Hyundai Motor India Becomes the Most Awarded Auto Brand in 2014-15

  • HMIL Earned 32 awards to become the Most Admired, Proud to own and Trendsetter Brand
  • Super Performer Brand: Elite i20 adjudged with the “Indian Car of the Year 2015” and the winner of 5 “Car of the Year awards”
    Hyundai Motor India Becomes the Most Awarded Auto Brand in 2014-15
Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter has been honored with the range of prestigious awards for the trendsetter products like Elite i20, Xcent and Santa Fe for the year 2014-15. Earning the country’s most prestigious automotive award Indian Car of the Year 2015 (ICOTY) for Elitei20, Hyundai becomes the only auto brand to win two consecutive ICOTY awards.  The award symbolizes Hyundai’s commitment to Indian customers by offering world class standards of quality products, design and experience.

The adulation for brand Hyundai saw the company win as many as 32 prestigious awards from the country’s leading automotive media. The awards have been instituted by the most eminent jury of all the prominent automotive publications in the country like Top Gear, Autocar, Motoring World, Car India, Zigwheels, Overdrive, Auto Bild, AutoX, Hindu Business Line, NDTV, EVO, Motorbeam, Vikatan Group, Flywheel and Car Dekho. Earmarking 2014 as the Year of Excellence, Hyundai Motor India had set record sales in 2014 at over 4.10 lakh units driven by growth across segments like the Grand i10, Xcent, Santa Fe and recently launched Elite i20.
Celebrating this moment of success, Mr. B S Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL said, “We are overwhelmed by winning an unprecedented number of awards and recognitions from India’s most respected and influential automotive media. These awards demonstrate strong appreciation and acceptance of our trendsetter products and making them a huge success. With this, we intend to thank all our customers, media and jurors who have chosen our products making Hyundai as the most loved, caring and trusted car manufacturer in India. We intend to continue with our growth in 2015 by entering newer segments and will continue to offer world class products to the Indian market.”
As a commitment to the Indian market, Hyundai launched the Elite i20 within 5 months of the successful launch of Xcent and Santa Fe improving the domestic volumes and increasing market share. Earlier, Hyundai Grand also received strong customer and media response making it the Indian Car of the Year in the year 2014. The Elite i20 has a strong fan following and is seen as “Elite companion”. Hyundai’s signature design language, the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 has captured the attention of customers and has created a new design benchmark in the segment, setting a trend of future cars that Hyundai is making for global markets.
Hyundai Xcent with its premium features and stylish design has made its mark amongst the first time buyers of compact sedan, up-graders and additional car buyers. Xcent has generated high interest level amidst the young families in metros as well as Tier II cities.
List of Awards
                                                                                                   Hyundai Elite i20
ICOTY 2015ICOTY Car of the Year 2015
Autocar IndiaCar of the Year
Viewer’s Choice Award
Hatchback of the Year
Top GearReaders’ Choice Car of the Year
Hatchback of the Year
NDTVPremium Hatchback of the Year
CNB Viewers’ Choice Car of the Year
Design of the Year
OverdriveCar of the Year
Premium Hatchback of the Year
ZigwheelsHatchback of the year
Car of the Year
Readers’ Choice Car of the Year
MotorbeamReader’s choice Car of the year 2014
AutoXBest Car of 2014
Car India & Bike IndiaCar of the Year
Premium Hatch of the Year
Vikatan Group of PublicationsCar of the Year
Best Hatchback of the year
Fly WheelHatchback of the Year
Car DekhoPremium Hatch back of the Year
Car DekhoBest Design of the year
                                                                             Hyundai Xcent
Top GearValue Car of the Year
NDTVSubcompact Sedan of the Year
Vikatan Group of PublicationsBest value for Money
CarDekhoValue for Money
                                                                                     Hyundai Santa Fe
NDTVPremium SUV of the year
MotorbeamPremium SUV of the year
FlywheelSUV of the Year
Top GearBest Manufacturer of the year
Vikatan Group of PublicationsBest Manufacturer of the year