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 Hyundai Elite i20 Vs Hyundai Grand i10
Hyundai Elite i20 Safety vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Safety
- Number of Airbags22
- AirbagsDriver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbagDriver frontal airbag, Front passenger frontal airbag
- Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
- Parking AssistanceYes, Rear sensors with CameraYes, Rear sensors
- Child Safety LocksYesYes
- Door Ajar WarningYesYes
- Central LockingYesYes
Hyundai Elite i20 Exterior vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Exterior
- Front Fog LightsYesYes
- Rear Wash / WiperYesYes
- Rear DefoggerYesYes
- BumperBody colored bumperBody colored bumper
- ORVMs (Outside Rear-view Mirrors)Internal adjustment - Electric with foldingInternal adjustment - Electric with folding
- Turn Indicators on ORVMsYesYes
Hyundai Elite i20 Interior vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Interior
- Power WindowsAll WindowsAll Windows
- Power SteeringYes, Electric PowerYes, Electric Power
- Instrument ConsoleAnalog + DigitalAnalog + Digital
- Multifunction DisplayYesYes
- Adjustable Steering ColumnYes, Rake, ReachRake
- Leather Wrapped SteeringYesNo
- Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
- Sun VisorDriver & Front PassengerDriver & Front Passenger
- Seat Height AdjustmentManual AdjustmentManual Adjustment
- Start / Stop ButtonYesYes
- Rear Center ArmrestNoNo
Hyundai Elite i20 Comfort vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Comfort
- Navigation SystemNoNo
- Ventilation SystemFully automatic climate controlManual Air conditioning with cooling and heating
- Rain Sensing WipersYesNo
- Automatic HeadlampsYesNo
- Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteInternal
- Fuel-lid OpenerInternalInternal
- Second Row AC VentsYesYes
- Adjustable HeadrestsFront and RearNo
- Cup HoldersYes, Front and RearYes, Front and Rear
- Keyless EntryYes, Smart KeyYes, Smart Key
Hyundai Elite i20 Dimensions and Weights vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Dimensions and Weights
- Length3985 mm3765 mm
- Width1734 mm1660 mm
- Height1505 mm1520 mm
- Wheelbase2570 mm2425 mm
- Ground Clearance170 mm165 mm
- Kerb Weight1515 kg1003 kg
- Boot Space285 litres256 litres
Hyundai Elite i20 Body vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Body
- Seating Capacity55
- Body TypeHatchbackHatchback
Hyundai Elite i20 Engine vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Engine
- Cylinder ConfigurationIn-lineIn-line
- Cylinders43 (Diesel) / 4 (Petrol)
- Displacement1396 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 LocationFront, TransverseFront, Transverse
- Fuel SystemInjectionInjection
- Emission NormBS IV g/kmBS IV g/km
- Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
- ARAI Certified Mileage22.54 km/litre24 km/litre
Hyundai Elite i20 Transmission vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Transmission
- DrivetrainFWD (Front Wheel Drive)FWD (Front Wheel Drive)
- Gears6 (Diesel) / 5 (Petrol)5
Hyundai Elite i20 Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Suspensions/Brakes/Wheels and Tyres
- Front BrakesVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
- Rear BrakesDrumDrum
- Front Tyres195 / 55165 / 65
- Rear Tyres195 / 55165 / 65
- Wheels SizeR16R14
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 Grand i10 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 Hyundai i10 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.
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.
Watch our comprehensive video review of the Elite i20 below