while the India launch ought to happen in the main portion of 2017. As of now in its second era, all inclusive, the new Grand i10 generations polished and advanced configuration refinements alongside new dynamic security and availability highlights that have added a more high-class feel to it.

Regarding looks, the new Hyundai Grand i10 conveys the same outline of the active model yet accompanies many restorative overhauls. The most noticeable changes have been made to the auto's front that now gets a marginally more solid cap, another Cascading front grille, and new round LED daytime running lights, situated at the edges of the grille. The auto additionally gets a recently composed front guard with rakish lines and boomerang molded air admissions that house the round mist lights with chrome bezels.

New Hyundai Grand i10 Front

The side profile of the new Grand i10 largely remains unchanged except for the new stylish ORVMs, new sporty 14-inch alloy wheel and the redesigned side mouldings with a new shape and size. On the other hand, the rear section sees some similar changes as the front like a new stylish bumper infused with a new black inlay as well as round rear fog lamps. The car gets bigger, restyled tail lamps, slightly redesigned hatch door and new spoilers.

Moving to the interior, the Grand i10 facelift gets an updated dual tone cabin with a new shade of red cloth coupled with the black cabin panels and seats. Customers can now also choose from blue and black interior colours on all trims. In terms of new gizmos, the car is equipped with connectivity features like a new 7-inch touchscreen navigation system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for integration, safe operation and mirrored functionality of mobile devices based on iOS or the Android operating system. Other features include automatic air conditioning, heated steering wheel and front seat warmers.

New Hyundai Grand i10 Cabin

Safety offerings have also been enhanced as the new i10 now comes with two advanced features to actively avoid accidents, both based on the new multi-functional camera: a Front Collision Warning System (FCWS) and a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) (optional on most trims). Using front camera sensors, FCWS alerts the driver acoustically and visually about collision dangers arising from other vehicles. Lane Departure Warning alerts the driver if unsafe movements are made while the car is driving over 60 km/h. The LDWS sounds an alarm before the car moves over lane markings.

New Hyundai Grand i10 Rear

Under the hood, the Euro-spec Hyundai Grand i10 facelift comes with the choice of two petrol engines – 1.0-litre and 1.25-litre. Both the motors come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. In India, the car will get the same petrol and diesel engines that do duty in the outgoing model.

As mentioned before, this new model is the European-spec version, which means a lot of these features might not even make it to the India-spec model that was