Tag: Sales in September 2016

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.

Mahindra Sales Increased to 8% in September 2016

Mahindra Sales Increased to 8% in September 2016

Mahindra, the country’s top SUV manufacturer has announced its sales performance report for the month of September 2016. The company has sold 46,130 vehicles and represented a growth of 8 percent compared to the year-ago month sales of 42,848 units. In the first half of this fiscal year ended on September 30, the company has gained the double-digit growth of 11% with the new Mahindra range.

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Mahindra’s domestic sales were increased by 7 percent to 42,545 units in the last month against the sales in September 2015 were 39, 693 units. Exports in the last month were stood at the total of 3585 units and the manufacturer has achieved the growth of 14 percent against September 2015 exports. Mahindra has achieved the double-digit growth of 18% during the first half of this financial year.

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Sales of passenger vehicles were raised up to 5% at 20,537 units as against 19,564 units in the year-ago month. The existing popular Mahindra passenger vehicles in India were Scorpio, Bolero, XUV 500, Verito and Xylo, which have been receiving demand market. The commercial vehicle sales of Mahindra were increased 11% to 16,081 units in the last month compared to 14,430 units in the same month of 2015.

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Pravin Shah, president of Mahindra Automotive responded on the auto sales performance of the last month and said that the new vehicle launches and the good monsoon helped the company to register the 11 percent growth in the duration of the first fiscal. We at Mahindra are happy to have received the good growth for the duration of six months in the domestic market and exports (18 percent). The company expected that the same momentum will continue in the second half period of FY2017.

Maruti Suzuki gets 29.4% growth in domestic sales in September 2016

The country’s biggest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has announced its sales structure and reported 29.4 percent of sales growth in the domestic market with 1,37,321 sales units in the last month. On the behalf of ongoing festival season, the Maruti Suzuki cars accounted for more demand in the Indian market. Total sales in the last month (September 2016) are 1,49,143 units and representing the growth of 31.1% compared to the year-ago period sales.

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In the last month, the company has received the highest domestic sales in terms of total volumes. Besides, all segments, including mini cars, compact cars, super compact cars, as well credited with the double-digit sales growth. The segment of mini cars increased to 44,395 units of sales with the Alto and Wagon R and represented 24.8% growth against the previous month of the last year sales were 35,570 units.

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With the Celerio, Swift, Baleno, Ritz and Swift Dzire, the sales of the compact car segment is increased by 12.3% to 50,324 units. The Ciaz SHVS (Ciaz Hybrid) has more demand in the country so that the midsize sedan segment increased by 52.5% to 6,544 units. The sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross, Gypsy and Ertiga Hybrid, increased to 18,423 units and representing triple-digit growth of 191% in the last month compared to the sales in September 2015 (6,331 units).

An introduction of the Vitara Brezza in the compact SUV segment is the advantage to gain the highest domestic sales in the last month. The Super Carry is the entry level commercial vehicle from Maruti Suzuki and delivered to the 44 customers in India in the last month.

Related: Maruti Suzuki exports over 1.5 million vehicles

Until the September, the carmaker has sold 7,66,913 units in domestic and export markets in this fiscal and posted 10.4% growth against 6,94,664 units in the last fiscal.

Segment September 2016 September 2015 %Change
Mini 44,395 35,570 24.8%
Compact 50,324 44,826 12.3%
Super Compact 3,973 3,229 23.0%
Mid-Size 6,544 4,291 52.5%
Utility Vehicles 18,423 6,331 191.0%
Vans 13,618 11,836 15.1%
Light Commercial Vehicles 44 NA
Total Domestic Sales 1,37,321 1,06,083 29.4%
Total Export Sales 11,822 7,676 54%
Total Sales 1,49,143 1,13,759 31.1%