Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today announced the landmark achievement of over 1 Million ‘Made in India’ SUVs sold cumulatively across domestic and export markets. Hyundai Motor India’s growth in the SUV segment comprises of VENUE, CRETA, TUCSON and also KONA Electric.
Launched in 2015, CRETA was an instant hit amongst masses. Over the years since launch, CRETA has been a best seller for HMIL, recording cumulative sale of over 5.9 lakh units in the domestic market and over 2.2 lakh units in the export market. Similarly, VENUE was introduced in 2019 as the country’s first Connected SUV. With segment first and best features like Blue Link Connected Technology, 1.0 l Turbo GDi Petrol BS6 engine and 7-Speed DCT, VENUE was able to raise the benchmark in the fast-growing compact SUV segment and carve a niche for itself. HMIL has already sold over 1.8 lakh units of VENUE in the domestic market.
Commenting on the landmark achievement, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing & Service), Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “We are extremely grateful for the love and trust our customers have presented in Hyundai branded SUVs. As frontrunners in the introduction of revolutionary technologies, we continue to establish new milestones and redefine benchmarks across segments. With over 1 Million cumulative SUV sales in domestic and export markets, we have reiterated the promise of Make-in-India over nearly two and a half decades of our presence in India. This achievement also epitomises our manufacturing excellence and the unconditional admiration for Hyundai brand in India. Our journey towards SUV leadership was initiated by brands such as TUCSON, SANTA FE and TERRACAN. Now we have witnessed exponential growth in the segment with the launch of contemporary brands like CRETA and VENUE that have quickly gone on to become well established household names.”
HMIL is HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 88 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia, and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 522 dealers and more than 1,298 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million-dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad.