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Is Maruti Swift still the leader or is it been overtaken with Hyundai Grand I10. What are Positives and Negatives of both I10 and Swift Car in India
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Hello Ravi,

Lets have a comparison of Hyundai Grand I10 against Maruti Swift Hatch

Engine In terms of Engine - Swift is more powerful in both Petrol and Diesel
- 1.2 Lit Swift K Series delivers 87 BHP, 113 NM Torque. Hyundai Grand I10 also comes in 1.2 Lit Engine but has got 82 BHP Power
- Swift 1.3 Lit Engine delivers 75 BHP Power with peak torque of 190 NM Torque. Hyundai Grand I10 comes in 1.1 Lit Crdi Diesel Engine in 3 Cylinder with 70 BHP Power with lesser torque at 160 NM

Been in 3 Cylinder Engine, Grand I10 is slight more fuel efficient at 24 Kmpl as against claimed mileage of 22.9 Kmpl of Swift
However, the Pep, Engine in Swift has an edge over Grand I10

Body Specifications
Both cars come with good legroom space - comparable with each other, are tall in body design. However Swift Excels in Slight better length and marginal better shoulder room

Hyundai Grand I10 excels in :- - 8% bigger boot space and Interior Features

Interiors & Features
In terms of Interiors and Exteriors, Both cars comes with good interiors - however its Grand i10 which appeals us more. The Plastic Fit, Finish, Interior Color Tone with Rear Seat Space, Rear Seats Side Window Glass (Swift has much smaller rear seats side window glasses) - especially with 4 passengers appeals more in Grand i10. Even boot space is practical enough at 251 Lit for a hatch as against mediocre boot of 205 Lit in Swift.

However - if you considering to drive with 5 passengers - Swift has better shoulder room against Grand i10 and is Swift Edge.

In terms of exterior body looks - Swift to our view seems more modern and stylish against Grand I10. The Aerdynamics, Curved Roof lines, Tall Looks - to our view are an edge in Maruti Swift as against Grand i10.

In terms of Features - Grand I10 has in all with more variants to offer in to customer - Foldable ORVM, Cooled Glove Box, Push Button Ignition etc in Sportz & Asta variants makes it a stylish pick - Grand has more to offer in its features list and looks better composed with the offerings in its 5 variants - Era, Magna, Sportz, Asta & Asta Option as against Swift in Lxi,Vxi & Zxi trim.

If we compare Features of Grand I10 Sportz against Swift Vxi/Vdi (in 5 Lakh price in Petrol & 6 Lakh in Diesel)
- Grand I10 is economical by almost Rs. 10,000 - 15,000
- Though both Grand I10 Sportz and Swift Vxi/Vdi Comes with Features - Power Steering with Tilt Steering, All 4 Door Power Window, Remote Central Lock, Turn Indicators on ORVM

Grand I10 Sportz also has additionally:- Push Button Ignition, Double Din Music System, Foldable ORVM, Cooled Glove Box, Roof Rails
Also, door handles are body colored in Swift Vxi, while in Grand I10 comes with Chrome Finish

In terms of After Sales Service - both Maruti and Hyundai have well established nationwide Service network with economical spares. Both Manufacturers sell there spare parts over the counter and are well suited to pocket in maintenance

Recommendation
Grand I10 Edge:- Features, Mileage in Diesel Engine due to smaller 3 Cylinder Engine, Interior Looks, Perfect for 4 passengers with Rear Seat AC vents, Bigger Boot Higher number of Variants with more features options with and Space at a value price

Maruti Swift Egde:- Engine Pep especially in Diesel Engine you will find lot of difference in pickup in 4 cylinder as against smaller 3 cylinder of Grand i10 making Swift ideal for both high and low speeds, Exterior Sporty Looks Appeal, Better shoulder room for 5 passengers and proven successful and stylish brand.

In nutshell,

>> If its Petrol car choice - To our view Grand i10 looks much more value proposition - Good Descent Engine (though slight less powerful against Swift - but is good enough for a hatch), Interior Cabin, Smart Modern Features, Plastic Fit, Finish, Boot Space - all goes in favor

>> If its Diesel Car Choice - Engine is like heart of car, though Grand has better mileage and can prove out to better fuel efficient diesel car - but if you considering for all purpose car to be driven on both City & Highway usage - Swift is what can offer you the pep, feel and offers better acceleration. However - if its exclusively to be used for city usage for - where speed limits restricted to 60 Kmpl (as difference in pickup is less observed under city traffic bumper to bumper condition) and looking for a car which offers mileage & features in a value price - Grand i10 has its offering for you as your next car.

So - can decide accordingly for the best buy by considering the priorities or may check complete model wise details in Section on:-New Car.
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Which is a better car for ladies in Delhi- swift diesel or hyundai I 10 grand diesel .
Thanks
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Dear, I think the best suited car for women will be Grand i10. Being a recent product by Hyundai, there is no doubt that this car will also include best in class features under reasonable rate.

But as per the comparison made by the Adimn, I totally consider Maruti Swift hatch as the first in comparison car. The Swift Hatch is having good and big leg room which is mostly considered by women while driving a car. Also the car is equipped with awesome styling which is also a plus point in terms of a women.

Powerfully engine and good mileage results Maruti Swift as the winner of comparison.
So in conclusion, my suggestion to you is Maruti Swift.
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Swift is the best
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thanks for this excellent comparison

though i have got an idea to buy grand i10, but will be happy if can seal your stamp on it when i am considering to choose in between Maruti Swift vxi & grand i10 Sportz
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Our pick will be :- Hyundai Grand i10 Sportz as overall value package against Swift Vxi
> Much more features, looks advanced in overall feature set - a key usp in favor of Grand i10
> Better Interiors - plastic, color tone
> Good Rear Seat Comfort with Rear Seat AC Vent
> Bigger Boot Space

Though - Engine & Mileage are pro plus points in Swift, but w.r.t Grand i10
> Not much of a difference in driving feel - feels as good as Swift in city drive
> Mileage - again not much of a difference - negligible difference in Petrol Engine

Hope that helps !!
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Pls help the purchasing a new car hundai grand i 10 asta crdi vrs maruti dzire vdi, in term of maintenance and long term value.
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Hello Shobhit,

While I10 Asta has USP of Features and partially better interior aesthetics with fit and finish
Its a segment up if you consider Features and Style as criteria along with one of the best aesthetics in the segment (after Polo)
Detailed Features List of I10 Asta Diesel

ALso - been a smaller 3 cylinder 1.1 Litre engine - its a bit more fuel efficient than Dzire.

Dzire Vdi looks a better deal considering
> Power, Pep & Handling. You can immediate notice difference on high speed driving, pep & pickup of Dzire & I10
> Space - Headroom & Shoulder room, Boot Space - Dzire looks spacious.... Rear Seat Legroom though is almost similar
> Better View of Road with Smart Tall Looks, Driving Seat View Position
> Bigger Boot Space - almost 30% bigger than I10

Recommended buy b/w Dzire Vdi & Grand i10 Asta is :-
> Dzire as overall package - been powerful, boot space & shoulder room for 5 passengers
> I10 Asta, if to be used primarily for city or nuclear family - wherein requirement is more towards features, style is consideration along with Mileage. Even can upgrade to Asta Option - to have safety specs - ABS & Airbags - making it a fully loaded car.

In terms of Maintenance cost - you can get an indicative cost factor by following below URLs :-
>> I10 Diesel
>> Swift Dzire Vdi
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Which car to buy swift zxi or grand i 10 asta both petrol
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@ Rohan - To Brief

Swift Zxi - If Powerful Engine Performance, Sporty Pep with Firm Handling in 15 Inch Alloys, Ever Green Successful Hatch, Good Shoulder room for 5 Passenger, Tall Car with Better View on Road

Grand i10 Asta Option - If Segment First Features, Best in Segment Interiors, Rear Seat Legroom Space, Rear Seat Comfort for 4 passenger with AC Vents, Practical Boot Space as against Small Cramped Boot Space in Swift

Mileage & After Sales - Both Cars are almost similar - Not much of a difference !!
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Hi,
I want to purchase a petrol hatchback. My budget is 6.5 lakhs.
My preferences are good passenger comfort, value for money, good ride quality and handling both in city and out on the highway. Which one should I go for between Grand i10 and Swift petrol? Or should I wait for the Swift facelift? Plz suggest!!
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@ Parth - basis considering for
> Value for Money
> Seating Comfort
> Handling & Drive with Ride Quality and budget price.

and if can look for better than hatch. Suggest to rather consider :- Tata Zest XMS

Its Spacious with relatively much better seating comfort than both Grand i10 & Swift.
The Car Boasts of Features with Safety Specs at a Value Price - comes with 3 yr Maintenance + 3 yr Warranty + 3 yr RSA

Also - ride and handling can be accustomed to basis drive conditions with its Smart Driving Mode
Boot Space is practical - almost double than Swift and 60% bigger than Grand i10.

Else - if hatchback is your criteria - with ride and handling as important parameter - Maruti Swift excels in - in Features, Performance, Legroom space - its Hyundai Grand i10 which looks better. Hope it helps !!
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Thanks for the reply. I just want to know, Is Grand i10, a good highway cruiser? As I will be going long distances on highways with my family twice in a month (not more than 500 kms). So will it be safe as a family car? I usually drive at around 120 kmph on highways.
Plz suggest..!!
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Can you guide me with the After Maintenance services and charges? Swift VXi v/s Grand i10 Sportz version?
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@ Amit - refer these posts / articles - should give you an indicative approximate cost under Periodic Schedules:-

>> Maruti Swift
>> Hyundai Grand i10

Hope should help !!
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I want to buy best petrol car ,I have little confusion wether to buy swift vxi or grand i10, in favour with mailege point of view which car is best petrol car please suggest me a reply to my email .please.please!!!!
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Rohan Accepted Answer
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You should check out punto also.
Great car with great drive and performance
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hi all,
Iam confused in buying a diesel car and finally I have selected two models which were grand i10 asta crdi (0) and swift ZDI and this will be my first car,
So that I need some expert advise for buying a car...
Please help me.
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Hi,
Is there any news regarding the launch of Grand i10 facelift?? I have read somewhere that it will be launched in India by the end of this year. It will have added features like Automatic Climate control, rear view camera, etc. Can you please confirm??
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@ Parth Mehta -

No news as such - The car was launched in September 2013
Basis - Manufacturer strategy related to previous models - it may well take take 2.5 to 3 yrs for a Facelift - thus - going by same - its atleast a year to go - before a facelift may be introduced.

However - having said that - Hyundai also known to add features in between - as interim upgradation of the car
So - Automatic Climate Control, Rear View Camera - might well be introduced - in existing version too - however - no such news (official is yet to be known from dealer or manufacturer end).
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