The Indian automobile industry is quite tough in the November month as the Indian automakers have registered the negative sales due to demonetisation. But, the Indian passenger market has less impact on sales. Auto experts said that the demonetisation has impacted the sales of all kinds of vehicles, especially two-wheelers, large SUVs and commercial vehicles.
SIAM has released the list of top ten selling PVs (passenger vehicles) for the November month. As per the report, the India car maker, Maruti Suzuki has registered the positive sales growth and occupied top five places in the list of top-10 selling cars.
In November, the Maruti Alto is the top selling car and reported 6% growth with the sales of 23,320 units compared to the year-ago month sales of 21,995 units. The Maruti Wagon R and Swift occupied second and third places with the sales growth 11% and 23% respectively. Unfortunately, the Swift Dzire has declined 8% to 14,201units from 15,463 units.
Maruti Suzuki has sold around 11,093 units of Baleno models and it has occupied the fifth place for the first time in the last month. The Baleno has the highest sales growth of 22% in November 2016, compared to the sales in November 2015.
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Additionally, Maruti Suzuki cars, Vitara Brezza and Celerio have occupied seventh and eight places in the list. The company sold 9,719units of Vitara Brezza cars in the country, whereas the Celerio reported 37% growth with the sales of 9,543units.
Hyundai cars, the Grand i10 and Elite i20 have declined to 14% and 11% respectively in the sales and occupied 6th and 9th places. Renault India has launched the Kwid in the small car segment in the last year and reported cumulative sales during the year. The Kwid car has sold 7,847units in the last month and reported 43% growth compared to the corresponding month sales.
|Models||Units Sold in November 2016||%Change|
|Maruti Suzuki Alto||23320||6%|
|Maruti Suzuki Wagon R||15566||11%|
|Maruti Suzuki Swift||14594||23%|
|Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire||14201||-8%|
|Maruti Suzuki Baleno||11093||22%|
|Hyundai Grand i10||11059||-14%|
|Maruti Vitara Brezza||9719||NA|
|Maruti Suzuki Celerio||9543||37%|
|Hyundai Elite i20||8917||-11%|