If we look at the top 10 selling cars for the month of April 2022, the proportion of SUVs in the list has actually risen to 48 percent. In total, 123,909 units made up the top 10 best-selling cars, of which 59,172 were SUVs, followed by 39,147 hatchbacks (market share of 31.5%).
Maruti Suzuki India continues to dominate the list with seven models to its name. The Wagon R (17,766 units) hatchback was the best-selling car in the country.
The Ertiga SUV was the second best-selling vehicle in the list with 14,889 units.
Tata Motors’ Nexon remains the company’s best-selling model and is also the 3rd most popular model and best-selling SUV in the list. With sales of 13,471 units, the Nexon has also helped the company make smart gains in overall market share.
At number 4, the Creta SUV remains its best seller for Hyundai Motor India with sales of 12,651 units.
With sales of 11,764 units, the Maruti Vitara Brezza at number 5 on the list continues to maintain its presence in the list. Closely followed by Eeco with sales of 11,154 units.
The Baleno hatchback came in at number 7 with sales of 10,938 units; closely followed by the Dzire sedan with 10,701 units, which is also the only car in its segment to be included in the list. Once the most popular car, the Alto hatchback came in at 9e rank with sales of 10,443 units.
The other surprising entry in the list is the Punch micro SUV with sales of 10,132 units in the number 10 position. Launched in October 2021, the company’s high on features is also the first SUV based on the ALFA architecture.