Hyundai Grand i10 vs Maruti Swift vs Maruti Celerio
Hyundai has refreshed its Grand i10 hatchback and now the car gets a touchscreen infotainment system which is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With Baleno’s entry into the premium hatchback segment, it has taken over the duties from Maruti Swift. Swift will now, with its competitive price tag, knock it out against Grand i10. This will also mean that the new hatchback is entering a segment which might result in it cannibalizing the sales of Maruti’s other offering-Celerio. Let’s take a look at what these cars have to offer.
In terms of the overall size, Maruti Swift is the longest, widest and tallest offering of the three but Celerio and Grand i10 have the highest ground clearance. Even though Maruti Celerio and Hyundai Grand i10 get the same 2425mm wheelbase, Grand I10 is longer and wider than Celerio. The only dimension in which Celerio redeems itself against Grand i10 is height. Celerio is taller than i10 and Swift by 40mm and 300, respectively.
|Dimensions||Hyundai Grand i10||Maruti Swift||Maruti Celerio|
Maruti Swift is powered by a 1.2L petrol motor which produces 81.86 BHP of power output. These figures are the same as the one delivered by the petrol motor found in Hyundai Grand i10. The petrol motor in Maruti Swift is more frugal than Grand i10 and gives a fuel economy of 22 kmpl. The most frugal car of the three is Marty Celerio which is powered by a 1-liter 67 BHP motor that offers an ARAI claimed fuel economy of 23 kmpl. All three are offered with manual as well as automatic transmission variants.
|Petrol||Hyundai Grand i10||Maruti Swift||Maruti Celerio|
|Mileage||18.9kmpl||22 kmpl||23 kmpl|
Maruti Celerio will sit out in this part of comparison as it does not have a diesel model. Maruti Swift is powered by a 1.3-litre 74 BHP diesel motor. The diesel power plant in Hyundai Grand i10 also produces similar figures and offers a power output of 73.97 BHP. Even the torque figures for both hatchbacks are identical and stand at around 190 NM. The diesel model of Swift is the most frugal of the two hatchbacks and offers a 28.4 kmpl of ARAI claimed fuel economy. Both cars are offered with manual transmissions.
|Diesel||Hyundai Grand i10||Maruti Swift||Maruti Celerio|
Maruti Celerio is the cheapest hatchback of the three with its base model being priced at Rs. 4.16 lakh and the top of the line petrol model of Rs. 5.26 lakh. The refreshed Hyundai i10 Grand gets the second place with a price range of Rs. 4.7 to 7.43 lakh. The most expensive offering in this comparison is the 2018 Maruti Swift, the prices of which start at Rs. 4.99 lakh and the top-end diesel variant gets a price tag of 8.29 lakh.
|Hyundai Grand i10||Maruti Swift||Maruti Celerio|
|Rs. 4.7-7.43 Lakh||Rs. 4.99-8.29 Lakh||Rs. 4.16-5.26 lakh|