Hyundai entered India with the Santro 20 years back and now Hyundai has become second largest manufacturer of the sub-continent. With the launch of 2018 Santro, Hyundai has repated the history. Yes, that’s true. The new Santro is undoubtedly the most anticipated vehicle of this year and has been proven with 28,800 bookings in just 22 days of its launched.. 2018 Santro was launched on 23rd October with a grand ceremonial presence of the Bollywood king Sharukh khan.
The 2018 Hyundai Santro made its entry just in time of festival season and this marketing strategy has helped Hyundai to make the numbers double. The Car has indeed best in class features with few segment first features like touch screen infotainment system with android auto, Apple CarPlay and most importantly the rear AC vents. The tall-boy design with the discriminating front design gives the an appealing look. The young buyers and the first time buyers are more inclined towards the new Santro.
The domestic sales has bumped up in October with highest ever sales milestone of 52,001 which is an increase by 8.8 % compared to the previous month where as it has increased by 4.7 % compared to same month in previous fiscal year. Thanks to the new Santro which has helped in increasing the numbers with this huge upward graph.
The Hyundai Santro is powered by a 1086cc, 4 cylinders, 12 valves, 1.1L petrol engine which generates 69PS max power @ 5,500 RPM and 99Nm of torque @ 4,500 RPM. The CNG unit is also available which will generate 59PS power @ 5,500 RPM and 99Nm of torque @ 4,500 RPM. Both the units are combined with a 5-Speed Manual transmission. An automated manual transmission is also offered with 1.1L Magna and Sportz variants.
This new family car is developed with high-level safety features including ABS with EBD, driver side airbag, and front passenger airbag as a standard. It comes with 63% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS), High Strength Steel (HSS) that assist to produce leading Static & Dynamic Airbag presents high-grade safety. The all-new Hyundai Santro is offered in five variants: Dlite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. The standard variants Dlite and Era will draw power from a petrol MT configuration whereas the Magna and Sportz will be available with both CNG MT and Petrol AMT powertrain options.
The small car A2 segment has been disrupted with the launch of new Santro and looking at the booking numbers and the sales figures, The new Santro is giving some serious uphill competition to its rivals like Tata Tiago, Maruti Suzuki Celerio, and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R.
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