One of Hyundai Motor India's most successful models the Elite i20 has crossed the 1.5 lakh units sales mark in India.
The Elite i20, the second generation i20 model in India, was launched in August 2014. The car which has a refreshing style and slew of features has been earning good responses in the country since then.
Elite i20 has also fortified Hyundai India's position in the global markets with its 'made in India' model. Based on Elite i20, Hyundai rolled out a crossover i20 Active in the country later.
"We are overwhelmed with the customers' response by receiving unprecedented 150,000 domestic sales for the Elite i20. This reflects the strong customer connect and confidence on Hyundai products. We thank customers, channel partner, employees and media who have chosen our product Elite i20 making it as a super performer brand in India and who have contributed to this landmark achievement," said Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing, HMIL sharing the delight of the new achievement.
Under the hood, Elite i20 gets a 1.2 litre petrol engine and 1.4 litre CRDi diesel motor. While the petrol engine of Elite i20 can churn out 83ps of power and peak torque of 114nm, the diesel motor is tuned to generate 90ps of power and peak torque of 220nm.
Hyundai recently updated its Elite i20 with a touchscreen AVN system (Audio, Video, and Navigation).