Hyundai Motors India registered an increase of 1.6 percent in its domestic sales in the month of May 2017. The company sold 42,007 units last month in 2017 compared to 41,352 units in the same month last year. The South Korean manufacturer recently launched the facelifted Xcent in April 2017. The car was launched with major cosmetic updates at the exterior and interior and a new engine - 1.2 litre U2 CRDi diesel engine with manual transmission.
Rakesh Srivastava, Director - Sales and Marketing, HMIL said, “Hyundai volumes are 42,007 units maintaining the growth momentum in passenger vehicles on the strength of demand pull created by the ICOTY winner Grand i10, Elite i20, Creta and the newly launched All New Xcent registering a growth of 30% thus overcoming the challenges posted by the implementation of GST which will be a boon for the auto industry creating a single, seamless and large market with gains to customers .”
Hyundai India is set to launch more products this year as the manufacturer has been testing the new Verna on Indian roads. The 2017 Verna will be based on the Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 philosophy and will get new design language similar to the Tuscon and the Elantra. It is expected that the manufacturer will launch the new Verna by end of this year. Also, Hyundai will launch the facelifted version of Creta by 2018 in India.