Make-in-India: 2020 Hyundai i20 Exports Begin

Hyundai India exported the first batch of 180 cars to South Africa, Chile and Peru
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2020 Hyundai i20

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  • 2020 Hyundai i20 is locally manufactured at Chennai production facility
  • 2020 Hyundai i20 was launched on November 5 at Rs 6.79 Lakhs
  • The Made-in-India Hyundai cars are exported to 88 nations

Hyundai has started the exports of Made-in-India all-new i20 to various markets across the globe. Strengthening its commitment to PM Narendra Modi's ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, the company exported the first batch of 180 cars to South Africa, Chile and Peru. Fondly addressing the export exercise of the all-new Hyundai i20 as ‘Made in India - Made for the World’, the South-Korean automaker has already exported 5.16 Lakh units of the hatchback till Nov' 2020 since its first launch in 2007. For those asking, the new-gen 2020 Hyundai i20 was launched on November 5 at a starting price of Rs 6.79 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom).

Commenting on the commencement of export of the all-new i20, Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “The all-new i20 has surpassed customer expectations in India becoming one of the highest selling models in its segment. We are delighted to mark our renewed commitment to ‘Make in India’ with the commencement of exports of the all-new i20 in the global markets. With 5.16 lakh exports since its first launch, the i20 is already a brand to reckon with even in the Global markets. We are confident that the advanced and hi-tech feature packed all-new i20 will continue to drive customer delight.” Just so you all know, Hyundai is India's largest exporter of cars and it recently surpassed the 3 Million vehicle export milestone.

The Made-in-India Hyundai cars are exported to 88 nations in the world which includes 32 countries in the South American continent, 28 countries in African continent and 26 countries in the Asia Pacific region. Furthermore, Hyundai also exports India-made cars to Mexico and one European nation. Presently, it exports 10 models namely Atos (Santro), Grand i10, Xcent, Grand i10 (Nios) & Grand i10 (Aura), i20, i20 Active, Accent (Verna), Venue and All New Hyundai Creta. In fact, the company has recorded multiple export milestones while winning several prestigious awards during its export journey that includes 7 EEPC National and 5 South Region Awards as Top Exporter of Year for Large Enterprise category.


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