MSI, Hyundai cars among top 10 bestselling cars in April, M&M dominates UV segment

Friday 23 May 2014, 10:30 AM by

Despite slump in domestic market, MSI models outshone most of its contenders in April 2014 by registering their names among the top ten bestselling cars as against four models in April 2013. The top three positions among the 10 best selling cars in India have been conquered by MSI’s popular models. While the rest four sports were overpowered by Hyundai cars. Only one model from Honda India could make its place among the top 10 bestselling models. Data released by SIAM shows that Maruti’s mini hatchback Alto topped the list with 16,763 units sold in April 2014, however in the same time last year MSI sold 19,847 units.

Second position was grabbed by Maruti’s compact sedan Swift Dzire with 16,008 units, though in the same month corresponding year, Dzire sales stood at 19,446 units. With 15,874 units, Maruti Suzuki India’s flagship Swift hatchback stood at third position which is a slight less than April 2013 sales of 16,531 units. On the fourth spot is Hyundai’s Grand i10 that made its debut in India in 2013. Grand i10 posted sales of 9,612 units last month.

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MSI, Hyundai cars among top 10 bestselling cars in April, M&M dominates UV segment

WagonR got outnumbered by Grand i10 marginally with 9,280 units sold in April 2014. The hatchback stood at 4th position in the same time last year at 12,794 units, however this year it is at 5th spot. At number 6 is Honda’s new City sedan inducted in India in January. Honda sold 7,044 units of new City last month, while Hyundai’s new Xcent compact sedan followed City closely at 7th position at 6,663 units.

Hyundai Eon ticked 6,500 units last month and stood at 8th position. Ninth and tenth positions were grabbed by Maruti’s new hatchback Celerio with 5,805 units and Hyundai’s premium hatchback i20 with 3,459 units respectively.

UV segment was dominated by Mahindra & Mahindra with 8,942 units of Bolero sold in April. Ertiga on the other hand stood at second position with 4,857 units and third spot was conquered by Scorpio with 4,092 units. At number four was EcoSport with 4,013 units and at number five was Toyota’s Innova with 3,590 units.