Hyundai Motor India on Friday announced that its car sales surged by 83 per cent in December to 12,382 units, driven by rising demand for its compact car Santro Xing and mid-size model Accent.
Domestic sales grew 23.5 per cent to 6,241 units, while exports climbed over three-fold to 6,141 units during the month, a company statement said.
Sales during the calendar year 2003 grew 35.7 per cent to 1,50,741 units. It included 1,18,676 units of Santro Xing, 30,613 units of Accent, 1,264 units of the luxury sedan Sonata, and 188 units of the sports-utility-vehicle Terracan.
Hyundai's domestic sales during 2003 grew 17 per cent to 1,20,308 units, including 93,854 units of the Santro.