Hyundai Creta, the latest SUV product from Hyundai Motor India, bagged the Indian Car of the Year 2016 (ICOTY) award.
Hyundai Motor India, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Korean car giant Hyundai, already won two ICOTY awards for its Elite i20 and Grand i10 vehicles in 2015 and 2014 respectively.
CRETA, which created sensation in the Indian SUV market when it was launched in July this year, witnessed great demand worldwide with 16,271 orders through 400,000 enquiries and 74,000 bookings.
The award has been adjudged by a group of 14 jurors from the top automotive publications in India with Bob Rupani being the Chairman of the Jury.
Expressing his delight over winning the award, Y K Koo, Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of Hyundai Motor India said the company is honoured to win the most prestigious ‘Indian Car of the Year 2016’ award for its make in India, made for the world product- the Hyundai CRETA
Koo said the third consecutive award is a token of the trust that customers kept in the brand.
Launched in July this year, Hyundai Creta has been manufactured at Hyundai India’s manufacturing facility in Chennai.
News Coordination : Automotive India News Bureau