Hyundai is going to disclose the name of its new hatchback model on 4th October before the market launch of the model which is on the last week of the same month.
Autocar India revealed that Hyundai was having thoughts that they will bring back the name Santro and it is hopeful that the name of the car will be Santro even if it is with a suffix.
As ‘Xing’ followed the tag of the renovated version of the original car, ‘Santro’ is also used with a suffix. On 16th August, Hyundai is going to launch a contest to get suggestions for the full name of the new car’s model. Excitingly, Korean compatriot of Hyundai, Kia is also launching an operation to invite suggestions for SP concept of the production version of the company. It will go on sale from 2019.
Hyundai was established by the name of the car ‘Santro’ in India. Even now, Santro carries the brand value. The new model of ‘Santro’ will have financial incrimination for the first time and it can help Hyundai to save money for the marketing of a brand new name-plate. Autocar India has found out that Hyundai is planning a massive launch for the car with a massive marketing operation with a huge budget.
The new Hyundai is going to replace Eon. High roof or tall boy design is spotted on the test points via spy pics. According to true Hyundai like fashion, the car may possess a premium cabin with fit-finish. The new model of the car will be authorized by an upgraded version of the 1.1-litre petrol engine of Santro Xing. It comes with a BS-IV emission norms-compliant variety of the unit which is prepared for 2020. The new model of Hyundai will have a five-speed gearbox with automatic manual transmission to be first of its kind for Hyundai.
The new model of the car will enter the new budget segment of the market which was not seen lately. Tata Tiago and Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 are the competitors of this new model.