Hyundai Elite i20 Achieves Sales Record
By Shoumeshwar Sen
1 mins read
Published on November 25, 2015
The Hyundai Elite i20 has set an Indian record by clocking up sales of 1.5 lakh units since its launch in September 2014. Hyundai now commands a 66 per cent market share in the premium hatchback segment thanks to the Elite i20. This ultra-competitive category also includes Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz, Volkswagen Polo, etc.
Speaking about the Hyundai Elite i20's strong sales performance and brand success, Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), said, "We are overwhelmed with the customer's response by receiving unprecedented 150,000 domestic sales for the Elite i20. This reflects the strong customer connect and confidence on Hyundai products. We thank customers, channel partners, employees and media who have chosen our product Elite i20 and made it a super performer brand in India and who have contributed to this landmark achievement.
"Hyundai is a new age brand and, under the modern premium brand direction, has set benchmarks in the segment. With Elite i20, HMIL has fortified its position in the premium compact segment in India and has demonstrated the excellence of 'Made in India' products with global standards. Hyundai will always aim to be the most loved and trusted car manufacturer in India," he added.
The Hyundai Elite i20's exterior has got rave reviews about its 'European' styling and comes loaded with features and equipment like automatic headlamps, reversing camera, rear air-con vents, electrically-folding side view mirrors, climate control, push-button start, touchscreen Audio Visual Navigation (AVN) system, etc.
Also Read: Hyundai Elite i20 Review
The hatchback comes with an 82bhp 1.2-litre petrol engine or an 89bhp 1.4-litre diesel unit. The petrol motor is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox, while the diesel gets a six-speed manual transmission.
Hyundai, which has its Indian manufacturing plant near Chennai, currently sells 10 models in India. It is the largest passenger car exporter in the country and the second largest carmaker after Maruti Suzuki.
Now Buy Bikes Online: Get the Best Deals on Mahindra Bikes on carandbike.com
Disclosure: NDTV's carandbike.com is a partner for Mahindra Two Wheelers.
Last Updated on November 27, 2015
Great Deals on Used CarsView All Used Cars
Popular Hyundai Models
-19793 second ago
The Jeeto Strong has a claimed mileage of 32 km/l for the diesel variant and 35 km/kg for the CNG variant
-16230 second ago
The 70 Series from Toyota was first launched in 1984, and the latest iteration combines retro styling with modern technology.
-16077 second ago
New-gen Duster now sits on the CMF-B platform and is offered with turbo-petrol, bi-fuel and hybrid powertrain options.
-14267 second ago
The updated Tesla Model 3 gets the “Active Hood” feature to reduce pedestrian injuries in the event of a collision
-10581 second ago
The selection committee comprising members of the FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports announced the decision to drop CryptoDATA RNF over repeated infractions and breaches.
-8922 second ago
Subcompact SUV to get refreshed looks and new tech.
-8267 second ago
The news of Rossi's foray into the WEC arrives amid the release of the series' provisional 2024 entry list, featuring 19 cars in the Hypercar class and 18 in LMGT3
-7611 second ago
The 2024 KTM 1390 Super Duke R and top-spec Evo variant packs a larger capacity engine, more electronic aids and a radical new face as part of the upgrades
7 minutes ago
The new system aims to counterbalance Ducati's strategic advantage and address concerns from manufacturers about competitive disparities.
44 minutes ago
It has flashing front lights, a safety car roof bar, a front splitter, Recaro seats, a six-point racing harness, and a fire extinguisher.
The plant will be built at an investment of over $ 500 million with the facility's ground breaking expected in 2024
Previously shown as a concept, the production model misses out on some of the tech featured on the concept at the New York Auto Show 2023.
To utilise this function, users must update to the latest version or clear any previously registered vehicle keys and re-register the new keys.
Hyundai EV owners will gain access to more than 12,000 Tesla Superchargers in US, Canada and Mexico
1 month ago
The year 2020 saw some of the most important car launches, and here are the Top 5 cars that went on sale during this pandemic-stricken year.