Hyundai Santro has been one of the best-selling Hyundai Cars in India. This car put the company on the automobile map of India and propped the company to the top 3 automobile manufacturers in India. For reasons best known to them, Hyundai discontinued Santro and started to focus on other offerings but could not achieve the glory days it enjoyed with Santro.
Now, the Santro is back in a new avatar, Hyundai Santro 2018. The company has revamped the aesthetics, specifications and almost everything about the new Santro. Rather it looks eerily similar to the now discontinued i10 from Hyundai. Let’s have a look at some of the key specifications of the new Hyundai Santro and if it would bring back the old glory days for Hyundai.
The new Santro gets an attractive look from the front, thanks to its new bumper and teardrop headlamps. There is a black cladding on the front, which is unusually prominent and overpowers the entire aesthetics. There are boomerang shaped creases, at the front and rear, adding a bit of flair to the car. On the rear, the car looks muscular with its rear-wheel arches, bumper with cladding, attractive tail lamps and deep creases on the boot. There are no alloy wheels provided by Hyundai with the new Santro.
The interiors of the new Santro are one of the best in this price segment. The elegant design of the dashboard is accentuated by the easy to handle controls encased in a sporty instrument cluster. Then there is the 7-inch touch-screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror-link. The seats are spacious and comfortable for travellers sitting in front or at back. There are some exciting features like rear-ac vents, reverse parking sensors, power windows, trip computer and plenty of storage spaces provided as well. The boot space is just about adequate at 235 litre. The only issue is the low height of the steering wheel which might be an issue during long drives.
Hyundai Santro is available with two fuel options Petrol and CNG. Users can choose from manual or automatic transmission. The car is powered by a 1080 cc engine across all variants. The mileage for the petrol variant is around 20.3 kmpl and for the CNG variant is 30.48 kmpl.
New Santro price for the petrol variant starts from Rs. 3.90 Lakhs and goes up to Rs. 5.47 Lakhs. New Santro price for the CNG variant starts from Rs. 5.24 Lakhs and goes up to Rs. 5.65 Lakhs. All the prices are on ex-showroom basis.
The new Hyundai Santro is available in seven different colours i.e. Fiery Red, Polar White, Marina Blue, Typhoon Silver, Star Dust, Diana Green, and Imperial Beige.
With a totally revamped look and some exciting features, it is expected that the New Hyundai Santro is going to find its share of takers amongst the car-loving Indians.
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