Hyundai, a popular brand around the globe, has been providing a range of brilliant products from small hatchbacks to luxury sedans and SUVs. For the last fifteen years, it has been writing its own success story in the Indian auto market. First it was Santro which ruled the market from 1998 to 2005 and is still selling in good numbers. Then came the i10 - a critically acclaimed small car. When the first two offerings found a solid hold in the country, the company moved further to expand its repertoire and launched a bigger i, the i20 followed by a new Avatar of i10, the Grand i10. Introduced last year in September, Grand i10 bagged the country’s highest automotive award, the Indian car of the year 2014 (IOCTY). This was due to the fact that the sales numbers were over 35,000 in less than three months of its launch in India.
This new car from Korean manufacturer does carry the legacy of i10 and i20 with fresh enhancements. The exterior work of this car can be defined as the masterpiece of elegance & feasibility and the true value for money for the price constraint Indian customers. The same fluidic concept can be seen in this offering too where the front façade has a sleek radiator grille, flanked headlamps seems to be connected with a single line of chrome whereas the company’s badge is perfectly placed in the center. The body colored bumpers containing the large air dam prevents the engine from getting extremely heated. The side profile takes design cues from fluidic philosophy and flows smoothly throughout the body structure giving it a unique appearance. The car sits on a freshly designed pair of alloy wheels while the door handles and external rear view mirrors are body colored all that comes with the top end models. The rear brings a new style statement with vivid tail lamp and windscreen containing wash and wipe feature with defogging capability. For the sporty appearance, the rear spoiler comes with mounted stop lamp.
The interiors are made keeping in mind the very expectations of the next generation car drivers. The cabin is rich in appearance and dual toned in beige and black. The superior quality of material can be found gracing the interiors.
Besides general technical features like speedometer, tachometer,