Maruti Alto is October’s best-selling PV, the company ranks in the top 4, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi:The entry-level Alto from Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) was the best-selling car model in India in October 2021. According to industry data, seven other models from the car company are also in the top 10 PV list for October.
One model each from the stables of Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) and Kia India also made it into the list of the top 10 best-selling PVs, according to the latest data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
The list clearly demonstrated the dominance of the MSI in the Indian passenger car (PV) market.
Despite a 2.6% decline, Alto secured first position with sales of 17,389 units in October 2021, compared to 17,850 units in the same month last year.
In the past fiscal year, MSI had sold 2,58,539 Alto vehicles.
MSI’s premium hatchback Baleno retained second place with sales of 15,573 units last month. The model had sold 21,971 units in the same month last year.
The company’s Ertiga MUV car was third with 12,923 units sold in the month under review. The model couldn’t make it onto the elite list in October 2020.
The small car Wagon R from MSI fell one place to fourth place with 12,335 units sold in October 2021. In the same month last year, the model also took third place with 18,703 units.
India’s second largest car manufacturer is entering fifth place with its SUV Venue with 10,554 units. Another Kia India SUV finished sixth last month with 10,488 units.
Seventh place in October 2021 went to MSIs Eeco with 10,320 units, which improved from eighth position in October a year ago with 13,309 units sold.
In eighth place on the list was MSI Hatchback Swift with 9,180 units, down from first position in the same month a year ago with 24,589 units.
The compact sedan Dzire from MSI took ninth place in October 2021 with 8,077 units sold. The older version of the sedan took fifth place in October 2020 with 17,675 units.
Car maker Vitara Brezza’s other compact SUV model completed the list, ranking tenth with 8,032 units sold last month, up from 12,087 units in October 2020, SIAM said.
|October 2020||Models||rank||Models||October 2021|
|18,703||New car R.||3||Ertiga||12,923|
|11,721||So nice||10||VITARA BREZZA||8,032|