2018 Hyundai Santro: Variants Check

2018 Hyundai Santro: Variants Check
Highlights

Hyundai has launched the 2018 Santro in India, with prices starting at Rs 390 lakh for the base DLite variant However, Hyundai has announced that the prices are introductory and limited for the first 50,000 customers

The Hyundai Santro is available in five variants and gets the option of an automated-manual transmission as well as a factory-fitted CNG kit

Hyundai Santro

Hyundai has launched the 2018 Santro in India, with prices starting at Rs 3.90 lakh for the base D-Lite variant. However, Hyundai has announced that the prices are introductory and limited for the first 50,000 customers. At the time of launch, the carmaker has already received 23,500 bookings for the Santro. The new Santro is available in five different variants - D-Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. Let’s take a look at what each variant of the Hyundai Santro has to offer.

But first, let’s take a look at the powertrain options that Hyundai is offering with the new 2018 Santro. The AMT option is only available in the Magna and Sportz variants. The CNG variants (again Magna and Sportz) are only available with a manual transmission.

Petrol

Bi-Fuel (CNG/Petrol)

Engine

1.1-litre

1.1-litre

Power

69PS @ 5500RPM

59PS/69PS @ 5500RPM

Torque

99Nm @ 4500RPM

84Nm/99Nm @ 4500RPM

Transmission

5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

5-speed MT

Fuel Efficiency

20.3kmpl (both MT & AMT)

30.48km/kg

Here’s a closer look at each of the variants and the features they offer:

D-Lite

Safety

  • Engine immobilizer

  • Driver airbag

  • ABS with EBD

Exterior

  • Hub caps

Interior

  • Dual-tone beige & black interior

  • Front and rear door map pockets with 1-litre bottle holder

  • Gear Shift Indicator (MT variants only)

  • MID (multi-info display)

Comfort & Convenience

  • Power steering

The Hyundai Santro’s D-Lite variant is the base spec variant. It is priced at Rs 3.90 lakh (ex-showroom India).

Era

Exterior

  • Body-coloured bumpers

Comfort & Convenience

  • Manual AC

  • Rear AC vents

  • Front power windows

The major difference between the Era and D-Lite variants of the Hyundai Santro is an air conditioning system. While the Era variant gets it, the D-Lite does not. The Era variant is priced at Rs 4.25 lakh (ex-showroom India).

Magna

Safety

  • Central locking

  • Day & night inside rearview mirror (IRVM)

  • Fire extinguisher (CNG-only)

Exterior

  • Chrome surround for the front grille

  • Body-coloured outside rearview mirrors (ORVMs)

  • Body-coloured door handles

Interior

  • All-black interior with Diana Green colour accents (optional)

  • Champagne Gold colour inside door handles

Audio (AMT Only)

  • 2-DIN integrated audio with FM/AM along with Bluetooth/USB connectivity

  • Steering-mounted audio & phone controls

  • Micro antenna

  • Front speakers

Comfort & Convenience

  • Rear power windows

  • Rear parcel tray (CNG only)

This is where things get interesting. The Magna is the mid-spec variant of the Hyundai Santro and is available in different transmission and fuel-type combinations. It can be had with a 5-speed manual transmission option, which is priced at Rs 4.58 lakh (ex-showroom India). The other transmission option available is a 5-speed AMT. The Magna AMT variant, priced at Rs 5.19 lakh (ex-showroom India), also gets quite a few extra features over the manual transmission variant. Furthermore, the Magna variant of the Hyundai Santro can also be had with a factory-fitted CNG kit. However, it is only available with the 5-speed manual transmission and is priced at Rs 5.24 lakh (ex-showroom India).

Sportz

Safety

  • Front fog lamps

  • Rear defogger

  • Fire extinguisher (CNG only)

Exterior

  • Wheel caps

  • Turn indicators on ORVMs

Audio

  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth/USB connectivity

  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

  • Steering-mounted audio controls with voice recognition

  • Front & rear speakers

  • Micro antenna

Comfort & Convenience

  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs

The Sportz variant of Hyundai Santro, just like the Magna, is again available in different transmission and fuel-type combinations. The Sportz variant with the 5-speed manual transmission is priced at Rs 5.0 lakh (ex-showroom India) while the AMT variant is priced at Rs 5.47 lakh (ex-showroom India). However, this time around, the manual transmission and the AMT variant get the same set of features. There is also a CNG variant priced at Rs 5.65 lakh (ex-showroom India), which can again be had only with the 5-speed manual transmission.

Asta

Safety

  • Rear parking sensors

  • Rearview parking camera

  • Dual front airbags

  • Front seatbelt pretensioner with load limiter

  • Speed-sensing auto door lock

  • Impact-sensing auto door unlock

Comfort & Convenience

  • Rear washer & wiper

  • Passenger vanity mirror

The Asta is the top-spec variant of the Hyundai Santro and comes with all the bells and whistles and is only available with a 5-speed manual transmission. It is priced at Rs 5.46 lakh (ex-showroom India).

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