This is a press release
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter today announced that its premium compact hatchback i20 has achieved 1 million units in global sales. “Made in India and Made for the world” i20 is the most awarded car in the Indian automobile landscape winning as many as 34 awards since inception. The premium Elite i20 also won the prestigious Indian Car of the year (ICOTY) in 2015. i20’s winning prestigious ICOTY award is a true expression of Hyundai’s commitment to become a Modern Premium Brand adding Brilliant Moments to its customers’ lives.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Y.K. Koo – MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), said, “Reaching this historic mark is a testament to Hyundai i20’s staying power and the global appeal of a vehicle that delivers sporty design, functionality, and class-leading performance. We are extremely delighted that i20 models have achieved this milestone of 1 million global sales and met the aspirations of Indian and Global customers. Hyundai is Modern Premium brand that offers quality, innovation and value for money with awards winning cutting-edge technology, styling and performance. Hyundai is committed towards fulfilling the customers’ aspirations and will continue to evolve its products as per the ever changing market trends.”
i20 was launched in India in 2008 with its most acclaimed fluidic sculpture design language. Since its introduction, the i20 has redefined the premium compact category and offered a sporty, dynamic and an innovative driving experience to customers in India and overseas. Today the i20 stands for Hyundai’s Make in India-Made for World, manufacturing excellence and company’s commitment to provide world class mobility solutions to customers across the globe.
Hyundai also exports i20 models from India to various markets.