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Top 25 Selling Cars in India for September 2021

The Top 25 Selling Cars constituted over 76% of the cars sold in September 2021. It had 7 models from Maruti, 5 from Hyundai, 4 from Tata, 3 from Mahindra, 2 from Kia, and 1 from Toyota, Honda, MG & Renault each. In terms of volumes, Maruti Suzuki models contributed to just over 37 percent volumes in the Top 25!


A major reshuffling has happened in the Top 25 selling cars owing to variance in production across all OEMs due to semiconductor unavailability. Only 5 Maruti models fared in the Top 10 (and only 2 in the Top 5). Also, 2 Tata models shot up in the Top 10 selling cars of September 2021.

OEMwise Count in the Top 25 selling cars -

  • Maruti had 7 models in the Top 25. On average; the volumes were 7,649 units per car (do note the avg was 10,417 units/car in Aug'21).

  • Hyundai had 5 models in the Top 25 and averaged 5,660 units per model.

  • Tata with 4 models in the list averaged 5,731 units per model (which is higher than Hyundai).

  • Kia had 2 offerings in the Top 25 and averaged 7,019 per model (which is still higher than Tata).

  • Even with 3 models in the top 25, Mahindra's overall volumes was lower than that of Kia.

Also find mentioned the Body Style Count in the Top 25 -

  • SUVs dominated with 10 models in the Top 25 and volumes of over 54k units.

  • Hatchbacks volumes have fallen below SUVs and the number of models too have reduced in Top 25.

  • Sedans had only 2 offerings in the Top 25 and the best-selling sedan was Honda City.

The Top 25 Selling Cars of September 2021 are as shown below -

  • In Sep'21, only 5 out of the Top 10 cars came from Maruti's stable (during the prime months, Maruti had 8-9 models in the Top 10). Maruti's Alto dethroned the siblings Wagon-R, Swift, and Baleno to jump to the Top Slot in model-wise rank for September 2021. Ertiga shot up to second in the list with dispatches of 11,308 units and emerged as the best-selling UV for Sep'21!

  • Kia Seltos emerged as the third best-selling car and highest-selling SUV for September 2021. Seltos outsold the likes of Creta, Nexon, Brezza, etc to take the Best Selling SUV throne!

  • Tata Nexon did stellar volumes and ranked 4th on the list. Nexon recorded dispatches of over 9k units and emerged as the best-selling Compact SUV of September 2021. Nexon was able to successfully overtake the likes of Venue and Sonet. Even the EV variant is contributing significantly to overall model volumes!

  • Hyundai Creta managed to enter the Top 5 selling cars and also became the third best-selling SUV for September 2021. Venue followed close and ranked 7th in the list of Top 10 cars for September 2021.