Around 16.7% of the cars sold in India for February 2021 had a diesel engine! Recently we had presented a detailed Fuel Mix analysis for the first 9 months of FY2021 (here) and highlighted how the sales trend has inclined towards petrol cars. However; there are still OEMs who are leveraging on Diesel Variants volumes and we present the list of Top 10 Selling Diesel Models for the month of Feb'21 in this post.
Top 10 Selling Diesel Cars for February 2021 -
Mahindra had the highest number of models in the Top 10 selling Diesel Cars for Feb 2021. Mahindra Bolero, Thar & Scorpio ranked 2nd, 4th & 6th respectively in the list and combined contributed to 29% sales in the Top 10!
Toyota had 2 models in the Top 10 - Innova and Fortuner. They combined sold 7,916 units and contributed to >21% sales in the Top 10.
Hyundai Creta was India's No.1 Selling Diesel car for February 2021! The model sold 7,558 diesel variants and was the lone offering from Hyundai in the Top 10.
Kia had 2 models on the list - Sonet & Seltos. Almost 42% of the Kia Sonet sold in Feb'21 had a diesel engine and the contribution from diesel variants for Seltos was 38%.
Tata Harrier which is a Diesel-only variant ranked 8th in the list and was the sole Tata offering in the Top 10.
Ford Ecosport ranked 10th with dispatches of 1,948 diesel units in Feb'21.
Note: We have collated only Diesel variants volumes for the models in the chart shown above. The Petrol variants have been excluded from the calculation.