New Delhi, Hyundai’s most popular hatchback Santro, is back in the Indian market as the South Korean auto major Hyundai on Tuesday launched the car with introductory prices starting at Rs 3.89 lakh (ex-showroom). With its modern stylish tall boy design, the four-wheeler is aimed at family buyers who seek comfort with a marvelous cabin feel and
without compromising on styling.
Hyundai operates in the country through its subsidiary Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL). It had discontinued the previous Santro model in December 2014. The all-new Santro, which was launched after almost fours years, is powered by a 4-cylinder 1.1-litre petrol engine. It comes with the automated manual transmission (AMT) and factory-fitted CNG fuel options.
Company’s corporate brand ambassador and famous Bollywood Personality Shahrukh Khan were at the launch in Delhi. He said the new Santro is a true example of Hyundai’s Made in India philosophy. It is a shining result of numerous product clinics and rigorous durability test on various terrains in India, he added.
“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 Car also comes with Safety features include ABS with EBD and impact sensing auto door unlock. The car will compete with the likes of Maruti Suzuki’s WagonR, Celerio, i10Grand and Tata Motors’ Tiago in the mid-compact segment which is about 30,000 units a month.
The new Santro will be available in an array of 7 exterior colours including 2 new colours – Imperial Beige and Diana Green.
New Hyundai Santro will be available for first 50,000 customers at 3.89lac