IAB Picks – Top 10 cars exported from India last year
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Here is the list of the Top 10 exported cars from India last financial year.
1) Hyundai i10 – 109,074 units
The most exported car from India, in FY 14 and FY 13, was the Hyundai i10. While exports of the hatchback dropped by 29 percent last year, the i10 managed to hold on to its spot with export volumes of 109,074 last year.
The i10, made at Hyundai India’s Chennai facility, was exported to Europe till late 2013/early 2014. With the introduction of the next generation 2014 i10, the hatchback for Europe, a big market for the city car, is made at Hyundai’s plant in Turkey. Hyundai India currently makes about 1,000 variants of all its cars at the Chennai plant, and exports to over 120 markets.
2) Nissan Micra – 78,383 units
The Nissan Micra is the second most exported car from India. Compared to FY 13, exports have risen by 13 percent to 78,383 units. The Micra, made at Renault-Nissan’s Chennai plant, is exported to nearly 100 markets including Europe. The car is sold in the Europe with a 1.2-liter supercharged engine as well. However, come 2016, Nissan will make the Micra for Europe at its Flins plant in France.