The South Korean auto major has introduced the modern Hyundai Grand i10 series of cars which are full of stylish and impressive features to win the hearts of Indian auto lovers. Asta 1.2 Kappa VTVT is the 2nd petrol variant of this hatchback series which is able to deliver an impressive mileage by incorporating Kappa Dual VTVT petrol engine. With all these extremely adorable features, this is no doubt that car lovers will prefer this hatchback for comfort driving in both city as well as highway roads.
Being equipped with captivating front, rear and side profiles, the Asta trim has got a fascinating exterior structure along with a sporty design of the vehicle. Its stylish and elegant exteriors include powerful headlamps, radiator grill with embedded company logo with horizontal strip fitted at the centre, body colored bumper with large air dam below the grill, nicely designed gates & wheel arches, chrome accentuated outside door handles, body color outside door mirrors, silver alloy wheels, sporty rear spoiler, high mounted stop lamp along with the elegant roof rails and reflectors fitted to bumper to enhance the safety.
The company has provided this diesel variant with elegant 2tone beige & black interior colour scheme along with mixed blue illumination to make the interiors attractive and royal. Its other adorable interiors are leather wrapped 3 spoke steering wheel with call function and audio buttons, gear shift knobs, instrument panel fitted to the dashboard to offer information about gearshift, fuel level, average vehicle speed, door & tailgate ajar and engine running time to the driver to make the driving more convenient, ample cabin space for 5 passengers, etc. It has also included many utility features like vanity mirror, glove box, front room lamp and both side door map packets, etc.
Engine and Performance
This Asta variant is equipped with an advanced Kappa petrol power plant which is further coupled with 5 speed manual transmission gearbox and can produce 1197cc of displacement along with churning out a power of 81.9bhp @6000rpm while turning out a peak torque of 113.8Nm at 4000rpm. This power drive is able to deliver a decent mileage of 18.9kmpl by incorporating dual VTVT mechanism.
Braking and Handling
This Grand i10 petrol variant includes front disc brakes and rear drum brakes along with an electric power steering system to provide a smooth drive at all speeds as per the driver’s need. It is further bestowed with a robust suspension system to enhance the vehicle’s stability for increased driving comfort.
The company has designed this hatchback with a bunch of comfort features like manual AC with heater, rear parcel tray, push button start/stop function, tinted glass, blutooth connectivity, electrically foldable external wing mirrors, height adjustable driver seat and power windows with the function of driver side auto down, etc which are enough to provide a comfortable drive at this low price range.
Its top level safety features include central locking system, inside rear-view mirror for both day and night, engine immobilizer, reverse parking sensor with keyless entry facility, rear defogger and front fog lamps, etc. Thus this variant is able to let the driver drive this car without any tensions hanging over his head.