Zero to 500,000 in 5 years: Hyundai Creta's new sales milestone

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Aug 2020

Hyundai Motor India has achieved another sales milestone for its popular SUV, Creta. It has now sold the Creta to over 500,000 customers since it was launched in 2015. The company is offering the Creta in 1.5-litre petrol, 1.5-litre diesel and a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine options.

Commenting on the achievement, Tarun Garg, director – Sales, Marketing & Service, Hyundai Motor India said, “Hyundai Creta has been the blockbuster model in the Indian automobile industry ever since its launch in 2015. Redefining the SUV landscape in India, Creta’s supremacy transpires from Hyundai’s technological prowess and innovation, outperforming the industry benchmarks in all aspects. With the 500,000 sales mark, the Creta has set yet another benchmark in the industry, reaffirming a legacy of leadership in the SUV segment. At Hyundai Motor India, we are continuously strengthening our portfolio with the best-in-segment features and technologically advanced products to make our customers’ life a happy life.”

“HMIL has also contributed strongly in the UV Segment with 4 super performer SUVs – all-new Creta, Venue, Tucson and Kona electric registering sale of 34,212 Units (April-July 2020) showcasing customer acceptance of SUVs in the Hyundai portfolio leading to higher brand affinity.”

The new Creta has been the best-selling SUV for three consecutive months of May, June and July, this year, and has received over 65,000 bookings since being launched in March 2020. Interestingly, the demand for the Creta Diesel variant is now at 60 percent. The company is exporting the Made-in-India Creta across 88 countries.

Also read: Hyundai Motor India turns UV market share leader with 23% in Q1 FY2021

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