Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) saw strong growth in November 2023, both in the Indian and export markets, as a result of a significant rise in its overall sales numbers. According to the brand, the cumulative sales for last month stood at 65,801 units. A total of 49,451 units were sold domestically and 16,350 units were exported. Speaking of the top performers in the firm's India portfolio, popular models such as the Creta, the Venue, and the recently launched Exter witnessed the highest demand. Sharing his views on the company's latest sales performance, Tarun Garg, COO, Hyundai India said, “Hyundai Motor India recorded cumulative sales of 65,801 units in November 2023. With encouraging customer response leading to higher retail sales during the festival season, our dealer network stock is at a very optimum level of 3 weeks. As the Hyundai family, we are well-prepared to end a very successful CY23 on a high and welcome CY24 on a positive note.”
"Hyundai Motor India’s SUV line-up continues to exhibit robust momentum, contributing over 60% to our overall sales. Our latest addition to SUVs, Hyundai Exter, has achieved a major milestone of 1 lakh bookings. This is a testimony to customers appreciating Hyundai cars that offer top-notch quality, safety, technology, and design. Hyundai Motor India remains committed to not only selling cars but also fulfilling the aspirations of our beloved customers,” he further noted.
Hyundai November Sales Breakdown
Hyundai's total sales increased by 1,798 units, or 2.80 per cent, from the previous month as a result of growth in both domestic and export sales numbers. Last month, 64,003 vehicles from the Korean automaker, which is also the second most popular car brand in the nation, were shipped out. The manufacturer's domestic sales increased by 3.01 per cent, or 1,449 units, owing to the festive season. In terms of PV sales, Hyundai sold 48,002 units. Moreover, the month-over-month figures also showed an increase in exports for the company.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Crosses 1,000 Unit Sales Milestone
In other news, Hyundai India recently announced that over a thousand Ioniq 5 premium electric vehicles have been sold in the country to date. This milestone came five months after the company revealed sales of 500 units in July this year. Furthermore, the electric crossover acquired more than 650 reservations in less than two months after the order books opened in December 2022. The maker subsequently introduced the model during the 2023 Auto Expo. The Ioniq 5 carried a price tag of Rs 44.95 lakh when it was initially launched but that amount was later raised to Rs 45.95 lakh. Both figures are ex-showroom. Regarding exterior colour options, buyers have a choice of three appealing options: Midnight Black Pearl, Optic White, and Gravity Gold Matte.
The mechanical specifications of the Ioniq 5 EV include a 72.6kWh battery and a permanent magnet synchronous motor with 216bhp of peak power and 350Nm of maximum torque. The carmaker claims that the model's ARAI-certified range is 631-kilometre on a single charge. A 350kW DC fast charger can charge a vehicle from 10% to 80% in roughly 18 minutes. Aside from that, the Ioniq 5 has Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) technology, which allows the model to produce up to 3.6kW of power.