Hyundai Motor India has sold more than one lakh units since the launch of its sub-compact SUV Venue (Venue) in the country. Hyundai Motor India gave its information on Friday. Hyundai Venue was first launched in India in May 2019. The company said that the automobile industry faced a lot of challenges this year, but despite this, the company managed to sell Venue in good numbers and this SUV performed strongly against direct rivals.
Apart from this, Hyundai said in a press statement that the company said that Venue's success in the Indian market can be gauged from the fact that it was the best-selling sub-4 meter SUV in the country between January and May this year. The total sales of this vehicle in the country were more than 97,400 units, while its 7,400 units were sold abroad.
The venue has been awarded the 'Indian Car of the Year 2020' award. Due to its SUV design and cabin filled with features, it has become very popular among Indian buyers. There are many engine options in this SUV including 1.0 turbo, this is also a reason for its success. The Korean carmaker reported that 44 percent of Venue sales between March and June of 2020 came from the Kappa 1.0 l T-GDi petrol engine, while more than 30 percent came from the 1.5 l U2 CRDi diesel BS6 engine. The diesel engine with BS6 fuel emission standard was launched in March. At the same, SS Kim, MD and CEO of Hyundai Motor India, believes that this success has been achieved due to the all-round features of the e. He added, "With Venue, we have brought 'fully connected' technology to customers. In addition, they introduced global technologies such as Kappa 1.0 l T-GDi and 7-speed DCT for Hyundai cars in India. Made accessible, which has increased the enthusiasm of the customers. "