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Hyundai Santro

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Version
Era Executive
  • Era Executive
    PetrolManual 4,15,336
  • Magna
    PetrolManual 4,74,702
  • Sportz
    PetrolManual 5,02,233
  • Magna AMT
    PetrolAMT 5,23,948
  • Magna CNG
    CNGManual 5,40,839
  • Asta
    PetrolManual 5,51,402
  • Sportz AMT
    PetrolAMT 5,62,763
  • Sportz CNG
    CNGManual 5,70,880
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₹ 4.15 Lakhs
Avg. Ex-Showroom price

Hyundai Santro Key Specifications

PriceRs. 4.15 Lakhs onwards
Mileage 20.3 to 30.48 kmpl
Engine 1086 cc
Transmission Manual and AMT
FuelType Petrol and CNG
Seating Capacity 5

Santro Price List in India

Hyundai Santro price starts at ₹ 4.15 Lakhs and goes upto ₹ 5.71 Lakhs. Petrol Santro price starts at ₹ 4.15 Lakhs. CNG Santro price starts at ₹ 5.41 Lakhs.

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Hyundai Santro Review

Some products have a very strong brand recall and manufacturers just have to keep re-inventing it to keep it going strong.

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Introduction

Some products have a very strong brand recall and manufacturers just have to keep re-inventing it to keep it going strong. The Hyundai Santro is one of those products. Even after the production of the Santro was stopped in 2014, Hyundai decided to bring it back in an all-new avatar in 2018. The original Santro was a break-through car for its segment thanks to its design, convenience and performance, but will the new car be able to replicate the same?

To answer this question, we will talk about 5 things that work for car and two things that don’t. And if you are considering the Santro for your next purchase, then you should pay attention to this review.

Positives

Interior quality

We already know Hyundai has a knack of making good quality interiors and it’s the same with the Santro. And we are stressing on quality here because the feel in the cabin is really good for a car in this segment. The plastics feel good and the rubberised buttons below the music system, smooth knobs and plastic buttons also feel nice to hold and touch. Overall, given the fit and finish, good quality of materials and the way all things are in place, it surely feels like it belongs to a higher segment.

Infotainment system

The Santro comes with a decent amount of kit but the highlight is the 7-inch touch screen infotainment system which is easily the best-in-segment. It comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror-link smartphone connectivity, which again, is a segment first. It is the same system found in the more expensive Grand i10. As a result, the touch sensitivity is really good and big icons make it easy to navigate.

Spacious with a compact footprint

The Santro may be compact, but it is also quite spacious. Knee room is more than adequate and the generous width makes it a decent 5-seater. The tall-boy design also makes ingress and egress an easy affair.

Engine

The Santro gets a familiar 1.1 litre, 4-cylinder engine. Being a city car, there’s plenty of low-end torque and the Santro is effortless to drive. What also helps are the light controls. The clutch is light, the gearbox is smooth and the steering feels as easy as pie.

Comprehensive feature list

The Santro comes with a more than decent equipment list. It gets rear air conditioning vents, which is a first in its segment, and rear parking camera. There is also the electrically adjustable ORVM, steering mounted controls, comprehensive tripmeter and boot opening with the key fob.

Negatives

Non-adjustable, high-set front driver seats

The driving position in the Santro is a love-hate affair.  People with average height love it and the tall ones loathe it. The steering is placed too low and it lacks seat height and steering adjust. This is why it is difficult to find a driving position that is comfortable especially over long journeys.

Bouncy ride quality at high speeds

The Santro, when ridden on highways, can get a little unsettling, especially at the rear. The rear suspension also tends to get caught-out by sharp potholes or expansion-joints, which in-turn jolts the rear passengers. But then it’s a city car in the end and the bouncy ride shouldn’t really be a deal-breaker.

Conclusion

The Santro is a fine effort by Hyundai to raise the compact hatchback game and as you can see, it clearly has more to look forward to than to point a finger at!


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Hyundai Santro Colours

Santro is available/sold in the following colours in India.

* Colours shown are indicative and may vary slightly from actual car colours.

Hyundai Santro Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionMileage

(1086 cc)

AMT20.3 kmpl

(1086 cc)

Manual20.3 kmpl

(1086 cc)

Manual30.48 kmpl

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Hyundai Santro Expert Reviews

Hyundai Santro Review: Pros and Cons

Hyundai Santro Review: Pros and Cons

Some products have a very strong brand recall and manufacturers just have to keep re-inventing it to keep it going strong.

04 Jul 2019 by Abhishek Nigam | Read more

Hyundai Santro AMT Long Term Report 2

Hyundai Santro AMT Long Term Report 2

The more I drive the Santro, the more I am impressed by its simplicity and everyday comfort. Here's our second take on Hyundai's capable compact offering. 

28 Jun 2019 by Sagar Bhanushali | Read more

Hyundai Santro User Reviews

NEW SANTRO SPORTS

for Hyundai Santro on 11-Aug-2019 by ABDUL RIYAS ISMAYIL

1. Nice and stylish 2. Smooth to drive in highways 3. Excellent interior 4. No Airbag in co driver on sports model 5. No steering adjustment 6. Rear suspension needs to improve 7. Boot...

Pranab

for Hyundai Santro on 07-Aug-2019 by pranab

Old MPFI engine used, Engine noise high. High fuel consumption. A sort car.Mainly its engine very poor performance. When engine 2 or 3 no gear fill lack of energy

Great looks and mileage

for Hyundai Santro on 04-Aug-2019 by Navindar Aswal

One of the best looking car from front and rear, smooth suspensions and nice mileage. 17 kms in city and 24 kms on highway. Amazing interiors and exterior. The cabin is really quite,...

Best car

for Hyundai Santro on 31-Jul-2019 by Dhiren rana

This is best car in under 5 lac. Also feel amazing n look sporty. Its also in cng version. It is a first choice car in entery level. Also hundai korian company which is storang built

Santro makes smile from miles

for Hyundai Santro on 28-Jul-2019 by Raam

Great experience buying from ARSH HYUNDAI, Very good ambiance, well trained staff.moreover no parking issue, Test drive was again excellent experience. Showroom is well equipped...

Hyundai Santro in News

Hyundai Santro variants revised in India

Hyundai Santro variants revised in India

The Era Executive variant is the latest addition and it comes as a replacement to the older D-Lite and the Era variants.

by Nikhil Puthran | Read more

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Hyundai Santro Price in India

CityOn-Road Prices
Chennai₹ 4.88 Lakhs onwards
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Kolkata₹ 4.72 Lakhs onwards
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New Delhi₹ 4.72 Lakhs onwards
Mumbai₹ 5 Lakhs onwards

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