Maruti, Hyundai and Honda lead in top 10 car sales list for July 2014

Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) continues to dominate the list of Top 10 selling cars in July 2014. Last year in the same month, MSIL had four cars on the list. But this year, they have moved a notch higher as they now have five cars in the list.

maruti car sales july 14At top of the list of highest selling passenger vehicles is Maruti Suzuki DZire with 18,634 units sold in July 2014. This was followed by another much preferred car, Maruti Alto with 16,997 units sold. Alto was at the top of the list last year but has been recently dethroned by DZire due to many buyers upgrading from Alto to DZire.

In third slot was Maruti Swift with 15,703 units sold last month while WagonR stood in fourth position with 11,762 units sold. The fifth MSIL product, Maruti Suzuki Celerio was at No. 8 position with 6,394 units sold with higher demand being shown towards the AMT variant which commands a longer waiting period.

Honda Cars India step in next with its new Honda City coming in fifth position with 7,705 units sold followed by the Hyundai Grand i10 with 7,023 units sold. In seventh place is the Hyundai Xcent compact sedan, followed by Hyundai Eon in ninth position with sales totaling 6,035 units while at the bottom of the list of top 10 sellers in July 2014 is Honda Amaze with sales of 4,507 units down three positions since June 2014. Indica from Tata Motors which ranked ninth on the list in July 2013 failed to find place on this list in Jul 2014 as the Verna and i20 from Hyundai.

From this list it may be noted that on the list of top selling passenger cars in India, it only four of these that fall in the small and sub INR 4 lakh category while the other six are sedans and premium hatchbacks.

Year – 2013 Year – 2014
Car name Sales figures Car name Sales figures
Maruti Alto 18206 Maruti Dzire 18634
Maruti Dzire 15249 Maruti Alto 16997
Maruti WagonR 13409 Maruti Swift 15703
Maruti Swift 10461 Maruti WagonR 11762
Hyundai Eon 6946 Honda City 7705
Hyundai i10 6735 Hyundai Grand i10 7023
Honda Amaze 6515 Hyundai Xcent 6652
Hyundai i20 5366 Maruti Celerio 6394
Tata Indica 4276 Hyundai Eon 60358
Hyundai Verna 3479 Honda Amaze 4507