The Indian automotive industry witnessed the positive number of sales in the last month with the good monsoon. Maruti Suzuki India reported 13.9 percent growth with 1,25,778 vehicles, Hyundai has 12.9% growth and Mahindra was reported to 20 percent growth. Similarly, the passenger car market has respectable sales with the new car launches and demand for utility vehicles in the Indian market.
Similar to the April and June months, Maruti Suzuki models are the top 4 selling passenger cars in the last month, but the models witnessed for negative sales. Alto is the highest selling car reported the decline of 11 percent to 19,844 units, as against 22,212 sales in the year-ago period. Similarly, the total July sales of Swift Dzire, Wagon R and Swift declined to 2%, 2% and 26% respectively, compared to the sales in July 2016.
Hyundai sold 11,961 units of Grand i10 in the last month, a growth of 38% compared to the corresponding month sales of the previous year. The new products Renault Kwid and Baleno hatchback are the 6th and 7th best-selling cars. The best hatchback, Hyundai Elite i20 has seen a drop of 18 percent with the entry of Baleno hatchback.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has the noticeable growth of 146 percent in the Indian market with 5,162 units, as against 2,099 units in July 2015. The outstanding sales received by the Maruti Ciaz with the introduction of hybrid variants and the product influenced to the segment growth. Along with the Ciaz, Maruti Suzuki Celerio has 0.1 percent growth with 7,792 unit’s sales.
The 7 products in top 10 selling cars are from the Indian leading carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, two cars from Hyundai and 1 from Renault. The Honda cars, Mahindra cars, Toyota cars, as well missed from the list in the last month. Except the Ciaz, whatever the best selling cars in June are the top selling cars in July, but the models exchanged the positions.
Top 10 selling cars in July:
|Model (Top 1 to 10 Cars)||Units in July 2016||% Change|
|Maruti Suzuki Alto||19844||-11%|
|Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire||19229||-2%|
|Maruti Suzuki Wagon R||15207||-2%|
|Maruti Suzuki Swift||13934||-26%|
|Hyundai Grand i10||11961||38%|
|Maruti Suzuki Baleno||9120||NA|
|Hyundai Elite i20||8205||-18%|
|Maruti Suzuki Celerio||7792||0.1%|
|Maruti Suzuki Ciaz||5162||146%|