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Top 10 Best Selling Cars in September 2016; Baleno Reports 10,623 Units

Top 10 Best Selling Cars in September 2016; Baleno Reports 10,623 Units

The leading car company, Maruti Suzuki has continued its domination in the Indian market with the six models out of top 10 selling cars in the last month. The company’s market share is increased to 49.5 percent with the highest response received for the premium and new models. The September month sales structure is highlighted with the Maruti Suzuki’s six models, out of which the top four positions locked by the Alto, Swift Dzire (sedan), Swift and Wagon R.

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Alto is the top 1 selling model with the highest sales of 27,750 units and reported the growth of 34 percent compared to 20,658 units in September 2015. The sub-compact sedan, Swift Dzire has 4 percent decline in the last month and positioned in second place with 18,961 units.

The Swift hatchback encountered 8 percent decline in sales and occupied the third position while the Wagon R small hatchback in fourth place with the 12 percent of sales growth against the year-ago month sales.

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Hyundai’s Grand i10 model has occupied the fifth position with the 12,212 units of sales in September 2016 while the company’s Elite i20 hatchback holds eight position with 10, 254 units. The fifth position occupied by the Maruti Suzuki Baleno with sales of 10,623 units in the Indian market. Being a premium hatchback, Baleno has crossed the Hyundai Elite i20, which is one of the best-selling hatchbacks in India.

The Renault Kwid smallest car is reported at 10,558 units and occupied the seventh position. The ninth and tenth places engaged by the utility vehicles, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Hyundai Creta respectively. With the sales of 9,375 units in September, the Vitara Brezza has crossed the 50,000 unit’s sales mark in just less than seven months.

Model (Top 1 to 10 Cars) Units Sold in September 2016
Maruti Suzuki Alto 27,750
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 18,961
Maruti Suzuki Swift 16,746
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 16,645
Hyundai Grand i10 12,212
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 10,623
Renault Kwid 10,558
Hyundai Elite i20 10,254
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza 9,375
Hyundai Creta 8,835

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The Hyundai Creta has launched a year back and played a key role in the compact UV segment with the highest demand in the country. The Hyundai’s UV endured 21 percent sales growth with sales of 8,835 units. Hyundai Company has obtained 15.4 percent market share and placed in the second slot ahead of Mahindra & Mahindra.

This time, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Ciaz hybrid missed out from the list of top 10 selling cars in the month of September 2016. Even though, the list is highlighted with the Maruti Suzuki cars followed by the Hyundai cars.

Top 10 Selling Cars In January 2017, Seven Cars From Maruti Suzuki

Top 10 Selling Cars In January 2017, Seven Cars From Maruti Suzuki

Starting month of 2017, January registered good sales in the passenger vehicle segment and the top 10 selling cars have achieved positive growth. After many years, this is the first time top 10 cars have good sales in January 2017. As usually, Maruti Suzuki highlights the list of top 10 selling cars with seven cars, including Alto, Swift Dzire, Wagon R, Swift, Celerio, Baleno and Ciaz.

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In the list of top 10 cars, almost all cars have posted double-digit growth. Maruti Alto occupies the first position with sales of 22,998 units and reported seven percent digit growth compared to the year-ago period sales, 21,462 units. The Swift Dzire with 18,088 units, Wagon R with 14,930 units and Swift with 14,545 units posted 29% growth, 17% growth and 3% growth respectively.

The fifth position occupied by the Hyundai Grand i10 with sales of 13,010 units in the last month. The model has 31% growth compared to the sales in January 2016 were 9,934 units. Again, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Baleno have reported 52% and 36% growth and occupied sixth and seventh places with the overall sales of 10,879 units and 10,479 units correspondingly. An interesting news is the Celerio outsold the Maruti Baleno after nine months in the PV segment.

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Hyundai sold 10,010 units of the Elite i20 hatchback in the month of January 2017 and the model reported 4% growth against year-ago period sales, 9,604 units. The smallest vehicle, Renault Kwid has 16% growth in the last month with the sales of 6,924 units.

With the introduction of SHVS – smart hybrid technology, the Ciaz sales were increased in January 2014 and occupied in 10thposition. The Ciaz hybrid is becoming as the tenth best-selling vehicle and reported 20% growth in terms of sales compared to previous period. This is the first car in India introduced by the SmartPlay touch-screen infotainment system and SHVS in the country.

Models Units Sold in January 2017 % Change Units Sold in January 2016
Maruti Suzuki Alto 22,998 7% 21,642
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 18,088 29% 14,042
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 14,930 17% 12,744
Maruti Suzuki Swift 14,545 3% 14,057
Hyundai Grand i10 13,010 31% 9,934
Maruti Suzuki Celerio 10,879 52% 7,141
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 10,479 36% 7,698
Hyundai Elite i20 10,010 4% 9,604
Renault Kwid 6,924 16% 5,985
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 6,530 20% 5,431
Top 10 selling cars in December 2016

Top 10 selling cars in December 2016

The Indian passenger cars have seen negative sales in the last month of the previous year due to demonetisation – ban of Rs. 1000 ad Rs. 500 notes in India. The three automakers highlighted in the list, Maruti Suzuki India with six models, Hyundai Motor India with three models and Renault India with one model. The ban of notes has impacted the sales of two-wheelers, large SUVs and commercial vehicles in the country.

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In the list of top 10 selling cars, all models except Hyundai Eon, Renault Kwid and Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, have registered negative sales. Maruti Suzuki Alto dominates the list with sales of 17,351 units in the last month. But, the Alto small car has seen negative sales in December 2016 compared to 22,589 units in December 2015.

Maruti Suzuki cars including Dzire, Swift and Wagon R have occupied second, third and fourth slots with sales of 14,643units, 14,538 units and 14,176 units respectively. The Hyundai Grand i10 is the fifth selling car in the last month and registered 10,519 units. Hyundai has sold 12,749 units of Grand i10 in December 2015 and delivered 1lakh units (1,07,811 units).

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Maruti Suzuki sold 9,486 units of Baleno hatchback, premium car sold via the NEXA network. It was registered 10,572 units in December 2015. The smallest car Renault Kwid occupied the seventh place in December 2016 with the sales of 8,797units.

The highest-selling hatchback, Hyundai Elite i20 holds 8,450units in the previous month and there was a difference between around 900 variants difference compared to the sales in the year-ago period. The next places (9th and 10th) occupied by the Maruti Celerio and Hyundai Eon with sales of 7,189 units and 6,790 units. After nine months, Hyundai Eon enters in the list of top 10 selling cars.

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Models Units Sold in December 2016 Units Sold in December 2015
Maruti Suzuki Alto 17351 22589
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 14643 13176
Maruti Suzuki Swift 14538 14548
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 14176 14645
Hyundai Grand i10 10519 12749
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 9486 10572
Renault Kwid 8797 6888
Hyundai Elite i20 8450 10379
Maruti Suzuki Celerio 7189 8019
Hyundai Eon 6790 6563
Top 10 best-selling passenger cars in October 2016: Maruti Baleno reports 153% growth

Top 10 best-selling passenger cars in October 2016: Maruti Baleno reports 153% growth

In the Indian market, the passenger car segment reported the marginal growth of 0.45 percent in the month of October 2016 with the sales of 1,95,036 units. The report of cars sales structure is prepared according to the data released by the SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers). Like the previous months, the list of best-selling passenger cars is highlighted by the Maruti Alto in October 2016.

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Moreover, six positions of the list are occupied by the Maruti Suzuki models. The Alto sales decreased to 18% in the last month compared to the year-ago period. In fact, the Alto car has reported negative sales growth in the period of January to August 2016. Ahead of festival season, the Alto surprisingly reported positive sales in the month of September 2016.

The Swift Dzire is the second best-selling car in the last month, but it reported the sales drop of 28% to 15,201units compared to the sales of 21,084 units in October 2015. The hatchbacks of Maruti Suzuki, Wagon R and Swift accounted for 2% positive and 17% negative sales growth in the previous month against the year-ago month.

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Hyundai sold 14,530 units of Grand i10 and 11,532 units of Elite i20 in the last month and accomplished for 3% and 5% sales growth. The seventh position occupied by the Maruti Suzuki’s Baleno, which highly reports 153% sales growth to 10,718 units due to the premium appearance and performance. Still, the Baleno models receive the waiting period in the country so that the company plans to manufacture the additional units at the Suzuki’s new Gujarat plant.

Being a new small car, the Renault Kwid gets the 89% sales growth with the sales of 9,801 units in October 2016. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio hatchback and Honda City occupied ninth and tenth positions with 44% positive and 9% negative sales growth respectively.

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Models Units Sold in October 2016 % Change
Maruti Suzuki Alto 18854 -18%
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 15201 -28%
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 15075 2%
Maruti Suzuki Swift 14611 -17%
Hyundai Grand i10 14530 3%
Hyundai Elite i20 11532 5%
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 10718 153%
Renault Kwid 9801 89%
Maruti Suzuki Celerio 9581 44%
Honda City 6378 -9%
Passenger Vehicle Sales Increased By 16.68% in August 2016

Passenger Vehicle Sales Increased By 16.68% in August 2016

According to the data from SIAM, the sales of passenger vehicles increased by 16.68 percent in the last month and accounted for 2,58,722 units. The strong increment has been achieved by the PV industry due to the favourable monsoons, new car launches, as well. The PV sales stood at 2,21,743 units in the same month of the last year.

The Indian carmakers, Maruti Suzuki and Mahindra have contributed the highest share in the increment passenger vehicle sales. Coming to the products, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Renault Kwid, Hyundai Creta, Maruti Ciaz Hybrid, as well influenced the market to have the highest PV sales in the last month.

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The segment of passenger cars has the highest growth of 16 percent in the total sales of passenger vehicles. The following is the list of top-ten selling cars in August 2016. Like the previous months, Maruti Suzuki has continued its recognition in the last month with seven models. The Alto is the top one selling passenger car in the earlier month with 20,019units and the next second, third and fourth places occupied by the Swift Dzire, Wagon R and Maruti Swift respectively.

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After Maruti Suzuki, the list is highlighted by Hyundai with the Grand i10 and Elite i20 models, which occupy fifth and seventh places in that order only. With the sales of 10,719units, the sixth slot is occupied by Renault Kwid, which gives the toughest competition to the smallest cars in India.


Again, the eighth, ninth and tenth slots booked by the Maruti Suzuki models, Baleno, Celerio and Ciaz. Baleno is the entry level premium hatchback and the model is expected to be delivered from the company’s Gujarat manufacturing unit from February 2017 to decrease the waiting period. Compared to July 2016 list, Baleno and Elite i20 models had exchanged positions in the last month.

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Top 10 selling cars in August:

Model (Top 1 to 10 Cars) Units in August 2016 Units in August 2015
Maruti Suzuki Alto 20919 23017
Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 15766 18718
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 14571 14648
Maruti Suzuki Swift 13027 16811
Hyundai Grand i10 12957 10255
Renault Kwid 10719 NA
Hyundai Elite i20 9146 8521
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 8671 NA
Maruti Suzuki Celerio 8063 7927
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 6214 4156
Maruti Suzuki market share increased in NCR due to diesel ban

Maruti Suzuki market share increased in NCR due to diesel ban

The largest carmaker’s market share has been increased in the NCR region due to the Supreme Court’s verdict of heavy diesel vehicle ban. From the last five months, the buyers have opted for the petrol versions as of this ban in Delhi NCR. Consequently, the sales of company’s petrol version increased and Maruti Suzuki accounts for more than 5 percent share in the last one and half year in NCR.

Due to the sentiment of the diesel vehicle ban, the company’s sales increased in the major cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Jaipur, Pune and Mumbai. All these major cities accounted for over 40 percent of the total company sales, especially the sales of petrol versions raised in the country.

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The diesel ban is the beneficial for Maruti Suzuki, but the other companies like Mahindra, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz and Audi companies effected in the country. Audi has estimated that it may loss of Rs. 760crore worth of sales in just last 8 to 9 months of period. Additionally, the car manufacturers are working on the petrol versions of existing models to overcome the disaster.

Along with the diesel ban, the company’s new launches Ciaz hybrid (Ciaz SHVS), Baleno hatchback and Vitara Brezza influenced the company to have the maximum sales in all regions. The NCR+ region contributed 13 percent of national sales with 51 percent of market share in the first quarter of this fiscal year ended in June 2016.

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Region-Wise Apr to June 2016 (%) April to June 2015 (%) Contribution to National Sales (%)
NCR+ 51 48 13
Mumbai 47 43 5.40
Bangalore 40 37 4.90
Pune 48 44 3
Chennai 39 34 2.70
Kolkata 45 47 1.80


RS Kalsi, Executive Director of Maruti Suzuki, said that the increment of sales in the major cities is one of the company’s major achievements. We have a strong network across the country and offered best-in-class products with the AMT and mild hybrid technologies in the last one year period. As a result, the company has gained the best market share in India, according to him.

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Being an entry level sub-4metre SUV, Vitara Brezza is becoming as the sixth best passenger vehicle with sales of 10,232 units in the last month. Similarly, Maruti Suzuki sold 9,120 units of Baleno in the earlier month and the premium hatchback was the 9thbest-selling vehicle in India.

Source: Automotive

Top 10 Best-Selling Passenger Cars in July 2016

Top 10 Best-Selling Passenger Cars in July 2016

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.

Top 10 Best-Selling Passenger Cars in July 2016, Maruti Celerio - 9th best car in India

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%
Renault Kwid 9897 NA
Maruti Suzuki Baleno 9120 NA
Hyundai Elite i20 8205 -18%
Maruti Suzuki Celerio 7792 0.1%
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 5162 146%

Source: Automotive