Hyundai Elite i20 reaches 5 lakh sales milestone

04/07/2018 - 19:52 | ,   | Dhruv Saxena

As per the sales figures shared by Autocar Professional, the cumulative sales of the Hyundai Elite i20 have crossed 500,000 units.

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Since its launch, the Hyundai i20 has averaged over 10,000 units a month in sales.

According to the statistics shared in the report, by the end of May 2018, Hyundai had registered total sales of 4,91,428 units for the current second generation i20. With 11,262 units of the hatchback being dispatched in June 2018, cumulative sales have crossed the 500,000 mark. Launched in August 2014, the car took 46 months to reach the milestone averaging more than 10,000 units a month. The sales figures are inclusive of that of the Hyundai i20 Active.

The i20 sports the 1.2 L Kappa petrol and 1.4 L Gamma diesel engines with 5-speed manual and 6-speed manual transmissions respectively. The petrol variant's credentials include a max power output of 83 PS at 6,000 rpm and peak torque of 11.7 kg.m (114.74 Nm) at 6,000 rpm. The 1.4 L diesel engine develops 90 PS at 4,000 rpm and 22.4 kg.m (219.67 Nm) of torque at 1,500 - 2,750 rpm. The MY 2018 i20 was launched in February at the Auto Expo followed by the introduction of a petrol variant with a CVT in May 2018. 

As per the prices listed on the official website, the i20 petrol manual is priced at INR 5.41-7.97 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The petrol automatic variant available in Magna Executive and Asta grades costs INR 7.05 lakhs and INR 8.23 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively. The diesel range retails between INR 6.79 lakhs and INR 9.22 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).

The Hyundai i20 Active is offered with the same petrol and diesel engines. However, there is no automatic variant available. Prices start from INR 7.06 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) and top off at INR 10.07 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).

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The Hyundai i20 received a facelift earlier this year followed by the introduction of a petrol CVT variant in May.

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Last month, it was reported that the Maruti Baleno, the Hyundai i20's primary rival, had achieved cumulative sales of 4,00,000 units, averaging around 12,500 units a month since its launch in October 2015.

[source - Autocar Pro]

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