While the pandemic is still far from over, the automotive industry is showing signs of revival. Automobile manufacturers are dishing out new vehicles as well as new ownership plans to make the experience a little less daunting. The sales number might not be astronomical but at least the industry is getting back up on its feet. Hyundai is one of the most popular carmakers in our country and their sales data for the month of July 2020 seems promising as well.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd registered Cumulative Sales of 41,300 Units with 38,200 units sold in the domestic market and 3,100 units in the export markets in July 2020.
Commenting on July sales performance, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing & Service), Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “As a responsible and caring organisation, it is our duty to humbly contribute towards triggering the country’s economic revival. With the changing trend of preference for personal mobility, our consistent efforts are towards fulfilling the customer needs and meeting the market demand. With 38 200 units, July’20 domestic sales volume is 98% of July’19 domestic sales volume. This performance was driven by good customer demand for our Most Admired Brands – The Ultimate SUV All-New CRETA, VENUE, Spirited New VERNA, ELITE i20 & NIOS.”
Hyundai recently launched a variable warranty option called “Wonder Warranty” for customers of its KONA Electric Vehicle to enhance the after-sales experience. All the existing customers have an option to choose Wonder Warranty and get the benefits without paying any extra cost. Hyundai customers can opt for any of the following Wonder Warranty options, such as – three-year/unlimited or four-year/60,000kms or five-year/50,000kms. However, the battery warranty for eight-years/1,60,000kms remains applicable irrespective of the Wonder Warranty option chosen.
To further provide unparalleled customer delight to KONA EV customers, Hyundai Service has ensured the installation of 7.2KW AC chargers at more than 50 Dealerships in 30 cities. Further, each Hyundai Kona is provided with a 7.2 KW AC charger to ensure charging at the customer’s residence in 6 hours 10 minutes. The industry’s first ‘Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V)’ charging facility has been developed and implemented by Hyundai to provide customers anywhere anytime charging at Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Additionally, for emergency charging support, customers in Delhi and Bengaluru can reach out to portable chargers through Hyundai’s roadside assistance partner. From online service booking, vehicle status update via WhatsApp, pick and drop from home/office and online payment facility, a ‘contactless service experience’ is ensured for the customers wherever they are and whenever they want to.
Hyundai Kona EV, the country’s first fully electric SUV was launched last year and is currently retailed at Rs 23.75 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards and directly competes with the likes of MG ZS EV and Tata Nexon EV. Hyundai has had a string of new launches this year starting from the compact sedan Aura earlier in January to the recently launched Tucson SUV.