Hyundai has launched the all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro in India at a starting price tag of Rs 3.90 lakh for the base, Dlite version. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro will be available in 7 exciting colours including 2 new colours – Imperial Beige and Diana Green and comes in five varaints – D-Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz and the top of the line Asta. The all-new 2018 Hyundai has received over 23,500 bookings in just 13 days. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro comes in five variants for the petrol manual version while the CNG manual and petrol automatic version comes in two variants each. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro prices for the petrol manual range from Rs. 3.89 – Rs. 5.45 lakh while the petrol automatic AMT range from Rs. 5.18-5.46 lakh and the CNG manual range from Rs. 5.23 – 5.64 lakh.
The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro launched after 20 years since the original was launched, back in September 1998 and the company is hoping that it will also wow the customers with its ease of use, frugality and practicality over the years. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro comes with Santro First Care and it includes a standard warranty of 3-year/1,00,000 km along with 3 Years Road-Side Assistance, assured same day service delivery, service at your doorstep, lowest cost of maintenance.
The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro is powered by 1.1-litre four-cylinder Epsilon petrol engine that churns out a
The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro also comes in factory-fitted CNG kit that churns out the maximum power of 58PS and produces a peak torque of 84Nm. The engine is amted to a 8 kg CNG tank that is mounted in the boot of the Hyundai Santro. The fuel efficiency is rated at 30.48km/kg. The CNG version also gets duel ECUs that offers a seamless switch between petrol and CNG along with a matrix injector and a filter valve for better performance and more safety respectively.
The suspension duties on all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro are taken care by McPherson struts upfront and torsion beams at the rear. The lower variants run on 13-inch wheels while the higher ones run on 14-inch wheels.
The all-new Hyundai Santro will be slotted in between the Hyundai Eon and Hyundai
The overall design of the all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro is a great blend of the conventional Santro tall-boy and gets a flat back with two mid-set tail lamps. The tail lamps too are conventional and not LED versions. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro gets LED daytime running lights or projector headlamps and it is based on an all-new platform that has helped Hyundai to make the car larger in size when compared to the original and it translates to more space be it legroom,
On the inside, the all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro offers a range of features of like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers mirrorlink and Bluetooth connectivity. The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro also gets rear AC vents, colour matched interior trim and colour matched green seatbelts as standard. The top-spec Asta variant gets features such as a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a reverse camera and steering-mounted audio controls.
In terms of safety, the all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro offer a single driver side airbag and ABS as standard on all models while the top-spec Asta variant gets anti-lock brakes and a passenger airbag.
Speaking at the World Premiere of The All New SANTRO, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, HMIL said:
“Today is a Historic moment as we announce the ‘World Premiere of The All New SANTRO’. The SANTRO is an iconic and legendary brand in India that has won the hearts of Millions of customers for last two decades. The magic of SANTRO continues with The All New SANTRO receiving overwhelming response in less than two weeks. With Modern Stylish Tall Boy Design, Comfortable & Premium Cabin, New Age Technology, Customer Centric Safety, All Round Performance and Complete Peace of Mind, the All New SANTRO will set a new benchmark in modern mobility.
“The All New SANTRO is a true example of Hyundai’s Made-in-India philosophy and a shining result of our numerous Product Clinics and Rigorous Durability test on various terrains in India. Our R&D Centre in Namyang (S. Korea), Chennai and Hyderabad have put strong efforts for Product Supremacy and utmost Customer Delight.”