Hyundai introduces a new 1.0-litre LPG variant for Grand i10
Modified On Jul 04, 2014 05:04 PM By Akshit
Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has silently introduced a new LPG variant of its successful hatchback Grand i10. Priced at INR 4,96,034 (ex-showroom Delhi), the hatch will be available in a single 'Magna' variant. The LPG variant will be powered by a smaller 1.0 Kappa petrol engine.
“The Euro 5 ready, 998cc Kappa petrol engine is equipped with latest Dual VTVT technology and is designed to deliver high engine performance, with enhanced fuel efficiency and low emissions. The advanced 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine churns out a maximum power output of 68bhp and peak torque of 94Nm at 3500 rpm. The engine is coupled to the five-speed manual transmission which provides smooth gear shifts. The car delivers an impressive fuel economy of 20.3 Kmpl (ARAI Certified).” Hyundai stated in an official statement.
Pitched between the company's i20 and the i10, the Grand i10 made its debut in September last year. Like any other Hyundai product, Grand i10 also comes loaded with an array of features and goodies, such as like smart key, push button start/stop, a double DIN audio system with 1GB internal memory, Bluetooth connectivity, Aux-in and USB connectivity, steering mounted audio controls, A/C vent for rear passengers, rear parking sensors, glove box cooling and electric ORVMs.
In terms of engine options, its petrol variants come with a 1.2-litre Kappa engine, that churns out 81 bhp of maximum power and 116Nm of peak torque. While the diesel variants houses a 1.1-litre three cylinder U2 CRDi motor engine that pumps out 69bhp max. power and max. torque of 163Nm.
Last month, the manufacturer launched its Eon with the same 1.0 litre Kappa engine at INR 3.83 lakh (Ex-showroom,New Delhi). The new 1.0-litre engine is also available in a single 'Magna+' variant only, however, the automaker continues to sell the standard Eon with 0.8-litre engines. To know more, click here
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