Close on the heels of Maruti hiking prices by up to Rs 10,000, Hyundai Motor India on Friday announced an increase in the prices of Santro, i10 and Accent across all its variants with immediate effect. According to the company, the price hike, which ranges from 1.2% to 3%, is primarily due to an increase in its input cost.

The retail prices across these models have gone up ranging from Rs 3,601 to Rs 14,636. After the price hike, the flagship brand Santro will be costlier by Rs 3,601 to Rs 5,163, the premium hatchback i10 will be dearer by Rs 3,974 to Rs 7,637 and the prices of Accent have gone up by Rs 14,636.

Rest of the model range comprising of the newly-launched premium hatch i20 and the premium luxury car Sonata remains unchanged as they are sill under the introductory pricing. The new Verna launched this week sports a revised price tag.