First Indian Car Shortlisted for the World Car Awards; Hyundai Santro Shines at the Geneva Motor Show

Made-in-India; Made-for-the-World

The All-New SANTRO shines at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 becoming the first Indian car to be shortlisted among the Top-3 for the most prestigious World Urban Car category at the World Car Awards 2019. The car is a true example of Hyundai’s Made-in-India philosophy and is making India proud globally. Turning into the cutting edge, modern, urban and new-age car, the good old family car has become a new element of modernity and innovation. The all-new Santro has exceeded the customer’s aspirations.

Commenting on the mega achievement by All New Santro,  Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “We are extremely delighted and proud with All New Santro’s nomination in the 2019 World Urban Car category – World Car of the Year Award. The all new Santro is a true expression of Hyundai’s technology and design prowess for Make in India for the World. The all new Santro has set a benchmark in the segment bringing a new dimension of modernity to the compact family car with Modern Stylish Tall-Boy Design, New Age Technology, Customer Centric Safety, Comfortable and Premium Cabin, All Round 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 for making Santro the most loved brand not only in India but globally.”  

A disruptive product, creating many new benchmarks since its launch, has received an overwhelming response with over 64,000 bookings in a short span making it ‘The Brand of Choice’ of Indian Customers.

The 86-member World Car Awards jury has whittled down global nominees from amongst all cars launched in the past year to shortlist the final 3 after the final round of voting in February. The winners will be announced at the New York International Auto Show on April 17, 2019.

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