Car Sales December 2021: Hyundai Drops To No. 3 As Sales Decline By 32 Per Cent

Hyundai India's domestic sales stood at 32,312 units in December 2021, while the company did register a growth of 19.2 per cent year-on-year in CY2021 sales.

By Sameer Contractor


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Published on January 2, 2022

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  • Hyundai's December 2021 sales stood at 32,312 units, down by 31.8%
  • Hyundai sold 5.05 lakh cars in CY2021, a growth of 19.2%
  • Hyundai's exports in CY2021 stood at 1.3 lakh units, up by 31.8%

Hyundai Motor India posted its sales for December 2021 and the company's domestic sales stood at 32,312 units. The company registered a decline of 31.8 per cent in sales when compared to 47,400 units sold in December 2020, and also lost the number two spot to Tata Motors that posted a sale of 35,300 units for last month. While sales numbers were down in December last year, Hyundai had a far more effective year than Tata when it comes to overall volumes. The South Korean auto giant sold 505,033 units between January and December 2021, registering a growth of 19.2 per cent over 423,642 units sold during CY2020. That's a whole 1.7 lakh units more than Tata Motors.

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Commenting on CY2021 performance, Tarun Garg, Director - Sales, Marketing & Service, Hyundai Motor India, said, "Despite key component supply constraints, HMI has managed challenges to ensure smooth deliveries of their favourite Hyundai cars to our beloved customers. With strong brands such as Creta, Nios, Venue, Aura, Alcazar, Verna, i20 and Tucson, Hyundai Motor India continues to offer benchmark products in each segment."


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He further added, "With an excellent market response for our brands, HMI has registered a healthy growth of 19.2 per cent in CY2021 in the domestic market over last year's sales performance. We are grateful to all our customers for their trust and love for brand Hyundai. We will continue to drive customer delight with the introduction of smart mobility solutions pegged on the tenets of intelligent technology, innovation and sustainability."

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Meanwhile, exports in December 2021 stood at 16,621 units, declining by 14.1 per cent over 19,350 shipped during December 2020. Exports though continued to be Hyundai's strong suit through the last year with the company shipping 130,380 units last year as opposed to 98,900 units in 2020. A growth of 31.8 per cent. Overall, Hyundai's cumulative sales (domestic + exports) in CY2021 stood at 635,413 units, witnessing a hike of 21.6 per cent.

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