Hyundai Motor India has revealed specifications for the BS6 diesel variant of the Grand i10 Nios. The hatchback was launched in August last year with the BS6 compliant petrol engine while the diesel version was still BS4 compliant. The continues to use the 1.2-litre diesel engine that has been upgraded to meet the emission norms and continues to produce the same 74 bhp and 190 Nm of peak torque. The motor is paired with a 5-speed gearbox and an AMT unit.
The Hyundai Grand i10 Nios diesel BS6 is offered in three variants - Magna, Sportz and Asta. While all three variants are offered on the manual version, the AMT option is available only on the Sportz variant. The Grand i10 Nios was also updated with the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine earlier this year that already meets BS6 norms and is also seen the Hyundai Venue and Aura.
While the Hyundai Grand i10 Nios diesel BS6 seems ready for launch, prices are likely to be announced only after the lockdown has been lifted. Meanwhile, the automaker's Chennai-based facility has temporarily suspended operations given the Coronavirus pandemic. The company's non-production employees are working from home in the meantime to carry on day-to-day operations.
In a bid to take the car buying experience online, Hyundai recently integrated 500 dealerships on its new online sales platform. The platform will allow customers to configure their preferred car online and even select from the finance options available. The customer also has the option to have the car delivered to their doorstep or pick it up from the dealer.