Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), nation’s second-biggest automaker is dealing with the all-new small car for the domestic market. Prone to be revealed at the Auto Expo 2018 in February, the automaker is hoping to revive the Santro nameplate in the Indian market which is inside code-named as AH2. In addition, the small car has been spied testing many times wrapped under camouflage.
Once again, the new Santro 2018 has been spied again in front of its official debut at the upcoming motor show in February. Over the time of 16 years, the small car made a name for itself as well as for Hyundai. Anticipated that would launch in the market by mid of this year, the new Hyundai Santro 2018 will go up against any semblance of Renault Kwid, Tata Tiago, and Maruti Suzuki Celerio.
To be found on the new ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0’ design philosophy, the new generation Santro will display tall boy silhouette alongside same ORVMs and fender-mounted side indicators as the Hyundai i10.
The new Santro 2018 is probably going to get powertrain choices from Eon hatchback – 0.8-liter and 1.0-liter Kappa. It is additionally supposed that the small car could be controlled by an all-new petrol engine, however, no solid details are available to us yet. Transmission obligations will be done by 5-speed manual gearbox as standard. The organization could likewise present a 5-speed AMT unit on the Santro as the fact that the demand for an automatic option on the entry-level cars is increasing every day.
The new Santro 2018 will be presented as a replacement for the i10 hatchback, in this way, will be positioned in between of Hyundai Eon and Grand i10. Besides, the new Santro will be bigger in measurements than the current model. As far as pricing, the new Hyundai Santro 2018 is speculated to be estimated in the range of INR 4 lakh to INR 6 lakh (ex-showroom).