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Hyundai India and Shah Rukh Khan Bring Back The Tall Boy - The New Santro

The Santro is back, this time in five variants along with AMT and Factory fitted CNG options. Hyundai has loaded the New Santro with Features. Prices start from Rs. 3,89lakh

Hyundai India has launched the all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro in India at an introductory price of Rs 3.89 lakh for the first 50,000 customers. The new Santro is available in five variants for the petrol manual version while the AMT equipped and the CNG equipped versions gets two variants each. The new Hyundai Santro Prices range from Rs 3.89-5.64 lakh. The new Hyundai Santro will take on the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, the Tata Tiago and the Renault Kwid 1-litre apart from the likes of the upcoming New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R. Earlier reports suggested that the New Santro will be replacing the Eon, but company sources tell us Eon will still be available. The new Hyundai Santro will slot in between the Hyundai Eon and the Hyundai Grand i10.

New Santro Pricing 

VariantManualAMTCNG
DLite3,89,900

Era4,24,900

Magna4,57,9005,18,9005,23,900
Sportz4,99,9005,46,9005,64,900
Asta5,45,900


The New Hyundai Santro features a 1.1-litre four-cylinder petrol engine from the company's Epsilon engine family. This 1068cc motor is capable of pushing out 69ps of power with 10.1kgm of torque. In the CNG variant the power drops down to 59ps with 8.6kgm. The car maker says this engine is BS-VI ready. There is a 5Speed manual transmission in Petrol and CNG variants. The Hyundai's In-house developed AMT gearbox with electric actuators is available only in the Petrol variant. To keep prices in check Hyundai is not offering the AMT transmission in the Top Spec ASTA variant. ARAI tested mileage figures for the 5MT and AMT variants is 20.3kmpl while the CNG variant will give you 30.5km/kg. 


Some Key Features of the New Santro

  • 17.64 cm Touch screen Audio Video System (First-in-Segment)
  • Smartphone connectivity with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay & Mirror Link and Voice Recognition function along with iblue Smartphone App Support (First-in-Segment)
  • 6.35 cm Multi Information Display (Instantaneous FE, Supervision Display, Dual Trip meter)
  • Rear Parking Camera (First-in-Segment)
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Outside Rear View Mirror (ORVM) with Electrical Adjustment
  • Rear Defogger
  • Rear Wiper with washer
  • USB port & 12 V Power Outlet
  • ABS with EBD (Standard)
  • Dual Front Airbags with standard Driver Airbag
  • Impact sensing Auto Door Unlock (First-in-Segment)
  • Speed sensing Auto door lock


Two new colours - Imperial Beige and Diana Green were introduced for the New Santro along with two interior colour options Premium Beige with Champagne Gold inserts and Sporty All Black Interiors with Diana Green colour inserts based on exterior colours.


Hyundai Santro has already seen a lot of interest from the customers with the company claiming to have received 23,000 pre-bookings. The Santro has been a huge volume driver for Hyundai India, Will the New Santro be able to replicate the success of the Original Tall boy ? Tell us in the comments below 


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