Maruti Suzuki once again claimed the list with 10 models in the top 25 cars sold last month
Maruti Suzuki India Limited, a leading automaker in India, topped the list of top 25 cars sold in the country last month. With 10 of its models on the list, each of them showed development except the Ertiga and XL6. Hyundai had 4 models in this list while Tata Motors had 4 and Mahindra had 3. The rest of the list was made by Kia (2), Toyota (1) and Honda (1). Once again the list was dominated by SUVs and hatchbacks.
Maruti Cars in Top 25 List for October 2021
Maruti Suzuki’s Alto hatchback was at the number 1 position last month with sales of 17,389 units. This was a drop of 3 per cent as compared to the 17,850 units sold in October 2020. The next generation Maruti Alto is taking shape and is expected to be launched towards the end of 2022. The company is also planning to launch the next-gen Celerio in November. 10, while a new generation Baleno is also expected to arrive next year.
2 in the top 25 list was the Maruti Baleno with 15,573 units sold in October 2021, a decline of 29 per cent as compared to 21,971 units sold in October 2020. It was followed by Ertiga last month with sales of 12,923 units, an increase of 67. A higher percentage than the 7,748 units sold in October 2020.
The Ertiga MPV is soon going to find a new rival with Kia, which has registered the name of Cairns in India. However, estimates suggest that the Kia Carens MPV is expected to cost Rs 15-20 lakh more than the rivals Ertiga and XL6. Maruti Suzuki continued its reign at No 4 with the WagonR selling 12,335 units last month, a drop of 34 per cent as compared to 18,703 units sold in October 2020.
In the bottom order, Maruti Suzuki had Eeco at No. 7, Swift at No. 9 and Dzire and Brezza at 11 and 12 respectively, each of which posted a de-growth. With the XL6 and S-Presso XL6 at number 19 and 20, sales rose 89 per cent to 4,602 units from 2,439 units sold in October 2020.
Hyundai Venue and Kia Seltos
Last month, Hyundai Venue was ranked 5th in the list of top 25 cars sold in India. It registered a growth of 20 per cent to 10,544 units from 8,828 units sold in October 2020. At number 13 was the Hyundai Creta, with the company selling 6455 units in the last month, down from 14,023 units sold in October 2020. 54 percent increase. Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS at number 16 was with 6042 units sold, a decline of 57 per cent as compared to 14,003 units sold in October 2020, while Hyundai also had the i20 at number 21 with 4,414 units sold, which is A 47 percent YoY de-growth.
The Kia Seltos ranked 6th with a year-on-year growth of 18 percent to 10,488 units, up from 8,900 units sold in the same month last year. The number 17 Kia Sonnet stood at 5,443 units with a growth of 54 per cent, down from 11,721 units sold in October 2020.
The Tata Nexon (10,096 units) is at number 8 and the recently launched Punch (8,453 units) is at number 10. Tata Motors was followed by Altroz (5,128 units) and Tiago (4,040 units) at number 18 and 23 respectively.
Mahindra Bolero (6,375 units) registered a decline of 16 per cent on a year-on-year basis, while the 22nd XUV300 sold 4,203 units last month, a decline of 14 per cent as compared to 4,882 units sold in October 2020. The new entrant XUV700 achieved sales of 3,407 units in October. 2021. Toyota Innova (6,096 units) and Honda City (3,611 units) complete the list.