Hyundai Motors India Limited is a subsidiary of South Korean giant Hyundai Motors. It is the second biggest automobile industry after Maruti Suzuki to produce and sell passenger cars in India. Hyundai entered in Indian market in 1996 with the establishment of production plant in Tamil Nadu. From this plant came one of the most sold and preferred hatchback Santro in 1998. It was Hyundai’s first car in India and a direct competitor to Maruti 800 and Alto breaking the Maruti’s monopoly in small segment cars. It gathered a lot of attention and soon became the first choice of the customers. With its success, Hyundai India became the second biggest automobile company in India. Hyundai still holds that position of automobile industry even in 2020.
Hyundai Motors India Limited gave a direct competition to well established and trusted Maruti Suzuki. To compete Hyundai didn’t hesitate on Service, Features and Customer support and soon gained the trust of the India-buyers. With all that, Hyundai Santro Xing ruled Indian road for a long time till Hyundai discontinued the model in 2014. However, after four years in 2018 Hyundai launched a revised version of Santro. The success of Santro helped Hyundai to reach second biggest automobile company in India. Even today in 2020, Hyundai is the second biggest company with 23.6% of market share in India. To fulfil the demand, Hyundai has two production plants in India both in Tamil Nadu.
Hyundai Motors Lineup:
Today, Hyundai Motors has a line-up of 11 cars with presence in almost every segment from small-hatchback Santro to full-size SUV Tucson. Not just Santro, Hyundai i10, i20, Verna, and Creta doesn’t lag behind and always appeals a buyer whoever looking for a vehicle in that segment. Hyundai Creta also holds the top positions in compact-SUV sales chart against TATA Harries, Mahindra XUV 300, Kia Seltos, MG Hector and others. Hyundai is also in the race of Electric cars with Kona Electric. Let’s have a look at the Hyundai’s Line-up: