The ‘Tall Boy’ lingo has all the time been related to the Hyundai Santro ever because it was launched in 1998. A 12 months down the road, the Korean carmaker began calling it the ‘actual’ tall boy. Maybe that was to reply Maruti Suzuki which launched the WagonR in 1999 and was additionally advertising it utilizing the identical adjective. Agreed that Hyundai was the pioneer, however the WagonR was taller by a very good 100 mm. Quick-forward to 2018, Hyundai continues to be claiming that the Santro is a tall boy however the figures inform us in any other case. The brand new Santro has grown horizontally but it surely’s a special story altogether relating to the peak.
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The peak of the 2018 Hyundai Santro has been lowered by 30 mm in comparison with the Santro Xing which was discontinued in 2014. The brand new Hyundai Santro stands 1560 mm tall whereas the Santro Xing was 1590 mm in peak. Moreover, the brand new angular design language and a barely sloping roof-line very nicely deceive the tall boy stance of the brand new Santro. That mentioned, the brand new Hyundai Santro at 3610 mm is longer by 45 mm than the predecessor and we’re not complaining concerning the sense of house inside. The legroom is class main in its section and headroom is ample; one thing we have talked about in our assessment at size. Even the design is winsome and purposeful, simply that it is no extra tall-boyish in silhouette.
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Total, sure design parts on the brand new Hyundai Santro do catch consideration. For starters, the brand new smiling face carries the cascade household design and the huge black grille with chrome fringes seems lovable. The character traces on both sides of the bonnet enhances the muscle tissues in a refined method however we really feel that the boomerang formed design aspect simply after the entrance fender would not actually add a lot to the general design. The rear of the brand new Hyundai Santro seems comparatively edgy in comparison with its face, nonetheless, the rear lights may have accomplished with a greater design.
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The brand new Santro is predicated on Hyundai’s all-new K1 platform which the corporate claims is lighter and 63 per cent extra inflexible than the earlier platform making it sturdy sufficient to satisfy the upcoming security requirements. carandbike had additionally completely reported that this new platform will underpin all of the upcoming sub-compact fashions within the Hyundai line-up together with the Vitara Brezza rivalling sub-four meter SUV (codename QX1) and next-generation Grand i10 which is below testing.