Hyundai Motors India is second largest carmaker in the country and has been successful in charming one and all with its wide range of cars. The hatchback segment itself is being ruled by Hyundai cars. Hyundai i20 Active and Hyundai Grand i10 both are going neck to neck these days. This internal battle is interesting to see and the specification sheet here would help you to choose better. The petrol and diesel engine options make the cars viable and ensure high fuel efficiency. Let's compare Hyundai i20 Active Vs Hyundai Grand i10
Hyundai i20 Active Safety vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Safety
- Number of Airbags2 (Diesel) / 1 (Petrol)2
- Braking SystemsAnti-lock Braking system (ABS)Anti-lock Braking system (ABS)
- Parking AssistanceRear sensors with cameraRear sensors
- Child Safety LocksYesYes
- Low Fuel WarningYesYes
- Door Ajar WarningYesYes
- Fasten Seat Belt WarningYesYes
- Central LockingYesYes
Hyundai i20 Active Exterior vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Exterior
- Rear spoilerYesYes
- Front fog lightsYesYes
- Rear wash wiperYesYes
- Outside MirrorInternal adjustment-Electric with foldingInternal adjustment-Electric with folding
- Rear Fog LightYesYes
- Skid PlateYes (front and rear)No
Hyundai i20 Active Interior vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Interior
- Power windowsAll WindowsAll Windows
- Power steeringYesYes
- Adjustable steering columnRake, Reach (Diesel)Rake
- Leather steering wheelYesYes
- Multifunction steering wheelYesYes
- Seat Height AdjustmentManual AdjustmentManual Adjustment
Hyundai i20 Active Comfort vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Comfort
- AudiosystemCD Player with USB & Aux-inCD Player with USB & Aux-in
- Navigation systemNoNo
- Ventilation systemFully automatic climate control (Diesel) / Manual air conditioning with cooling and heating (Petrol)Air conditioning with cooling and heating
- Remote bootYesYes
- Remote fuel-lidYesYes
Hyundai i20 Active Dimensions vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Dimensions
- Length3995 mm.3765 mm.
- Width1760 mm.1660 mm.
- Height1555 mm.1520 mm.
- Wheel base2570 mm.2425 mm.
- Ground clearance190 mm.165 mm.
- Boot space285 l.256 l.
- Fuel tank capacity45 ltr.43 ltr.
Hyundai i20 Active Body vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Body
- Seating capacity55
Hyundai i20 Active Engine vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Engine
- Cylinder configurationIn-lineIn-line
- Cylinders43 (Diesel) / 4 (Petrol)
- Displacement1396 cc (Diesel) / 1197 (Petrol)1120 cc (Diesel) / 1197 (Petrol)
- Power (PS@RPM)90 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 83 @ 6000 (Petrol)71 @ 4000 (Diesel) / 83 @ 6000 (Petrol)
- Torque (Nm @ RPM)220 @ 1500-2750 (Diesel) / 114 @ 4000 (Petrol)160 @ 1500-2750 (Diesel) / 114 @ 4000 (Petrol)
- Fuel typeDiesel / PetrolDiesel / Petrol
- ARAI Certified Mileage21.19 (Diesel) / 17.19 (Petrol)24 (Diesel) / 18.9 (Petrol)
Hyundai i20 Active Transmission vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Transmission
- DrivetrainFront wheel driveFront wheel drive
- Gears6 (Diesel) / 5 (Petrol)5
Hyundai i20 Active Brakes/Wheels and Tyres vs. Hyundai Grand i10 Brakes/Wheels and Tyres
- Front brakesVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
- Rear brakesDrumDrum
- Front tyres195/55 R16165/65 R14
- Rear tyres195/55 R16165/65 R14
- Wheels sizeR16R14
Specification sheet has been prepared by comparing i20 Active 1.4 SX with the Grand i10 Asta 1.1 CRDi (O) and i20 Active 1.2 S with the Grand i10 Asta 1.2 Kappa VTVT (O). Compare full features of the cars by clicking here.
Hyundai i20 Active Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Design and Exteriors)
Hyundai i20 Active is essentially a crossover with external dimensions of under sub-4 meters. The exteriors have the ability to keep you captivated. The elegance is coupled well with the sportiness. The signature fluidic design technology can be seen, which is similar to Verna sedan. The front part of the crossover is installed with hexagonal shaped radiator grille in the company of Hyundai Logo dipped in chrome. The fog lamps are round shaped synced with the bumper and aluminum-nudge guard. The headlamps cluster has projector headlights completes the frontage. The side profile is classy with B and C black pillars and door handles are given chrome finish. The ORVMs are body color incorporated with turn indicators. The entry level model has silver alloy wheels, while the top end has diamond cut alloy wheels. The ground clearance is snooty that makes the journey on uneven terrains better. The rear profile is pretty modish. The eye-catching and slender tail lights are prominent with concave style windscreen. Chrome inserts have been provided on the tail gate, which takes the sportiness to another level.
The Hyundai Grand i10 has the fluidic body structure, which is signature of Hyundai cars. It’s gorgeous -looking and very pleasing to the eye. This conspicuous hatchback has a very fascinating front elevation. The headlights are wraparound style along with radiator grille comprising of chrome accents. The air dam is larger that helps the engine to cool down rapidly. The bonnet is flat and the body colored bumper finishes the front profile with style. The side has body colored door handles and ORVMs integrated with turn indicators. The Grand i10 Sportz model , which is top end, has certain body graphics together with 14 inches of diamond cut alloy wheels. Then again, the rear end of Hyundai Grand i10 is significant with its modish tail light cluster, chrome badging and sporty rear spoiler.
Hyundai i20 Active Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Interiors and Features)
Hyundai i20 Active crossover is good-looking that has been loaded with marvelous interiors. The dual tone color theme is alluring and the option of blue and tangerine orange colored inserts are interesting to see. The chrome hints deliver refinement to the interiors. The dashboard has a grandiose gaze, which embraces instrument panel, 3-spoke power steering wheel & air conditioning system. The Bluetooth connectivity is provided with better-quality music system making music buffering wireless. The audio and call controls are mounted on power steering wheel. Nevertheless these features are present in the top end trim. The seats are well cushioned and premium upholstery is extraordinary. The power windows, clutch foot rest, ticket holder, accessory power outlet, battery saver, passenger vanity mirror, internally adjustable outside mirrors and lane change indicator are the other features in Hyundai i20 Active.
Hyundai Grand i10 interiors are simple and magnificent. The features inside is never-ending. The manual air conditioning system is imposing. What’s more is that Grand i10 hatchback has rear AC vents as well, making it furthermore alluring. The top end variant of the ca has been incorporated 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. The tilt steering column ensures safety. The utility features are plenty in number. In the top end variant you would also 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 i20 Active Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Engine, Transmission and Gearbox)
Hyundai i20 Active is offered in both diesel and petrol variants in that way providing best possible options for all consumers. The 1.2-Litre Kappa engine with 1197cc displacement is installed in petrol variants. This one has the capacity to churn out maximum power of 81.8bhp and 114.7Nm of torque. The engine is befriended with five-speed manual transmission. Alternatively, 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 six-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 sturdy and has the facility to churn out maximum power of 81.8bhp and 114.7Nm of torque. This bold engine is mated with five-speed manual transmission. On the other hand, the Hyundai i10 Grand diesel variant has 1120cc 1.1-Litre common rail based direct injection fuel supply system power train. The power output here is around 70bhp along with 159Nm of torque. The tried and tested 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 i20 Active Vs Hyundai Grand i10 (Mileage and Safety)
Hyundai i20 Active is incredibly fuel proficient, in both petrol and 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 efficient as well. The petrol trim with 1.2-Litre MPFI fuel supply system comfortably gives away 17.19kmpl of mileage. On the other hand, the diesel trims installed 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 Active cannot be questioned. Hyundai i20 Active has a muscular body. Additionally, the car comes with central locking, day and night inside rear view mirror, dual horn, and bold headlamps, advanced engine immobilizer. These are present in all variants, while 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 acts as display. The top end trim of i20 Active is gifted with automatic headlamps, dual SRS airbags, and keyless entry with smart key and clutch lock.
Hyundai Grand i10 is a compact hatchback, which is loaded with a plenty of safety aspects. 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 of the car come with fog lamps, reverse parking sensors, Anti-Lock Braking system and dual SRS airbags and brake assist.
The Grand i10 is an extremely successful car from Hyundai. However, the i20 Active does not share the same level of success. If you are looking to buy one of these, i20 Active would probably make more sense if you want a comparitively bigger. The Grand i10 is an equally great option if you consider the price point at which it sells and yet affords to give almost every feature in terms of equipment. Also, the car has better mileage and an LPG as an option.