Hyundai Grand i10 Vs Nissan Micra Active
The much-awaited ‘Grand i10′ hatchback is the cheapest diesel car available in India now. Hyundai Grand i10 a new feature rich car launched from Hyundai on 3rd September, 2013 in India. It is available in both diesel and petrol model. Available in 10 variants and in 8 attractive color shades. Among the 10 variants 5 are diesel and 5 are petrol variants.
The micra active comes with good quality assurance, better mileage option, stylish exterior and spacious interiors. The economical car will be cause low maintenance cost because of its built quality. Nissan Micra active is a 5 seater hatch back available in 4 petrol variants powered by a 1198 cc, Petrol engine. The Nissan claims this is a perfect hatchback for the Indian customers.
Engine and Performance
The micra active of 2013 is powered by the 1.2-litre petrol engine capable to produce power of 68PS at 5000rpm and a torque of 104Nm at 4000rpm. The overall weight reduction of the car will aid in better mileage. The engine mated with a 5 speed manual gear box for good performance.
Hyundai Grand i10 is powered by 1120 cc, Diesel engine which churns out 70 bhp @ 4000 RPM power from diesel engine. 160 Nm @ 1500 RPM is the torque output. Another 1197 cc, Petrol engine which produces 81 bhp @ 6000 RPM power from petrol engine. 114 nm torque is the torque output. Engine mated with 5-speed, Manual gearbox offers FWD.
As the micra active of 2013 comes with reduced weight of 30kg we hope for a good mileage than older version. The offered mileage is 19.49kmpl. 18.9kmpl mileage you will get from petrol variants.
Comfort and Safety Features
Hyundai Grand i10 is really spacious and comfortable for the passengers. It comes with safety and comfort features like Middle rear three-point seat belt, Engine immobilizer, Child Safety Lock, remote Central Locking, Air Conditioner, Power Steering, key less Start, Rear Parking Sensors, Power Windows, Rear Defogger, Rear Wiper, Fog Lamps, 43 litres Fuel Tank Capacity, 5 Person Seating Capacity, 2 din Integrated (in-dash) Music System, Tubeless 165 / 65 R14 Tyres, Front disc and rear drum brakes, McPherson Strut suspension etc. The company also offers 2 years warranty too.
The micra active of 2013 XV safety pack comes with safety feature like Dual airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking system), EBD, (Electronic Brake Force Distribution), BA(Brake Assist), immobilizer, speed sensing door locks and central locking facilities. It also having tinted glass, body color bumper, full wheel cover, power steering, AC etc. Driver Seat Belt Warning Indicator, Key Remove Warning Indicator and Low Fuel Level Warning Indicator are other highlights.
Full Technical Comparison between Hyundai Grand i10 and Nissan Micra Active
Engine performance and mileage
|Technical Specifications||Hyundai Grand i10 asta 1.1 CRDi(O)||Nissan Micra Active XV Safety Pack|
|Engine||1120 cc, 2nd Gen 1.1 U2 CRDi Diesel engine||3 cylinder petrol engine|
|Displacement||1120 cc||1198 cc|
|Max power||70 bhp @ 4000 RPM||67 bhp at 5000 RPM|
|Max torque||160 Nm @ 1500 RPM||104 Nm at 4000 RPM|
|Mileage||24 kmpl||19.49 kmpl (ARAI)|
|Gears||5 speed gearbox||5 speed gearbox|
Look, style and Dimensions
|length x width x height(mm)||3765 mm x 1660 mm x 1520 mm||3801 mm x 1665 mm x 1530 mm|
|Wheelbase||2425 mm||2450 mm|
|Body color bumper||Yes||Yes|
|Body color ORVM||Yes||Yes|
|Headlamps||Yes, Conventional||Yes, Conventional|
|Fuel tank||43 litres||41 litres|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm||154 mm|
|Suspension front||MacPherson Strut||MacPherson Strut|
|Suspension rear||Coupled Torsion Beam Axle||Coupled Torsion Beam Axle|
|ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System)||Yes, Optional||Yes|
|EBD(Electronic Brake-force Distribution)||No||Yes|
|Electronic Stability Program||No||No|
|Child Safety Lock||Yes||Yes|
|Central Locking||Yes, Remote||Yes|
|Air bag||Yes, Optional||Yes|
Comfort and convenience features
|Bootspace||256 litres||251 litres|
|Seating Capacity||5 person||5 person|
|Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel||Yes||No|
|Foldable rear seats||Yes||No|
Price of Hyundai Grand i10 and Nissan Micra Active
Name of Variant
Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
|Nissan Micra Active||Rs. 3.50 – 4.71 lakhs|
|Hyundai Grand i10||Rs. 4.30 – 6.42 lakhs|