The best-selling sedan of January 2020 in India is the Maruti Dzire with a sales growth of 17.47%.
The list of the top 20 best-selling sedans in the month of January 2020 sees a total sales figure of 39,816 units; a decline of 16.61% compared to that of January 2019 (47,477 units). The start of the new decade gave a tough time for sedans and only four models managed to cross 4,000 units, with the top three being compact-sedans.
Starting with the segment leader, the Maruti Dzire hit 22,406 units in January 2020 and registered a growth of 17.47% compared to the same month, last year. The Hyundai Xcent (now replaced by the Aura) gathered a collective sales of 6,691 units last month, compared to 2,121 units back in January 2019. The Honda Amaze faced a sales dip of more than 60%, but still managed to come in the third position at 3,160 units. At fourth position and with the last four-digit sales figure, 1,734 units of the Honda City were sold in January 2020. Compared to its sales in January 2019, the first ‘proper sedan’ on the list faced a loss of 64.28%.
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*Jan 2020 sales data via Auto Punditz. The Hyundai Verna, with 957 units and a sales drop of 70.24% in January 2020, sits ahead of the 10 sedans which hit only three-digit figures. The Tata Tigor attained 891 units with a decline of 62.33%. The Maruti Ciaz and Skoda Rapid attained 835 units (-71.54%) and 815 units (-3.44%), respectively. The Toyota Yaris, on the other hand, did rather well in January 2020 at 725 units (a growth of 111.37%).
The Ford Aspire hit 518 units last month compared to 1,539 units in January 2019. The Volkswagen Vento, at exactly 250 units, went through a sales drop of 55.52%. Meanwhile, the Skoda Octavia became the best-selling entry-level luxury sedan on the list with a sales figure of 207 units in January 2020, and a growth of 19.65%. The Honda Civic is a newcomer and attained 146 units last month.
The Skoda Superb and Volkswagen Vento gathered similar January 2020 sales figures at 136 units (+88.89%) and 134 units (-81.74%), respectively. They are the last models to hit three-digit figures on the January 2020 sedan-sales chart.
Last month, 85 units of the Toyota Camry Hybrid were sold (with a loss of 9.57%) while the newer Hyundai Elantra gathered 63 units at the same period (with a decline of 7.35%). Only 39 units of the Nissan Sunny were sold in January 2020, but the outdated sedan registered a growth of 116.67%. The Tata Zest (yes, it is still on sale) achieved 24 units compared to 562 units in the starting month of 2019. Finally, at the bottom of the list rests the Toyota Corolla with a sales drop of 100% in January 2020. In other words, not even a single unit of the sedan was sold last month.