New Creta leading the SUV segment in July 2020 with sales of 11,549 units; remains best-selling SUV for three consecutive months
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today announced that its Creta SUV has achieved sales of over 500,000 units in the domestic market. The new Creta has been the best-selling SUV for the three consecutive months of May, June and July, 2020. Furthermore, the new Creta has received over 65,000 bookings since launch in March 2020. The contribution of diesel in the new CRETA bookings continues to soar and is now at 60 %, indicating a strong demand for Hyundai’s advanced and proven Diesel BS6 Technology.
The Made-in-India, new Creta is being exported to 88 countries, thereby cementing its position in the global market as well. HMIL has also contributed strongly in the UV segment with four models – new Creta, Venue, Tucson and Kona Electric.
The new Creta is powered by new BS6 engines - 1.5 l, MPi petrol (6MT/ IVT), 1.5 l, U2 CRDi diesel (6MT/ 6AT) and 1.4 l, Kappa Turbo GDi petrol (7DCT). To enhance the driving experience, the new Creta comes with three Drive modes (Eco, Comfort and Sport) and Traction Control Modes (Snow, Sand and Mud) that optimise the driving comfort across different terrains.
Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing and Service), HMIL, said the Creta has been the blockbuster model in the Indian automobile industry ever since its launch in 2015. Redefining the SUV landscape in India, Creta’s supremacy transpires from Hyundai’s technological prowess and innovation, outperforming the industry benchmarks in all aspects, he added. Garg noted that with the 500,000 sales mark, the Creta has set yet another benchmark in the industry, reaffirming a legacy of leadership in the SUV segment.