Hyundai forayed into the entry level B segment in 2013 with its stellar model Grand i10 that has been among the top-selling models in the segment ever since its introduction. With subtle cosmetic changes and additional features, Hyundai rolled-out Grand i10’s first facelift early this year. One of the strongest players in this space, Grand i10 goes squarely against Maruti Swift, probably the most popular model in the crowded segment. On the one hand, there is a Korean product with a good mix of features and appealing looks and on the other hand there is Maruti’s longstanding Swift which still tops the sales chart even after 12 years of its introduction. In this spec-based comparison, we stack up the two top-selling models from the segment to find out which is a more viable option. Check out Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 prices, specs, mileage & dimensions –
Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 Price
|Name of the Car||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Maruti Swift||Rs 4.79 lakh to Rs 7.46 lakh|
|Hyundai Grand i10||Rs 4.55 lakh to Rs 7.30 lakh|
-Maruti Swift petrol is priced in the range of Rs 4.79 lakh to Rs 7.46 lakh.
-The diesel Swift is placed higher between Rs 5.98 lakh to Rs 7.46 lakh.
-Hyundai Grand i10 petrol variants fall between Rs 4.55 lakh to Rs 6.80 lakh.
-Diesel powered Grand i10 starts from Rs 5.63 lakh and goes up to Rs 7.30 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).
-Going by prices, there is a considerable difference between both the models, with Grand i10 being a more lucrative option. Read More – Maruti Baleno Vs Maruti Swift
Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 Specifications
|Specifications||Maruti Swift||Hyundai Grand i10|
|Petrol Engines||1.2L K-Series||1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT|
|Diesel||1.3L MJD||1.2L U2 CRDi|
|Transmission||5-speed MT||5-speed MT & 4-speed AT|
-In terms of power, the diesel versions of both the models produce similar output.
-Swift’s petrol engine makes slightly more power compared to Grand i10.
-The Grand i10 gets an additional 4-speed auto box on Magna and Sportz variants. You May Also Like – New Maruti Swift Will Be Launched In 2018
Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 Mileage
|Model Name||Petrol Mileage (Kmpl)||Diesel Mileage (kmpl)|
|Hyundai Grand i10||18.9||24|
-Maruti Swift petrol delivers 1.5kmpl of additional mileage over its Korean counterpart.
-Similarly, diesel powered Swift is slightly more frugal with 1.2kmpl of additional fuel economy.
Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 Dimensions
|Dimensions||Maruti Swift||Hyundai Grand i10|
|Boot Space (Litres)||204||256|
-Maruti Swift sports larger contours compared to its Korean counterpart.
-Despite lagging dimensionally with minor difference, Hyundai Grand i10 offers 52L of additional boot space.
Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 Features
|Key Features||Maruti Swift||Hyundai Grand i10|
|Rear AC Vents||No||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||No||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||No||Yes|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
– Standard features on the Swift carline include 60:40 split, power steering, front power window, driver side power window auto down function, accessory socket, central locking, keyless entry, remote fuel-lid and back door opener.
-Prominent tech such as engine push start, electromagnetic back door opener, defogger, rear wiper and driver seat height adjuster is restricted to the top-spec variant.
-The Hyundai Grand i10 carline gets standard electric power steering, front power windows, front power outlet etc.
-Top-of-the-line Asta variant gets fully automatic air conditioner, rear wiper & washer, luggage lamp, push button start/stop, height adjuster for driver and adjustable rear seat headrests.
-The Era and Magna trims miss out on infotainment features.
-Sportz trim gets 5.0-inch coloured touch screen audio, Bluetooth connectivity, mounted audio controls, Bluetooth, radio, USB & Aux-in and 4 speakers.
-The Sportz (O) and Asta additionally feature a 7.0-inch touchscreen with smart phone navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirror Link, voice recognition and mounted Bluetooth & voice recognition controls.
Maruti Swift Vs Hyundai Grand i10 Safety Features
|Key Features||Maruti Swift||Hyundai Grand i10|
|Dual front airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||ABS|
|Rear parking camera||No||Yes|
|Speed sensing auto door lock||No||No|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
|NCAP Rating||0 Star Global NCAP (2014)||0 Star Latin NCAP (2015)|
-Driver airbag is standard across Swift line-up, whereas the passenger airbag is optional on base and mid trims.
-ABS with EBD is standard on VXi(O), VDi and top-spec variants, while rest of the trims get it as an optional provision.
-Brake assist is offered on VXi(O), VDi and top-end ZXi/ZDi grades
-Reverse parking sensors are available on ZXi & ZDi trims.
-In 2014, India-spec Maruti Swift with no airbags was awarded 0 star in adult and 1 star in child safety by Global NCAP.
-Standard safety bits on Grand i10 include immobilizer & driver side airbag.
-Co-passenger airbags are offered from Sportz onwards.
-ABS without EBD and keyless entry with smart key are available only on the top-spec Asta trim.
-Impact sensing auto door lock is offered from Magna onwards and rear camera is confined to Sportz (O) & Asta trims.
-Made-in India base Grand i10 variant was crash tested by Latin NCAP in 2015, wherein it scored 0 star in adult safety and 2 stars in child safety.
-One must note that Hyundai launched Grand i10 facelift early this year which hasn’t been tested yet.