New Delhi: The highest 10 passenger automobiles (PV) chart has been topped by Maruti’s premium providing Baleno, which is bought via its Nexa retail channel. That is the primary time in 2022 that it has taken the lead over the WagonR. In January this 12 months, the mannequin didn’t even discover a place within the prime 10 record. Nonetheless, it was principally counted among the many prime 5 automobiles within the coming months.
India’s tall boy hatch at quantity 2 is WagonR. Throughout the first eight months of this 12 months, the mannequin has fought arduous within the prime 3 spots. It claimed the primary place 6 instances out of the primary 8 months of the 12 months, excluding the Swift at the number one spot in February and now the Baleno in August.
With the rising curiosity for SUV-styled automobiles, 2 of the highest 5 fashions in August got here with the SUV badge. Maruti’s sub-4 meter compact SUV, Vitara Brezza, completed third, registering a progress of over 50% over the earlier month. The carmaker has additionally launched the second technology Brezza in June this 12 months and dropped the moniker Vitara. Whereas the demand for the upgraded mannequin stays sturdy, it’s sitting on a excessive ready interval. The corporate has thus far delivered round 45,000 items of the brand new Brezza.
Maruti Suzuki has taken 70% stake within the 10 best-selling automobiles. That is adopted by 20% from Tata Motors and 10% from Hyundai, coming into with every of their SUVs.
Within the prime 5, breaking the monopoly of the market chief, Tata Motors is on the fourth place with its best-selling mannequin Nexon. In July too, the Nexon emerged as the one SUV within the prime 5 PVs, ending on the fourth place.
India’s favourite hatchback Alto dropped to fifth place throughout August. In comparison with July, when it did not make it to the highest 10 automobiles chart, the mannequin hit a excessive of almost 60% in August. For the file, Alto remained on the No. 1 place for 16 consecutive monetary years until FY 2015, when it was changed by Swift in FY 2011 and WagonR in FY 2012.
|Put up||OEM||sample||Home gross sales August 2022||Home Gross sales July 2022||% Change|
|2||maruti suzuki||wagon r||18,398||22,588||-18.5|
|3||maruti suzuki||Vitara Brezza||15,193||9,709||56.4|
The nation’s second largest carmaker entered the highest 10 record with 12,577 items of its best-selling mannequin Creta throughout August.
Launched a 12 months again, Tata’s Punch bought round 12,000 items in August. To mark its one 12 months anniversary, the corporate has additionally launched a particular version of the Punch Camo within the nation.
Maruti’s Eeco was at quantity 8, which was the one fashionable van within the nation. Nonetheless, the mannequin noticed a month-on-month decline of 8%.
The final spot was taken by Maruti’s DZire sedan and Swift hatchback, each of which recorded a decline as in comparison with July. Within the first three months of the 12 months, each the automobiles had been within the prime 3 positions.