Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, the third-generation Grand i10 hatchback, went on sale in August, 2020. Initially, the hatchback was made available in 10 variants – 4 petrol manual, 2 petrol AMT, 2 diesel manual and 1 diesel AMT – priced from Rs 4.99 lakh to Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Now, the carmaker has added two new engines on the BS6 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios lineup – turbocharged petrol and CNG.
The more powerful Grand i10 Nios with turbo petrol engine was recently showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. It comes in two variants – Sportz and Sportz DT – priced at Rs 7.68 lakh and Rs 7.73 lakh respectively (all, ex-showroom).
The turbo variant comes powered by the Aura’s 1.0L petrol motor producing power worth 118bhp with 172Nm of torque. It also gets ‘turbo’ badging on the front grille and boot along with a blacked out radiator grille and revised front and rear bumpers. Read: 2020 Hyundai Tucson Facelift – What all has changed?
The hatchback has recieved a 1.2L bi-fuel CNG + petrol powertrain in Magna MT and Sportz MT trims. The Sportz MT is now available with BS6-compliant 1.2L diesel engine as well. The 1.2L petrol Asta trim has received AMT (automated manual transmission).
Besides new powertrains and additional variants, the BS6 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios loses some features. The entry-level Era trim now misses out on passenger seat belt tensioner, while the top-spec Magna is devoid of gloss-black D-pillars. Read – All-New Hyundai Creta To Launch On 17th March, 2020
Features such as cooled glovebox, USB charger, Arkamys premium audio system and black D-pillars have been removed from the Sportz variant. Save for the cooled glovebox, the range-topping Asta trim misses out on all equipments scrapped from the Sportz trim.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Turbo First Look Video