The Hyundai Exter micro SUV is in great demand in the Indian market. In fact, the order book informs that 45,000 customers are already waiting for the micro SUV. With the growing popularity of SUVs, automakers are scaling down and introducing smaller SUV models to meet the demands of a diverse customer base. Exter sets itself apart by introducing a variety of innovative features that stand out within its category. Additionally, it offers a comprehensive array of standard safety features, an eye-catching design, and appealing pricing. These are some of the reasons for its mad popularity.
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Hyundai Exter in High Demand
In a recent interview of the Hyundai COO, Tarun Garg with Financial Express, it was stated that Hyundai has over 1,19,000 units orders for the ongoing festive season. Interestingly, 45,000 units out of these are just for the Exter. He also mentions that the sales in the festive season last year (2022) stood at a whopping 34,446. The reason for the massive demand for Hyundai cars could also be attributed to the fact that safety features like 6 airbags are now standard across the portfolio. That encourages people who look for safety in cars. During Ganesh Chaturthi this year, the second-largest carmaker in the country recorded a growth of 9% in sales.
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Even though the Exter is the micro SUV in our market, it offers tons of class-leading features. This includes amenities like an 8-inch Infotainment System with Bluelink, Dashcam with Dual Camera, Digital Cluster with Colour TFT MID, Height Adjustable Driver’s Seat, Smartphone Connectivity – Apple CarPlay & Android Auto and Voice Recognition, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Smart Electric Sunroof, Automatic Climate Control with Digital Display, Wireless Charging, Keyless Entry with Smart Key and much more.
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The Hyundai Exter provides a choice between two engines – a 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.2-litre bi-fuel engine that can run on either petrol or CNG. The petrol engine delivers 83 hp and 113.8 Nm of peak power and torque, while the bi-fuel engine offers slightly lower figures, with 69 hp and 95.2 Nm of peak power and torque. Buyers have the flexibility to pair the petrol engine with either a 5-speed manual gearbox or an AMT gearbox. Meanwhile, the bi-fuel engine is exclusively available with a manual gearbox. Prices for the Hyundai Exter begin at Rs 6 lakh and go up to Rs 10 lakh, ex-showroom.