(Why did) Hyundai launch (an ugly) all-new Santro

Shrawan

Shrawan Raja,

I’m the Founder & CEO of IndianAutosBlog.com. I love teamwork and talking about cars.

Hyundai_new_Santro

You’ve got to hand it to Maruti Suzuki. When they say refresh, they mean new headlamps, bumpers and wheels. Take for example the new Estilo – it looks entirely different when viewed head-on.

Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the new Santro. It looks like a school kid in his art hour was locked into the Santro and asked to decorate it – the silver A.C vent is so much like content in a 4th grader’s art book.

Then there’s that front grill – Economic times reports “the new Santro has many added features to raise the bar for cars in this segment.” The next sentence, it goes on to list the body colored radiator grille!

I have an idea to seriously raise the bar – why not paint the front windshield in body color?

No, we’re not trying to pick up a fight, Hyundai. See the gorgeous Hyundai i40/Sonata YF we spoke about this morning – we truly believe this is Hyundai’s best looking product till date.

And glance at what the Indian division can come up with – a Santro with a one-of-a-kind body colored radiator grille and silver A.C vents. What was Hyundai thinking when they made this car? Why did they just not leave it with the i10’s front seats and rear parcel tray?

Good luck!

SourceEconomic Times

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

new Santro News & Updates

New Hyundai small car 2018 Hyundai Santro

New Hyundai small car (2018 Hyundai Santro) spied for the first time

Hyundai Santro Siddharth Shankar

Hyundai undecided over using Santro brand name for its new family car

Hyundai Santro Xing Celebration Edition Rear Parking Sensors

Born-again Hyundai Santro will be bigger than the original – Report

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Review logo

New Hyundai Compact Car coming in second half of 2018

Hyundai Santro Xing Celebration Edition Rear Parking Sensors

New Hyundai Santro to arrive in H2 2018 with 2 petrol engines – Report

Hyundai Santro Xing Celebration Edition

New Hyundai Santro to launch in 2018, replace Hyundai i10 – Report