Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), today announced that its i20 model range has achieved 1 million units in global sales. The i20 was launched in India in 2008 and was very well received in the domestic market with its fluidic sculpture design language. Even while selling for a premium over the usual hatchbacks, the i20 managed to garner great numbers. The spacious interior, stylish exterior and a rich features list made it very popular among the upwardly mobile audience. Hyundai India calls the i20 a ‘Make in India-Made for World’ product.
Apart from the sales figures, the i20 also holds the title of being the most awarded car in the Indian automobile landscape winning as many as 34 awards since inception. The car also won the coveted Indian Car of the year (ICOTY) award in 2015. Hyundai, in general has dominated the ICOTY whenever they had a new mainstream model launch for the year. The sales for the model series includes the numbers logged by the i20, Elite i20 and the i20 Active.
The sales details of the Hyundai i20 model series are provided below:
|i20||29 Dec, 2008||367,146||389,889||757,035|
|Elite i20||11 Aug, 2014||205,441||16,603||222,044|
|i20 Active||17 Mar, 2015||30,877||7,154||38,031|
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Y.K. Koo – MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), said, “Reaching this historic mark is a testament to Hyundai i20’s staying power and the global appeal of a vehicle that delivers sporty design, functionality and class-leading performance. We are extremely delighted that i20 models have achieved this milestone of 1 million global sales and met the aspirations of Indian and Global customers. Hyundai is Modern Premium brand that offers quality, innovation and value for money with awards winning cutting-edge technology, styling and performance. Hyundai is committed towards fulfilling the customers’ aspirations and will continue to evolve its products as per the ever changing market trends.”