Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Pros & Cons

Check out pros and cons about the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios that are worth highlighting for a potential buyer. Here are some of the highlights of the benefits of buying the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios. We'll also list out the Grand i10 Nios drawbacks to help you make an informed buying decision.

Grand i10 Nios Advantanges
  • Feature Loaded By Segment Standards

    The Grand-i10 Nios comes packed with features by segment standards. A few notable features include auto AC, rear AC vents, keyless entry with push-button start/stop, power mirrors, steering-mounted controls, touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, halogen projector headlamps, projector fog lamps, rear defogger and rear washer wiper.

  • Magna And Sportz Variants Offer Great Value

    The mid variants of the Grand-i10 Nios come with a balance of must-have and feel-good features. The Magna variant offers features like day/night IRVM, music system, 4 speakers, steering-mounted controls, LED DRLs, rear AC vents, power-adjustable ORVMs, rear power windows and height-adjustable driver seat. The Sportz variant further adds features like projector headlamps, alloy wheels, auto AC, touchscreen infotainment system, rear camera and semi-digital instrument cluster.

  • Four Powertrain Options

    Hyundai offer the Grand-i10 Nios with a choice of 4 powertrain options. These include a 1.2L petrol manual, a 1.2L petrol automatic, a 1.2L petrol-CNG manual and a 1.0L turbo petrol manual. It is worth mentioning that the Grand-i10 Nios was earlier also available with 1.2L turbo diesel manual and automatic options but those were recently discontinued.

  • Respectable Fuel Efficiency

    The normal petrol, turbo petrol and petrol-CNG engines of the Grand-i10 Nios offers respectable fuel efficiency of 20.7kmpl, 20.3kmpl and 28.1kmpkg, respectively. While these figures are not class leading, the powertrain options of the Nios offer a good mix of performance, refinement and efficiency, making it a sweet package overall.

Grand i10 Nios Disadvantanges
  • Missing Features

    Even though the Grand-i10 Nios is a feature-packed hatchback, it lacks a couple of features that we would have liked to have at its price point. These features include wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and front and rear armrests. It is worth mentioning that Hyundai added TPMS and cruise control with the facelift, which were missing in the earlier model.

  • Expensive Premium For Magna-AMT And Magna CNG

    The Magna petrol-AMT and Magna petrol CNG variants of the Grand-i10 Nios carry a premium of Rs. 70,800 and Rs. 1,03,200, respectively, over the Magna petrol manual. This premium is comparatively higher than the other variants of the Grand-i10 Nios. In the other variants, the premium for the petrol-AMT and petrol-CNG stands at around Rs. 50,000 and 90,000, respectively. Addressed by Hyundai with the Grand i10 Nios facelift.

  • Poor Global NCAP Crash Test Rating

    Global NCAP are yet to crash test the Grand i10 Nios facelift. However, the earlier model secured a poor 2 star adult safety rating in the Global NCAP crash test. Furthermore, it scored just 2 stars in child occupant safety and its body shell was rated unstable.

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Body Type
20.10 - 27.30 kmpl
1197 cc
Manual, Automatic
Petrol, CNG
Fuel Type
5 Seater
Seat Capacity

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