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

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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 – 2013Year – 2014
Car nameSales figuresCar nameSales figures
Maruti Alto18206Maruti Dzire18634
Maruti Dzire15249Maruti Alto16997
Maruti WagonR13409Maruti Swift15703
Maruti Swift10461Maruti WagonR11762
Hyundai Eon6946Honda City7705
Hyundai i106735Hyundai Grand i107023
Honda Amaze6515Hyundai Xcent6652
Hyundai i205366Maruti Celerio6394
Tata Indica4276Hyundai Eon60358
Hyundai Verna3479Honda Amaze4507

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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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