Hyundai Grand i10 records 10,000 bookings within 20 days of launch

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013 - 12:47pm IST

The Hyundai Grand i10 was launched in India on September 3rd and was positioned between the i10 and the i20. Today, Hyundai India inform us that within 20 days of the launch, the company has received 10,000 bookings for the hatchback.

Hyundai Grand i10 launched in Chennai
The Hyundai Grand i10 was launched in both petrol and diesel engine options.

The numbers released by Hyundai India are certainly positive at a time when car sales have slowed down considerably. The company says that apart from the 10,000 bookings, over 110,000 enquiries were made along with 70,000 test drives. Hyundai dealerships have seen their footfalls increase by 55%.

Hyundai India launched the Grand i10 with a petrol and a diesel engine. While the petrol is the familiar 1.2-liter Kappa2 with variable-valve timing, the diesel is a three-cylinder version of the 1.4 CRDi used in the i20. To better differentiate the Grand i10 from the regular i10, Hyundai India discontinued the 1.2-liter i10 yesterday.

Hyundai Grand i10 rear aircon vent
The Grand i10 gets a segment-first feature in its rear aircon vent.

Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) said –

Despite the challenging market scenario this quarter, we feel that Grand will continue to generate substantial customer interest and excitement all throughout.

Hyundai Grand i10 Records 10,000 Bookings – Press Release

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8 thoughts on “Hyundai Grand i10 records 10,000 bookings within 20 days of launch

  1. Arunesh says:

    I booked the i10 grand sports in hyderabad 14 sept, till showroom guys confused with delivery date.. Fraud hyundia

    1. Pradep says:

      Yeah me too waiting for delivery since 1 month hyderabad.. Vehicle not delivery due to various reason by showroom manager.. Pathetic

  2. ar nikhil aware says:

    yes i also agree with mr. ganesh…its now realy tough time for maruti…till today they r leading because of fiat diesel engines…i also book i10 crdi grande for my wife…it has good smooth engine and good suspention than other hyundai models…actually real competitor for i10grand in diesei was chevy beat …becauce both r 3 cylinder engine….but i10grand is best in all terms…..

  3. atul says:

    Yes, swift is over priced but maruti has a loyal customer base and hardly any impact will be there on swifts sale. Liva, Sail and Figo’s sale will hit for sure. Again, despite having best interiors, many reviewers complaining about sub par performance of Grand.

  4. Charming says:

    I have booked one… I love sportz variant…..

  5. Sushrut says:

    Agree with Ganesh!! What a great way to show that car at this price point can have great quality interiors and can be feature laden.

  6. sudesh says:

    dear ravi , no doubt , it is no 1 website in automotive world i see this website daily and have also recommended to many of my friends . pl compare liva swift sail and i20 diesel cars i have chosen liva car am i right
    sudesh punjab

  7. Ganesh says:

    Great going Hyndai. Needed a product like this to prove Swift has been looting people just because of Maruti badge. Maruti Swift – a absolute non-VFM car in its segment!


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