Perfect SUV ‘Hyundai CRETA’ Records over 1 Lakh Bookings
– Fastest Hyundai Car to achieve over 1 lakh bookings and 5 lakh enquiries in 8 months–
– More than 16,000 CRETA exported-
-ICOTY 2016 winner becomes largest selling brand in the above 10 lakh segment-
-Most awarded SUV of 2016 with 26 awards –
New Delhi, March 15, 2016: Hyundai Motor India, the country’s largest auto exporter and the second largest car manufacturer, has achieved yet another milestone with over 1 lakh bookings, 5 lakh enquiries and 56,000 units delivered of the Perfect SUV- Hyundai CRETA.
Marking the World Premiere of the CRETA in India on July 23, 2015, this landmark was achieved within 8 months of launch. Winning 26 awards in the year 2015-16 including the prestigious Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2016, the Perfect SUV, CRETA has been the most recognized and awarded car of the year.
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 is a new age brand and under the modern premium brand direction has set benchmarks in the SUV segment. With CRETA, HMIL has strengthened its position in the SUV segment in India and has demonstrated excellence of ‘Made in India’ products as per global standards.
The CRETA has received an overwhelming response 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.
CRETA is one of the toughest and strongest SUVs in its segment. CRETA is designed with strong ‘Hive Structure’ body shell that denotes high structural strength stability and sturdiness.
Hyundai offers Best-in-class warranty with 3 Years Unlimited Kilometers and First- in-class to offer 6 speed Automatic Transmission in Diesel variant to all CRETA customers.
The CRETA is available in three engine options – 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.
AWARDS WON BY HYUNDAI CRETA
|ICOTY||Indian Car of the year (ICOTY)|
|Overdrive||Car of the Year|
|SUV of the Year|
|Car India||Car of the Year|
|Compact SUV of the Year|
|Motoring World||Car of the Year|
|SUV of the Year|
|Zigwheels||Car of the Year|
|SUV of the Year|
|Motoroids||Car of the Year|
|Crossover of the Year|
|Automotive India||Car of the Year|
|TopGear||SUV of the Year|
|Reader’s Choice Car of the Year|
|AutoCar||SUV of the year|
|Premium SUV of the year|
|Readers choice of the year|
|Auto X||Best of 2015-CRETA|
|Evo||Compact SUV of the Year|
|NDTV||Compact SUV of the Year|
|Zeegnition||SUV of the Year|
|Motorbeam||SUV of the Year|
|Fly Wheel||Premium Compact SUV of the year|
|Motor Vikatan||SUV of the Year|
|Car Dekho||Compact SUV of the Year|
|Gaadiwadi.com||SUV of the year – Reader’s Choice|
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. It currently has ten car models across segments – Eon, i10, Grand i10, Elite i20, i20 Active, Xcent, Verna, CRETA, Elantra and Santa Fe. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts advanced production, quality and testing capabilities.
HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to over 90 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and the Asia Pacific. HMIL has been India’s number one exporter for the last 10 years consecutively. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 446 dealers and more than 1,10 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D centre endeavours to be a centre of excellence in automobile engineering.