The new-gen Hyundai Creta has been shattering records ever since it was launched on March 16, 2020 in the Indian market. Even the one and a half month long deadly lockdown had no effect on the sales of the SUV because as soon as it ended in May and dealerships started opening, the 2020 Creta was back in news while topping the sales chart in the SUV segment for three consecutive months. In a recent development, Hyundai India has officially announced that the all-new Creta has garnered more than 1.15 Lakh bookings as of now.
As per the statement from the South-Korean automaker, nearly 60 percent customers preferred diesel powered variants over the petrol ones. In addition, it enabled Hyundai to capture market share of 26 percent in SUV Segment for CY Jan-Sept 2020. Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director - Sales, Marketing & Service, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “It is indeed a moment of pride for Hyundai as All New CRETA has emerged as the customer’s Brand of Choice when considering SUVs. The overwhelming response reiterates trust and love of the Indian customers in the CRETA brand name. Reaffirming a legacy of leadership in the SUV segment, Hyundai CRETA has set another benchmark in the industry with over 5,20,000 sales mark since its launch in 2015."
The company also revealed that the 2020 Hyundai Creta was the most researched product on its end-to-end ‘Click to Buy’ car buying digital platform with over 1100 bookings. Furthermore, the BlueLink connected car technology in the SUV fascinated the buyers even more as they accounted for over 25000 bookings out of the total bookings received by the SUV. "Through our strong customer centric products, Hyundai continues to drive delight and convenience, ensuring a happy life for our customers. Owing to the blockbuster success of our super performing brands, Hyundai’s passenger vehicle market share in Jan ~ Sept 2020 stood at 17.6 %. Further, All New CRETA recorded sales of 12 325 units in September 2020, continuing to top sales charts in its segment,” further added Garg.