Made In India -The All New SANTRO nominated for 2019 World Urban Car Award
First Indian Car to be nominated in World Car Awards -The All NewSANTRO becomes the Most Awarded Car of the Year in India with 12 PrestigiousAwards - HyundaiMotor India Ltd. (HMIL), the countryâ€™s second largest car manufacturer and thenumber one car exporter since inception, announced the new milestone created byAll New SANTRO by being the only Indian car to be nominated in the World CarAwards â€“ 2019 World Urban car. The All New SANTRO became a part of the Top Fivein the World shortlist of finalists for the prestigious 2019 WorldUrban Car category, after selection by the esteemed jury of theannual World Car Awards.
Commenting on the mega achievement by All New SANTRO, Mr. S S Kim,MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, We areextremely delighted and proud with All New SANTROâ€™s nomination in the 2019 World Urban Car category - WorldCar of the Year Awards (WCOTY) . The All New SANTRO is a true expression of Hyundaiâ€™s technologyand design prowess for Make in Indiafor the World. The All NewSANTRO has set a benchmark in the segment bringing a new dimension ofmodernity to the compact family car with Modern Stylish Tall-Boy Design, NewAge Technology, Customer Centric Safety, Comfortable and Premium Cabin, AllRound Performance and Peace of Mind. We would like to thank the esteemed World Car of the Year jury members for the recognition and our customers formaking SANTRO the most loved brand not only in India but globally. Since its firstlaunch in 1998, SANTRO created history with its numerous segment-firstinnovations and became the Complete Family Car for millions of Indians. The AllNew SANTRO launched in October 2018 retained the carâ€™s symbolic Modern andstylish Tall-boy Design depicting HMILâ€™s Respect for the Past and Confidence ofthe Future. The All New SANTROexudes a Refined yet Sporty Image. Its Superior headroom & shoulder room,Practical Ergonomics, Easy ingress and egress, High Seating Position, GoodAll-round Visibility and Spacious & Airy cabin feel makes it the mostpreferred family car. The All New SANTROhas received overwhelming response from the Indian customers with over 57,000bookings since launch in October 2018. The 86-member World Car Awards jury hasalready whittled down global nominees from amongst all cars launched in thepast year (that met the eligibility criteria) to select the finalists after thefirst round of voting held in January. The jury will now vote in the secondround this month - to further arrive at the final winners.