Hyundai kick starts production of Grand i10 Nois in Chennai

The entry-spec Era variant is not offered in any of the new exterior colour options while Aqua Blue is only available from the Sportz variant onwards. The Grand i10 Nios will miss out on Flame Orange, Marina Blue and Star Dust colour options that are offered on the second-gen model.

Written by Newsroom Staff August 12, 2019 14:26

New Delhi: Hyundai is all set to launch the third-generation of Grand named as ‘Grand i10 Nios’ on 20 August, with this company have also announced that it has kick-started production of the vehicle at its Chennai facility. Hyundai Has started bookings for Grand i1o Nois with the amount of Rs 11,000. India has been the lead market to develop the third generation Grand i10 (i10 globally) and will also be the first market to get the model ahead of its launch in Europe later this year. In India, the Grand i10 Nios will co-exist with the current model. Hyundai has commenced accepting bookings for the new Grand i10 Nios ahead of its launch.

It will be offered in the same 5 variants as the second-gen Grand i10 but with different powertrain options available with each. The Grand i10 Nios will be carrying forward the same 1.2-litre petrol and diesel engines however Hyundai will introduce an AMT option for both.

The 1.2-litre petrol AMT powertrain will only be available with the Magna and Sportz variants of the Grand i10 Nios. However, if you want the diesel engine with the Sportz variant, you can only get it with the AMT, while the Magna variant is only available with the manual transmission.

The entry-spec Era variant is not offered in any of the new exterior colour options while Aqua Blue is only available from the Sportz variant onwards. The Grand i10 Nios will miss out on Flame Orange, Marina Blue and Star Dust colour options that are offered on the second-gen model.

Commenting on the first production roll-out, S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “This is a proud moment for us at Hyundai, with over 2.7 Mn Happy Customers the i10 brand (i10 and GRAND i10) has been one of the most loved hatchbacks in India. And today we are set to create history again with the Global First – roll out of 3rd Generation GRAND i10 NIOS, which will set new benchmarks in the hatchback segment while creating Brilliant Ownership experience for our customers