Hyundai achieves a sales growth of 8.1 per cent in March

Hyundai achieves a sales growth of 8.1 per cent in March New Hyundai
author image Bilal Firfiray
Monday 03 April 2017, 17:20 PM

Hyundai India has reportedly achieved a cumulative sales figure of 55,614 units in March 2017, which is an 8.1 per cent increase compared to the 51,452 units sold in March 2016.

The cumulative figure includes 44,757 domestic sales and 10,857 units exported units. The domestic sales grew by a modest 8.6 percent with the manufacturer selling 41,201 units in February last year. Exports in the same month, however, grew by a mere 5.9 per cent, selling just 606 units extra compared to March 2016. When compared to the previous month, Hyundai achieved a growth of 5.4 percent over the 52,734 units sold in February 2017. The domestic sales are up by 5.7 per cent and export sales increased by a trifle 4.3 per cent as compared to February 2017.

There is a strong demand for the Elite i20, Creta and Grand i10 which have helped the carmaker achieve good volumes in the Indian market. The updated Grand i10, launched in February this year, and the Creta compact SUV along with the premium hatchback, the Elite i20, have all been averaging more than 10,000 units, asserts Hyundai.

Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP- sales and marketing, HMIL, commenting on the March sales, said, “Hyundai's ICOTY hat-trick products Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta achieved a record sales of over 10,000 units each in a single month, with all-model volume of 44,757 units registering a growth of 8.6% while closing the Financial Year with highest-ever sales of 5,09,707 units, creating a strong momentum for the next year."

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