Hyundai India‘s July sales grow 25%

Aug 03, 2015, 10:03 am

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Hyundai sells 36,500 units thanks to newly-launched vehicle
The front page advertisement of Creta, a compact sports utility vehicle released by Hyundai Motor India on July 21, has been published on Indian leading newspaper The Times of India on July 22. The advertisement was published on the first two pages./ Photographed by Ha Man-joo

By Ha Man-joo, India correspondent, AsiaToday - Hyundai Motor continues its upward sales momentum in India through the month of July with sales totaling 36,500 units, a 24.7% increase over the sales total from July 2014.

Local media outlets including Economic Times analyzed that the growth for the company was driven with its newly-launched SUV Creta, i20 Active and Elite i20 models. Creta was launched on July 21.

Rival Maruti Suzuki (MSI)'s July sales rose by 22.5% at 110,405 units from 90,093 units sold in July, 2014. The entry level combine of the Alto and Wagon R sold 37,752 units, up 31.3% (July 2014: 28,759).

Honda Cars India reported 18.55% increase at 18,606 units while homegrown Tata Motors saw its car sales rising by 27.1% at 7,520 units. Meanwhile, Toyota Kirloskar sold 12,070 units as compared to 11,921 units, up 1.24%. Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) saw its sales down by 6% to 31,087 units in July.

In the two-wheeler segment, India's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp reported 7.97% decline in sales at 487,580 units in July. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India reported a 2.15% growth in sales at 389,626 units.

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