In August 2019, Hyundai Motor India sold 38,205 units in domestic market. This was 17 percent lower as compared to sales in August 2018 when figures stood at 45,801 units.
Taking the top spot in the sales chart for Hyundai was their Grand i10, this was thanks to the launch of new NIOS variant. In spite of launch of a new variant, and taking the top spot in company’s sales chart – this was not enough for Grand i10 to register a positive YoY sales.
Grand i10 also noted a considerable de-growth in the past month. Sales in August 2018 had stood at 11,489 units which dipped 18 percent to 9,403 units in August 2019. But sales were 85 percent higher as compared to sales of 5,081 units in July 2019. Below is the detailed sales report of all Hyundai cars for Aug 2019.
On the second spot is the newly launched Venue SUV, which has now replaced Maruti Brezza as the No 1 sub 4 meter SUV of India. Aug 2019 sales of Venue stood at 9,342 units. On 3rd spot was i20. Sales of the Hyundai i20 Elite fell 38 percent in the past month. Sales in August 2018 which stood at 11,475 units dipped to 7,071 units in the past month and 22 percent lower as compared to sales of 9,012 units in July 2019.
Hyundai Creta, which had regularly featured in the top 3 for Hyundai, has now slipped to 4th spot. Creta sales dipped to 6,001 units, declining by 43%. This was mainly due to the launch of rival Kia Seltos in the segment.
Newly launched Santro registered sales of 3,288 units. This was a decline of 38% when compared to sales of July 2019 when 5,309 cars were sold. Hyundai Verna sales stood at 1,597 units, down 52 percent as compared to 3,361 units sold in August 2018 and down 16 percent as compared to 1,890 units sold in July 2019.
Sales of the Hyundai Xcent also dipped, down by 74 percent. Aug 2019 Xcent sales were at 1,316 units. In Aug 2018 sales figures were at 4,981 units, while in July 2019 sales were at 1,430 units.
The Hyundai Kona, India’s first fully electric SUV has seen sales increase 418 percent from 17 units sold in July 2019 to 88 units sold in the past month. Hyundai Tucson has seen a de-growth of 50 percent in August 2019 to 58 units as compared to 117 units sold in August 2018. Sales of 47 units in July 2019 increased 23 percent to 58 units in August 2019.
Hyundai Elantra sales dipped 40 percent to 41 units in August 2019 as compared to sales of 68 units in August 2018. Sales of 54 units in July 2019 also went down 24 percent in the past month. Hyundai has revealed that the new Elantra will be launched on 3rd October. Bookings are now open in India.
Hyundai Motors India also kicked off the festive season in September 2019 with discount schemes in the form of cash and exchange offers extend to the Santro, Grand i10, Xcent, Creta, Elite i20, Verna, Elantra, Tucson. However, there are no discounts offered on the purchase of the Venue and Kona.