- The Hyundai Grand i10 Magna CNG gets a factory-fitted CNG kit.
- It is the second model from Hyundai after Santro to get a CNG kit.
- The Magna CNG gets a Bluetooth enabled audio system with steering mounted controls, etc.
- Standard safety kit comprises dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, etc.
- Power comes from the 1.2-litre petrol engine paired to a five-speed MT.
Hyundai Grand i10 CNG has been silently launched in the country at a price point of Rs 6.39 lakh in Delhi and Rs 6.41 lakh in Mumbai (ex-showroom prices). The factory fitted CNG kit is available on the mid-spec Magna variant, which costs around Rs 67,000 more than its petrol counterpart. Earlier, the CNG variant was offered only with the Grand i10 Prime aimed at the taxi segment. However, Hyundai has now rolled out the CNG option for the private buyers as well. With this, Grand i10 becomes the second car after Santro in Hyundai’s line-up to get a CNG variant.
In terms of features, the Hyundai Grand i10 Magna CNG gets almost all the features that come with the regular petrol version. It gets roof rails atop for a sporty look, as for comfort & connectivity bits, the Magna CNG packs in a Bluetooth enabled audio system with steering mounted controls, power adjusting outside rear view mirrors, rear AV vents, remote locking, power-outlet, front power windows and rear power windows among others.
The standard safety kit on the CNG grade includes driver side airbag, co-passenger airbag, anti-lock-braking system with electronic brakeforce distribution, etc. Under the hood, it features the same 1.2-litre petrol unit seen in the regular petrol trim. This engine makes 80 bhp of maximum power against top torque of 110 Nm on the petrol version and 64 bhp along with 98 Nm on the CNG trim. Transmission duties are carried over by a conventional 5-speed manual gearbox.
First launched in 2013, Grand i10 is one of the best-selling models in the B-segment. It received a mid-life facelift in 2017 and is gearing up for a generation change during the festive season this year. The hatchback fields against models like Maruti Suzuki Swift and Ford Figo primarily in its segment, both of which miss out on a CNG variant.