The Hyundai Creta was the best-selling car in the company lineup for August 2021 – it was also the best-selling SUV in the country
Second only to Maruti Suzuki in terms of sales volume, Hyundai Motor India Limited has reported total sales of 46,866 units in August 2021, up 2 per cent as compared to 45,809 units sold in August 2020. However, this was a drop of 2 per cent as compared to the 48,042 units sold. in July 2021. Hyundai sells cars like Creta, Venue, Alcazar, Santro, Grand i10 Nios, i20, Aura, Verna, Elantra, Kona Electric and Tucson in the domestic market.
Best Selling Hyundai – August 2021
It was the Hyundai Creta that topped the company’s sales list last month with 12,597 units sold, which is 7 per cent more than the 11,758 units sold in August 2020. However, MoM sales declined by 3 per cent against 13,000 units sold in July 2021.
The Korean carmaker also registered a decline in sales of i10 Grand, i20 Elite, Xcent/Aura and Santro, Tucson, Elantra and Kona. i10 Grand sales declined 21 per cent to 8,023 units from 10,190 units sold in August 2020. This was a decline of 14 per cent MoM as compared to 9379 units sold in July 2021.
However, sales of the i20 Elite declined by 5 per cent year-on-year to 7,340 units, witnessing a growth of 13 per cent MoM over 6,518 units sold in July 2021. Hyundai now offers the i20 N line, which is a sportier version of the Hyundai i20 in India. Market. It has been offered in two trims of N6 and N8, with prices ranging from Rs 9.84 lakh to Rs. 11.75 lakhs.
The newly launched Alcazar has seen sales of 3,468 units last month, a 16 per cent increase in MoM as compared to 3,001 units sold in July 2021. Hyundai has also introduced a new variant of the Alcazar SUV called the Platinum (O) trim, which is priced at Rs 19.64. Comes with Lakh and Diesel AT. Xcent/Aura sales declined 4 per cent year-on-year to 3,094 units and 23 per cent MoM as compared to 4,034 units sold in July 2021.
Increase in sales of Venue and Verna
Venue and Verna sales grew marginally in August 2021 as compared to the same month last year. Venue sales stood at 8,377 units as compared to 8,267 units sold in August 2020, while MoM sales registered a growth of 2 per cent as compared to 8,185 units sold in July 2021. Verna, on the other hand, grew sales by 4 per cent YoY and 15 per cent MoM to 2,098 units. Over 1,827 units were sold in July 2021.
Hyundai Santro has seen de-growth in terms of both YoY and MoM sales, while Tucson and Elantra sales declined on YoY basis, showing significant growth in terms of MoM sales.
Only 1 unit of Kona Electric was sold last month, a decline of 96 per cent as compared to 26 units sold in August 2020 and 23 units sold in July 2021. To boost the sales of the Kona Electric, for the month of September 2021, select Hyundai dealers are offering a massive cash discount of Rs 1.50 lakh on the 2020 model year Kona EV. However, there are no offers for the 2021 Kona EV.