Top 10 selling PVs in Jan: Limited to only Maruti & Hyundai models
Top 10 selling PVs in Jan: Limited to only Maruti & Hyundai models NEW DELHI: India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki claimed top 5 positions amongst the 10 best selling passenger vehicle models in the first month of 2019 with Alto, Dzire, Swift, Baleno and Vitara Brezza.

Interestingly, this time only top two manufacturers Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motor India featured in this elite list in January 2019. Showing a clear sign of market contracting to two brands in the fourth largest passenger vehicle market.

Maruti Suzuki Alto clocked a sales of 23,360 unit in January 2019 becoming the best selling car when compared to the same month last year when it sold 19,134 units in the second position.

Web Hosting
2018 Models Rank Models 2019
22,540 DZIRE 1 Alto 23,360
19,134 Alto 2 Dzire 19,073
17,770 Baleno 3 Swift 18,795
14,445 Swift 4 Baleno 16,717
14,182 Wagon R 5 VITARA BREZZA 13,172
12,109 Grand i10 6 Elite i20 11,749
11,785 VITARA BREZZA 7 Creta 10,314
9,650 Elite i20 8 Grand i10 10,285
9,284 Creta 9 Wagon R 10,048
8,287 Tiago 10 Celerio 9,217

Source: SIAMSimilarly, Swift moved one position up to the third slot by selling 18795 units in the January 2019, compared to 14,445 units in the same month last year.

On the another hand, its compact SUV, Vitara Brezza climbed two rungs up at fifth slot with 13172 units of wholesales. Vitara Brezza has crossed 4 lakh sales mark in less than three years. Moreover, it leads the compact SUV segment with a market share of over 44 per cent year-to-date.

South Korean carmaker claimed sixth, seventh and eighth position with Elite i10, Creta and Grand i10.

For the first time, Hyundai Grand i10 slipped to eighth positions with 10,285 units sales in January 2019, losing two ranks, when compared to the same month last year. Hyundai India sold 12,109 units of Grand i10 in January 2018.

As experts believe, there is a possible cannibalisation of Hyundai Grand i10 by Hyundai Santro because of the price overlap. Hyundai Grand i10 is between Rs 4.91 lakh – Rs 7.52 lakh, while the Hyundai Santro is priced between Rs 3.9 lakh – Rs 5.65 lakh.

Apart from this Wagon R slipped four positions down from fifth to ninth at 10,048 units. As the carmaker launched third generation Wagon R in the last week of January 2019.

Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

Close Menu