44,885 Hyundai Grand i10 hatchbacks delivered in India to date
Hyundai Grand i10 was launched in India in early September 2013. At the time of launch, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL had said:
“The Grand is a world-class product developed for the Indian market. The Grand symbolizes Hyundai’s commitment to Indian customers by offering high standards of quality, durability and reliability. It offers an ideal urban mobility with a complete package from style to performance creating a new benchmark in the Compact High Entry Segment. We expect Grand with its excellent value proposition and its unique features, will serve wide range of customers in India.”
Surely Hyundai Grand i10 has stood true to its word. Within 20 days the company confirmed 10,000 bookings, and 110,000 enquiries. At the start of November 2013, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) confirmed over 20,000 bookings and over 200,000 enquiries having within a month of launch gone on to be one of the Top 5 highest selling models in India. At the same time, a 4-Speed automatic transmission (AT) of Grand was made available in 1.2 ltr Kappa petrol.
This week, Hyundai won NDTV Car of the Year 2014 award for Hyundai Grand. Hyundai also won Car manufacturer of the Year, and Entry hatchback of the Year for Grand. The company also said 44,885 units have already been delivered to happy customers across India.
Expressing delight on the awards, B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, said, “We are humbled and honored to win the prestigious automotive awards – NDTV Car and Bike Awards 2014: Car Manufacturer of the Year, Car of the Year and Entry Hatchback of the Year for Grand. With the recent 5 millionth car roll-out HMIL has strengthened its commitment to the Indian market offering Modern-Premium world class products. We would like to thank our customers, media, business partners and employees who have supported and shown trust in Hyundai brand in this competitive market scenario. We affirm our commitment to the industry and will continue to invest in offering high quality products to the customers.”