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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.

Related: Maruti Vitara Brezza Sales Crosses 50,000 Units in India

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.

Maruti Suzuki launched Baleno RS at Rs 8.69 lakh

Maruti Suzuki launched Baleno RS at Rs 8.69 lakh

The biggest Indian carmaker, Maruti Suzuki has launched the Baleno RS in the Indian market at Rs 8.69 lakh (Delhi ex-showroom). The performance based hatchback will be offered only on the Alpha top-end variant. More than one week back, the company commenced the pre-bookings for Maruti Baleno RS but, it didn’t disclose the number of bookings received by the car.

Related: Maruti Vitara Brezza crosses 1 lakh sales in India

Maruti has invested a total amount of Rs 168 million on the new Baleno RS, which gets the 1.0L BoosterJet engine rated at the 75Kw power and 150Nm torque. Being a larger PV market leader, it is the first time Maruti Suzuki is introducing the new BoosterJet engine, which is mated to the 5-speed manual gearbox.

The Boosterjet engine generates the maximum power that is 20% more than the general 1.2L petrol engine. Similarly, the torque delivered by the new engine is 30% higher than the basic 1.2L engine. The performance hatchback Baleno RS returns the mileage of 20.1 kmpl on the Baleno RS and gives excitement to the customers, who seek more performance and throttle response.

Related: Maruti Suzuki reports 11.7% growth in domestic sales in February 2017

Features like the perfect design and the fuel-efficient engine have made the car/vehicle as a full-fledged car. The Baleno RS is available with the black colored alloy wheels, projector headlamps with DRLs, standard front grille finished with chrome and rear door spoiler.

Baleno RS is designed based on the existing standard version of Baleno that is best-selling car in the country. The company sold more than 1.38 lakh units of Baleno in the period of April 2016 to January 2017 in the domestic market. The dimension of the new car changed but, it will feature the redesigned front and rear bumper for muscular and bigger look.

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The Baleno RS gets the RS badging at the rear side and features the 170mm ground clearance to target the young customers in India. As per the news, it will be offered in good-looking seven exterior colors. Like the Baleno, it will be retailed through the Nexa network, which has been expanding the premium outlets with the hospitality services.

Maruti Suzuki reports 11.7% growth in domestic sales in February 2017

Maruti Suzuki reports 11.7% growth in domestic sales in February 2017

The leading car manufacturer in the country, Maruti Suzuki has confirmed in the presence of media, the company sold a total of 1,30,280 units in the last month, compared to 1,17,451 units in February 2016. In which of the total units, the domestic market has received 1,20,735 units of sales whereas the remaining units (9,545 units) from exports.

Related: Maruti Baleno RS To Officially Launch On 3rd March 2017

The minicar segment with the models like Maruti Suzuki Wagon R and Alto has reported a decline of 6.8% with 33,079 units in the last month compared to 35,495 units in February 2016. With the entry of Maruti Suzuki Ignis, the compact segment registered a total of 47,002 units in February 2017 that leads to reporting a growth of 9.4% compared to 42,970 units in February 2016. In the company’s compact segment, the Maruti Baleno, Maruti Swift, Maruti Celerio and Maruti Swift Dzire are the popular cars.

The Dzire Tour has declined by 26.9% whereas the Ciaz sedan registers more than 5,886 units of in the previous month compared to 5,162 units in the year-ago month. The Maruti Vitara has triple-digit growth of over 110% in the last month. A total of 17,863 units of utility vehicles, including Maruti S-Cross, Maruti Ertiga and Maruti Gypsy, sold by the car market leader.

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Maruti Suzuki sold 1.08 lakhs of units in the domestic market in Feb 2016. The overall exports reported 2.2% in the last month with sales of 9,545 units, compared to 9,336 units in the year-ago month.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis launch scheduled in early months of 2017

Maruti Suzuki Ignis launch scheduled in early months of 2017

The news about the Marui Suzuki Ignis is usually updating in the automotive market since its first debut at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The Indian carmaker was previously planned to introduce its Ignis crossover in the Indian market during the festive months of 2016. But, the launch has postponed to the next year due to the waiting period of Baleno and Brezza. Currently, Maruti Suzuki planning to launch upcoming sub-4metre crossover in the Q1 of 2017.

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Very recently, the India-bound Suzuki (Maruti) Ignis was showcased at the 2016 Bogota Auto Show. The Suzuki Ignis has been made its debut in the European market at the 2016 Paris Motor Show and already on sales in the Japanese market.

The India-specific Ignis is expected to be slightly different from the global-specific Suzuki Ignis, in terms of styling and features. Maruti Suzuki Ignis will receive the engine options from the Baleno premium hatchback, such as 1.2-litre K-Series 84bhp petrol and 1.3-litre DDiS 73.9bhp diesel motors. Moreover, the Maruti Ignis will get the SHVS mild hybrid system to return the best mileage.

Related: Maruti Vitara Brezza crosses 10,000 sales mark in October 2016

In the International markets, the Suzuki Ignis measuring the length of 3700mm, the width of 1660mm, height of 1595mm, ground clearance of 180mm and wheelbase of 2438mm. The global-specific crossover underpinned by the Baleno’s platform and available with the features like LED daytime running lamps, projector headlamps, newly designed grille, as well.

Coming to the safety features, the Ignis will get the dual front airbags, side airbags, curtain airbags, lane departure warning, EBD, ABS and ESP. The Maruti Ignis will compete with the sub-4metre vehicles, in terms of features and price. The Baleno RS with the Boosterjet petrol engine will also be introduced in the first quarter of the next year.

Maruti Vitara Brezza crosses 10,000 sales mark in October 2016

Maruti Vitara Brezza crosses 10,000 sales mark in October 2016

The biggest Indian car company, Maruti Suzuki has sold more than 10,000 units of the Vitara Brezza in the Indian market in October 2016. To get the highest sales in the last month, the festival season helps the carmakers as well as the automotive industry. Compared to the regular ones, the demandable and new products have seen the highest sales reports due to the sentiment of festivals. The Vitara Brezza compact SUV is one among them and reported 10,056units sales in the country.

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Three months back, the compact SUV has already crossed 10,000units sales mark and this is the second time from its introduction in March 2016. Maruti Suzuki sold 10,232 units in the month of July 2016 and the Vitara Brezza was one of the top selling cars in the last month.

The carmaker has sold more than 60,000 units of Vitara Brezza from its launch and expected that the compact SUV to reach the sales mark of 1 lakh units by this year end. Moreover, the compact SUV comes with 6 to 10 months of waiting period based on the variant. The company has to optimise the production capacity of the Brezza for delivering the cars in the scheduled time frame.

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Being a sub-4metre SUV, the Brezza gets the high reputation from the Indian customers. With the observation of success, the company plans to introduce the Vitara Brezza petrol and automatic cars.  Currently, the Vitara Brezza is available with the 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine, which is mated with the standard 5-speed manual gearbox and rated at the power of 89bhp and the torque of 200Nm. The diesel car returns the fuel economy of 24.3kmpl with the parent company’s global C platform.

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The sub-4metre SUV is priced at Rs. 8.08lakhs (On-Road, New Delhi) and available in nine exterior colors.

Affordable cars in India to witness for high sales during festival season

Affordable cars in India to witness for high sales during festival season

Most of the families and individuals decide to buy new cars at the time of Diwali with the sign of colorful future. In fact, the passenger car industry is always witnessed the positive sales growth in the time of the festival season. Especially, the best and affordable cars to get the highest number sales in the country as the Indian customers mostly prefer the cars priced between Rs. 4lakh to Rs. 8alkh. Of course, the luxury cars also get the positive sales in the duration of festival months.

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The Indian cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Delhi reported the maximum number of sales compared to the localities. The new reports suggested that this festival of lights will also increase sales of small cars, luxury cars and the best cars. The automotive bloggers reported that luxury cars sales in Hyderabad reported a 30 percent rise in the festival season. Here is the list of affordable cars in India and select the best one to drive a new car with your family.

Affordable New Cars:

Maruti Suzuki Baleno:

Launched one year back, even though the Baleno is the best-selling hatchback in the Indian automotive market and received the waiting period due to the demand. The Baleno is offered at the starting ex-showroom price of Rs. 5.15lakhs in New Delhi and available in multiple variants. The basic version, Baleno 1.2 Sigma petrol car returns 21.4kmpl by generating the power of 84PS at the 6000rpm speed. Baleno Automatic with CVT has priced Rs. 6.87lakh and rated at 21.04kmpl of fuel economy.

Related: Mahindra 4-door e2o (e2o Plus) launched in India at Rs. 5.46lakhs

Maruti Vitara Brezza:

The Vitara Brezza is the new diesel car in the sub-4metre SUV segment and positioned in the list of rich portfolio cars available in the market with its best appearance of the exterior and interior. It is recognised as the best compact SUV car in terms of appearance, performance and specifications. The Vitara Brezza petrol cars will launch soon, while the diesel versions priced Rs. 7.44lakhs on the basic LDI version.

Mahindra KUV 100:

The great festival benefits up to Rs. 53,000 offered by Mahindra on its KUV 100 small SUV and the benefits vary based on the state and variant. The small SUV is comfortable for small families with the excellent safety features, spacious interiors and SUV styling. The KUV 100 petrol car has the price tag of Rs. 4.42lakhs.

Related: Maruti Suzuki Introduces iCreate customization kit for Vitara Brezza

Volkswagen Ameo, Hyundai Creta, Honda BR-V, Renault Kwid, Mahindra e2oPlus electric car, as well are the new affordable cars in the Indian car market.

Best and affordable cars in Diwali season

Best and affordable cars in Diwali season

Diwali is the sentiment for the Indian customers purchasing the vehicles as well as essential belongings as it is one of the India’s biggest festivals. In the country, the huge list of the cars available in different categories including luxury cars, sedans, compact SUVs, electric cars, as well. Moreover, the carmakers have introduced the special editions along with the new cars in the domestic markets. Here is the list of best and affordable cars offered in Diwali season to ease the customer’s choice.

Related: Maruti Suzuki Introduces iCreate customization kit for Vitara Brezza

Mahindra e2oPlus:

The Mahindra e2oPlus is the all-new electric car introduced as the CitySmart car with the hatchback body type. Being an electric car, the e2oPlus gets the subsidy and tax incentives from the Government via the FAME scheme. Faster recharge battery, high-speed range and high performance are the main features of the e2oPlus. The new electric car is offered in four variants, but there is less percentage of differentiation among them.

Price: Rs. 5.46lakhs (Ex-Showroom – Base Variant)

Maruti Suzuki Baleno:

Introduced in the last year, the Baleno gets the highest sales in the country as of the Maruti’s hatchback design and technology. The premium hatchback is on sale not only in the country but also in the multiple export markets so that it is nominated for the World Car of the Year award (2017) along with the Ignis, which has yet to launch in the country.

Baleno diesel and petrol versions offered in different versions and powered by the regular Maruti Suzuki engines to target the existing premium hatchbacks with the best-in-class performance.

Price: Rs. 5.44lakhs (Ex-showroom Hyderabad)

Vitara Brezza:

Vitara Brezza is the entry-level compact SUV from Maruti Suzuki and targeted the existing best-selling models, Hyundai Creta and Mahindra TUV 300 with its iconic structure. Now, the diesel versions are available, but the petrol versions to hit the showrooms in anytime. At the Maruti Suzuki showrooms, it is available in four single-tone and four dual-tone colors (exterior).

Vitara Brezza Price: Rs. 7.44Lakhs

Volkswagen Ameo:

The Ameo is the specially designed sub-4metre sedan for the Indian customers and offered in manual and automatic versions. Special service packages available to the Ameo customers and the Ameo receives most of the features from the Polo hatchback.

Ameo Diesel Price: Rs. 6.53Lkahs

Ameo Petrol Price: Rs. 5.42 Lakhs

Ameo Automatic: Rs. 8.73 Lakhs

Along with these, the Mahindra TUV 300, Maruti S-Cross, Maruti Ertiga, as well are the best and affordable cars and beneficial for the mid-size families.