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    2020 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Hyundai Santro - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 12 Sep 2020

    Which A-segment Hatchback is better: Maruti Suzuki Wagon R or Hyundai Santro? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Hyundai Santro

    Wagon R 2020 vs Santro 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    WAGON R VS SANTRO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Hyundai Santro

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    LXI 1.0

    ₹4.46

    Era Exe

    ₹4.57

    LXI (O) 1.0

    ₹4.53

    Magna

    ₹5.04

    VXI 1.0

    ₹4.91

    Sportz

    ₹5.40

    VXI (O) 1.0

    ₹4.98

    Asta

    ₹5.78

    VXI 1.2

    ₹5.14

    -

    -

    VXI (O) 1.2

    ₹5.21

    -

    -

    ZXI 1.2

    ₹5.48

    -

    -


    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R prices start from Rs. 4.46 lakh and go up to Rs. 5.48 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Santro petrol manual prices start from Rs. 4.57 lakh and go up to Rs. 5.78 lakh.

    WAGON R VS SANTRO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Hyundai Santro

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    VXI 1.0

    ₹5.38

    Magna

    ₹5.53

    VXI (O) 1.0

    ₹5.45

    Sportz

    ₹5.98

    VXI 1.2

    ₹5.61

    Asta

    ₹6.25

    VXI (O) 1.2

    ₹5.68

    -

    -

    ZXI 1.2

    ₹5.95

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Wagon R prices start from Rs. 5.38 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R petrol automatic is Rs. 47,000 more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Santro starts at Rs. 5.53 lakh. Hyundai Santro petrol automatic is Rs. 49,000 more expensive than the manual.

    Wagon R 2020 vs Santro 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is 3655mm long, 1620mm wide and 1675mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2435mm. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R has a boot space of 341 litres. The Hyundai Santro measures 3610mm in length, 1645mm in width and 1560mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Santro is 2400mm and it has a boot space of 235 litres.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    WAGON R VS SANTRO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Difference

    Hyundai Santro

    Length (mm)

    3655

    45

    3610

    Width (mm)

    1620

    25

    1645

    Height (mm)

    1675

    115

    1560

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2435

    35

    2400

    Boot Space (litre)

    341

    106

    235

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    165

    0

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    32

    3

    35

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    155/80 R13

    -

    155/80 R13

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    165/70 R14

    -

    165/70 R14


    Dimension Review

    • The Wagon R is longer than the Santro by 45mm.
    • The Santro is wider than the Wagon R by 25mm.
    • The Wagon R is taller than the Santro by 115mm.
    • The Wagon R has a longer wheelbase than the Santro; by 35mm.
    • The Wagon R has 106 litres more boot space than the Santro.
    • Both the cars have identical ground clearance of 165mm.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Wagon R is a larger car than the Santro. So, it will have a better road presence than the Santro.

    Wagon R 2020 vs Santro 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    WAGON R VS SANTRO | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

    Hyundai Santro

    Engine

    1.0 L Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    1.1 L Petrol

    Displacement

    998 cc

    1197 cc

    1086 cc

    Cylinder

    3

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    68PS @ 5500rpm

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    69PS @ 5500rpm

    Peak Torque

    90Nm @ 5500rpm

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    99Nm @ 4500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    21.79kmpl

    20.52kmpl

    20kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    5-speed AMT

    Automatic FE

    21.79kmpl

    20.52kmpl

    20kmpl


    Wagon R Petrol vs Santro Petrol

    Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.0 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 68PS of maximum power and 90Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R petrol manual has a mileage of 21.79kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 21.79kmpl.

    Also Read - Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

    The Wagon R also gets a 1.2 L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 1.2 L petrol manual and automatic has a mileage of 20.52kmpl.

    Hyundai Santro 1.1 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 69PS of maximum power and 99Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Santro petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 20kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Santro 1.1L engine is a more powerful petrol engine than the Wagon R 1.0L.
    • The Santro's 1.1L petrol engine produces more torque than the Wagon R's 1.0L.
    • The WagonR 1.2L has much better power and torque figures than the Santro 1.1L and WagonR 1.0L.
    • Both the Wagon R’s petrol engines are more fuel-efficient than the Santro.
    • The WagonR 1.2L petrol engine has a far better torque-to-weight ratio than the Santro. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Wagon R 1.0 and Santro 1.1L.

    Wagon R 2020 vs Santro 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Wagon R 2020 are:

    • Speed sensitive auto door lock
    • Front Fog lamps
    • 14-inch steel wheels w/ wheel covers
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Remote keyless entry
    • Steering mounted controls
    • Tachometer
    • 2nd Row 60:40 Split Seat
    • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators
    • Rear defogger
    • Rear wiper & washer

    Notable top features of Santro 2020 are:

    • Speed sensitive auto door lock
    • Front Fog lamps
    • 14-inch steel wheels w/ wheel covers
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Remote keyless entry
    • Steering mounted controls
    • Rear AC vents
    • Rear parking camera
    • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs w/ turn indicators
    • Rear defogger
    • Rear wiper & washer
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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