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Compare Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10

Compare Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10

Snapshot: We compare the specifications of the two cars from Hyundai that have already won the "Car of the year" award and find out which is the better one.

Hyundai Motors India is the second largest car manufacturer and the top exporter in the Indian car bazaar. The car maker has so many sucessful hatchbacks to its name that leave the consumers in complete awe. There is a tough competition for Hyundai outside, but there a lot of cannibalization too. Hyundai Elite i20 and Hyundai Grand i10 compete neck to neck when it comes to sales. Both of them are extremely well equipped cars and probably eat up the share of each other. The comparison sheet below will help you compare these hatchbacks.

Hyundai Elite i20 Safety vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Safety

  • Number of Airbags
    2
    2
  • Airbags
    Driver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
    Driver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
  • Engine Immobilizer
    Yes
    Yes
  • Parking Assistance
    Yes, Rear sensors with Camera
    Yes, Rear sensors
  • Child Safety Locks
    Yes
    Yes
  • Door Ajar Warning
    Yes
    Yes
  • Central Locking
    Yes
    Yes

Hyundai Elite i20 Exterior vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Exterior

  • Headlights
    Halogen
    Halogen
  • Front Fog Lights
    Yes
    Yes
  • Rear Wash / Wiper
    Yes
    Yes
  • Rear Defogger
    Yes
    Yes
  • Wheels
    Alloy
    Alloy
  • Bumper
    Body colored bumper
    Body colored bumper
  • ORVMs (Outside Rear-view Mirrors)
    Internal adjustment - Electric with folding
    Internal adjustment - Electric with folding
  • Turn Indicators on ORVMs
    Yes
    Yes

Hyundai Elite i20 Interior vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Interior

  • Power Windows
    All Windows
    All Windows
  • Power Steering
    Yes, Electric Power
    Yes, Electric Power
  • Instrument Console
    Analog + Digital
    Analog + Digital
  • Multifunction Display
    Yes
    Yes
  • Adjustable Steering Column
    Yes, Rake, Reach
    Rake
  • Leather Wrapped Steering
    Yes
    No
  • Multifunction Steering Wheel
    Yes
    Yes
  • Sun Visor
    Driver & Front Passenger
    Driver & Front Passenger
  • Seat Height Adjustment
    Manual Adjustment
    Manual Adjustment
  • Start / Stop Button
    Yes
    Yes
  • Rear Center Armrest
    No
    No

Hyundai Elite i20 Comfort vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Comfort

  • Navigation System
    No
    No
  • Ventilation System
    Fully automatic climate control
    Manual Air conditioning with cooling and heating
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
    Yes
    No
  • Automatic Headlamps
    Yes
    No
  • Boot-lid Opener
    Internal with Remote
    Internal
  • Fuel-lid Opener
    Internal
    Internal
  • Second Row AC Vents
    Yes
    Yes
  • Adjustable Headrests
    Front and Rear
    No
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
    Yes
  • Cup Holders
    Yes, Front and Rear
    Yes, Front and Rear
  • Keyless Entry
    Yes, Smart Key
    Yes, Smart Key

Hyundai Elite i20 Dimensions and Weights vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Dimensions and Weights

  • Length
    3985 mm
    3765 mm
  • Width
    1734 mm
    1660 mm
  • Height
    1505 mm
    1520 mm
  • Wheelbase
    2570 mm
    2425 mm
  • Ground Clearance
    170 mm
    165 mm
  • Kerb Weight
    1515 kg
    1003 kg
  • Boot Space
    285 litres
    256 litres

Hyundai Elite i20 Body vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Body

  • Seating Capacity
    5
    5
  • Body Type
    Hatchback
    Hatchback
  • Doors
    5
    5

Hyundai Elite i20 Engine vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Engine

  • Cylinder Configuration
    In-line
    In-line
  • Cylinders
    4
    3 (Diesel) / 4 (Petrol)
  • Displacement
    1396 cc (Diesel) / 1197 cc (Petrol)
    1120 cc (Diesel) / 1197 cc (Petrol)
  • Power (PS@RPM)
    90 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 83 @ 6000 (Petrol)
    71 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 83 @ 6000 (Petrol)
  • Torque (Nm@RPM)
    220 @ 1500 (Diesel) / 115 @ 4000 (Petrol)
    160 @ 1500-2750 (Diesel) / 115 @ 4000 (Petrol)
  • Engine Location
    Front, Transverse
    Front, Transverse
  • Fuel System
    Injection
    Injection
  • Emission Norm
    BS IV g/km
    BS IV g/km
  • Fuel Type
    Diesel
    Diesel
  • ARAI Certified Mileage
    22.54 km/litre
    24 km/litre

Hyundai Elite i20 Transmission vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Transmission

  • Drivetrain
    FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
    FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
  • Type
    Manual
    Manual
  • Gears
    6 (Diesel) / 5 (Petrol)

Hyundai Elite i20 Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres

  • Front Brakes
    Ventilated Disc
    Ventilated Disc
  • Rear Brakes
    Drum
    Drum
  • Front Tyres
    195 / 55 
    165 / 65 
  • Rear Tyres
    195 / 55
    165 / 65
  • Wheels Size
    R16
    R14
  • Handbrake
    Manual
    Manual

The specification sheet has been prepared by comparing Elite i20 Asta (Diesel) with the Grand i10 Asta (Diesel) and Elite i20 Asta (Petrol) with the Grand i10 Asta (Diesel). Compare full features of the cars by clicking here.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Design and Exteriors)

Hyundai i20 Elite is a great looking car, which has pleasing appearance from every angle. The fluidic body structure persists with ample of class. The dimensions are in perfect sync and give a car a personality to kill for. The frontage is designed keeping in mind the combination of sophistication and sportiness. The headlight cluster has halogen lamps with turn indicators, while the grille has chrome finish. The large air damn just below the body colored bumper completes the look. The top end trims also get fog lamps and alloy wheels. The side profile has body colored door handles and ORVMs incorporated with turn blinkers. The rear has been kept chic and very charming. The tail gate is sporty and the rear spoiler has the much required look. The tail lights are stylish, which make the appearance furthermore enhanced and better in a great way.

The Hyundai i10 Grand also comes with fluidic body structure, which has become a signature for Hyundai cars. It’s beautiful and very pleasing to the eyes. This eye-catching hatchback has a very captivating façade. The headlights are well accompanied by radiator grille with chrome hints to add the bling to the front elevation. The air dam is bigger that aids the engine to cool down speedily. The bonnet is evenly done and the body colored bumper on the front is decent. The side has body colored door handles and ORVMs included with turn indicators. The Sportz model, has some body graphics together with 14 inches of diamond cut alloy wheels. On the other hand, the rear end of Hyundai i10 Grand is noteworthy with its fashionable tail light cluster, chrome badging and sporty rear spoiler.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Interiors and Features)

The Hyundai i20 Elite interiors are impressive. The airy cabin takes away the cake, while the comfort features equipped here makes sure that the occupants have the best riding experience in the car. The dual tone color scheme takes the interiors a next level, and the widespread dashboard incorporates a lot of things. The manual air conditioning system is efficient and cools the cabin like a boss. The multifunctional power steering wheel has audio and call controls and the Bluetooth connectivity with the music system is perfect. The all four power windows are present in the top end trim along with premium upholstery. There are more utility features that allow the journey much more comfortable.

Hyundai i10 Grand interiors are uncomplicated and bravura. The features inside is vast. The manual air conditioning system is daunting. Moreover, Grand i10 hatchback has rear AC vents as well, making it furthermore alluring. The top end variant of the car has been integrated with 2-DIN music system with Bluetooth connectivity and 1GB of internal memory. The Aux-in and USB interface and four speakers are fixed in together. The multifunctional steering wheel has audio and call controls mounted on it. In the top end variant here, you would find four power windows, battery saver, big glove box, sun visor for the front co-passenger, adjustable front head restraints, height adjustable driver’s seat, 12V power socket, push start/stop function, multi information display etc.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Engine, Transmission and Gearbox)

Hyundai i20 Elite is offered in both diesel and petrol variants. The 1.2-Litre Kappa engine with 1197cc displacement is installed in petrol variants. This one has the ability to churn out maximum power of 81.90bhp and 114.7Nm of torque. The engine is coupled with five-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the diesel variant features 1396cc 1.4-Litre common rail based direct injection fuel supply system power train. The power delivery here is around 88.7bhp along with 220Nm of torque. The 5-speed manual gearbox coupled with the diesel engine is quite thrilling.

Hyundai Grand i10 is available in both diesel and petrol engine options. The 1.2-Litre Kappa engine with 1197cc displacement is present in petrol variant. This engine is brawny and can churn out maximum power of 81.8bhp and 114.7Nm of torque. This intrepid engine is mated with five-speed manual transmission. The diesel variant of Hyundai Grand i10 has 1120cc 1.1-Litre common rail based direct injection fuel supply system power train. The power output here is approximately 70bhp along with 159Nm of torque. The five-speed manual transmission has been united with the engine. It also has a bi-fuel option with 1.0-Litre that produces 66.08bhp power along with 90.02Nm of torque in LPG mode and 68.05bhp power and 92.18Nm torque in petrol mode.

Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Mileage and Safety)

Hyundai i20 Elite is unbelievably fuel proficient either we speak of petrol or diesel variants. The petrol trim that has 1.2-Litre MPFI fuel supply system happily gives away 17.19kmpl of mileage. On the other hand, the diesel trims installed with 1.4-Litre CRDi engine churns out top fuel economy of 21.19kmpl.

Hyundai Grand i10 is fuel competent as well. The petrol trim with 1.2-Litre MPFI fuel supply system without any problem gives away 17.19kmpl of mileage, while the diesel trims equipped with 1.1-Litre diesel engine churns out top mileage of 24kmpl. The LPG variant gives away 18.9km/kg of fuel economy.

In terms of safety, Hyundai i20 Elite are kept simplified and ensuring good safety for the passengers. Hyundai i20 Elite has a strong body structure and the side impact beams are also present. Furthermore, the crossover has been endowed with numerous features, the top end trim come with central locking, day and night inside rear view mirror, dual horn, and bold headlamps, advanced engine immobilizer. On the other hand, mid range variants have rear defogger, impact sensing auto door lock, driver’s airbag, ABS, and front fog lamps accompanied by rear parking sensors. The electro-chromatic internal rear view mirror also acts as a display screen when required. The top end trim here also has automatic headlamps, dual SRS airbags, and keyless entry with smart key and clutch lock.

Hyundai i10 Grand is a compact hatchback that has not compromised on the safety of its passengers. The car has central locking system, engine immobilizer, day and night internal rear view mirror and key less entry function as standard. The top end trims come with fog lamps, reverse parking sensors, Anti-Lock Braking System and dual SRS airbags and brake assist.

Verdict

Hyundai i20 Elite and Hyundai Grand i10 are the most successful hatchbacks around. Both of them are front runners for the company in terms of sales too. If you have the right budget and aim for a luxurious hatchback, Hyundai i20 Elite might turn out to be the best choice here. In case you do not wish to spend more you should perhaps go for the Grand i10 which offers you almost everything that the Elite i20 does but at a lower price and with better fuel efficiency too. 

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