Automobile Industry

Top 10 Selling Cars in India – October 2017

2017 Maruti Dzire Performance Review

Six out of 10 best-selling cars of October 2017 are from the house of Maruti.

Despite the festive season, car sales in October 2017 witnessed a decline. While car manufacturers like Hyundai, Mahindra and Ford saw a fall, Maruti Suzuki managed to achieve 9.5% growth with a total sales of 135,128 units. The Indo-Japanese carmaker sold 1.36 lakh units in the domestic market. In October 2017, the company exported 10,446 units accounting 4.2% growth. In fact, six out of 10 best-selling cars of October 2017 are from the house of Maruti.

Here’s the list of top 10 selling cars of the October, 2017

ModelUnits
Maruti Suzuki Dzire20610
Maruti Suzuki Alto19947
Maruti Suzuki Baleno14538
Hyundai Grand i1014417
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R13043
Maruti Suzuki Celerio12209
Maruti Suzuki Swift12057
Hyundai Elite i209484
Renault Kwid8136
Tata Tiago6990

Key findings:

1. Maruti Suzuki continues to dominate the list of top 10 selling cars for the month with six models.

2. The new Dzire remains at the top position with a total sales of 20610 units, which is lower compared to the September 2017 (34,305 units).

3. While the Alto and Baleno retained their ranks (i.e. second and third respectively), the Wagon R slipped to the fifth position. The latter one was on fourth spot in September 2017’s sales chart.

4. The Hyundai Grand i10 grabbed fourth spot with 14417 units sales, recorded a month-on-month drop of 318 units.

5. The new-gen Honda Verna failed to enter the list of top 10 selling cars of the month. Though, it managed to outsell the new City and Ciaz for the second consecutive month. Currently, the new Verna is India’s top selling mid-size sedan.

6. Hyundai sold 9,484 units of the Elite i20. This shows that it continued to be the top choice among premium hatchback buyers. However, the hatchback saw a decline of 17.8% compared to the same month of last year.

7. Tata Tiago hatchback make a comeback in the chart. The company sold 6,990 units of the car, while its closest rival Renault Kwid registered 6990 units.

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  1. V V Loganathan

    November 4, 2017 at 8:10 PMNov

    Grand I – there is no drop – in fact 318 Units higher when compared month on Month
    i.e. 14099 Unit sold during Sept 2017 and now in october 14417 – where is the drop ?

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