The country’s largest auto exporter and the second largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor India has achieved another milestone by registering over 1 lakh bookings, 5 lakh enquiries and 56,000 units of the Hyundai Creta has been delivered in just 8 months where Hyundai Creta made its world premiere in the Indian market on July 23, 2015.
Commenting on the milestone, Mr. YK Koo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, “We thank our customers for the tremendous response with the record fastest 1 lakh bookings in 8 months. Like in the domestic market, CRETA has generated great response in Global markets with more than 28,000 orders. To reduce the waiting period, we are increasing CRETA production by 30% to total production of 13,000 units of which 10,000 units will be allocated for the domestic market.”
Hyundai Creta has bagged around 26 awards in the year 2015-16 including the prestigious Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2016, Car of the Year and SUV of the Year by Overdrive, Car of the year by Automotive India, SUV of the Year and Reader's Choice Car of the Year by TopGear, and many more, this car has been the most recognized and awarded car of the year.
Speaking of the engine lineup, the Hyundai Creta is offered in three choices of engine options, a 1.6 Gamma Dual VTVT, 1.6 U2 CRDi VGT, 1.4 U2 CRDi –tuned for best performance and fuel efficiency. Based on Hyundai Motor’s evolved Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design philosophy, CRETA demonstrates all the essential attributes of dynamism, comfort, safety and style making it a revolutionary product in the Indian car market.
The Creta has appreciated in the Indian market and also in global markets such as Latin America (Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru & Panama), Middle East (Oman, UAE, Saudi) and Africa (Egypt, Morocco & Nigeria). Hyundai will continue to maintain its leadership position in the export market with the strong sales of CRETA.