Hyundai, the South Korean automaker has officially revealed the next generation Grand i10 hatchback in India. Called as Grand i10 Nios, the 'Nios' nomenclature is particularly for the Indian market only. The hatchback will be called as Grand i10 in the global markets. To co-exist with the regular Grand i10, the upcoming Grand i10 Nios is technically the 3rd Generation of the legendary brand 'i10'. Moreover, the car maker has already started the bookings for the car across India throughout its dealerships. The interested customers can book the hatchback with an upfront payment of Rs 11,000. Hyundai Venue 2019 Sub-Compact SUV Clocks Over 50,000 Bookings Since Launch.
Talking about the exterior design, the new Grand i10 Nios will flaunt Hyundai's Signature cascading grille giving it stronger appeal upfront. The car will also feature LED DRLs wherein the housing is a part of the grille that adds yet another element to car's overall design. At the rear, the Grand i10 Nios will get a sportier look with wide yet proportional bumper along with LED tail lights.
On the inside, the Grand i10 Nios from Hyundai will carry compact yet spacious interiors which is highlighted by dual tone paint scheme - Black and Beige. Moreover, the company has also added a bit of chrome element on the steering wheel giving it a sporty look. The car will also features a touchscreen infotainment system positioned in the center, which is likely to come with Apple Carplay and Android compatibility. For safety, the car maker is likely to bring Grand i10 Nios with ABS and dual airbags as standard.
As far as the powerhouse is concerned, the South Korean auto maker is expected to launch the new Grand i10 Nios in both petrol and diesel iterations. However, there is no official confirmation for the same. The engine line-up could be revealed later on as the launch gets closer. The launch of the hatchback in India is scheduled for August 20.
SS Kim, MD & CEO- Hyundai Motor India Ltd said, “Hyundai Motor India has created benchmarks in Indian automobile industry by introducing Cutting-edge technologies and Best-in-segment world-class products for past 21 years. We are glad to present the All New 3rd Generation Grand i10 Nios, that blends the intrinsic and intuitive beauty of the car with unique design sense constantly changing and fulfilling our customers' expectations. With the new Grand i10 Nios, we have created a new paradigm ensuring to maximise our customers' emotional values in the perfect harmony with the four elements of Hyundai Design Identity: ‘Sensuous Sportiness', such as Proportion, Architecture, Styling and Technology."