Only yesterday we brought you the details about the ‘silently launched’ Grand i10 automatic. Now Hyundai have sent an official release with all the details and official pricing. So here goes.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) the country’s largest exporter and second largest manufacturer today introduced the automatic transmission in recently launched Grand. Grand was launched in September this year and has received an overwhelming response with over 20,000 bookings and over 200,000 enquiries. Due to higher customer acceptance, within first month of its launch, Grand has achieved the mark of amongst the Top 5 highest selling models in India.
Noted for its durability, quite, convenient and smooth shifting characteristics, the 4-Speed automatic transmission of Grand will be offered in 1.2 ltr Kappa petrol. The smooth and effortless automatic transmission along with the optimal gear ratios promises best combination of performance and fuel economy. The solenoid valve on the AT ensures accurate and rapid shifting, the flat type torque converter offers responsive and sporty acceleration that make the driving experience smooth, convenient and exciting in different driving conditions.
The all-aluminum 1.2 litre Kappa AT petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT mechanism delivering 83PS@6,000rpm of maximum power and 11.6Kgm@4,000rpm of peak torque with 16.7 kmpl (ARAI figure) thus offering optimum combination of Power, Efficiency and Convenience.
Commenting on the introduction of Grand Automatic, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, said, “We have launched the Grand in September this year and it has been extremely well received. We have conducted many product clinics and due to positive customer feedback the automatic transmission in Grand is introduced. The Grand automatic transmission further improves our value proposition offering smooth and effortless driving for customers. This will enhance the Modern, Sporty, Trendy and Progressive Styling of Hyundai brand in compact segment.”
Hyundai’s existing line-up of automatic transmission products i20, Fluidic Verna, Elantra, Sonata and Santa Fe now includes the Grand Automatic- Sportz and Asta variants.
The Grand (AT) is available at all Hyundai showrooms. The ex-showroom Delhi price for Sportz and Asta variants as follows:
Grand Sportz AT: Rs 564,852 (Ex showroom, Delhi)
Grand Asta AT: Rs 592, 001 (Ex showroom, Delhi)