Hyundai India has launched the 2020 Grand i10 Nios with a 1.0-litre Turbo GDi petrol engine. The carmaker will offer the turbo-petrol version of the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios in two variants - Sportz and Sportz (Dual Tone), priced at ₹ 7.68 lakh and ₹ 7.73 lakh (ex-showroom, India) respectively. The 998 cc engine is a three-cylinder turbocharged motor that is tuned to churn out 99 bhp at 6,000 rpm and develops a peak torque of almost 172 Nm at 1,500 - 4 000 rpm, making it the most powerful Grand i10 mode yet. The car will come with a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard.
|Variant||Trim||Transmissions||Price ( ₹ )|
|BS6 1.0L Turbo GDi||Sportz||5-Speed MT||₹ 7.68 Lakh|
|BS6 1.0L Turbo GDi||Sportz (Dual Tone)||5-Speed MT||Rs 7.73 Lakh|
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Commenting on the introduction of the Sportz variant with Turbo GDi engine, Tarun Garg, Director - Sales, Marketing & Service, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, "The Grand i10 Nios is developed for Young Urban Progressive buyers. We have launched the Grand i10 Nios in petrol, diesel & CNG Bi-fuel types, offering an array of choices to our valued customers. The Grand i10 Nios Sportz variant with the 1.0-litre Turbo GDi engine has been introduced for auto enthusiasts that aspire for a power-packed performance."
Visually there are no changes made to the car, except for the addition of a Turbo badge on the front grille. However, Hyundai will be offering it in dual-tone colours - Fiery Red with Black Roof and Polar White with Black Roof along with single tone colour options - Aqua Teal & Polar White.
The car is positioned between the regular Sportz variant and the top-end Asta variant. In terms of features, compared to the regular Sportz variant, the Turbo version gets projector headlamps, 15-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, all-black interiors with colour inserts, leather-wrapped steering wheel, wireless phone charger, and a front USB charger. Rest all features remain identical to the regular Sportz trim.