Evolution of technology has led to enlargement of human needs and reduction in size of gadgets. Cars are a perfect example of that. Space factor is one of the dominating aspects of all cars these days, optimum usage and availability of space within smallest available dimension is the latest trend. Hyundai Grand i10 and Maruti Suzuki Ritz both set a perfect synonymy with this concept. Both Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai are known for their specialty in carving sculpting maximum comfort and convenience out of minimum space and dimensions. And this is the only ability that has made both these brand largest and closest competitors in Indian automotive market. Let’s check out a few more similarities and differences by comparing the following two cars from both these houses.
Hyundai Grand i10 is powered by both diesel as well as petrol power mill. The 1.1-liter petrol engine churns 82PS @6000RPM while its 1.1-liter diesel engine delivers 71PS @4000RPM. There are in total six trims of Grand i10 three of each supported by diesel and petrol engines. These are the very same engines that power Hyundai i10. Considering this fact seems that the car will be underperforming but that is covered given the light weight of the car and superb handling.
Maruti Suzuki Ritz on the contrary is powered by a K-12 series 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.3-liter DDiS diesel engine. The petro generates power is BS IV compliant and features a MPFI system that helps in its out of the box performance. The diesel engine is supported by a turbocharger and CRDI fuel injection system and DOHC that again ensures excellent performance.
Hyundai Grand i10 1.1-liter petrol engine delivers mileage worth 19kmpl while its diesel version ensures fuel efficiency worth 24kmpl. Maruti Suzuki Ritz on the contrary stands a step behind Grand i10 in those terms, its petrol version delivers mileage varying from 17-18.5kmpl while its diesel version delivers mileage of 23kmpl.
Hyundai Grand i10 exteriors present a unique fusion of design cues that seems borrowed from various Hyundai car models. Its front fascia is marked by larger headlights, hexagonal grille, and aggressively re-designed bumpers. The side profiles reminds closely of Hyundai i10 while the rear seems wider than present i10.
Maruti Suzuki Ritz on the other hand is a smart and small package of sportiness with elegance. The front is marked by its Chromed logo that centers its large grille and a stylish bonnet. Overall the car looks good and trendy. Along with all standard features Maruti’s effort to give it an extra finishing touch gives the car a very unique and different look.
Interiors of Hyundai Grand i10 boast of extra cabin space along with plenty of room to accommodate full size five adult. The boot space of 258-litres perfectly complements its duel tone black and beige interiors. Along with, the car has been adorned with all standard comfort features like rear AC vents, power music system with 1GB internal memory, height adjustable driver seat, tilt adjustable steering , and several other trendy features.
Maruti Suzuki Ritz on the other hand, seems equally attractive and comforting. But cabin space is one thing where Grand i10 scores better than Maruti Ritz. Comfort features include front seat back pockets, electric ORVM, power windows, boot lid opener, huge boot space, cup holders, ticket holders, and several other convenience features.
The list of Hyundai Grand i10 features is very small and consist of just airbags for front passengers, ABS, and reflector lights on rear bumpers. Maruti Ritz safety features list on the contrary is pretty long and consist of standard features like SRS airbags, ABS, EBD, rear fog lamps, Intelligence Computerized Anti-Theft System, engine immobilizer, and ELR seat belts.
Hyundai Grand i10 can be availed in 8 different colors that are Golden Orange, Pure White, Wine Red, Sleek Silver, Silky Beige, Phantom Black, Stardust, and Twilight Blue. Maruti Ritz stands a bit behind in terms of color variety and is offered in just six colors: Red, Grey, Blue, Silver, and White.
The price range of Hyundai Grand i10 varies from Rs.4.30 lakhs to Rs.6.42 lakhs. Maruti Ritz price range falls somewhat in similar range with slight variation of a few thousand bucks – Rs.4.32 lakhs – Rs.6.34 lakhs.
Both cars are equal and have their own pros and cons, the consumer can take decision depending on its preferences and priorities.
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