Segment-wise Car Sales for December 2020

Compact Hatchback segment was the largest segment in terms of volumes and contributed to over 23% of cars sold in India.

  • Compact SUV segment is now consistently country’s second largest segment. The launch of Kia Sonet and later Nissan’s Magnite just catapulted the segment volumes and it sold more than the likes of premium hatchbacks/Mid SUVs. It also grew 35% YoY which was one of the highest in Dec’20.
  • Premium Hatchback segment overtook the Mid SUVs and was the third largest segment and contributed near to 14% of the passenger car sales in India for December 2020.
  • Mid SUVs too grew a healthy 18% YoY and raked fifth in the table. The segment is one of the most sought after by the OEMs as it offers significant volumes and margins both.
  • Compact Sedans recorded one of the highest YoY drops and declined -4% YoY.




Segment Wise & Model Wise Sales Data – 

1. Entry Hatchback Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Maruti Alto 18,140 15,489 17%
2 Maruti S-Presso 6,787 8,394 -19%
3 Renault Kwid 4,335 5,539 -22%
4 Datsun Redi-GO 502 1,380 -64%
TOTAL 29,764 30,802

2. Compact Hatchback Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Maruti Swift 18,131 14,749 23%
2 Maruti Wagon R 17,684 10,781 64%
3 Hyundai i10 Grand 10,263 7,598 35%
4 Maruti Celerio 6,660 5,429 23%
5 Tata Tiago 6,066 4,558 33%
6 Maruti Nexa Ignis 3,268 964 239%
7 Hyundai Santro 1,960 3,820 -49%
8 Ford Figo 1 490 -100%
9 Datsun Go 0 105 -100%
10 Nissan Micra 65
11 Tata Bolt 32
12 Toyota Liva 72
TOTAL 64,033 48,663 32%

3. Premium Hatchback Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Maruti Nexa Baleno 18,030 18,464 -2%
2 Hyundai i20 8,004 7,740 3%
3 Tata ALTROZ 6,600 0
4 Toyota GLANZA 2,102 1,620 30%
5 VW Polo 1,805 2,210 -18%
6 Honda Jazz 602 635 -5%
7 Ford Freestyle 170 296 -43%
TOTAL 37,313 30,965 21%




4. Compact Sedan Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Maruti Dzire 13,868 15,286 -9%
2 Honda Amaze 4,385 5,077 -14%
3 Hyundai Xcent/Aura 3,113 1,139 173%
4 Tata Tigor 1,822 1,487 23%
5 Ford Aspire 110 247 -55%
6 VW Ameo 480
7 Tata Zest 520
TOTAL 23,298 24,236

5. Executive Sedan Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Honda City 2,717 1,004 171%
2 Maruti Ciaz 1,270 1,786 -29%
3 Hyundai Verna 1,036 1,295 -20%
4 Skoda Rapid 1,015 1,359 -25%
5 VW Vento 348 469 -26%
6 Toyota Yaris 226 76 197%
7 Nissan Sunny 51
TOTAL 6,612 6,040 9%

6. Premium Sedan Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Skoda Octavia 22 255 -91%
2 Hyundai Elantra 15 23 -35%
3 Honda Civic 0 178 -100%
4 Toyota Corolla 9
TOTAL 37 465

7. Luxury Sedan Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Skoda Superb 262 159 65%
2 Toyota Camry 33 40 -18%
TOTAL 295 199 48%




8. Compact SUV Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Hyundai Venue 12,313 9,521 29%
2 Maruti Vitara Brezza 12,251 13,658 -10%
3 Tata Nexon 6,835 4,350 57%
4 Kia Sonet 5,959 0
5 Mahindra XUV 300 3,974 2,132 86%
6 Toyota Urban Cruiser 1,762 0
7 Ford Ecosport 934 1,727 -46%
8 Honda WRV 930 1,398 -33%
9 Nissan Magnite 560 0
10 Mahindra TUV 300 884
TOTAL 45,518 33,670 35%

9. Mid-SUV Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Hyundai Creta 10,592 6,713 58%
2 Kia Seltos 5,608 4,645 21%
3 MG Hector 3,430 3,021 14%
4 Mahindra Scorpio 3,417 3,656 -7%
5 Tata Harrier 2,223 1,458 52%
6 Maruti S-Cross 1,185 979 21%
7 Mahindra XUV 500 750 1,399 -46%
8 Renault Duster 494 756 -35%
9 Jeep Compass 384 742 -48%
10 MG ZS EV 122 0
11 Nissan Kicks 97 501 -81%
12 Hyundai Kona 24 12 100%
13 Skoda Karoq 4 0
14 VW T-ROC 1 0
15 Renault Captur 1
16 Nissan Terrano 0
17 Tata Safari 63
TOTAL 28,331 23,946 18%

10. Premium SUV Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Toyota Fortuner 584 612 -5%
2 MG GLOSTER 458 0
3 Ford Endeavour 447 261 71%
4 VW Tiguan 247 324 -24%
5 Hyundai Tucson 80 92 -13%
6 Mahindra Alturas G4 9 123 -93%
7 Honda CR-V 4 38 -89%
8 Skoda Kodiaq 233
TOTAL 1,829 1,683 9%

11. MUV Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Maruti Ertiga 9,177 6,650 38%
2 Mahindra Bolero 5,053 5,661 -11%
3 Renault TRIBER 4,971 5,631 -12%
4 Nexa XL6 3,088 2,521 22%
5 Toyota Innova Crysta 2,764 3,414 -19%
6 Kia CARNIVAL 251 0
7 Mahindra Marazzo 161 1,292 -88%
8 Toyota Vellfire 16 0
9 Datsun GO+ 0 67 -100%
10 Mahindra Xylo 41
11 Tata Hexa 317
12 Honda BR-V 82
13 Renault Lodgy 37
TOTAL 25,481 25,713

12. Van Segment:

Rank OEM Model Dec’20 Dec’19 Growth
1 Maruti Eeco 11,215 7,634 47%
TOTAL 11,215 7,634 47%

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