Hyundai i20 crosses 30,000 bookings
Hyundai Motor India, have announced that they have crossed the 30,000 bookings mark for their all-new premium hatchback, the i20. Of the 30,000 bookings, 10,000 customers have already received their car, while 20,000 wholesale units have been sold.
Ever since its launch the i20 has been an instant hit, courtesy the numerous engine/transmission options, safety and equipment and creature comforts that are seen on cars a segment or two above its class. The i20 can be had in a total of three engine and five transmission combinations. Prices start at Rs 6.79 lakh ex-showroom and go up to Rs 11.17 lakh ex-showroom, for the top-spec turbo petrol with a seven-speed DCT.
Here’s what Tarun Garg, director, sales, marketing and service, Hyundai Motor India, had to say about the sales figures, "We are witnessing a truly superlative customer response for the all-new i20 that has captivated the hearts and minds of Indian customers with its futuristic design and advanced technologies. After a stellar festive season, we are happy to share that 10 000 customers have already taken delivery of the all-new 120. We are delighted to receive around 30 000 bookings for the all-new 120 and as Smart Indian customers are opting for smart cars, we are observing that around 85 % of these bookings are attributed to higher trims of the all-new i20.
The fourth-gen i20, despite being on the pricier side of the class, makes a solid case for itself with all the options and segment first features. It’ll be interesting to see how the car stacks up against rivals like the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Tata Altroz and Volkswagen Polo, all of which are more affordable alternatives.