Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s 2nd largest car manufacturer, and the largest exporter since inception today launched the much-awaited and legendary – ‘The New Santro 2018’ – India’s Favourite Family Car. With Modern Stylish Tall Boy Design, The New Santro 2018 is Hyundai’s R&D Innovation in Modern Mobility.
The New Santro 2018 is a perfect combination of Six Pillars – Modern Stylish Tall Boy Design, Comfortable & Premium Cabin, New Age Technology, Customer Centric Safety, All Round Performance and Complete Peace of Mind. It is aimed at family buyers who seek the utmost comfort with a spacious cabin feel without compromising on styling. The strong customer-centric safety with Strong Body Structure coupled with New Age Technology and cabin comfort gives The New Santro 2018 a competitive edge.
“The New Santro 2018 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.”, he added.
The New Santro 2018 is developed on 6 Key Pillars:
1. Modern Stylish Tallboy Design
‘Dynamic Tension’ is the new design language of the New Santro 2018 that exudes a Refined yet Sporty Image with Modern Appeal depicting HMIL’s Respect for the Past and Confidence of the Future. The Modern Stylish Tall boy design ensures Modern Styling, Superior headroom & shoulder room, Practical Ergonomics, Easy ingress and egress, High Seating Position, Good All-round Visibility, and Spacious & Airy cabin feel.
The Exterior styling of The New Santro 2018 is defined by Hyundai’s signature Cascade Grille with chrome surround with uniquely positioned Fog lamps that projects wide, a sporty and aggressive stance with Modern Premium appeal of the car. The Bold Bonnet character lines with Hyundai logo and Swept back headlamps and First-in-Segment Micro Antenna gives a fresh appeal to highly appreciated Hyundai design language.
The New Santro 2018’s sculpted body forms are complimented smoothly by Dynamic Z Shaped Character lines reveal the underlying inspiration of Hyundai Designers. The stylish tail lamps and sporty dual tone rear bumper with reflectors give modern sporty appeal.
The Superior Dimensions in the New Santro 2018 impart a dominant stance for Strong Road Presence with its Modern Stylish Tall boy Characteristics. The New Santro 2018 is Bigger, Wider and More Spacious. Inside the cabin, The New Santro 2018 provides higher seating position for easy ingress and egress, and Superior All Round Visibility. While the rear passengers get superior headroom and shoulder room which is delight especially for long distance travels.
|Length x Width x Height||3,610 x 1,645 x 1,560 mm|
|Max Tyre||165/70 R 14 Steel|
2. Comfortable & Premium Cabin
The New Santro 2018’s Dual Tone Beige and Black interiors with Champagne Gold insert projects a premium cabin experience. The driver-centric and ergonomically positioned front center console is tailored to perfection according to the Indian Customer needs.
The elephant inspired center fascia design provides a strong connection to Indian heritage and a mix of traditional and Modern appeal. The ergonomically placed audio, centrally positioned power window switches and AC controls offer easy access with minimal driver distraction. The Unique front design AC Vents are inspired by Propeller design exudes a Sporty stance inside the cabin. The New Santro 2018 has superior AC Performance along with First-in Segment Rear AC Vents for enhanced comfort of the passengers on the rear seat.
The well-cushioned seats provide optimum comfort for the entire family. The Spacious cabin with multiple storage spaces and practical trunk of 235 liters make the New Santro 2018 suitable for daily and long trips.
- Superior AC Performance (Best-in-Segment)
- Rear AC Vents (First-in-Segment)
- Superior Thigh Support
- Elephant-inspired center fascia
- Champagne Gold Inserts
- Unique Propeller Design AC Vents
3. New Age Technology
In-Line with Hyundai’s Modern Premium brand direction, The New Santro 2018 is loaded with new age technology features including segment first 17.64 cm Touch Screen Audio Video System. The Multi-media system is equipped with First-in-Segment Smartphone connectivity – Android Auto, Apple Car Play & Mirror Link, and Voice Recognition Function along with iblue Smartphone App Support. Also, the screen is supported with First-in-Segment Rear Parking Camera display.
The First-in-Segment Eco Coating Technology prevents unpleasant smell to develop in the AC Evaporator by degrading the micro-organisms developed in the AC Evaporator Core and ensures odor free and fresh air for a comfortable and pleasant journey. Rear Defogger along with Rear Wiper and Washer helps to enhance rear visibility during winters and rainy season for a safe and trouble-free ride.
- 17.64 cm Touchscreen Audio Video System (First-in-Segment)
- Voice Recognition (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 Advanced Cluster with Multi-Information Display (Instantaneous FE, Supervision Display, Dual Trip meter)
- Eco Coating Technology (First-in-Segment)
- Rear Parking Camera (First-in-Segment)
- Front & Rear Power Windows
- Remote Keyless Entry
- Outside Rear View Mirror (ORVM) with Electrical Adjustment
- Day & Night Inside Rear View Mirror (IRVM)
- Rear Defogger
- Rear Wiper with washer
- USB port & 12 V Power Outlet
4. Customer Centric Safety: Strong Body Structure
All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built-in keeping with the Hyundai ‘Safe Drive Philosophy’. Beyond active safety technologies, The New Santro 2018 is built to comply with Hyundai’s strict safety standards for occupants and pedestrian safety. Built for ultimate driving pleasure and complete peace of mind – The New Santro 2018 boasts Advanced Safety System providing the best Active and Passive safety for a stress-free driving. The Superior K1 Platform along with the application of 63% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) + High Strength Steel (HSS), helps The New Santro 2018 achieve prominent Static & Dynamic stiffness with improved structural connectivity making it a Strong Body Structure.
The New Santro 2018 also meets the Pedestrian Safety norm, the lower stiffener is applied to front crash beam to improve on the pedestrian safety. Additionally, standard ABS with EBD and Driver’s Airbag provide uncompromised safety.
- ABS with EBD (Standard)
- Dual Front Airbags with standard Driver Airbag
- Impact sensing Auto Door Unlock (First-in-Segment)
- Rear Parking Sensors
- Strong Body Structure (63% AHSS+HSS)
- Speed sensing Auto door lock
- Seat Belt Pretensioner with Load Limiter
5. All Round Performance
The New Santro 2018 is equipped with the most reliable and durable 4-Cylinder 1.1 Litre Petrol engine offering 69ps of power with low vibrations, superior performance, and high fuel efficiency. Mated with the option of MT and in-house developed Smart Auto AMT transmissions, the powertrain provides the Efficient, Peppy, Smooth and Convenient option for a Relaxed and Pleasant driving experience. The New Santro 2018 will be the first Hyundai model to offer in-house developed Smart Auto AMT technology in Hyundai range of products offering unmatched comfort without compromising on fuel efficiency. The New Santro 2018 will also have an option for Factory fitted CNG (60 L water equivalent) for enhanced reliability and greater peace of mind.
New Santro 2018 Engine & Transmission
|Engine||Capacity (cc)||Maximum Power (ps/rpm)||Maximum Torque|
New Santro 2018 Mileage
(5 Speed MT)
|20.3 Kmpl||20.3 Kmpl||30.48 km/kg|
6. New Santro 2018 Warranty
The New Santro 2018 provides complete peace of mind withSANTRO FIRST CARE:
- 3 Years/100,000 km Warranty & 3 Years Road Side Assistance (Best-in-Segment)
- Lowest Cost of Maintenance (Best-in-Segment)
- Know your SANTRO Program
- Assured Same Day Service Delivery
- Service at your Doorstep
New Santro 2018 Price and Colours Variants
The New Santro 2018 will be available in the array of 7 exterior colors including 2 new colors – Imperial Beige and Diana Green. The New Santro 2018 comes with two interior color options Premium Beige with Champagne Gold inserts and Sporty All Black Interiors with Diana Green inserts based on exterior colors.
Ex-Showroom One India One Price (Rs.):
(Petrol Engine with 5 MT)
(Petrol Engine with AMT)
(With CNG- 5 MT)