Hyundai August 2020 domestic sales up 20% at 45,809 units
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) passenger vehicle sales in domestic markets for August 2020 has increased by 19.9 percent to 45,809 units in August 2020; as compared to 38,205 units in the same month of the previous year.
New Creta was the company’s bestselling model for the company, while it was India’s 5th best selling car for August 2020. The Creta contributed over 25 percent to Hyundai’s August sales with 11,758 units sold in the past month. This was a 96 percent increase over 6,001 units sold in August 2019. Month on month sales increased by a marginal 2 percent with 11,549 units sold in July 2020.
The 2020 Creta has topped the company sales charts for four consecutive months – May 2020 (3,212 units), June 2020 (7,202 units), July 2020 11,549 units) and now Aug. Below is the detailed sales report data of Hyundai India for Aug 2020.
On No 2 was Grand i10 / NIOS, whose sales increased 22 percent MoM from 8,368 units sold in July 2020 to 10,190 units sold in the past month. This was also an 8 percent increase as against 9,403 units sold in August 2019.
Venue best selling compact SUV
The Hyundai Venue was the best selling compact SUV in August 2020, overtaking sales of the Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon by a good margin, despite experiencing de-growth. August 2020 sales stood at 8,267 units, down 12 percent as against 9,342 units sold in August 2019. However, Month on Month sales surged 23 percent from 6,734 units sold in July 2020.
The company also sold 7,765 units of the i20 Elite last month, this was a 10 percent YoY increase as against 7,071 units sold in August 2019 and a 22 percent MoM increase with 6,344 units sold in July 2020. Sales of the Xcent / Aura surged 145 percent to 3,228 units last month while sales of Santro dipped 27 percent to 2,395 units as against 3,288 units sold in the same month of the previous year. Month on month sales however surged 77 percent from 1,351 units sold in July 2020.
The Hyundai Verna and Tucson also contributed to positive sales growth in the past month while sales of the Elantra dipped 37 percent to 26 units from 41 units sold in August 2019 and Kona sales fell from 88 units sold in August 2019 to 26 units sold in the past month.
Next big launch from Hyundai India is that of the new generation i20 premium hatchback. Already spied on test, it is expected to be launched later this year – most likely ahead of the Diwali festive season so as to garner best possible sales. New 2020 i20 will come with petrol and diesel engine options, same as we have seen on the Venue. Once launched, it will become the most feature rich car in the segment.