The Maruti Suzuki Alto stays the top-selling passenger car in India, whereas the Dzire, an entire two segments above is available in a detailed second. Whereas the Alto, the favored entry-level hatchback offered a complete of 259,401 items, its larger sibling the Dzire offered 253,859 items. A marginal distinction of 5,542 items that made the Alto the No. 1 automobile in India as soon as once more.
The Indian passenger car (PV) market has needed to witness some powerful instances within the final fiscal, given the unfavorable purchaser sentiment as a result of rising gas costs, the liquidity crunch and likewise the rising affect of shared mobility on car buy selections in city India. However even because the going received powerful, among the powerful fashions received going and stored the OEM manufacturing strains buzzing.
Maruti Suzuki, the nation’s largest automobile producer and the longstanding market chief, noticed seven of its fashions have a stranglehold within the Prime 10 best-sellers' checklist as they do every month. Due to this fact, it not shocking that the carmaker has an amazing 51 % market share, an increment of 1 share level over FY2018.
As in FY2018, the primary 5 spots are all Maruti automobiles. The Maruti Alto (259,401 items), Dzire (253,859), Swift (223,924), Baleno (212,330) and Vitara Brezza (157,880) collectively offered 1,107,394 items, which account for an enormous 64 % of the corporate’s total gross sales of 1,729,826 items (FY2018: 1,643,467 / +5.25%) in FY2019. Nonetheless, look carefully on the comparative numbers (see gross sales desk beneath) and also you'll discover that the year-on-year development for the Alto (+zero.33%) is completely flat and the Dzire's is in single digits (+5.71%).
Because it does each month, Hyundai Motor India takes 30 % of the Prime 10 checklist with its Grand i10, Elite i20 and one other best-seller, the Creta SUV.
The Hyundai Elite i20 (140,225) is the No. 6 place, up three % YoY. It’s adopted by the Grand i10 (126,041) at No. 7; this hatchback is down one rank on FY2018 and its gross sales are additionally down by 16.60 %. The favored Creta SUV has been the Korean carmaker's strongest performer. With gross sales of 124,300 items, the Creta clocked 16 % YoY development and enhancing one rank from FY2018 to No. eight. These three fashions contributed to nearly 72 % of Hyundai’s total gross sales of 545,243 items within the fiscal (FY2018: 545,243 / +1.68%), and fashioned 11.5 % of the overall PV gross sales within the yr, which stood at three,377,436 items (FY2018: three,288,581 / +2.70%).
The Maruti Wagon R and Celerio, drive in at No. 9 and No. 10 respectively. Together with the Wagon R (119,649) and the Celerio (103,734), the seven Maruti Suzuki fashions cumulatively garnered volumes of 1,330,777 items and comprised 40 % of the overall PV numbers within the fiscal. To not let new security laws affect its development trajectory, the corporate has been on aggressively upgrading its mannequin line-up with extra passive security options, in addition to has been bringing new fashions based mostly on extra inflexible platforms to adapt to occupant crash and pedestrian crash safety norms.
Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai actually don't give any leeway for the competitors. Will that change in FY2020 with a brand new mass-market challenger within the type of Kia Motors India, with a mannequin choice that would play proper from premium hatchback to compact SUV house? Clearly, issues are set to show extra thrilling in FY2020. Stick with us as we hold bringing you the very newest updates, and all of the info and stats on all wheels offered in India's humungous automotive market.