Hyundai Cars In India

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Latest on Hyundai: 09 June, 2015

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group, squeezed by slowing sales, plans to cut domestic operating expenses, with the savings depending on its sales performance in the third and fourth quarters, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Hyundai Motor Co and its sister company, Kia Motors Corp, saw their global annual sales drop 6 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively, in May. Hyundai Motor shares are down about 20 per cent in 2015, making them the worst performer among major global automakers. The spokesman declined to specify the size of the cuts after JoongAng Ilbo newspaper said the group would cut operating costs by 30 per cent, without citing a source.

Summary

Hyundai has 72 cars models available in India out of which 41 are hatchbacks, 28 are sedans and 3 are SUVs. Hyundai has total of 38 petrol cars and 30 diesel cars. There are 8 automatic cars and 64 manual transmission cars to select from. Eon is the most economical car with an ex-showroom price (Mumbai) of Rs. 3,22,420/- and the most expensive model is Santa Fe with an ex-showroom price (Mumbai) of Rs. 28,17,284/-. Neo Fluidic Elantra is the latest car by Hyundai launched on 2015-05-09 and priced at Rs. 14,81,009/- (ex-showroom price, Mumbai) - Read Expert Review on Neo Fluidic Elantra. Avante, Genesis and Santro Xing are some of the upcoming Hyundai cars in 2015. Popular Hyundai cars in Jul-2015 are Elite i20, Eon and Grand i10. Find details on 110 Hyundai new car dealers across India.

Hyundai Motor India Ltd is a fully owned subsidiary of the South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company. It is the second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter in the country. The company made its entry into the Indian automobile market in 1996, and is known for offering affordable yet stylish cars.

Hyundai Motor India’s first product in India was the Santro, which is also Hyundai's most successful car to date. The Santro managed to attract buyers, thanks to its tall boy small car. Ever since its inception in the Indian market, Bollywood's superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been associated with Hyundai India as its brand ambassador.

Indian Operations and Executive Managements

Mr. Bo Shin Seo is the Managing Director and CEO of the Hyundai Motor India Ltd. The other management people are Devdatta Mulchandani & Punert Anand (Deputy General Manager), and Sekar S (Senior Manager).  The company's India headquarters is situated in Sriperumbudur, Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu. Hyundai Motor India Limited has two manufacturing facilities in the country. Its production facility near Chennai is known for advance production, quality and testing capabilities. The company introduced its second production plant in February 2008 to meet the rising demand in the country. The new production unit is capable of developing 300,000 units per annum; while the HMIL's both units have a total production capacity of 6.75 lakh units per annum. Hyundai has also set up an R&D (Research & Development) facility, named Hyundai Motor India Engineering, in Hyderabad. The company has managed to export over 10 lakh cars in just over 10 years. Hyundai India is currently exporting cars to more than 120 countries across the globe.

Products & Services

Hyundai Motor India, the country's second largest carmaker has a strong hold in both semi-urban and urban regions in India. The company has a strong dealership network and service network spread across the country, which is continuously increasing to meet rising demand. Currently, HMIL has more than 450 dealers and more than 1000 service points across the country.

Environmental Initiatives

Hyundai Motor India is offering a series of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cars in the Indian car market. Hyundai cars that come equipped with LPG kit are Hyundai i10, Eon and Grand i0. In order to offer more environmental friendly vehicles, the South Korean automaker is planning to add more CNG and hybrid cars in its Indian portfolio.

Founder & First Car

Chung Ju-Yung founded Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company, who later founded Hyundai Motor Company in 1967.  Its tilted 'H' logo refers to the company’s collaboration (Shaking hands) with its customers.

Hyundai’s first model, the Cortina, was introduced in alliance with Ford Motor Company in 1968. The export business started in 1983, when the company initiated exporting its Pony car to Canada. The vehicle received many buyers and positive response from critics in Canada because of its aggressive pricing and features.

USP

The major reason behind the great success of Hyundai Motor in India is its strong dealership and service network. Moreover, Hyundai car models in India are feature loaded and offers aggressive pricing tag. Though almost all the Hyundai cars are known for offering high mileage, the most fuel efficient Hyundai Cars are - Grand i10, i20 Active and Eon.

Resale Value

With low maintenance cost and high fuel efficiency, the resale value of Hyundai Cars in India is pretty decent. The use of high level of local components also plays an important role to keep prices competitive in the market. While the premium cars from the South Korean brand are quite popular in the used car market, most popular ones are the fuel efficient Hyundai Cars. 

Competition

Currently, Maruti Suzuki India is ruling the Indian auto market with over 44 per cent of market share. However, the South Korean automaker, Hyundai Motor India, is the fastest growing big brand in the country as it had over 20 percent market share in the last financial year. Other than Maruti Suzuki India, Mahindra & Mahindra and Honda Cars India are growing rapidly, and thus are close rivals for Hyundai Motor India.

Hyundai Car Models

Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna
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4.31 from 32 submission(s)
Rs. 8.13 - Rs. 12.81 lakhs
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Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna

The Verna Fluidic, launched in 2012, is one of the best-selling Hyundai cars in India. The sedan received major exterior and interior updates and improved ride quality in 2015. Based on the Hyundai’s Fluidic design philosophy, the third-generation Verna looks sportier, more refreshing and outgoing than its predecessor. The new model features new boomerang shaped fog lamps, larger projector headlamps, dual-slat chrome grille, modified bumper, a large air dam, new reflectors on the bumper and new LEDs on tail lamps.

Hyundai Elite i20
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3.95 from 161 submission(s)
Rs. 5.54 - Rs. 8.45 lakhs
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Hyundai Elite i20

The i20 has always been among the top-selling Hyundai cars models in India, but the new-gen i20 aka the Elite i20 took the sales numbers to a new high. The car entered its second generation in 2014 when it received all-new Fluidic design, premium interior and improved ride quality and handling. Based on Hyundai’s popular Fluidic design sculpture, it looks sportier and more outgoing than the old one. Exterior updates include a new hexagonal grille, LED running lamps, wider front bonnet, revised tail lights, new wrap-around windows and few more.

Hyundai Eon
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3.65 from 821 submission(s)
Rs. 3.22 - Rs. 4.41 lakhs
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Hyundai Eon

Hyundai Eon, launched in 2011, is one of the best selling Hyundai cars in India. The last update it received was in 2014 when the company had launched it with a more powerful 1000cc engine to take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, WagonR etc. Based on the company’s popular 'Fluidic' design philosophy, the car looks stylish and outgoing. It’s quite spacious, too. Material quality, fit and finish are flawless. The beige console, fluidic design-based, adds to its premium feel.

Hyundai Grand i10
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3.88 from 326 submission(s)
Rs. 4.87 - Rs. 7.04 lakhs
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Hyundai Grand i10

The Grand i10 is one of the top-selling Hyundai cars in India. The Grand i10 is the global successor of the i10; however, the company sells both the models, old and the new-generation, in India. Based on the company’s revised fluidic design philosophy, it looks stylish and outgoing. The car offers best-in-class interior with a plenty of features, space and comfort. Powering the hatch is a new 1.1-litre diesel and a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produce 71bhp with 160Nm and 82bhp with 114Nm, respectively. It’s one of the most fuel efficient Hyundai cars in India.

Hyundai i10
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3.62 from 495 submission(s)
Rs. 4.32 - Rs. 5.17 lakhs
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Hyundai i10

The new Grand i10 is the global successor of the i10, which was launched in 2013. However both the new and old models are on sale in India. As mentioned above the i10 last received an update in 2010, when it received a new grille, a large mesh-work beneath air-dam and slightly different headlamps. The rear too receives changes in the form of revised bumper, new tail-lamps and few other features. Interior, too, looks premium. The old black/ beige dashboard is now browner with metal finished centre console.

Hyundai i20 Active
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4.5 from 28 submission(s)
Rs. 6.7 - Rs. 9.33 lakhs
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Hyundai i20 Active

Hyundai India, the country’s second largest carmaker, launched its first crossover - the i20 Active - in India on 17th March 2015. The crossover is based on the new-generation i20 aka Elite i20. It looks sportier and more rugged than its hatchback sibling. Features that differentiate both the vehicles are cladding all around the body, new skid plate, projector headlamps with daytime running lamps, new bumper with large fog lamps, stylish cornering lights and bigger alloys. The interior design is very ergonomic, and has a plenty of entertainment and comfort-enhancing features.

Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra
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4.27 from 169 submission(s)
Rs. 14.81 - Rs. 18.8 lakhs
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Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra

Launched in 2012, the Hyundai Elantra was one of the first models to feature the company’s new fluidic design philosophy that set a benchmark in the premium segment. Being a global model, the Elantra is Hyundai’s first, and one of the top 10 cars in the auto industry to achieve over 10 million sales at global level. It has always been favored for its premium appeal and agility. Aiming to keep its product fresh, Hyundai introduced the Elantra facelift in 2015 with some additional features and cosmetic updates. Though, the engine mechanism remained unchanged.

Hyundai Santa Fe
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4.11 from 127 submission(s)
Rs. 28.17 - Rs. 31.65 lakhs
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Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai has come up with the new Storm Edge styling on the Santa Fe, which is essentially nothing but a more refined and evolved version of the design nomenclature adopted by Fluidic. The SUV, when seen live gives it an attractive look because of its huge stance and beautifully and dexterously carved features. Despite the excessive chrome treatment, the SUV has a magnificent appeal when viewed from the front side. Proportionality has been articulately maintained on the sides.

Hyundai Xcent
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3.81 from 142 submission(s)
Rs. 5.23 - Rs. 8.11 lakhs
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Hyundai Xcent

Hyundai Accent, launched in 1999, went through various upgrades in its lifecycle before it was finally discontinued in 2013. The vehicle was replaced by the Korean carmaker’s first sub-compact sedan - the Xcent - in 2014. Within a short span of time, the Xcent has become one of the best-selling Hyundai cars in India. Based on the Grand i10, the front fascia of sedan looks exactly similar to that of the Grand. The increased length apparently goes evident from sides.

Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India

Hyundai Avante Images
The car market in India is all geared to experience the launch of some of the newest generation cars by some of the biggest car makers of the world. The focus is now upon the ...more on Hyundai Avante
Expected: End 2016, 0 comments.
Hyundai i30 Images
Overview of Hyundai i30 Hyundai i30 is a big hatchback which is launched in B+ segment by Hyundai Motors. The all-new car, Hyundai i30, was unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto ...more on Hyundai i30
Expected: End 2015, 0 comments.
Hyundai Santro Xing Images
Hyundai Motors India Limited (HMIL), second largest automaker after Maruti Suzuki India Limited in India, is all set to introduce Hyundai Santro Xing Diesel. The car maker ...more on Hyundai Santro Xing
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Hyundai HND7 Images
Hyundai India showcased its vision of future mobility for young families at the 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo in the form of its HND7 concept model. Also called Hexa Space, this ...more on Hyundai HND7
Expected: end 2015, 0 comments.
Hyundai Genesis Images
Hyundai Genesis is a luxury sports car that is expected to make in-roads into Indian luxury car segment. Already available in international markets as a sedan and a ...more on Hyundai Genesis
Expected: End 2016, 0 comments.
Hyundai i40 Images
Hyundai Motor Company based in Korea is the fourth largest car manufacturer across the globe. The prestigious automaker has unveiled Hyundai i40 concept at the international ...more on Hyundai i40
Expected: End 2015, 0 comments.
Hyundai HB20S Images
Introduction of Hyundai HB20S Hyundai Motor India Limited, the country’s largest exporter and second largest passenger car maker, could introduce its i20-based HB20S ...more on Hyundai HB20S
Expected: end 2015, 0 comments.
Hyundai i45 Images
Hyundai Motor Company of Korean conglomerate Hyundai Group has been one of the illustrious car makers across the world. Indian division of Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Motor ...more on Hyundai i45
Expected: end 2015, 0 comments.
Hyundai i10 facelift Images
Hyundai Motor India Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of the South Korean automotive giant, Hyundai Motor Company. The company forayed in the Indian auto market in 1996 and ...more on Hyundai i10 facelift
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Hyundai Creta Images
Since last couple of years, Hyundai has witnessed an inspiring and globally acclaimed voyage. The auto company has adopted a highly robust strategy to increase its share in the ...more on Hyundai Creta
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Discontinued Hyundai Models

Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent is the entry-level sedan in Hyundai`s Indian line-up, a car that has found many takers in the market. It is only available in one avatar in the country, a sleek model that is appreciated for its elegant looks and competitive pricing. The car possesses many interior, safety and convenience features that are usually available in models with higher price tags, thus proving to be a value-for-money option for buyers.


Fueltype:CNG,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai Elantra

The new Elantra is one of the most stunning and feature-rich cars in its segment. The new petrol engine is more efficient and responsive than the diesel motor. The fuel efficiency and outright performance could have been better. It is easy to drive, but driving dynamics isn’t up-to the mark. The pricing and high maintenance cost could be deal-breakers.


Fueltype:Diesel,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai Getz

Hyundai Getz Prime is the compact hatchback, which is preferred by the youths. This car from Hyundai ruled the hearts of all car connoisseurs. Available in two petrol engines 1100 cc and 1300 cc, the Getz provide freedom of choice to the buyers. The compact car is offered to the customers in seven models in both petrol and diesel versions.


Fueltype:Petrol,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai Getz Prime

The all new Hyundai Getz Prime is a new and improved version of its earlier model, Hyundai Getz. The Hyundai Getz Prime is available in two models, which are powered by petrol. These two vehicles are further subdivided into five variants, according to interior features and exterior appearance. The first variant is powered with a 1.1 litre petrol engine and the second variant is powered with a 1.3 litre petrol engine. Both these variants produce decent displacement of 1086 cc and 1341 cc, respectively.


Fueltype:Petrol,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai i20

Hyundai i20, the premium hatchback has been launched by the South Korean automaker to strengthen its position in India. The new i20 is now sportier and has refined interiors. It is offered in both petrol and diesel engines. An automatic variant of the new i20 is also introduced in the Indian automobile market. For its unique looks, the i20 won 'Design of the Year award at NDTV Profit Car & Bike Awards 2010. At the Overdrive CNBC TV 18 Awards 2010, the i20 won Viewer's Choice Award.


Fueltype:Petrol,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai Santro Xing

Hyundai Santro Xing is an upgraded version of the popular Santro, which was launched in 2003 after the immense success of the later. This hatchback from Hyundai comes in petrol version. It also comes in an LPG variant. It now has 1 DIN audio system, which has USB and AUX connectivity. For being most dependable compact car, Hyundai Santro Xing has received the JD Power Asia Pacific 2008 Award. In the Vehicle Dependability Study, Hyundai Santro was awarded the first position.


Fueltype:CNG,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata is a luxury sedan introduced in both manual and automatic versions. The car is available only in the petrol version in the automobile market of India. Sparkling new exteriors and liquid flowing design are the highlighting features of this luxury sedan. High intensity xenon headlamp provides a royal look to the new Sonata. Proper safety arrangements have also been made in the new Sonata. It now has Anti-lock Braking System including Electronic Brakeforce Distribution.


Fueltype:Petrol,Transmission:Automatic
Hyundai Sonata Embera

Fueltype:Diesel,Transmission:Manual
Hyundai Sonata Transform

Fueltype:Diesel,Transmission:Automatic
Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tuscon, the compact crossover SUV is no less in terms of style and power. This car is favoured by the youths and adventurous minded people. With the redesigned 2005 Kia Sportage, the crossover shares its Elantra based platform. Power and torque generated by the engine of this car is also amazing.


Fueltype:Diesel,Transmission:Manual

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