TechnologyAlong with Hyundai's sales in India, exports also increased.

Along with Hyundai’s sales in India, exports also increased.

Hyundai, one of the big automobile companies, has seen its sales in India increase by 14.84 percent in October. Last month the company sold 55,128 units. Along with this, Hyundai’s exports have also increased. It sells models like Grand i10, Exter, Creta and Tucson in the country.

The company has Kona and Ioniq 5 in the electric vehicles (EV) segment. Hyundai’s sales in the country in the same period last year were around 48,000 units. Last month the company’s exports were around 13,600 units. It was 10,005 units in the same period last year. Hyundai has announced to provide six airbags in all its models. Its Verna has got five stars in the Global NCAP crash test. The company launched Exter in the sub-compact SUV segment in July. It competes with Tata Motors’ Punch and Nissan’s Magnite.

Last month the company had increased the price of Exter. The price of four of its six variants was increased by up to Rs 16,000. It was launched at a starting price of Rs 6 lakh (ex-showroom). Exter’s top end variant SX (O Connect) has seen the least increase of around Rs 5,000. It has dual-tone and automatic gear box. Hyundai has increased the price of its SX(O) Connect variant the most by Rs 16,000. It has manual transmission with dual-tone. Its other variants have become costlier by around Rs 10,400. The price of the top-end variant of Exter has increased to around Rs 10.10 lakh (ex-showroom). There is no change in the prices of its entry level EX and SX(O) Connect variants.

Hyundai has also given the option of CNG engine along with petrol for this. Many features have been provided in Exter and it can be helpful in increasing the sales of Hyundai. It has been made available in White color with Black Roof, Starry Night, Fiery Red, Atlas White, Titan Grey, and Black Roof with Cosmic Blue and Ranger Khaki colors. It has six airbags which are not found in any other car in this segment. With this, a warranty of three years or unlimited kilometers is being given.

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