New Delhi, December 05, 2013: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, has received an overwhelming response of its newly launched model ‘Grand’ as it enters the charts of top 5 selling car brands in India. Over 33,000 units have already been delivered to happy customers across India in just 90 days of its national launch in September 2013.
Post the launch of Grand in the Indian market, Hyundai has experienced over 124,000 footfalls at dealerships across all regions and most dealerships are recording multiple enquires and test drive requests. Over 165,000 test drives has been facilitated to customers across India. Grand has generated high interest level amidst the younger generation in metros as well as Tier II cities.
Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing- HMIL expressed, “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. We are committed and continuously working on the operational efficiencies to cater to the demand to reduce the waiting period.”
Indian customers have appreciated the highly advanced and frugal 2nd generation U2 CRDi diesel engine which is combination of optimum performance along with high fuel efficiency of 24 kmpl (ARAI). The U2 engine offers stress less acceleration in city and highway driving conditions along with low emission and NVH levels. The linear power delivery and flat torque over wide range of rpm’s ensure smooth and jerk free drive. Also the highly acclaimed all-aluminum 1.2 litre Kappa petrol engine comes with Dual VTVT mechanism delivers optimum engine performance with best-in-class mileage of 18.9 kmpl (ARAI figure).
Hyundai Grand with its premium features and stylish design has made its mark amongst the first time buyers, up-graders and additional car buyers. With segment unique offering like Rear A/C vents, integrated 2-DIN MP3 audio with in-built 1GB memory, diamond cut Alloy wheels- unique 2 tone design along with smart key with push button start and stop, bluetooth connectivity, multifunction steering wheel with bluetooth, audio and trip meter controls, auto folding outside mirrors with electric adjustment function, rear parking sensors, turn indicators on outside mirrors and cooled glove Box.