Nexon overtakes Ecosport again in Jan’19

  • Nexon has been continuously gaining numbers and has established itself as the second volume pillar to Tata Motors (after Tiago). It averaged 4,376 units/month sales in 2018 and sold 5,095 units in the first month of 2019! Nexon again overtook Ecosport’s volumes and registered 2nd spot in the segment.
  • Brezza continues its dominance in the segment and sold over 13k units in Jan’19. Brezza has helped Maruti Suzuki become a formidable player in the SUV space and sells much more than the cheaper siblings (say Celerio, Ertiga, etc).
  • WRV has been pushed to the 4th spot and is finding difficult to go up in the ranking table. As per Autocar report, Honda is trying to rejuvenate interest for the model by launching the Exclusive Edition variant of the car which shall be accessorized to meet the customers requirement.
  • With the launch of XUV300 from Mahindra; we are anticipating the rankings to change drastically in coming months.

Honda City emerges as the Best Selling Sedan of Jan’19

  • After a long gap; Honda gets the Top Slot in the Best Selling Sedan category. Do note that Honda fared 3rd in the segment for the year 2018. City was the clear winner and sold over 1,600 units more than the second ranked Hyundai’s Verna.
  • Ciaz toppled to Third position in Jan’19. Nexa in overall is dealing with sluggish sales and Ciaz’s reducing numbers is adding to its woes. Do note that Ciaz sold 5,062 units in Jan’18 v/s 2,934 units sold in last month.
  • Yaris is thrown out of the Top 5 selling cars in the category. Seeing a Toyota badged vehicle sell lesser than the Skoda & VW is a big blow to the Japanese conglomerate.