Hyundai's small car offering Grand i10 sales in India crossed one lakh units within ten months of its launch, says the company.
Grand i10, a car which made its debut last September has been earning accolades from all across the world for its style and the performance. The car also bagged the highest automotive award, 'The Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2014'.
Sharing the joy of achieving one lakh milestone, Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Marketing and Sales, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, "We appreciate and thank our customers for showing strong confidence in brand Hyundai and making Grand a huge success in India. Grand has created a benchmark in quality, features and technology offering higher value proposition in such a short span of time- fastest in the industry. Reaching the milestone of 100,000 happy families of Hyundai Grand is a great achievement for us and we are very delighted. We would like to thank our valued customers and channel partners for their support."
Originally launched in petrol and diesel variants, Hyundai Grand i10 comes loaded with premium features like smart key, push button start/stop, a double DIN audio system with 1GB internal memory, Bluetooth connectivity, Aux-in and USB connectivity, steering mounted audio controls, A/C vent for rear passengers, rear parking sensors, glove box cooling and electric ORVMs.
The petrol variant packs a 1.2-litre Kappa engine, which can churn out a higher power of 83 PS and 116 Nm torque. The diesel model of the vehicle houses a 1.1-litre three cylinder U2 VGT motor engine that delivers 71 PS power and 163 Nm of torque.
Grand i10, which is now one of the favourite cars of Indian families, is also available in LPG variant. LPG model of the car, is powered by 998cc Kappa petrol engine which can churn out a power of 68 bhp and peak torque of 94 Nm at 3,500 rpm and promises a return of 20.3 kmpl.
In June, Hyundai reported a 7.6 percent dip in total sales at 50,518 units. The domestic sales of the company are up by 9.5 percent for the month of June, whereas the company's exports declined by 29.3 percent to 17,004 units as against 24,055 units in the same period last year.