Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has rolled out a new variant of the Grand i10 Nios facelift in India. The already existing Era, Magna, Sportz, and Asta variants are now joined by the new Sportz Executive edition. There are two different transmissions on offer - Manual and AMT. The 2023 Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive costs Rs 7.16 lakh for the manual transmission. While for the AMT option, buyers have to shell out Rs 7.70 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom. However, the factory-fitted CNG option is not available with the Sportz Executive. The new edition is positioned between the Magna and the Sportz variants and does not get auto air-conditioning. Instead, it uses a manual AC just like the Magna variant.
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Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive: Exterior & Features
Similar to the Sportz trim, the Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive comes with 15-inch alloys, rear AC vents, driver-seat height adjustment, keyless entry, and an 8-inch touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. In terms of safety, the new variant is available with 4 airbags, hill-hold, and ESC (electronic stability control).
As mentioned earlier, the only feature the Sportz Executive does not receive is auto AC, which is offered on the Sportz trim.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive: Engine Specs
As far as the powertrain is concerned, the new Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive retains the same 1.2-litre petrol engine that delivers 82bhp of maximum power and 114Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired with either a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 5-speed AMT unit.
The new edition is claimed to have a fuel efficiency of 20.7km/l in the case of the petrol-MT versions. While for the petrol-AMT units, it has a fuel efficiency of 20.1km/l.
Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive: Rivals
At a starting price of Rs 7.16 lakh (ex-showroom), the Grand i10 Nios Sportz Executive edition is slightly less expensive than the Sportz trim. To recall, the Grand i10 Nios facelift was launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 5.68 lakh (ex-showroom). The 2023 model takes on the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Ignis, the Maruti Suzuki Swift, and the Tata Tiago.
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The updated Grand i10 Nios is currently on sale in different colour options - Titan Grey, Teal Blue, Fiery Red, Polar White, Typhoon Silver, and Spark Green. In addition to this, the new car comes in dual-tone colour choices: Polar White with a black roof and Spark Green with a black roof.
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