Hyundai Santro highly dependable small car

Hyundai Santro admitted as the number one position in compact car segment in the Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) conducted by JD Power Asia Pacific 2008. JD Power Asia-Pacific study is one of the most esteemed and renowned for its total objectivity conducted the test first time in India in various segments of the car like compact cars, premium compact, entry mid-size, mid-size, premium mid-size, entry luxury, MUV/MPV and SUVs.They give the rank after considering rigorous testing covered various aspects of the car like performance, style, comfort, elecrical and mechanical outputs, fuel-emissions ,safety standards and number of problem reported per 100 vehicles, with lower scores pointing the lower rate of problem occurence.The 2008 India Vehicle Dependability Study is based on evaluations from nearly 4,700 owners who purchased a new vehicle between July 2004 and September 2005. This study confirms the manufacturers about the quality performance of their models over time. Commenting on the awards, Hyundai Motor India Managing Director H S Lheem said, "This is deeply satisfying and confirms our commitment to quality.