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Sunset for the Santro, Hyundai’s sunshine car

Santro, Hyundai's iconic hatchback has been phased... more

The sunshine car of millions of Indian families heralded Hyundai’s entry into the Indian automobile industry. Hyundai.com
1/4The sunshine car of millions of Indian families heralded Hyundai’s entry into the Indian automobile industry. Hyundai.com
Santro was launched in 1998 in India. The car, with the distinctive tall boy body frame challenged the monopoly enjoyed for more than a decade by Maruti Zen and Maruti 800. Reuters
2/4Santro was launched in 1998 in India. The car, with the distinctive tall boy body frame challenged the monopoly enjoyed for more than a decade by Maruti Zen and Maruti 800. Reuters
The first major update made to Santro was in 2003—a new nomenclature ‘Santro Xing’, and a new 1.1-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine, capable of churning out power output of 62bhp. The first-generation had a 1.0-litre engine. Pic courtesy Hyundai.com
3/4The first major update made to Santro was in 2003—a new nomenclature ‘Santro Xing’, and a new 1.1-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine, capable of churning out power output of 62bhp. The first-generation had a 1.0-litre engine. Pic courtesy Hyundai.com
The decision to discontinue Santro came in order to create capacity for Hyundai’s Elite i20, as Santro, Eon and Elite i20 are all assembled on the same line, PTI
4/4The decision to discontinue Santro came in order to create capacity for Hyundai’s Elite i20, as Santro, Eon and Elite i20 are all assembled on the same line, PTI
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