New Hyundai Santro comes with the features and appeal that can give the Celerio run for money.
New Hyundai Santro has been launched in India finally after a long wait and it comes with an attractive overall package that includes competitive pricing, stylish design and modern features. Positioned in a highly competitive segment, the new Hyundai Santro comes locking horns with rivals like Tata Tiago and Maruti Suzuki Celerio. Also, it will surely make a dent in the sales figure of other cars like Hyundai Grand i10, Maruti Suzuki WagonR etc.
While the new Hyundai Santro is preparing to give the rivals tough competition, let us take a close look at the spec-sheet based comparison between new Hyundai Santro and Maruti Suzuki Celerio.
New Hyundai Santro vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Price
The new Hyundai Santro is priced between Rs 3.89 lakh and Rs 5.64 lakh (ex-showroom). On the other hand, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio is priced between Rs 4.21 lakh and Rs 5.40 lakh (ex-showroom). The new Hyundai Santro is significantly cheaper when it comes to the starting price.
New Hyundai Santro vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Engine and Transmission
The new Hyundai Santro is available in both petrol only and petrol-CNG combination. The petrol engine is a 1.1-litre four-cylinder engine. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual gearbox and an AMT as well. The petrol motor churns out 68 bhp of power output and 99 Nm of peak torque. The CNG variant kicks out 58 bhp of power and 84 Nm of torque.
Speaking about the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, this hatchback is available with a 1.0-litre petrol engine and there is a CNG option too. The petrol engine is capable of putting out 67 bhp of power and 90 Nm of torque output. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual gearbox and Maruti Suzuki’s popular tried and tested Auto Gear Shift or AGS. Speaking about the CNG variant, it kicks out 59 bhp of peak power and 78 Nm of peak torque.
New Hyundai Santro vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Fuel Efficiency
The new Hyundai Santro comes offering 20.3 kmpl of mileage for the petrol variant, while the CNG variant returns 30.48 kmpl. On the other hand, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio generate 23.1 kmpl for the petrol model and 31.79 kmpl for the CNG variant.