Powered by technologically-advanced Hyundai Epsilon engine, Santro Xing demonstrates the company's 'active intelligence' eRLX technology, which enables the engine to deliver better performance and mileage. The 1086 cc in-line 4 cylinders engine generates a power of 62 bhp @ 5500 rpm and 96 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The standard 5-speed manual transmission, with overdrive, is behind quick responsiveness of the engine. The low-end torque and excellent throttle responses enables Santro Xing to deliver a good fuel economy.
Design And Comfort
Hyundai's international design elements are inculcated in the revamped structure of Santro Xing, which displays a contemporary look. The front is beautified with a new horizontal chrome grille and a large bumper. The stylish new vehicle sports sparkling head and tail lamps. The tailgate incorporates a glass section and a black strip, which runs parallel to the molding on rear bumper. As far as comfort is concerned, the roomy interiors of the car provide enough space for five people to enjoy a comfortable ride.
The renovated plush interiors of Hyundai Santro Xing feature a 3-spoke steering, along with a new instrument cluster. Trendy dials and new vents give a sporty appearance to its dashboard, instrument cluster and the central console. The hand-rests have also been redesigned. Santro Xing comes with additional features, including a rear parcel shelf, power controls for the rear windows, a luggage lamp, and a storage tray under the front seats.
Ride And Handling
The Tallboy design of Santro Xing provides for enough leg, head and elbowroom. The seats provide firm support for thigh and back. The GLS AT variant of Xing is equipped with an option for 4-speed automatic gearbox. This is best suited for urban commuters because it reduces the hassle of frequent gear changing in city traffic. Handling is least to bother about because Santro Xing is very agile. With a short wheelbase and turning radius, it proves ideal for speedy drivers. The superior quality McPherson Strut suspension in the front and 3-link offset coil springs in the rear of the vehicle even-out the bumps on Indian roads.
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Crumple zones, child-locks, and high torsion impact bars are the standard safety features that are available in all the variants of Hyundai Santro Xing. Additional protection against side impact is facilitated by the pair of ultra-high strength steel members that are fitted into the doors of the automobile. Santro Xing had been made to undergo rigorous crash tests, so as to ensure uncompromised safety for its occupants.
Santro Xing Price, Variants And Color
The six variants of Santro Xing include XK Non AC, XK, XL, XO, and AT. The hatchback has been priced around Rs. 4 lakhs and is available in a variety of colors, including real earth, ebony black, noble white, bright silver, charming grey, aqua tint, passion red and husky blue.
Santro Xing Mileage
One of the best selling cars in India, Hyundai Santro Xing gives excellent mileage of 14-16 kmpl (Petrol), 16-18 kmpl (CNG) and 10-12 kmpl (LPG).