New 2018 Hyundai Santro Launch Highlights

The new 2018 Hyundai Santro has been launched in India and prices start at Rs. 3.89 lakh. This will see it take on cars like the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Renault Kwid, Tata Tiago among others

New 2018 Hyundai Santro Launch Highlights View Photos
The petrol engine of the new 2018 Hyundai Santro offers a mileage of 20.3 kmpl

The new 2018 Hyundai Santro has been launched in India and prices start from Rs. 3.89 lakh. We have all the details in our launch story for you. In fact, we've given you a first drive report already. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Santro badge and the company is bringing in an all new version of the car which now comes with more feature offerings. Sources have shared with carandbike that the small car has notched up 14,208 bookings within the first 9 days of pre-bookings having been opened for a token of Rs. 11,100, on October 10 2018.

Also Read: Hyundai Santro Key Features Explained

Under the hood, the new Hyundai Santro features a 1.1-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that comes from the company's Epsilon engine family. The motor is capable of churning out a maximum of 68 bhp and develop a peak torque of 99 Nm, and Hyundai says that it's already BS-VI ready. Additionally, the 2018 Santro will also come with a factory fitted CNG kit, which can hold up to 8 kg of gas, and offer a reduced power output of 58 bhp, while developing the same 99 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duties are taken care of by a 5-speed manual gearbox in both the versions, however, the petrol trim also gets an optional 5-speed automated manual transmission (AMT) unit. The AMT unit is developed by Hyundai in-house and uses an electric actuator instead of a hydraulic, which is controlled by a separate electric unit. The petrol engine offers a mileage of 20.3 kmpl

Also Read: Hyundai Santro All You Need To Know

The 2018 Santro will also be available in a special version with a new paint shade - Diana Green, which will also have a set of green accents on the inside including the round AC vents, audio knob and around the gear lever. It will also come with a set of green seatbelts!

Here are the Live Updates From The Hyundai Santro Launch

 

 

Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro: AMT And CNG Prices Announced
And here are the prices of the AMT and the CNG variants 
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro: Prices OUT!
The Hyundai Santro is priced at Rs. 3.89 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs. 5.45 lakh
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro: Shahrukh Khan Poses With the Santro
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro: Shahrukh Khan Talks About Hyundai
Shahrukh Khan talks about his association with the brand and also about how he was shooting at the point when Hyundai first approached him with the idea of becoming a brand ambassador for the brand. He was explained the mechanics of the car and being a science student he understood most of it and since then the company has grown leaps and bounds
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro: Shahrukh Khan Talks About the Santro
Shahrukh Khan talks about how he was disappointed when Hyundai decided to discontinue the Santro in 2014. He also says how he is the oldest employee of the Hyundai brand
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro: Shahrukh Khan on stage
Shahrukh Khan now on stage talking about his relationship with the Hyundai brand



Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Revealed Pictures Out!
The entire Hyundai Management poses with the Santro on stage. Now all that's left are prices

Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Pictures Out!
The Hyundai Santro has been revealed and here it is in the Imperial beige colour

Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Revealed
The 2018 Hyundai Santro has been revealed and here it is draped in Marina Blue
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Features Out!
The 2018 Hyundai Santro comes with a host of features including Apple Carplay, Android Auto and even Mirrorlink
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Colour options
The Hyundai Santro comes with 7 colour options
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Features
The Hyundai Santro comes with Keyless entry, rear parking sensors with camera


Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Build Quality
The Hyundai Santro is built on a new K1 platform and is extremely rigid and 
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Exterior details revealed
The Hyundai Santro gets unique Z shaped character lines, front sees a cascading grille with chrome while the rear bumper gets a dual tone treatment
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Product Details Revealed
The Hyundai Santro is built around 6 pillars 

Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Colour Options
The company has announced that there will be a total of 7 colours on offer namely - Typhoon Silver, Polar White, Stardust (dark grey), Imperial Beige, Marina Blue, Fiery Red, and that Diana Green.
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Interior
The dashboard takes inspiration from an elephant and it's quite clear in these sketches
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Exterior Design
The new Hyundai Santro gets the cascading grille which is a signature of the brand 
Oct 23, 2018
Evolution Of The Hyundai Santro Design
The tall boy design continues on the 2018 Hyundai Santro, however the design has evolved and the Santro is longer with dynamic character lines
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro History
The Hyundai Santro was the first tall boy hatchback from the company in India making it a  spacious car
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Exterior Design
Sangyup Lee, Head of Hyundai Styling, Vice President talking about how the company's designers frequently come to India to study the requirements of customers. 
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro India History
The Hyundai Santro was first launched in 1998 and production of the car ended in 2014
Oct 23, 2018
Hyundai Santro Bookings
Hyundai received more than 15,000 bookings when the car was first launched in the India and bookings were opened back then
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Platform
The Hyundai Santro is built on 6 pillars and the the company has managed to get more than 23,500 pre-bookings in the past 13 months. This accounts for 3 months of production volume says Koo



Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Launch Live Updates
Hyundai India's MD, CEO, YK Koo on stage talking about the new Santro and how it's back after all these years. He says that the Santro is a global model and will be made in India for the world
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Launch Live Updates
The stage is set and things have started to roll. The Santro will be launched today and of course actor Shahrukh Khan is also expected to be at the event 
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Live Updates
And it has started. The Hyundai Santro is all set to be launched in India today and here are all the live updates 
Oct 23, 2018
2018 New Hyundai Santro Launch Updates
Things are about to start and it's a big day for Hyundai for sure. 
Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Rear Seat
Hyundai says that it has taken care that the rear seats on the Santro are ergonomically designed to provide better back support and enough space for 3 passengers

Oct 23, 2018
2018 Hyundai Santro Power Window Switches
The new Santro will also have power window switches in the centre just below the gear lever bezel