After Maruti and Hyundai, which take the No 1 and No 2 position in the Indian auto industry, Honda, Mahindra and Toyota take the position No 3, 4 and 5. After Maruti and Hyundai revealed their August 2015 sales figures earlier today, the trio of Honda, Toyota and Mahindra also revealed theirs.
In August 2015, Honda sold 15,655 cars, Mahindra sold 14,198 cars, while Toyota sold 12,547 cars. This when compared to sales registered by them in August 2014, Honda sales declined by 6.58%, Mahindra sales declined by 7% and that of Toyota increased by 1%.
In spite of registering decline in sales, Honda has managed to hold on to its No 3 position, which it snatched from Mahindra earlier this year. The cars which contributed to Honda’s sales largely are City, Jazz and Amaze. These three registered sales of 5,405 units, 5,404 units, and 3,260 units, respectively.
The remaining Honda cars, Mobilio sales stood at 899 units, Brio registered sales of 622 units, and CR-V sales were at 65 units. Exports on the other hand posted a marginal increase of 585 units, as compared to 460 units exported in August 2014.
Mahindra passenger car sales stood at 14,198 units as against 15,321 units, resulting in a 7% decline. The UV major also saw a decline in their UV sales. From 13,911 units sold in Aug 2014, they sold 13,307 units last month, resulting in 4% decline. Below is a detailed summary of Mahindra passenger and commercial vehicle sales for Aug 2015.
Toyota on the other hand, has not revealed much details in their report. All they have said is that their sales for August 2015 stand at 12,547 units, as against 12,384 units sold in August 2014. The company has not revealed how much of the cars were sold in the domestic market or how many were exported. All they said in their report is that Etios and Camry are performing better than expectation.