2020 Hyundai Santro BS6: Official mileage figures are out

Hyundai Santro made a comeback to the Indian market in an all-new form after years. Hyundai has updated the Santro with an updated engine that now meets the BS6 emission compliance. The Hyundai Santro gets the same 1.1-litre petrol engine and is offered with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT automatic transmission. With both the transmission options, the Santro returns a maximum of 20 km/l, according to the latest ARAI certification.

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The new Hyundai Santro with the BS6 compliant engine offers the 20.km/l mileage as per ACI, which is 0.3 km/l lower than the BS4 compliant Santro according to the ARAI. The Hyundai Santro takes on the likes of Maruti Suzuki WagonR 1.0 & 1.2, the Celerio, the Tata Tiago and the Renault Kwid.

In the segment, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR 1.0 is the most fuel-efficient car and it returns a maximum of 21.79 km/l while the Celerio 1.0-litre is the second most fuel-efficient car with 21.63 km/l. The WagonR 1.2 returns a maximum of 20.52 km/l while the Tata Tiago petrol returns a maximum fuel efficiency of 19.8 km/l to a litre. The Santro returns a maximum of 20 km/l. All these cars get both manual and AMT automatic transmission and the fuel efficiency remains the same for both the options.

The all-new Hyundai Santro is powered by a 1.1-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 69 PS and peak torque of 99 Nm. The most powerful car in this segment is the Tata Tiago that is powered by a 1.-2litre 3-cylinder engine that generates a maximum power of 86 PS and peak torque of 113 Nm.

The all-new Hyundai Santro faces stiff competition from the WagonR, which was launched in an all-new avatar in the market and is currently the best-selling car in the segment by a huge margin.

The Hyundai Santro is the brand’s entry-level car and it sits below the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Grand i10 NIOS. The Santro retains its tallboy design and offers a range of features. However, the WagonR’s extremely spacious cabin makes it the first choice of the buyers in the segment. Hyundai offers the Santro with the petrol and a CNG option.

Recently, the South Korean brand launched the all-new Hyundai Creta in the Indian market, which takes on the Kia Seltos directly. Soon, the manufacturer will launch the all-new Elite i20 and facelifted Tucson. Hyundai is currently the second-largest manufacture in the Indian market and with the new Creta, the sales are expected to rise in the future.

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