Hyundai Grand seeped into the hearts of Indians without wasting time. To its results, the sales sheet of Hyundai reported 1 lakh Grand sold in just 10 months after the launch since September 2013.
Hyundai is the first fastest auto manufacturer to achieve this landmark in 10 months.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is the country’s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer.
Apart from the good responses, the car also won several awards and accolades for its trendsetting design and other segment’s first features. Naming them, it was also declared as The Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2014.
Speaking on the achievement, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Marketing and Sales, HMIL said, “We appreciate and thank our customers for showing strong confidence in brand Hyundai and making Grand a huge success in India. Grand has created a benchmark in quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition in such a short span of time- fastest in the industry. Reaching the milestone of 100,000 happy families of Hyundai Grand is a great achievement for us and we are very delighted. We would like to thank our valued customers and channel partners for their support. Hyundai reaffirms its commitment to the customer and will continue to bring world-class products to the Indian market. To meet the increase in demand we are continuously working to increase the production capacity.”
The Hyundai brand has consolidated its position as a trendsetter in the market. The Grand showcases a Modern, Sporty, Trendy and Progressive styling with Hyundai’s globally acclaimed ‘Fluidic Design’ philosophy. The made-for-India car in both petrol and highly advanced and frugal 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel engine offers a combination of optimum performance along with high fuel efficiency for city and highway driving conditions in India.
At the showrooms, Hyundai Grand is available in four petrol and four diesel variants. The petrol variants are lugged with 1.2-litre Kappa 2 engine, whereas the diesel ones comes equipped with a 1.1-litre three-cylinder, both mated to five-speed manual gearbox as standard. Petrol units get an optional four-speed automatic.