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Hyundai’s Santro coming back with an all new ‘made-in-India’ avatar in 2018

Hyundai’s Santro coming back with an all new ‘made-in-India’ avatar in 2018

Snapshot: Hyundai is planning to make their once hugely popular hatchback, the Santro to re-enter the Indian market in a brand new avatar.

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The legendary Hyundai Santro is coming back. Hyundai is planning to make their once hugely popular hatchback to re-enter the Indian market in a brand new avatar. The new model is so far codenamed as “AH” and is Hyundai’s attempt to get its game on in the low-budget automobile segment. The production of Santro was stopped by Hyundai in December 2015 as the company wanted to focus on its more profit making cars like the Elite i20, Xcent and Grand i10 which were also generating high demand.

The Hyundai Eon was the only car left from the brand to cater to the needs of low-budget buyers. But it seems that the Eon has been facing declining sales due to the tough competition given by cars like Maruti Suzuki’s Alto, Renault’s KWID and the a few others. Considering Santro’s positive reputation, Hyundai will be bringing back the re-incarnated model by the first half of 2018. Hyundai plans to manufacture the new Santro in India, and export it globally from here itself.

Though not much is known about the car, it is expected to feature a petrol engine with the capacity of 0.8-litre to 1.0-litre, a 5-speed manual gearbox and AMT transmission. The design will be based on Fluidic Sculpture 2.0, and will have several modern features and functions. It is expected to fall in the price segment of INR 4 lakh to INR 6 lakh.

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