Hyundai India seeks to keep up management place in SUV phase in 2022

Hyundai has offered 1.8 lakh SUVs in 2020 and shipped 2.52 lakh models in 2021. Hyundai has offered 8.34 lakh SUVs within the final 5 years, rising the precedence of SUVs.

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HT Auto Desk

03 Jan 2022, 12:04 PM

The Creta has been an influence participant for Hyundai. (HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)

Hyundai Motor India is aiming to keep up its management place within the SUV phase this yr as effectively, after dominating the phase with 1.8 lakh and a couple of.5 lakh SUV gross sales in 2020 and 2021 respectively. The demand for its fashions like Creta and Venue continues to be sturdy.

The corporate offered 1.25 lakh models of the new-gen Creta in 2021 alone and over 2.15 lakh models of the mannequin since its launch in March 2020. Cumulatively, the automobile has registered gross sales of over six lakh models within the home market since its launch. in 2015.

Hyundai has offered over 8.34 lakh SUVs within the final 5 years, which has elevated the desire for SUVs. Its Venue mannequin has additionally performed a key position within the success story of the SUV, promoting over 2.6 lakh models since its launch in Might 2019. In 2021 alone, Hyundai Venue registered gross sales of over 1.08 lakh models. The carmaker’s newest SUV Alcazar noticed gross sales of over 17,700 models since its launch in June 2021.

That is notably attention-grabbing at a time when SUV gross sales within the nation are rising at a fast tempo. Within the yr 2020, SUVs accounted for round 29 per cent of the overall passenger automobile gross sales within the nation, which rose to 37 per cent in 2021.

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The corporate’s India director – gross sales, advertising and marketing and repair, Tarun Garg instructed PTI that the corporate has offered over 8.34 lakh SUVs within the final 5 years. “Subsequently, we’re assured that we should always proceed to do effectively so far as the SUV house is worried. Now we have an entire vary which places us in an advantageous place,” he added.

Garg mentioned that the SUV phase continues with its sustained development and the corporate is effectively positioned to guide the house. He mentioned the pattern in the direction of SUVs within the home market will proceed as autos have turn out to be a sort of standing image for consumers. ‚ÄúThere’s additionally a notion that SUVs are secure. As well as, the excessive floor clearance is an added benefit for driving on any sort of terrain.”

Nonetheless, Garg additionally mentioned that the unprecedented demand for the SUV has led to an prolonged ready interval and the corporate is making all efforts to ramp up manufacturing.

First revealed date: 02 Jan 2022, 15:46 PM IST

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