The month of July has brought in a ray of hope for car manufacturers in India. As compared to June, there has been a substantial improvement in sales in July. Interestingly, certain car manufacturers have witnessed higher sales in July 2020 as compared to July 2019; these include - मारुति सुज़ुकी (1.3 per cent), टाटा Motors (43.2 per cent), रेनो (75.5 per cent) and एमजी (39.6 per cent).
Maruti Suzuki continues to lead car sales in India with a cumulative sales of 97,768 units in July 2020. Some of the popular sellers from Maruti Suzuki in July are – ऑल्टो (13,654 units), वैगन आर (13,515 units), बलेनो (11,575 units) and Swift (10,173 units). Other models that have performed well for the company are – डिज़ायर (9,046 units), अर्टिगा (8,504 units), ईको (8,501 units) and the विटारा ब्रेज़ा (7,807 units).
हृयूंडे takes the second position with cumulative sales of 38,200 units in July 2020. The हृयूंडे क्रेटा is the most popular selling model for the company in India with 11,549 unit sales. The other modest sellers from Hyundai are – ग्रैंड आई10 (8,368 units), वेन्यू (6,734 units) and एलीट आई20 (6,344 units). Overall, Hyundai sales have dropped by 2 per cent in July as compared to the same period in 2019 with cumulative sales of 39,010 units.
Tata Motors takes the third place with cumulative sales of 15,012 units in July. The टियागो hatchback is a key contributor to overall sales with 5,337 unit sales. The नेक्सॉन compact SUV is the second bestseller for the company with 4,327 unit sales, followed by the अल्ट्रोज़ premium hatchback with 3,636 unit sales.
महिंद्रा, the popular utility car manufacturer in India sold 10,904 units in India. The बोलेरो continues to be the bestseller for the company with 4,360 units, followed by the Scorpio with 3,135 unit sales and एक्सयूवी300 with 2,519 unit sales. किया sold 8,502 units in India last month, of these, 8,270 units is contributed from the सेल्टोस alone. Renault has witnessed cumulative sales of 6,422 units. The ट्राइबर and the क्विड have been the popular sellers for the company with 3,076 units and 3,007 units, respectively.
Japanese car manufacturer टोयोटा has sold 5,386 units in India in July with major contribution from the इनोवा क्रिस्टा (2,927 units) and the ग्लैंज़ा (1,323 units). हौंडा witnesses almost similar cumulative sales of 5,383 units in July with 2,587 units from the Amaze compact sedan.
फ़ोर्ड has sold 3,937 units in India last month of which 2,438 units are from the ईकोस्पोर्ट compact SUV.In the same period MG sold 2,105 units in India of which 2,023 units are of the हेक्टर SUV. फ़ोक्सवेगन has cumulatively sold 1,887 units in India with 1,146 units from the Polo hatchback.
Backed by steady growth and upcoming festive season in India, car manufacturers are likely to see a significant growth in sales in the months to come. Moreover, easy finance schemes from financers and manufacturers will further improve consumer sentiments.