The Hyundai Santro is a sub-compact city car sold in the Indian market. This vehicle is representative of the typical city car, in that it is a no-frills vehicle designed for urban commuting. The Zip Plus is a trim level of the Santro that includes standard power creature comforts such as windows and door locks.
The Santro Zip Plus is powered by a naturally aspirated inline-four cylinder engine. This 1.1-liter motor utilizes a single overhead camshaft design with four valves per cylinder. The Santro Zip Plus' engine has a 67 mm bore and a 77 mm stroke.
Hyundai's Santro Zip Plus' four-cylinder motor produces 62 horsepower at 5,500 rpm. This motor's peak torque is rated at 89 foot-pounds at 4,000 rpm. The motor has a maximum speed of 6,000 rpm.
The Santro Zip Plus is a standard hatchback-style city car of compact proportions built on a front-engine, front-wheel drive platform. This car's monocoque chassis construction shrouds a cabin that seats five passengers, with two bucket seats up front and a three-seat bench in the rear. Braking duties are handled by a set of front disc brakes and drums in the rear.
The curb weight of the Santro Zip Plus is a scant 1,850 pounds, which sits on a 93.7-inch wheelbase with a 51.8-inch front track and a 51.2-inch rear track. The body of this city car has an overall length of 137.6 inches, with an overall width of 58.9 inches and a height of 62.6 inches. Ground clearance beneath this car is ample at 6.8 inches.
The 1.1-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine moves this car from 0 to 61 mph in 19.51 seconds. The horsepower-to-liter ratio of this model is 56.46-to-1, while its horsepower-to-ton ratio is 72.22-to-1.
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