Hyundai records total sale of 59,203 units in March amid second wave of Covid-19
Cumulative sales of automaker Hyundai Motor India in April amounted to 59,203 units. As a result, the company sold 49,002 units in the domestic market during the month under review. It shipped 10,201 units to foreign countries last month.
“Although our efforts are currently mainly focused on supporting people’s lives and livelihoods, we also achieved positive sales results in April 2021,” said Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing and Service) , Hyundai Motor India.
In its most recent development, the company delayed the launch of its Alcazar SUV, which will now be unveiled at the end of May this year, according to coachindia.com. feature a 1.5-liter diesel engine option as well as a 2.0-liter gasoline engine and will directly compete with the XUV 500 from Mahindra, Tata Safari and Hector Plus.
The South Korean car giant’s Alcazar SUV also has a three-row capacity and was due to launch in April this month. Hyundai’s decision to delay the launch comes in light of the continued surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.
In principle, the new Alcazar takes inspiration from Hyundai’s full-size SUV Creta, with both vehicles having a similar platform. The Alcazar was however fitted with a longer wheelbase by Hyundai at 2,760mm to support the additional row of seats.
Hyundai has also made several styling changes to help differentiate the Alcazar from the Creta. These feature a modified grille, refreshed front bumper, elongated rear quarter glass, wrap-around design taillights, fake exhaust tips, and oversized 18-inch alloy wheels.
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