- Car sales improve in June as compared to May 2020
- मारुति सुजुकी continues to lead car sales in India
The Indian automotive industry is gradually picking up pace as car manufacturers gradually resume operations in the country. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, comparing car sales in June 2020 against the sales for the same period in 2019 will be inappropriate. The Indian government has started easing the norms in a phased manner and car sales are picking up gradually. The top three highest selling car manufacturer in the country in June are Maruti Suzuki, हुंडई एंड टाटा Motors.
The country’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki leads the sales chart for June with 51,274 unit sales in the country. The top three bestsellers for the company in June are ऑल्टो (7,298 units), वैगन आर (6,972 units) and the डिजायर (5,834 units). The other cars from the Maruti Suzuki product line-up such as the सेलेरियो, विटारा ब्रेज़ा, Swift and the बलेनो have sold over 4,000 units in June. The इको van comes close to the 4k sales mark with 3,803 unit sales. Maruti Suzuki’s popular seller in the MPV segment, the अर्टिगा has witnessed 3,306 unit sales in India last month. Sales for the इग्निस, Gypsy and the सियाज have been low with 1,432 units, 718 units and 553 units respectively.
Hyundai has retained its second best seller status in India with cumulative sales figure of 21,320 units in June. The recently launched new हुंडई क्रेटा is the bestseller for the company in June. Interestingly, the sales for the क्रेटा have grown by 124 per cent with 7,209 units sold last month as against 3,212 units sold in May. The second and third bestseller for the company in June are the वेन्यू (4,129 units) and the ग्रैंड आई10 (3,593 units). In the same month, the हुंडई एलीट आई20 (2,718 units) and the सैंट्रो (1,513 units) have managed to rake in decent sales numbers.Interestingly, the company has sold 16 units of the कोना इलेक्ट्रिक SUV. The other cars from the Hyundai portfolio in India, the औरा (1,016 units), वर्ना (1,083 units), एलांट्रा (15 units) and the ट्यूसॉन (30 units) have been low selling cars in India in June.
Tata Motors takes the third position with cumulative sales figure of 11,419 unit sales in June. टाटा टियागो is a major contributor to the overall sales with 4,069 units sold in India in June. The अल्ट्रोज़ and the नेक्सन have been the second and third bestseller in India last month with 3,104 unit and 3,040 unit sales, respectively. Tata Motors sold 653 units of the हैरियर and 553 units of the टिगोर in India in June.
महिंद्रा, the popular utility vehicle manufacturer in India takes the fourth position with cumulative sales of 7,959 units. महिंद्रा बोलेरो is a key contributor to the overall sales with 3,292 unit sales. In the same period Mahindra sold 2,574 units of the Scorpio and 1,812 units of the एक्सयूवी300. किया Motors comes close with a cumulative sales figure of 7,275 units in June. The company sold 7,114 units of the सेल्टोस SUV and 161 units of the कार्निवल luxury MPV last month in India.
रेनो has reported 4,634 cumulative unit sales in India last month. The entry-level क्विड has been a popular seller for the company with 2,441 unit sales in June. The ट्राइबर has been the second bestseller for the company with 2,064 unit sales. टोयोटा has reported cumulative sales of 3,866 units in June. This includes 2,085 units of the इनोवा क्रिस्टा, 914 ग्लैंजा units and 713 फॉर्च्यूनर units. Interestingly, the company has sold 49 units of the वेलफायर flagship MPV.
फोर्ड has reported cumulative sales of 2,639 units in June. The इकोस्पोर्ट has been a popular seller for the company with 1,212 unit sales in India last month. एमजी has cumulative sales figure of 2,012 units in India, with the हेक्टर (1,867 units) being a key contributor to the overall sales.
German car manufacturer, फोक्सवेगन has sold 1,510 cumulative sales unit in the country. The Polo hatchback is a key contributor to overall sales with 1,228 unit sales. होंडा has sold only 1,398 cumulative units in India last month. Of these, 658 units are from the डब्ल्यूआर-वी and 585 units are from the City sedan.
Car manufacturers like स्कोडा, FCA and निसान sold witnessed cumulative sales figure of 790 units, 256 units and 576 units, respectively. Overall, the car sales in India is expected to gradually improve in the months to come with relaxation in government norms in India.