Hyundai recorded 35,977 new cars registered in Europe during April which is a 1.3% increase in sales over the same month in 2011. According to figures released by European motor industry body ACEA, Hyundai has now outperformed the European market trend for 40 consecutive months since January 2009.
Allan Rushforth, Senior Vice President and COO of Hyundai Motor Europe said “our sales performance so far this year confirms the success of our strategy to design, engineer and manufacture vehicles in Europe specifically for sale to European consumers. With another Europe-made car, the New Generation i30, now on sale and more new models, such as the i30 wagon, Veloster Turbo and new Santa Fe coming to showrooms soon, we are confident of achieving our market share goal of 3.5% by the end of 2012.”
The Hyundai New Generation i30 is on sale now with prices starting at £14,495. Four engines are offered; two petrol and two diesels plus four trim levels; Classic, Active, Style and Style Nav. The new 1.6-litre diesel unit features Intelligent Stop & Go technologies and delivers an impressive power to efficiency ratio, providing an output of 128ps and emissions of just 100 g/km, this model is one of the most efficient vehicles in the C-segment.
Like all new Hyundai models sold in Europe, the New Generation i30 is offered with Five Year Triple Care, Hyundai’s award-winning customer care package that includes a five-year warranty with no mileage limit, five years of roadside assistance and five years of vehicle health checks.