Last year we were the first to confirm the name and price of the car! The price stands at Rs 4,39,000. The car has gotten bigger wider and the tall boy trait of the car has been exploited and has been made a big part of the car’s selling point. The Santro name is legendary. Hyundai’s first car in India and the first one that tasted major success was the Santro. The car broke the market majority of Maruti and ushered in a new set of buyers. Now that Hyundai has made its place with the Hyundai Santro 2019 it has decided to hike up its prices. Scroll down to find out what exactly is the price hike

Hyundai Santro 2018 side

We had revealed almost 2 years back that the Hyundai Santro 2018 will see a launch last year when Hyundai was celebrating 20 years of presence in India as Santro was the car that was launched first by the Korean company.  The Hyundai Santro 2019 gets a variant reshuffle over last years model. The engine remains the same, which was the revised version of the Epsilon 4 cylinder engine that powered the original Santro. To know more about the all-new Santro please scroll down now.

Hyundai Santro 2019 Price in India

Now there is Hyundai has declared that prices of all car by Rs. 9200. Currently, the company offers 10 models across segments, including Santro, Grand i10, Elite i20, Active i20, Xcent, Verna, Elantra, Venue, Creta and Tucson. The price of the 2019 model prices will be between Rs 4.15 lakhs to Rs 6.29 lakhs (ex-showroom). This will be effective from 1st August 2019.

VariantsNew pricesOld prices
D-LiteRs. 3.90 lakh
Era ExecutiveRs. 4.15 lakh
EraRs. 4.25 lakh
MagnaRs. 4.72 lakhRs. 4.72 lakh
Magna AMTRs. 5.21 lakhsRs. 5.21 lakhs
Magna CNGRs. 5.38 lakhRs. 5.38 lakh
SportzRs. 5.02 lakhRs. 5.02 lakh
Sportz AMTRs. 5.60 lakhRs. 5.60 lakh
SportZ CNGRs. 5.68 lakhRs. 5.68 lakh
AstaRs. 5.50 lakhRs. 5.50 lakh

The new Era executive variant replaces the D-lite and Era variant. In addition to this, the higher variants also get a few features which have become mandatory under safety norms that have come into action from 1st July 2019. Now, it’s rivals, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio and the Tata Tiago are priced from Rs 4.31 lakh and Rs 4.4 lakh, respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi). AMT-equipped Santro’s are expected to cost Rs 30,000 more than their manual counterparts.

The range-topping trim of the Santro will have a price tag of over ₹6 lakhs on-road. But the downside and sad part are that Hyundai has confirmed that the top-end model won’t be getting an AMT gearbox even this year.

SantroCelerioTiagoWagon R
Petrol-MTRs 4.15-5.50 lakhRs 4.31-5.36 lakhRs 4.40-5.77 lakhRs 4.34-5.44 lakh
Petrol-ATRs 5.21-5.60 lakhRs 5.13-5.48 lakhRs 5.60-6.22 lakhRs 5.26-5.91 lakh
CNG-MTRs 5.38-5.68 lakhRs 5.35-5.43 lakhRs 4.99-5.06 lakh
Diesel-MTRs 5.25-6.62 lakh

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Hyundai Santro 2019 Global NCAP

Hyundai Santro NCAP rating

The Hyundai Santro has been tested by Global NCAP. This vehicle is at the bottom of Hyundai’s lineup in India. This vehicle has scored not so good in this test. Overall the vehicle has scored 6.74 out of 17 in the test. The car has minimal protection for the driver and the front passenger. For a three-year-old occupant, the head and chest protection was poor, while for an 18-month-old child, head and chest protection was acceptable. As is the norm for Global NCAP, the test was conducted on the base-spec version of the Santro that is equipped with a driver’s side airbag, ABS with EBD and driver seatbelt reminder. Launched in 2018, the Hyundai Santro complies with India’s latest crash-test standards.

Hyundai Santro Ncap

Hyundai Santro 2019 Anniversary Edition

After a year of the launch of Hyundai Santro in 2018, the company has decided to celebrate this success with a new Anniversary Edition. The hatchback has been performing well and has been a good comeback. This special edition model is based on the Sportz trim level. It is available with a manual and AMT gearbox. This has also gone through a variety of cosmetic changes. The engine and the mechanics remain the same.

The Anniversary Edition includes gloss black accent on the roof rails, ORVMs and door handles, while the wheel covers are finished in grey. The car gets cladding on the doors, a chrome strip on the base of the boot and anniversary Edition badging. The special edition is offered in 2 colours. One of the colour is  Polar White and Aqua Teal colours. These were offered on Grand i10 Nios.

The interiors of this special edition also get some minor tweaks. The Aqua Teal (blue) inserts are seen on the dashboard. This is also seen around the infotainment screen. The side AC vents and the gear stick surrounds also have these inserts. The design of the seat has also been updated. The price of the vehicle is Rs 5.17 lakh for the manual and Rs 5.75 lakh for the AMT version. This makes the special edition Rs 10,000 more expensive than the standard Sportz counterparts. In our market, the Hyundai Santro competes with the likes of the Tata Tiago, Maruti Suzuki Wagon R and Celerio.

Hyundai Santro 2019 Mileage

The mileage figures for this car are out. Hyundai claims that the car in it’s manual and AMT format will return over 20.3km/l. This is highly impressive and the buyers in the segment will want these kinds of figures. Hyundai claims that the CNG variants going to return 30.8km/l.

Hyundai Santro 2018 Green front

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Hyundai Santro 2019 Dimensions

Hyundai SantroDimensions
Ground Clearance160mm
Boot space235litres

These new dimensions make the Santro almost taller and certainly taller than the Maruti Celerio. This with the tall boy design will make the car look very distinct and brilliant.

Hyundai Santro 2019 Interior

The steering wheel is the same type found on the Grand i10 and Xcent. It also gets steering mounted controls for audio and telephone. The interior theme is dual-tone and is inspired by an elephant. The dual-tone colors are black and beige. The front seats have integrated head restraints.

The new Santro is a tall boy design. Hence, its interiors while being stylish, are more importantly spacious. The 2019 model has a good amount of space in both rows. It also has the best in class features. The Santro 2019 interiors include a touchscreen system, electrically adjustable mirrors, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and rear parking sensors. It does not have a push-button start option. Dual airbags and ABS are a standard feature in the hatchback. For the DLite base variant, only the driver gets an airbag.

Hyundai Santro 2019 Pictures


Hyundai Santro 2019 Features

  • Headlamps with LED daytime running lights
  • Fog lamps
  • LED taillamps
  • Alloy wheels
  • Touchscreen Bluetooth audio system
  • Navigation
  • Reverse camera
  • Tilt steering
  • AMT option
  • Rear AC vents

The key features that Hyundai talks about the Santro are that it shouts modern design, the cabin is spacious and airy, superior headroom, higher seating, practical ergonomics, and various engine options.

Hyundai Santro 2019 model Design

The fluidic design 2.0 form the base for the Hyundai Santro 2019 is based. The tall boy proportions are subdued and do not boxy either. It looks much better than its predecessor. It has the Hyundai Fluidic design language and we can see some cues from the Eon and the Grandi10 in this car. The same USPs of the old Santro is reflecting on the new Santro. The Hyundai Santro 2019 has a very stylish front and side profile too. The rear looks striking too.

Hyundai Santro 2018 rear

Hyundai is continuing with its strong design elements and Fluidic Sculpture on the Hyundai Santro 2019. The Santro was the first and the most successful model for the company, as also our sources claim that this will be the product which will make a return. This time it will be completely redesigned with more space, features, power and even fuel-efficiency.

New Santro 2019 India Specifications

Engine1.1-litre Petrol1.1litre Petrol (CNG)
Power68 bhp50bhp
Transmission5-speed MT/AMT5-speed MT

The Hyundai Santro 2019 offers two engines. The Santro has a 1.1-liter engine. This engine comes mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. There is also an AMT on offer. We have information that Hyundai has been working on AMTs for some time now. It also has better performance and even better fuel efficiency. As of now, there is still no diesel version available. As it is this segment caters to more of petrol cars.

Hyundai Santro 2018 interior

Good power, high on fuel efficiency will be the basic criteria for the Hyundai Santro 2019. Hyundai will be offering this with a five-speed manual option. This is when Hyundai will be celebrating 20 years of its being in business in India. Hyundai cars have been getting better over the last few years and hence the Hyundai Santro 2019 is expected to be better than their current range of cars.

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Hyundai Santro diesel?

It seems that Hyundai doesn’t have any plans to get the diesel engine on the Santro. The company has a 1.1-liter diesel engine. The 1.1-liter U2 diesel engine is a three-cylinder engine churning about 70bhp of power. It can be a decent option to consider for those who are looking at performance and mileage.

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Hyundai Santro 2019 AMT

The Hyundai Santro 2019 continues getting AMT. This has been the first Hyundai to come with an AMT. The Hyundai Santro 2019 successfully replaces the current i10 and it will come with a 1.1-liter petrol engine.

Santro AMT 2018

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Hyundai Santro 2019 new model Competition

Hyundai is quite close to being the market leader. The Santro segment is a volume churner. The launch has seen a lot of bookings. Many people had old Santro’s and will want a new one. The Eon will stay as the smallest Hyundai, while the Hyundai Santro 2019 will be priced in the i10 range. The Hyundai Santro 2019 will rival the Wagon R, Celerio and mainly the hot selling Tata Tiago. It could become the market leader again in this segment.

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