COMPARISON: TY JANUARY TO APRIL V/S LY JANUARY TO APRIL
The Top 10 cars sold 5,77,284 units collectively this year, from January 2021 to April 2021 period. And they contributed to about 47% of the overall sales in India!
Maruti Suzuki continued to rule the list with the 7 out of the top 10 from their stable. Also, note that the Top 5 was dominated by Maruti Suzuki models alone!
Maruti Swift emerged as India's Best Selling Car for the current year YTD with sales of over 77, 474units. It toppled last year's bestseller Baleno by quite a margin to rank at top of the table.
India's second best-selling car from Maruti Suzuki's Nexa channel - Baleno. The model has performed extremely well for Nexa. Do note that Baleno+Glanza would move to the No.1 position!
Wagon R still rides on practicality and rakes in volumes for Maruti Suzuki. The model ranked third in the table with sales of over 73,306.
Last Year's second best-selling car Alto dropped to the fourth position this year.
Maruti Dzire had dropped last year. Now it climbs 1 spot, to 5th rank.
Hyundai Creta was the best-selling SUV for the year. It was also Hyundai's highest-selling model for the current year. It recorded 49,815 numbers. The highest growth of 10 spots.
India's only van - Eeco ranked seventh in the list and the model volumes stood at 46,587.
Hyundai Venue and Maruti Brezza came 8th and 9th in the list, with hardly 200 numbers gap amongst the two.
The Top 10 list is now very predictable and is dominated by Maruti & Hyundai models. We need to wait and see if the trend changes in FY2022 - but the possibility seems rare.