All new generation Hyundai Grand i10 has been spied on test in India. To be launched later this year, around the Diwali festive period, 2019 Grand i10 will be bigger in size than current Grand i10. It will also feature new design elements, which will differentiate it further from the newly launched Santro.
In the latest spy images, shot by Vishwas Prabhu, you can see that the 2019 Grand i10 is wearing new alloys. Not only the alloy design is new, they are dual tone. Also on offer are LED tail lights with roof mounted stop lamps, which too are LED.
2019 Grand i10 also sports roofrails. The A, B, C pillars are distinct in black as against the silver’ish exterior paint. ORVMs on test are the same as seen on previously spotted Hyundai Grand i10 test cars. The latest test mule is most likely a production ready variant.
Hyundai has confirmed 8 new launches for India by 2020. First car launched as per this plans was the new Santro last year. Next launches include new generations of Grand i10, Elite i20, Creta, Elantra and the all new sub 4 meter SUV , which is currently known as Carlino Styx.
2019 Hyundai Grand i10 will be one of the many new-gen launches from the car maker in the coming 2 years. Currently, Era, Magna, Sportz, Sportz (O), Asta and Asta (O) variants are on sale. In its new-gen avatar, Grand i10 hatchback will be a bigger vehicle sitting on a new platform than what’s on offer now.
2019 Hyundai Grand i10 is likely to see updated engine and transmission options. Currently, the hatchback gets power from a 1.2 litre petrol engine and 1.2 litre diesel engine, offering 83 hp and 75 hp power, respectively. In its new gen avatar, Hyundai Grand i10 engines will also be matted to a AMT gearbox along with manual gearbox, as seen in new Santro. New engines will be more fuel efficient and powerful as well as BS6 ready.
Apart from petrol and diesel cars, Hyundai will also launch electric cars in India, starting with Kona SUV. It will be produced locally, to keep prices in check. For this, Hyundai has made a fresh investment at its Chennai plant.