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Top 20 cars sold in India during September 2016 – 11 belongs to Maruti

Maruti Vitara Brezza Dealer Launch

The festive season got off to a flying start with automakers announcing increase sales during September 2016.

Maruti Suzuki India, leading automaker in India, recorded a 29.41% increase in growth for the month of Sep 2016. This is the highest ever monthly sales they have posted, with a total of 1,37,321 units sold during the month.

Its leading models include Alto, DZire, Swift and WagonR while Vitara Brezza, Ciaz, Eeco and Ertiga. The leading model was the Maruti Suzuki Alto with a total of 27,750 units sold during the month as against 20,658 units sold in September 2015 resulting in a 34% increase in sales.

WagonR sales at No. 4, climbed 12% from 14,912 units sold in September 2015 to 16,645 units in the past month while sales of DZire and Swift at No. 2 and 3, dipped 4% and 8% respectively. Baleno sales, at No. 6 on the list of top 20 cars sold during September 2016, crossed the 10,623 unit mark while sales of Vitara Brezza stood at 9,375 units. Ciaz sales increased 53% from 4,291 units in September 15 to 6,554 units last month while Eeco and Ertiga sales also increased 26$ and a whopping 144% respectively.


Hyundai Motors India announced total domestic sales of 42,605 units in September 2016, registering 0.24% sales growth as compared to 42,505 units sold in September 2015. Hyundai Grand i10 was at No. 5 position and Creta at No. 10 on list of top 20 cars sold in September 2016. The company noted increased sales while sale of the i20 Elite and Eon dipped by 2% each.

Hyundai sold 12,212 units of the i10 Grand during September 2016 as against 11,241 units sold in the same month of the previous year. Creta sales increased 21% to 8,835 units in September 2016 as compared to 7,320 units sold in September 2015. The upcoming festive season coupled with the 7th Pay Commission should bring in more positive sales for the company in the coming months. The company also introduced the Elantra sedan in the executive segment while plans are afoot to launch the Tucson SUV later this month.


Mahindra and Mahindra sales in September 2016 were up 5% and stood at 20,537 units as compared to 19,564 units sold in September 2015. 19,206 UVs and 1,331 cars and vans were sold of which the Mahindra Bolero was positioned at No. 17 position on the top 20 cars sold during the month. The company has noted increased exports over the past six month period with an increase of 18% and expects to see added momentum for the rest of the year ahead.

The recently launched Tata Tiago was the company’s sole model on the list of top 20 cars sold in September 2016 at No. 19, with a total of 4,557 units sold. Total company sales in September stood at 14,601 units, a 24% increase in sales. The company now looks forward to the launch of the new Hexa sometime soon which is expected to stir up markets and give sales a boost.

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via Auto Punditz


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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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  • Jeyaram

    Tiago is a good car… In another one year, It will be in top 10.