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Maruti Baleno and Renault Kwid post record sales for Dec 2015

 
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Newly launched Maruti Baleno and Renault Kwid not only entered the list of top 10 cars sold during the month, but they also posted their best monthly sales till date.

Maruti Suzuki closed the year 2015 on a positive note with six of their cars featuring in the top 10 list. Maruti Suzuki Alto, DZire, WagonR and Swift featured in the top four positions while Baleno and Celerio were in the bottom half.

Maruti Alto continued to be at the top spot as sales stood at 22,589 units as against 22,296 units registered in Dec 2014. Maruti Swift sales stood at 14,548 units in December 2015 as compared to 17,410 units sold in December 2014, thereby declining by 16.4%. Maruti Suzuki DZire sales increased from 15,526 units sold in December 2014 to 16,790 units in the past month while WagonR sales also increased from 12,329 units sold in December 2014 to 14,645 units sold in December 2015.

Their new car, Baleno improved its monthly sales to an even new high of 10,572 units, creating a new sales record. Maruti Suzuki Celerio also saw increased demand and jumped position from No. 10 to No. 8 with 8,019 units sold in December 2015.

Renault Kwid success depends on service

Apart from Baleno, other newly launched car which featured in the list was Renault Kwid. The stylish looking hatchback gained entry on this list of top 10 best selling cars in December 2015. Launched in the entry level segment on September 24, 2015, the Kwid has been an instant success. It stood at No. 9 position on the list with 6,888 units sold in December 2015.

Such was the success of Renault Kwid that it even overtook sales of rival Hyundai Eon of which 6,563 units were sold in the past month, which settled for No. 10 position on the list. Sales of the Hyundai Eon however increased 9.4% as compared to 5,997 units sold in December 2014. Sales of the Hyundai Elite i20 also dipped 7.6% from 9,345 units sold in December 2014 to 8,629 units sold in December 2015.

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Hyundai Grand i10 gained a position from No. 6 in December 2014 to No. 5 in December 2015 with a 55% increase in sales. Sales of the Hyundai Grand i10 stood at 12,749 units in December 2015 as compared to sales of 8,210 units in December 2014 thus making it the second best performer where growth rate was concerned.

Top 10 Cars sold in India – Dec 2015

1) Maruti Alto – 22,589 units
2) Maruti DZire – 16,790 units
3) Maruti WagonR – 14,645 units
4) Maruti Swift – 14,548 units
5) Hyundai Grand i10 – 12,749 units
6) Maruti Baleno – 10,572 units
7) Hyundai i20 – 8,629 units
8) Maruti Celerio – 8,019 units
9) Renault Kwid – 6,888 units
10) Hyundai Eon – 6,563 units

Note – SUVs are not included in the list

Renault Kwid – Photos

Maruti Baleno – Photos

via ETAuto.com

 

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