Hyundai Motors India Limited (HMIL), second largest automaker after Maruti Suzuki India Limited in India, is all set to introduce Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel. The car maker began Indian operations in the year 1996 and immediately earned significant success in the industry. Launched in 1998, Hyundai Santro earned stature of an iconic car in India. This iconic car model was replaced Hyundai Santro Xing, which was introduced in petrol and LPG version. Diesel version of this family car is expected to be priced between Rs. 3.75 lacs and Rs. 4.50 lacs.
Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel variant will have an appearance like other variants, the only notable difference being CRDI engine. Some of the appealing features of latest edition of Hyundai Santro are V-shaped grille, detailed rectangular headlamps, steering mounted audio controls and Bluetooth interface. Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel will be assembled with 13 inch wheels with radial tyres. Elegant wheel cover over adds to the beauty of Santro Xing.
In the diesel version of Hyundai Santro Xing, fuel-efficient CDRI engine is complemented by a five-speed manual transmission. Moreover, it has an advanced suspension mechanism that features McPherson Strut at front and torsion beam axle suspension with coil spring at rear. The suspension system is supported by front ventilated disc brakes and rear drum brakes.
Engines & Specifications of Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel
As far as technical specifications are concerned, Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel is loaded with 1100cc CRDi engine. Engineered for fuel efficiency, the Common Rail Direct Injection has capability to deliver maximum power output of 75 hp at 4000 rpm and has a maximum toque of 150 Nm at 1900 rpm to 2750 rpm.
Performance of Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel
Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel has a fuel-efficient engine, as delivers fuel mileage of 23.5 kmpl on a highway. Fuel efficiency being its forte, Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel will challenge established models like Maruti Suzuki Zen and Tata Indica Vista in the hatchback segment.
Exterior, Interior & Safety Features of Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel
The recent edition of Hyundai Santro has several design revisions, including front sporty headlamps, body colour front radiator grille bagging Hyundai logo and black bumper insert mouldings at the middle. Rear fascia of the Hyundai Santro Xing is well-designed as well, featuring boot lid and vertically stacked sleek elongated tail lamps. Moreover, there is a rear spoiler under the wide rear tinted windscreen.
Interiors have been revived as well, which use new fabric in dual tone beige and brown theme with silver accent. There is comfortable space in the car to be occupied by 5 passengers, including driver. Some of the highlighting interior additions in the latest edition of Santro are rear parcel tray and sporty front seats.
Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel will be loaded with several active and passive safety features. Power steering wheel, soft gear shift knob, wider wheelbase and front ventilated disc brakes are some of the passive safety features. Among notable active safety arrangements in the care are self-locking door, central locking, day/night inside rear view mirror, adjustable seatbelts and dual side impact beams.