Hyundai (HMIL) launched 2nd– generation new Santro. The second generation Santro is available in 5 variants – D-Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. Prices start at Rs. 3,89,900 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and it comes with a 35-litre fuel tank.
The new Santro is powered by a 1.1-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 68 BHP @ 5,500 rpm and 99 Nm of torque @ 4,500 rpm.
CNG option is available on select variants. On CNG, the engine produces 58 BHP @ 5,500 rpm and 84 Nm @ 4,500 rpm.
Both petrol and CNG variants come with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. The petrol version gets an optional 5-speed AMT.
The new Santro safety features include ABS with EBD and driver side airbag. Higher variants get dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, rear view camera among dual-tone interior, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that has Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirrorlink connectivity, voice recognition and navigation. The power window switches are placed between the front seats next to the gear lever.
The front seats have fixed headrests with Some of the notable features include air-conditioning with rear AC vents, electrically adjustable ORVMs, folding rear seat, 2-DIN audio system (Magna AMT).
The new Santro retains the tall boy design of its predecessor. It features a Cascade grille at the front flanked by triangular fog lamps. The grille has a chrome frame and black inserts around it. It comes with a pair of large swept back headlamps. On the side, the Santro has two distinct feature lines around the wheel arches and a kink in the window line.
The car comes with ORVMs with integrated turn signals and 14-inch steel wheels that have silver wheel caps. At the rear, the car has a dual-tone bumper with integrated reflectors, rear windshield wiper, a roof spoiler.
The new Santro measures 3,610 mm in length, 1,645 mm in width and 1,560 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,400 mm.