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Maruti Alto beats Dzire, becomes No 1 – Top 25 best selling cars in 2019

Maruti Dzire has lost its title of India's No 1 selling car for year 2019 to Maruti Dzire. Here is detailed sales report of top selling cars in India.

Maruti Alto sales India
Image – Maruti Attingal Varkala

The biggest sellers of the year were from the Maruti Suzuki portfolio. Though Maruti takes multiple top spots, it has no doubt suffered significant volume loss for a number of its big volume cars.

Maruti Alto sales in 2019 fell 19 percent from 2,56,661 to 2,08,087 units. Maruti Dzire sales fell significantly at 25 percent. Sales is down to 1,98,904 units, down from 2,64,612 units. Maruti Swift sales were a nothing but swift. Sales volume fell 14 percent, down to 1,91,901 units, from 2,23,630 units sold through 2018.

Baleno sales decline is reported at 13 percent, down to 1,83,862 units from 2,10236 units sold last year. WagonR sales grew 3 percent. Up at 1,55,967 units from 1,52,020 units sold in 2019. Brezza sales took quite a beating. Sales decline is reported at 18 percent down to 1,27,094 from 1,55,466 units.

Top 25 selling cars in 2019
Data – Auto Punditz

Hyundai i20 Elite sales fell to 1,23,201 units down from 1,41,104 units. Maruti Eeco sales grew to 1,14,105 units, up from 84,565 units. Hyundai takes the last two spots in the top ten cars sold list. Hyundai i10 Grand sales fell 24 percent, down to 1,02,693 units, down from 1,34,249 units. Hyundai Creta sells fell to juts below a lakh. Sales were down 18 percent from 1,20,905 units.

Maruti Ertiga sales have gained much. Sales growth was 65 percent, up from 93,081 units, up from 56,408 units sold in 2018. Maruti Celerio sales dropped a staggering 30 percent. Volume dwindled to 70,930 units from 1,00,957 units sold the year earlier.

Hyundai Venue, a fairly new entrant sold quite well. 70,443 units since launch in May 2019. Mahindra Bolero sales fell a noticeable 18 percent. Sales was down to 69,656 units from 85,464 units. Honda Amaze finds a mention in the list at 15th spot. Sales was stable at 67,715 units. The previous year 67,584 units were sold.

Hyundai Santro sales grew on account of a full year of sales following a late launch in 2018. Sales growth stood at 162 percent up to 64,729 units, up from 24,741 units. Tata Tiago had the steepest sales decline percent. Sales fell 32 percent, down to 63,215 units, down from 92,286 units.

Toyota Innova Crysta sales decline is reported at 21 percent, down to 61,743 units from 78,130 units. Renault Kwid sales fell to 53,438 units from 66,815 units. Tata Nexon sales fell 6 percent to 49,312 units, down from 52,519 units.

Mahindra Scorpio sales decline stands at 5 percent. Sales fell to 46,725 units, down from 49,063 units. Kia Seltos has been around for about 6 months and finds itself in the list of top sellers with 45,494 units sold.

Mahindra XUV300 sales is reported at 40,197 units. Ford Ecosport sales decline is reported at 23 percent, down to 39,989 units, down from 51,973 units. Maruti S Presso, another small car from MSIL and launched quite recently, finds itself in the list of top 25 sellers, having sold 35,254 units.

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