The long wait is finally over. Hyundai India has launched the highly anticipated new Hyundai Santro in the Indian Market. The new Santro is priced between Rs. 3.89 lakh and Rs. 5.64 lakh ex-showroom. The car is available in five trims namely – D-Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz, and Asta. The new Santro has been developed and built at an investment of Rs. 730 crores over a period of three years.
The original Santro was launched 20 years ago and the Santro brand name was a huge success for the Korean carmaker. Like the original hatchback the new Santro retains the tall boy design. On tape the new Santro measures 1560 mm tall, 1656 mm wide and 3610 mm in length and has a boot space of 235 liters. It also boats of a few segment first features. It has the most powerful AC as well as the most silent car in its segment.
The design is based on Hyundai`s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. It sports a huge grille with chrome accents, large swept back headlamps and a new set of fog lamps. The Bonnet sports strong character lines along with the Hyundai Logo. The rear bumper houses the number plate and two parking sensors. Key features include electrically adjustable ORVMs, front and rear power windows, wiper with washer and defogger and remote keyless entry.
Interiors of all trims gets a black and beige dual tone cabin along with a tachometer in the instrument cluster and a 2.5-inch multi-info display system.
On the safety front, all trims are equipped with a driver side airbag, ABS with EBD and driver side seat belt reminder. A fire extinguisher comes as standard equipment on all CNG variants. The new Santro`s body structure is made up of Advanced High Strength Steel to keep its occupants safe.
Powering the new Santro is a 1.1 litre, 4-cylinder petrol unit producing 68 bhp and 99 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed manual and 5-speed AMT gearboxes. The CNG variants comes equipped with only a manual gearbox. The petrol variant has an ARAI tested mileage figure of 20.3 kmpl while the CNG model can travel 30.5 Km on a kg of gas.
New Hyundai Santro Price List
Santro D-Lite MT – Rs 3,89,900
Santro Era MT – Rs 4,24,900
Santro Magna MT – Rs 4,57,900
Santro Sportz MT – Rs 4,99,900
Santro Asta MT – Rs 5,45,900
Santro Magna CNG MT – Rs 5,23,900
Santro Sportz CNG MT – Rs 5,64,900
Santro Magna AMT – Rs 5,18,900
Santro Sportz AMT – Rs 5,46,900
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