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Hyundai Cars in India

Hyundai Cars in India

Chung Ju-Yung founded the Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company and later in 1967 founded Hyundai Motors limited. Hyundai as a word means modernity, which truly reflects in Hyundai car designs and technology. Hyundai entered Indian market quite late as compared to other carmakers. In 1996, Hyundai came to India and established a production plant in Irrungattukotai near Chennai. Hyundai’s first product made in India was Hyundai Santro that was a huge success. The tall-boy small car features impressed Indian crowd and still is the most successful car from Hyundai. Hyundai has two manufacturing plants in India located at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu. Both plants have a combined annual capacity of 600,000 units. In 2007 Hyundai opened its R&D facility in Hyderabad. Getz was not as successful as Santro, the car didn’t do well on the Indian grounds but Hyundai came back with a bang and launched i10 and i20. Hyundai Accent and Verna are another two successful cars in A3 segment that are popular amongst Indian crowd.

Santro was the first product from Hyundai India. It is the most successful car that charmed Indian Crowd. The best thing about Santro is tall-boy small car features that made Indians go ga ga over it. It was launched in direct competition with Maruti Suzuki Zen. Santro has now gone under various face-lifts and improvements to suit Indian consumers. It is now selling in competition with Maruti Suzuki Wagon R and Zen-Estilo.

Hyundai Santro Xing Variants

  • Santro Xing Non-AC
  • Santro Xing GL
  • Santro Xing GL (CNG)
  • Santro Xing GL LPG
  • Santro Xing GLS
  • Santro Xing GLS (CNG)
  • Santro Xing GLS LPG

Hyundai Accent has been designed keeping in mind people’s expectations from a true luxury sedan. With its smooth blend of design, a zippy responsive engine and well appointed interiors, the Accent sure packs a lot more thrill into your driving.

Hyundai Accent Variants

  • Accent Executive
  • Accent CNG
  • Accent Executive LPG

i10 was a great come back car for Hyundai after Getz’s disappointment. Previous models (santro & Santro Xing) were a huge success but Getz failed to do well in Indian Market. i10 was a new entrant in small car segment in India. The small car segment caters to a large audience and Hyundai was able to make a place with i10. The sporty looks, latest technology, compact yet spacious interiors and style are among the few things that grabbed everyone’s attention. The variants of Hyundai i10 that are available in India include Asta, Asta w/Sun Roof, D-lite, Era, Magna (O) with Sun Roof and Sportz.

Hyundai i10 Variants

  • i10 D-Lite iRDE2
  • i10 Era iRDE2
  • i10 Magna iRDE2
  • i10 Magna 1.2 Kappa2
  • i10 Sportz 1.2 Kappa2
  • i10 Sportz 1.2 Kappa2
  • i10 Sportz 1.2 AT Kappa2
  • i10 Asta 1.2 Kappa2
  • i10 Asta 1.2 AT Kappa2 with Sunroof

Another great launch in the ‘I’ series is Hyundai i20. The i10 replaced santro and i20 replaced Getz. The car is equipped with a 1.4 L CRDi engine, which is good for fuel-efficiency and the car can run few more miles. The car falls in premium hatchback category and comes with both fuel option i.e. diesel and petrol. Looks and style is what catches the eye, the sporty looks and style truly reflects European influence. Korean designers design the interiors. If you are looking for a powerful diesel car for city use, the i20 CRDi with its powerful engine, sharp looks and high residuals should be at the top of your list.

Hyundai i20 Variants

  • i20 Era 1.2 BS-IV
  • i20 Magna 1.2
  • i20 Sportz 1.2 (O)
  • i20 Sportz 1.2 BS-IV
  • i20 Era 1.4 CRDI BS-IV
  • i20 Asta 1.2
  • i20 Magna 1.4 CRDI
  • i20 Asta 1.2L (O) With Sunroof
  • i20 Asta with AVN
  • i20 Sportz 1.4 CRDI (O)
  • i20 Sportz 1.4 CRDI BS-IV
  • i20 Asta 1.4 CRDI
  • i20 Asta 1.4 (AT)
  • i20 Asta DSL with AVN
  • i20 Asta 1.4L AT with AVN

Hyundai Motors India Limited, the Korean automaker, is on one transformation spree and has been rapidly transforming its models. once known as Hyundai Vera is now redesigned and transformed into Hyundai Verna Transform. To be precise Verna Transform is just the facelifted version of the original Verna.

Hyundai Verna Variants

  • Verna i ABS
  • Verna Xi ABS
  • Verna Transform 1.6 VTVT
  • Verna Transform 1.6 VTVT Audio
  • Verna Transform 1.6 SX VTVT
  • Verna Transform 1.5 CRDi
  • Verna Transform 1.5 CRDi Audio
  • Verna Transform 1.5 SX CRDi
  • Verna Transform 1.5 SX AT CRDi

The 2.0 CRDi, 1991cc, 4 cylinder, 16 valve engine comes with amazing power 122ps and 245Nm of torque. This soft-roader is highly fuel economic and yet is very good at engine performance. ABS and Dual airbags provide very high level of safety.

Hyundai Tucson Variants

  • Tucson CRDi

Hyundai Sonata Transform Variants

  • Sonata Transform 2.4 VTVT
  • Sonata Transform 2.0 CRDi M/T
  • Sonata Transform 2.0 CRDi A/T

Hyundai Santa Fe Variants

  • Santa Fe 2 WD
  • Santa Fe 4 WD


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