New 2018 Hyundai Santro Launch in India Highlights: All-New Santro prices, specs, features - The Financial Express

New 2018 Hyundai Santro Launch in India Highlights: All-New Santro prices, specs, features

2018 Hyundai Santro Launch In India Live: The new Santro has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 3.89 lakh. It will be available in five variants with prices extending to Rs 5.45 lakh for the petrol powered version.

By: | Updated: October 23, 2018 2:00:47 pm

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New Santro 2018 Launch in India Live: The all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro has been launched in India. By far one of the biggest car launches this year, the 2018 Santro has been developed from the ground up but it still retains the original Santro's compactness and ease. Competing with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Wagon R, the new Santro boasts of several segment-first features, such as rear AC vents. In the presence of Bollywood actor and brand ambassador for Hyundai Santro, the all-new was launched at starting price of Rs 3.89 lakh (ex-showroom).

The new Santro promises an edge above its competition in terms of safety as ABS and a driver-side airbag comes as standard equipment. It is also available with a factory-fitted CNG lit. Read Hyundai Santro launch report here: 2018 Hyundai Santro launched in India at a price of Rs 3.89 lakh: The small car legend returns!

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2018 Santro Launch in India Live Update: Details on all-new Santro price, specs, and features

Highlights

  • 13:25 (IST)

    New Hyundai Santro review

    We have driven the all-new Hyundai Santro. Click the following link for first impressions: New 2018 Hyundai Santro Review: Can the new Santro bring back the old magic? 

  • 12:45 (IST)

    New Santro price and variants

    2018 Hyundai Santro will be available in five variants - D-Lite - Rs 3.89 lakh, Era - Rs 4.24 lakh, Magna - Rs 4.57 lakh, Sportz - Rs 4.99 lakh, and Asta - Rs 5.45 lakh. AMT transmission will be available in Magna and Asta trims. CNG kit prices will vary from Rs 5.23 lakh to Rs 5.64 lakh.

  • 11:45 (IST)

    Hyundai Santro India launch

    Hyundai India has just updated that the new Santro registered more than 23,500 bookings in 13 days of the pre-bookings being opened. The first Santro is part of 13.2 lakh Indian families and over 5 lakh international customers. Top five things in the new Hyundai Santro that Maruti Celerio and Tata Tiago don’t have

  • 11:30 (IST)

    Hyundai Santro so far

    Hyundai Santro registered more than 14,000 pre-bookings within 13 days of the bookings being opened. Hyundai offered the first 50,000 customers to book their Santro at Rs 11,100. The fact that thousands of people booked the car without even knowing the full details highlights the Santro's popularity in India.

13:55 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro Overview

All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro will come with a 1.1-litre petrol engine with 68 hp and an optional CNG kit with 58 hp. Magna and Asta variants will be available with the optional AMT. The Santro has seven colour options. On the inside, it gets a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. In terms of safety, the new Santro comes with ABS & EBD and driver-side airbag as standard equipment across all variants and the top Asta trim comes with dual airbags up front. Introductory prices start at Rs 3.89 lakh (ex-showroom) and extend to Rs 5.45 lakh for the petrol powered version and Rs 5.64 lakh for the CNG kit version. Thank you for joining us.

13:48 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro sales

Hyundai India says the new Santro will be aimed at young families in the country, with a target to sell about 8000 to 9000 units every month. With introductory prices starting at Rs 3.89 lakh (ex-showroom) and segment-first features, the new Santro will have an edge of its competition like Maruti Suzuki Wagon R.

13:37 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro dimensions

The new Santro boasts of a completely new design compared to the older version but continues with its tallboy stance. Dimensions of the new Santro are 3610 mm of length, 1645 mm width, 1560 mm height, and the wheelbase is 2400 mm. The cabin is now more spacious than before and the high seating position provides a clearer view to the driver.

13:25 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Hyundai Santro review

We have driven the all-new Hyundai Santro. Click the following link for first impressions: New 2018 Hyundai Santro Review: Can the new Santro bring back the old magic? 

13:21 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro variant-wise prices

The new Hyundai Santro will be available in five variants - D-Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz,  and Asta at prices of Rs 3.89 lakh, Rs 4.24 lakh, Rs 4.57 lakh, Rs 4.99 lakh, and Rs 5.45 lakh, respectively. The new Santro's Magna and Asta trims will be available with optional AMT transmission. The price of the Santro's CNG kit versions will vary from Rs 5.23 lakh to Rs 5.64 lakh.

13:15 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro warranty and assistance

Hyundai Santro introductory prices starting at Rs 3.89 lakh will be offered to the first 50,000 customers. The new Santro will come with 'Santro First Care', which includes 3 years/1 lakh km warranty and three-year roadside assistance. Besides these, Hyundai is also offering Assured Same Day Service Delivery and service at customer doorstep.

13:12 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Watch walkaround review of the new Santro live from the venue

The Legend Is Back! First look of the All-New 2018 Hyundai Santro

13:10 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro launched

Hyundai India is targetting sales of 8000 to 9000 units of the 2018 Santro every month. This will be the first time a Hyundai car will feature the company's in-house developed AMT gearbox with the new Santro. It will also be available with a factory-fitted CNG kit.

12:55 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro details

2018 Hyundai Santro will be available in seven colour options. The cabin features a touchscreen infotainment system that supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also features rear parking camera and the top variant comes with dual airbags up front.

12:45 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro price and variants

2018 Hyundai Santro will be available in five variants - D-Lite - Rs 3.89 lakh, Era - Rs 4.24 lakh, Magna - Rs 4.57 lakh, Sportz - Rs 4.99 lakh, and Asta - Rs 5.45 lakh. AMT transmission will be available in Magna and Asta trims. CNG kit prices will vary from Rs 5.23 lakh to Rs 5.64 lakh.

12:40 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro price out!!

All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro has been launched at a starting price of Rs 3.89 lakh.

12:37 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Shah Rukh Khan at the Santro launch

Shah Rukh Khan poses next to the all-new Hyundai Santro as the crowd cheers out loud.

12:27 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Shah Rukh Khan speaks about the new Santro

Bollywood star and brand ambassador for Hyundai Santro Shah Ruck Khan is at the venue for the launch event. Mr Khan has long been associated with the Santro. He is speaking about the beloved small car now. Watch it live here:

12:21 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro

New Hyundai Santro prices will be out anytime now. Don't miss the big reveal!

12:17 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro engine

The new Hyundai Santro will come powered by a 1.1-litre petrol engine that makes 68 hp at 5500 rpm and is paired with a five-speed manual gearbox. Hyundai will also offer it with optional AMT. Besides petrol, Hyundai Santro will also come with an optional factory-fitted CNG kit, which produces 58 hp at 5500 rpm.

12:14 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro color options

All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro will come in seven colour options - Star Dust, Marina Blue, Fiery Red, Polar White, Imperial Beige, Typhoon Silver and Diana Green. Seven shades of the all-new 2018 Hyundai Santro: Colour options explained

12:11 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro cabin

Hyundai claims the new Santro will deliver the best-in-class cabin cooling with rear air-conditioner vents that are a segment best. The new Santro will come with a touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink. 

12:09 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro safety features

New Hyundai Santro's platform uses 63% high strength steel which provides higher tensile rigidity along with lower weight. Also, the new Santro will come with ABS (antilock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake distribution) and a driver-side airbag as standard.

12:04 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
For the young in India

Hyundai is aiming the new Santro on younger buyers in the country, saying that 'India is a young country with the average age being less than 35 years. The new age buyer is very advanced with more focus on connectivity and safety.' The focus will be on family-oriented buyers and first-time buyers.

12:00 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro generations

Hyundai Santro was first launched in India in 1999, the year after Hyundai officially launched in the country. The Santro was one of the very first premium hatchbacks in India and was an instant hit with families. After a hiatus from our market for some years, the new Santro is now back.

11:54 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro sale and support

Hyundai India will retail the new Santro with 'Santro First Care', which in cludes 3 years/1 lakh km warranty and three-year roadside assistance. Besides these, Hyundai is also offering Assured Same Day Service Delivery and service at customer doorstep.

11:45 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro India launch

Hyundai India has just updated that the new Santro registered more than 23,500 bookings in 13 days of the pre-bookings being opened. The first Santro is part of 13.2 lakh Indian families and over 5 lakh international customers. Top five things in the new Hyundai Santro that Maruti Celerio and Tata Tiago don’t have

11:35 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro mileage and power

The new Hyundai Santro will be powered by a 1.1-litre which has a claimed fuel efficiency of 20.3 kmpl with the five-speed manual, the same 20.3 kmpl with the AMT, and 30.48 km/kg with the CNG kit. All figures are ARAI certified. The engine makes 68 hp at 5500 rpm (petrol powered ) and 58 hp at 5500 rpm (CNG powered).

11:30 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro so far

Hyundai Santro registered more than 14,000 pre-bookings within 13 days of the bookings being opened. Hyundai offered the first 50,000 customers to book their Santro at Rs 11,100. The fact that thousands of people booked the car without even knowing the full details highlights the Santro's popularity in India.

11:25 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro now minutes away from India launch

The stage is set. All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro is now minutes away from launch. Express Drives is at the launch event to bring you all the live updates.

11:20 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro rivals

The new Hyundai Santro will be back in the ring against the Maruti Suzuki WagonR, which is also due to get an update soon. Besides the WagonR, the new Santro will compete with the likes of Tata Tiago, Maruti Suzuki Celerio, and Renault Kwid 1.0.

11:10 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro colour options

The new Hyundai Santro will come in options of seven colours - Star Dust, Marina Blue, Fiery Red, Polar White, Imperial Beige, Typhoon Silver and Diana Green. The official unveil of the new Santro was done in Imperial Beige on 9th October. Hyundai Santro spotted in new Elantra Blue color option: India launch on 23rd October

11:00 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro interior

2018 Hyundai Santro will feature a 17.64 cm touchscreen infotainment system that supports smartphone connectivity through Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and MirrorLink. The system also features voice recognition and a rear parking camera. Like the Hyundai Verna, the new Santro also gets Hyundai's 'Eco Coating' that prevents foul odour to develop in the AC evaporator.

10:50 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro expected price

Hyundai is expected to begin sales of the all-new 2018 Santro at prices starting at around Rs 3.5-3.8 lakh (ex-showroom). For Hyundai Santro India Launch Live Updates in Hindi, click 2018 Hyundai Santro India Launch Live Update: थोड़ी देर में लॉन्च होने वाली है सेंट्रो

10:40 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
2018 Santro launch livestreaming

All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro India launch is now closing in and Hyundai will be streaming the Santro's comeback in India live online. Find out more here: 2018 Hyundai Santro Launch: Where and how to watch Santro Launch Live Streaming Online In India

10:30 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro safety

The new Hyundai Santro will come equipped with ABS (antilock braking system) with EBD (electronic brake distribution) and driver-side airbag as standard across all variants. Higher variants of the Hyundai Santro feature dual airbags as well. The new platform of the 2018 Santro uses high strength steel for added safety.

10:20 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
New Santro engine

2018 Hyundai Santro is powered by a 1.1-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. Hyundai is also offering the new Santro with a factory-fitted CNG kit. Also, this will be the first time a Hyundai car will feature the company's in-house developed AMT transmission.

10:11 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro design

The new Santro comes with an all-new design while retaining the original Santro's tallboy stance that also allows ample headroom. The exterior of the new Santro is marked by Hyundai's Signature Cascade grille, which has elevated the overall appeal of the hatchback to a much more premium one.

09:52 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro platform

Hyundai Santro's comeback in the country comes the same year the South Korean car manufacturer is marking its 20th anniversary in India. The new Santro has been developed from the ground up and is underpinned with an all-new platform. The new hatchback is longer by 45 mm and has an improved wheelbase as well.

09:42 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
Hyundai Santro bookings

Bookings for the new 2018 Hyundai Santro were started on 10th October at Rs 11,100 for the first 50,000 customers. The pre-booking amount was announced for a limited time period of 10-22nd October. Hyundai India will announce the price of the new Santro today.

09:32 (IST) 23 Oct 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro India Launch

Express Drives is at the launch event of the new Hyundai Santro to bring you details and updates live from the venue. Before Hyundai puts a price tag of its best-selling hatchback in India, allow us to walk you through the details of the new Hyundai Santro that are already known.

All-new 2018 Hyundai Santro retains the old familiar name 'Santro' - a decision that was made after Hyundai India conducted a poll asking fans and prospective buyers to suggest a name for the new hatchback. 'Santro' won by a landslide.

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