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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Maruti Swift: Real-world Mileage Comparison

Published On Oct 10, 2019 02:17 PM By Dhruv for Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

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How far will you actually be able to go in the Grand i10 Nios or Swift on one litre of fuel? We find out

Hyundai recently launched the Grand i10 Nios in India. With its premium styling and added feature list, it takes the fight to the Maruti Swift. You can read about the variant-wise comparison between the two hatchbacks here

We’ve now tested both to see how their fuel efficiency compares in the real world. In this comparison, we will be looking at the results of both petrol and diesel versions of the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios and Maruti Swift. However, both are manual transmission variants only.

Let’s take a look at their engine specs and ARAI-claimed fuel efficiency first.

Petrol Engine

 

Grand i10 Nios

Maruti Swift

Engine

1197cc

1197cc

Power

83PS

83PS

Torque

113Nm

113Nm

Transmission

5MT/5AMT

5MT/ 5AMT

Claimed FE

20.7kmpl/20.5kmpl

21.21kmpl

Emission Type

BS6

BS6 

Diesel Engine

Grand i10 Nios

Maruti Swift

Engine

1186cc

1248cc

Power

75PS

75PS

Torque

190Nm

190Nm

Transmission

5MT/5AMT

5MT/5AMT

Claimed FE

26.2kmpl

28.40kmpl

Emission Type

BS4

BS4 

If we go by the ARAI claimed figures, the Swift wins for both petrol and diesel engines. But these efficiency tests are conducted under controlled environments. Let’s see how the fuel efficiency of the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios and Maruti Swift compare in real-world conditions.

Petrol Comparison

 

Tested fuel economy (City)

Tested fuel economy (Highway)

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

15.12kmpl

18.82kmpl

Maruti Swift

16.10kmpl

22.43kmpl

According to our test figures, the Swift is more frugal both in the city and on the highway.

   

25% city, 75% highway

50% city, 50% highway

75% city, 25% highway

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

17.74kmpl

16.77kmpl

15.9kmpl

Maruti Swift

20.42kmpl

18.74kmpl

17.32kmpl

Whether you drive predominantly in the city, on the highway or a mix of both, the petrol-MT Swift will take you farther on a litre of petrol than the petrol-MT Grand i10 Nios. 

Diesel

 

Tested fuel economy (City)

Tested fuel economy (Highway)

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

19.39kmpl

21.78kmpl

Maruti Swift

19.74kmpl

27.38kmpl

Again, according to our test results, the Swift is the more efficient option here both in the city and on the highway. The Grand i10 Nios and Swift are almost neck and neck in the city, but the latter pulls ahead comfortably in highway figures.

   

25% city, 75% highway

50% city, 50% highway

75% city, 25% highway

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

21.13kmpl

20.52kmpl

19.94kmpl

Maruti Swift

24.96kmpl

22.94kmpl

21.22kmpl

No matter where you drive -- city, highway, or a mix of both, the Swift will always give you more bang for your buck.

Verdict

If you are choosing between the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios and Maruti Swift and fuel efficiency is your main criteria, we suggest you pick the Swift, be it petrol or diesel. Both versions are notably more frugal than their Grand i10 Nios counterparts.

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