Hyundai Santro Xing GLS Review
One of the most popular cars by HyundaiSunday, November 17, 2013
Hyundai Santro Xing is a hatchback and an updated version of the Santro that already weaved a name for itself in the Indian market. It is a hatchback that touches all types of personalities and is a great choice for persons of different lifestyles with its great design, beautiful interiors and eye-catching performance. It is best viewed as a family car.
The exterior of Santro Xing gives an ordinary yet beautiful look with its bigger and clearer rectangular front headlamp, stylish body colored front radiator grille, body colored bumper, detachable bumper inserts, sleek and elongated clear rear tail lamp with stop lamp, reversing light and side turn blinkers, stylish and protective waistline moulding, sporty rear spoiler, wide rear windshield, front side turn small blinkers, tinted front windshield with a couple of intermittent wipers, body colored door handles and ORVMs, 13-inch steel rims with tubeless radial tires and stylish full wheel covers, thick black colored moulding on rear body colored bumper and a high mounted stop lamp. It is a 5 passenger hatchback with a lot of space and has a length of 3565mm, width of 1525mm and height of 1590mm as its dimension and has a large wheelbase of 2380mm for a stable ride. It has a high ground clearance of 172mm for a bump free ride and a minimum turning radius of 4.4m for easy cruising in city traffics. It has a front track of 1315mm and rear track of 1300mm and has a fuel tank capacity of 35liters with the kerb weight of 854kgs.
Hyundai Santro Xing has a stylish yet elegant, comfortable and spacious interior with rich dual tone beige and brown color scheme, B and C pillar trims, a rear parcel tray, smartly placed tank to give a large boot space, comfortable seats with head restraints, internally adjustable ORVMs, front power window, sporty and ergonomically designed front seat with integrated backrest and headrest, remote fuel lid opener and tail gate release, intermittent wiper and washer, smart front and rear speaker grille, a front map lamp, an ash tray, metal finishing on central console as well as on AC vents, chromed gear shift knob, driver side front door map pocket, a powerful AC, instrument console with a trip meter and an odometer and a low fuel warning lamp and a power steering to a spacious dashboard. It also has a quality 1-DIN music system with CD/MP3 player, FM Radio, AUX-in, USB port, speakers and a remote control for the full entertainment of the passengers.
Hyundai Santro Xing is powered with a 1086cc, 1.1L, 4-cylinder, BS-IV compliant, SOHC, eRLX Epsilon Petrol engine with RhiA (Rotary Head Intelligent Valve Actuator) for more power, Dpi L(Differentially Programmed Intelligent Injection) to supply fuel according to the driving conditions and RtiL (Real Time Intelligent Ignition System) for ultra-low emissions. It has a maximum power of 63 bhp at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 91 Nm at 3000 rpm with a five speed manual gearbox transmission which gives a top speed of 141kmph and reaches 0-100kmph mark in about 16.2 seconds with the mileage of 14.45kmpl in the cities and 17.92kmpl on the highways. A Petrol+LPG variant is also available with the mileage range of 8.44-11.88kmpl.
Santro Xing has a steering wheel with hydraulic double acting shock absorber. It has ventilated disk brakes at front and self-adjusting drum brakes at rear. The suspension system is a McPherson strut with Coil Spring and Anti-Roll Bar at front and Torsion Beam Axle with Coil spring at rear. For the complete safety of the passengers, this hatchback includes child safety rear door locks, dual side impact beams, seat belts for front as well as rear passengers, collapsible as well as energy absorbing power steering, day and night rear view mirror, remote central locking with self-locking doors, an engine immobiliser and key-less entry. Santro Xing has 11 shades to choose from which includes Dynasty Red, Bright Silver, Passion Red, Ebony Black, Real Earth, Space Silver, Noble White, Midnight Grey, Sky Blue, Husky Blue and Orange Tango.