New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India has been known for being a passenger’s vehicle for over a decade and has been able to maintain the same status by not letting any stone unturned in pleasing its owners.
Maruti Suzuki has maintained its leadership position in the domestic passenger vehicle (PV) market in April with seven of its models featuring in the Top 10 selling brands last month.
As per the latest data from Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), in the top 10 best passenger vehicles, Maruti’s Alto retained the top position in April with 16,583 units, compared to 21,531 units in April last year.
The company’s premium hatchback Swift secured the second best selling model with 15,661 units as compared to 18,444 units in April last year. Wagon R came third by selling 15,323.
Rival Hyundai’s premium hatchback Elite i20 stood at fourth position last month with 11,147 units. The company had sold 12,425 units of the vehicle in the same period of last year.
Maruti Suzuki’s compact sedan D’Zire came fifth with 10,083 units in April, it was at third position in April last year with 16,490 unit sales. Hyundai’s hatchback Grand i10 stood at sixth position by selling 9,840 units last month.
Meanwhile Renault’s new entry level model Kwid stood at seventh slot with 9,795 unit sales.
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Suzuki’s latest premium hatchback going out through the NEXA dealership, Baleno cam eighth with sales of 9,562 units. Its compact car Celerio with 8,548 units was ninth, while van Omni was at tenth position with 8,356 unit sales.
However few big names in the automobile industry like, Honda City, Mahindra’s Bolero and Hyundai’s Eon failed to make it to the top ten list.
They were featured in the top ten passenger vehicle list in the same period of last year.
First Published | 23 May 2016 4:17 PM