Maruti Suzuki Ignis vs Hyundai Grand i10 Facelift

Maruti Ignis

The third in the series of cars being sold by Maruti under the Nexa dealership, the Maruti Suzuki Ignis is the car to look out for. Though it was launched in the recent times, this particular car has reached great popularity within a short period. The sales for the car are still going strong and can be ordered from the nearby Nexa showroom. Priced at Rs. 4.5 – 8 lakhs, Suzuki Ignis is best suited for the Indian roads and offers an excellent performance while driving. Both the diesel and the petrol variants are available for the Maruti Suzuki Ignis. Currently, this particular model from the Nexa series faces competition from several automotive giants including the Hyundai Grand i10.

Learning more about the features and the specs of both the vehicles will help you in the Ignis and i10 comparison. This will help you to decide as Ignis already has 2-3 months waiting period on its booking from the Nexa dealership. Read on to know more about the cars.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis- Features and specifications

As mentioned earlier, the Ignis is available in both the petrol and the diesel variants. Though the interiors and the exteriors of the vehicle may be similar, the engine specifications tend to vary from one variant to the other. These two variants have further four more categories that include Alpha, Sigma, Delta, and Zeta. All these apart here is the list of specifications for the Maruti Suzuki Ignis, for both the petrol and the diesel variants.

  • Engine capacity- 1.2 L VVT Petrol, 1.3 L DDiS Diesel
  • Mileage- 16-20 kmpl for petrol, 22-26 kmpl for diesel
  • Torque- 113 Nm for petrol, 190 Nm for diesel
  • Power- 83 PS for petrol, 75 PS for diesel
  • Transmission- 5-speed manual and AMT

Slowly paving its way toward stardom in the Indian automobile market, the Maruti Suzuki Ignis is proving to be a tough competitor for the Hyundai Grand i10. Needless to say, the vehicle has been able to pack in all the powerful features at such an economical price that has been fixed for the Indian roads.

Coming to the features of Ignis, both the interiors and the exterior of the vehicle have been crafted to perfection, and all the safety measurements seem to be in order. Ignis is fit with the first in series of the LED headlamps and the DRLs. The vehicle has a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that can also be used as a camera for the reverse parking. The car has dual-tone color scheme and an automatic climate control system. One of the bonus features is that the user gets to enjoy both the Apple CarPlay and the Android Auto system, all at a single place.

Ignis Vs i10- A comparison

Before moving ahead to the comparison, it is necessary to understand the basic features and the specifications of the Hyundai Grand i10. Few might say that this particular hatchback was launched by Hyundai just in time to compete it out with the Maruti Suzuki Ignis. Compared to the other competitors for Ignis, Hyundai i10 happens to be the direct and the potential rival in the market. When you consider the previous model of the Hyundai i10, the Hyundai Grand i10 has gone through a series of changes or facelift to the exteriors, specifications and the engine capacity. The new model under the i10 series is now priced at Rs. 4.6- Rs. 7.3 lakhs, according to the Indian road pricing.

As such, these are the specifications that have been laid out for the Hyundai Grand i10.

  • Engine capacity- 1.2 CRDi Era diesel
  • Power- 75 PS
  • Mileage- 21-24 kmpl
  • Torque- 190 Nm

When you consider the boot space, the Hyundai i10 offers a maximum of 256 L that can be expanded by folding the rear seat. Coming to the safety measures, i10 has a child safety lock and a functional front disc brake. There is an airbag on the driver side and a centrally mounted fuel tank. There are sensors for the help of reverse parking along with the additional crash sensors. Having a ground clearance of 165 mm, the Hyundai Grand i10 is the sporty looking car that packs in performance with energy and well suited for the Indian roads.

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