Mahindra Sales Analysis – July 2020

Mahindra sold 10,904 units in July 2020 and recorded a fall of -32% in July 2020 v/s July 2019. Mahindra’s Bolero contributed ~40% of the overall OEMs volumes.

Model Year-on-Year Comparo Month-on-Month Comparo
July’20 July’19 Growth (%) July’20 June’20 Growth (%)
Bolero 4360 4446 -2% 4360 3292 32%
Scorpio 3135 2864 9% 3135 2574 22%
XUV300 2519 4464 -44% 2519 1812 39%
XUV 500 813 1116 -27% 813 231 252%
KUV 100 51 164 -69% 51 49 4%
MARAZZO 20 956 -98% 20 0
Verito 6 21 -71% 6 1
Thar 0 466 -100% 0 0
Xylo 0 324 -100% 0 0
ALTURAS G4 0 81 -100% 0 0
TUV 300 0 1122 -100% 0 0
TOTAL 10,904 16,024 -32% 10,904 7,959 37%
  • Bolero is still Mahindra’s best selling car and sold well in July’20 basis strong rural demand. It growth a healthy 32% MoM.
  • With dispatches of 3,135 units; Scorpio was Mahindra’s second best selling model and it recorded a 9% YoY growth and 22% MoM growth.
  • Mahindra’s XUV300 has lost ground in the Compact SUV segment and delay in bringing the BS6 variant has hurt the model even more. It anyhow managed to cross 2.5k dispatches in July’20 and was Mahindra’s third best selling model for the month.

Tata Motors Sales Analysis – July 2020

Tata Motors sold 15,012 units in July 2020 and regsitered a YoY growth of 43% & MoM growth of 31%. It crossed the 15k sales mark after 16 long months and was India’s 3rd biggest OEM in July’20.

Model Year-on-Year Comparo Month-on-Month Comparo
July’20 July’19 Growth (%) July’20 June’20 Growth (%)
Tiago 5337 4689 14% 5337 4069 31%
Nexon 4327 3344 29% 4327 3040 42%
ALTROZ 3636 0 3636 3104 17%
HARRIER 985 740 33% 985 653 51%
TIGOR 727 1014 -28% 727 553 31%
Bolt 11
Zest 423
Safari+Storme 100
Hexa 164
TOTAL 15,012 10,485 43% 15,012 11,419 31%
  • Tiago was the best selling Tata and 5,337 units were shipped in July 2020. It grew 14% Year on Year and 31% Month on Month.
  • Nexon registered a strong sales performance too and was the second best seller for Tata in July 2020. The New Nexon was able to cross the 4k mark and 4,327 units were dispatched in July 2020.
  • Altroz seems to have slowly picked pace and recorded an offtake of 3,636 units in July 2020. The increasing volumes for the model is a positive sign for Tata Motors.
  • Harrier managed to sell 985 units and could record 33% YoY growth and 51% MoM growth.

Hyundai India Sales Analysis – July 2020

Hyundai sold 38,200 units in July and registered a YoY degrowth of -2.1% and a MoM growth of 79.2%. Creta was the best seller for Hyundai and contributed to over 30% of Hyundai’s sales in July 2020!

Model Year-on-Year Comparo Month-on-Month Comparo
July’20 July’19 Growth (%) July’20 June’20 Growth (%)
Creta 11549 6585 75% 11549 7207 60%
i10 Grand 8368 5081 65% 8368 3593 133%
VENUE 6734 9585 6734 4129 63%
i20 Elite 6344 9012 -30% 6344 2718 133%
Verna 1906 1890 1% 1906 1083 76%
Aura 1839 1430 29% 1839 1016 81%
SANTRO 1351 5309 -75% 1351 1513 -11%
Tucson 63 47 34% 63 30
KONA 26 17 26 16 63%
Elantra 20 54 -63% 20 15 33%
TOTAL 38,200 39,010 -2.1% 38,200 21,320 79.2%
  • Creta was Hyundai’s best selling model and India’s 4th best seller for July 2020. The model also emerged as India best selling SUV for the month. It was also the sole model from Hyundai to cross 10k sales in July’20.
  • i10 Nios was the OEMs second best seller and sold over 8.3k units. It registered a YoY growth of 65% and MoM growth of mammoth 133%.
  • Venue ranked third for the OEM and around 6,734 units were dispatched in July 2020. The model shall now face stiff competition from upcoming Kia’s Sonet.
  • i20 sales remain strong even though the new model is on the cards. It was just behind Venue in sales and 6,344 units were shipped in July 2020.

Kia Motors India – 0 to over a Lakh in just 12 months!

Kia Motors India sold over 1 Lakh units in the Indian Market in just 12 months! It was largely attributed by the success of its Mid SUV Seltos which contributed to over 96% of the volumes.

Kia is one of the fastest OEM in India to cross 1 Lakh unit sales. It achieved this feat in an astonishing 12 months. Do note that Kia was able to reach the landmark even with a month where it reported ZERO sales (Apr’20). Just to highlight the importance of this achievement; we shall showcase the time taken for other OEMs to cross 1 Lakh unit sales in India –

  • Toyota India took 45 months to cross 1 Lakh sales
  • Ford India crossed 1 Lakh sales in the sub-continent in 63 months!
  • Volkswagen India achieved >1 Lakh unit sales in 50 months
  • Honda Cars India first lakh units sales came after 81 months
  • Skoda India surpassed 1 Lakh unit sales in 109 months
  • Renault India achieved 1 Lakh units sales in 31 months

Apart from the aforementioned OEMs; Maruti Suzuki’s Nexa channel had crossed 1 Lakh units sales in just 7 months! However; it had the backing of both Maruti Suzuki & existing MS dealers.



The sales trend of Kia Motors India’s models –

Kia Motors India
Month Seltos Carnival Sales
Aug’19 6236 6236
Sep’19 7754 7754
Oct’19 12854 12854
Nov’19 14005 14005
Dec’19 4645 4645
Jan’20 15000 450 15450
Feb’20 14024 1620 15644
Mar’20 7466 1117 8583
Apr’20 0 0 0
May’20 1611 50 1661
June’20 7114 161 7275
July’20 8270 232 8502
TOTAL 98,979 3,630 1,02,609
  • Kia sold 1,02,609 in the past 12 months with an average of 8,550 units per month.
  • Seltos was the blockbuster model from Kia and sold an impressive 98,979 units in the said timeframe. It is also set to cross 1 Lakh unit sales in Aug’20!
  • Carnival managed to sell 3,630 in the past 7 months with an average of 518 units/month. The model is Kia’s flagship brand in the Indian market.

Kia will jump to the next level with its upcoming Sonet and aims to achieve next 1 lakh units even faster. It shall be interesting to see how the OEM progresses ahead.