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Hyundai Santro Vs Hyundai Kona Electric Vs Hyundai i20 Active comparison

  • Hyundai Santro
Hyundai Santro Price
Hyundai Kona Electric Price
Hyundai i20 Active Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 4.63 Lakh
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₹ 23.72 Lakh
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₹ 7.74 Lakh
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Hyundai Santro Vs Hyundai Kona Electric Vs Hyundai i20 Active Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Santro Vs Kona Electric Vs i20 Active on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

Santro Vs Kona Electric Vs i20 Active – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Hyundai i20 Active in New Delhi starts at ₹ 7.74 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 8.82 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Hyundai i20 Active costs ₹ 9.93 Lakh. On the other hand, Hyundai Santro price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 4.63 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 6.31 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Petrol+CNG model of the Hyundai Santro costs ₹ 5.87 Lakh, whereas the Petrol+CNG top-end of Hyundai Santro comes with a price tag of ₹ 6 Lakh Lastly, the Electric Hyundai Kona Electric starts at ₹ 23.72 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 23.91 Lakh for the fully-loaded Electric model.

SummaryHyundai SantroHyundai Kona ElectricHyundai i20 Active
Price₹ 4.63 Lakh₹ 23.72 Lakh₹ 7.74 Lakh
Body TypeHatchbackSUVCrossover
Mileage20.30 Km/l452.00 Km/Full Charge17.50 Km/l
Power69 bhp134 bhp82 bhp
Engine1086 CC39.2 KWh Lithium-ion Polymer1197 CC
Fuel TypePetrolElectricPetrol

Santro Vs Kona Electric Vs i20 Active – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Hyundai i20 Active base Petrol engine returns 18 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 21 Km/l. The Hyundai Santro base Petrol returns 20 Km/l, whereas its base Petrol+CNG counterpart gives 30 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Hyundai Kona Electric Electric basic model, on the other hand, gives 452 Km/Full Charge.

Santro Vs Kona Electric Vs i20 Active – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Hyundai i20 Active gets 82 bhp Petrol engine and 89 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Hyundai Santro comes in 69 bhp Petrol engine and 59 bhp Petrol+CNG engine. Lastly, the Hyundai Kona Electric is offered in 134 bhp Electric engine.


Engine Type 1.1L Petrol EnginePermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1086 CCN/A1197 CC
No Of Cylinder 4N/A4
Power 69 bhp@5500 rpm134 bhp82 bhp@6000 rpm
Torque 99 Nm@4500 rpm395 Nm115 Nm@4000 rpm
Drive Train FWDN/AFWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Battery Type N/A39.2 KWh Lithium-ion PolymerN/A
Charging Time N/A6 H 10 MinN/A
Fast Charging Time N/A57 MinN/A


Length 3610 mm4180 mm3995 mm
Width 1645 mm1800 mm1760 mm
Height 1560 mm1570 mm1555 mm
Wheelbase 2400 mm2600 mm2570 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mmN/A190 mm
Boot Space N/AN/A285 L
Kerb Weight N/AN/AN/A
Gross Weight N/AN/A1170 Kg
Front Track N/AN/A1505 mm
Rear Track N/AN/A1505 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/AN/A5.20 m
No. Of Doors 555
Seating Capacity 555


No. of gears 5N/A5
Clutch Type N/ASingle Speed Reduction GearSingle Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Steel WheelsAlloy WheelAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type TubelessN/ATubeless
Front Tyre Size 155/80 R13215/55 R17195/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 155/80 R13215/55 R17195/55 R16
Emergency Spare Tyre N/AT135/80 D17N/A

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDrum


Front Suspension McPherson StrutMcPherson Strut TypeMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Coupled Torsion Beam AxleMulti-LinkCoupled Torsion Beam Axle With Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 20.30 Km/lN/A17.50 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 35.0N/A40.0
Battery Range N/A452 Km/Full ChargeN/A


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectricElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A9.7 secondsN/A
Max Speed 156N/AN/A

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagscrossticktick
Side Airbagscrosstickcross
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktickcross
Brake Assistcrosstickcross
Hill Assistcrosstickcross
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlcrosstickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingcrossticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrosstickcross
Cornering Lightscrosscrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMcrossticktick
Rear Wipercrosstickcross
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosscrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrosscrosstick
All 4 Disc Brakes -tick-
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)-cross-
Burglar Alarm-tick-
Coffee Break Alert-cross-
Curtain Airbags-cross-
Electric Child Lock - Rear Door-cross-
Electronic Dual Shell Horn -tick-
Follow Me Home Headlamps-cross-
Headlamp Escort Function -tick-
High Speed Alert -tick-
Isofix - Rear Side Seats w/Mountings On Front Passenger Seats -cross-
Perimeter / Volumetric Alarm-cross-
Rear Defogger with Timer-tick-
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock -tick-
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System-cross-
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (High Line)-tick-
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)-tick-
Virtual Engine Sound System-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerManualticktick
Steering Adjustment-Tilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiocrossticktick
Paddle Shift-tickcross
Cruise Controlcrosstickcross
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensorcrossticktick
Rear Parking Cameracrossticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorcrossticktick
Push Start Stop Buttoncrosstickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seatcrossticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosscross
Front Armrestcrossticktick
Rear Armrestcrosstickcross
Front Cup Holderscrosscrosstick
Keyless Entrycrosscrosstick
Climate Controlcrosstickcross
Electrically Adjustable Outside Door Mirrorstick--
R14 Wheel Coverstick--
Rear AC ventstick--
Rear Parcel Trayticktick-
Rear Seat Bench Foldingtick--
Rear Washer & Wipertick--
Remote Fuel Lid Opentick--
Remote Tailgate Opentick--
2 USB Central Console - 1 Front & 1 Rear-cross-
3 Independent Full-Size Rear Seats With Adjustable Recline Angle - Rear Three-Point Retractable Seatbelts (x3), With Pre-Tensioners And Force Limiters In The Outer Rear Seats-cross-
Battery Saver-tick-
Button type Shift-by-Wire Technology-tick-
Comfort Driving Mode-tick-
Double-Laminated Front Windows and Acoustic Windshield Glass-cross-
Drive Mode Select - Eco-Eco Plus-Comfort-Sport-tick-
Driver And Front Passenger Seat: Back Pocket-cross-
ECO / ECO+ Driving Mode-tick-
Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold-tick-
Electro Chromic Mirror-tick-
Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror-cross-
FATC with Auto Defogger-tick-
Front & Rear Seat Headrest (Incl. Center Seat) - Adjustable (2 - Ways) -cross-
Front Driver & Passenger Side Vanity Mirror - With Flap & Lamp-cross-
Front Power Outlet-tick-
LED Luggage Lamp-tick-
LED Map Lamps-tick-
LED Room Lamp-tick-
Luggage Board and Luggage Net-tick-
One-Touch Electric Front And Rear Windows With Pinch Protection-cross-
Paddle Shifters for Adjustable Regenerative Braking-tick-
Power Window Up / Down Using Remote Key-cross-
Rear AC Vents (2 - Ducts Left & Right)-cross-
Smart Eco Pedal Guide-tick-
Smart Electric Sunroof-tick-
Sport Driving Mode-tick-
Sporty Roof Rails-tick-
SunGlass Holder-tick-
Trunk Hooks-cross-
Two-Tone Horn-cross-
Wireless Phone Charger-tick-


Light TypeBulbLEDProjector
Front Fog Lampscrosscrosstick
Rear Fog Lampscrosstickcross
2 LED Rear Reading Lights-cross-
Front Roof Lamp With Welcome LED Lighting And 2 LED Front Spot Lights-cross-
LED Mood Lights - Cluster & Cup Holders-cross-
Trunk Light-cross-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktickcross
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickcrosstick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickcrosstick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrossticktick
Hyundai iblue (Audio Remote Application)tick--
Micro Antennatick--
12.3 Inch Customisable TFT Instrument Display-cross-
Digital Cluster--cross


Music System-17.77cm Touchscreen Display Audio With Radio, USB & AUXtick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerscross4 Speakerstick
Internal Memory-crosscross
USB Supportcrossticktick
Bluetooth Supportcrossticktick


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