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Hyundai Rolls Out Santro Eco

By Motortrend India Staff   |   05 October,2008

As a part of ‘green revolution’ Hyundai Motors India Ltd introduced the LPG version of its flagship model Santro. Baptized as Santro Eco, this environmental-friendly model is enhanced with a factory-fitted LPG kit and also flaunts of features that meet up the global standards of performance and safety.


Available in two variants GL and GLS, Santro Eco is propelled by 1.1 litres, eRLX engine, presenting distinctive combination of reliable performance and matchless fuel economy. The model carries separate tanks for petrol (35 litre) and LPG (27.2 litre) giving an option to choose from either LPG or petrol mode. The LPG tank is enhanced with special ‘Toroidal’ design allowing smart use of space and offering larger luggage room.


According to H S Lheem, HMIL managing director “ the company has taken a  conscious decision to make eco-friendly car and  are furthering initiative of launching alternate fuel vehicle which will take the theme forward”.


The CNG version of Santro is already on the Indian roads and with LPG version the Santro sales will see appositive growth.


The factory-fitted LPG system in Santro Eco will carry a full two-year manufacturer warranty benefits, thus ensuring better safety and this new Hyundai Santro Eco also flaunts of the lowest greenhouse gas emission as it releases lower CO2, which is lesser than the petrol or the diesel version.



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