Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country's second largest carmaker, sold a total of 35,041 units in the domestic market in September 2014. Whereas, it exported 16,430 units, taking the cumulative sales number to 51,571 units in the month.
Launched on September 22, 2014, the Elite i20 proved to be quite a successful product for the company with 8,902 total sold units. Hyundai Grand i10 and Xcent were other two top-selling cars in the month. The company says that its sales have grown 14.5% in September, while 12.8% in the first half of the year.
Commenting on the September sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP- Sales and Marketing, HMIL said, "Hyundai volumes have grown by 14.5 % for September and 12.8% for first half of the year with strong performance of new models lead by 8,902 units of new Elite i20. In this festive season, we are seeing a significant increase in first time buyers and exchange buyers which is very encouraging as it will accelerate the positive momentum already being experienced in the last few months."