Maruti Suzuki WagonR topped the sales table with 22,588 units for Baleno, Swift, Nexon and Dzire
In the month of July 2022, Maruti Suzuki’s WagonR remained at the top of the monthly sales ranking as it sold 22,588 units against 22,836 units in the same period in 2021, with negative annual growth of 1 percent. The WagonR has recently replaced the Alto as the most preferred entry-level Maruti Suzuki car in India.
However, the Alto is bracing itself to make a strong comeback this month with the next-generation model. The Baleno finished in second place with a total of 17,960 units against 14,729 units in July 2021 with a 22 percent year-on-year volume increase. The Swift compact hatchback finished third with a total of 17,539 units against 18,434 units.
The five-seater recorded a 5 percent year-on-year growth, while the Tata Nexon was not too far behind in fourth position. The best-selling SUV in the country recorded 14,214 units sold last month, up from 10,287 units in the same period twelve months ago, with annualized growth of 38 percent. It helped Tata reach its highest monthly number ever in July as well.
|Top 10 cars (on an annual basis)||Sale July 2022||Sale July 2021|
|1. Maruti Suzuki WagonR (-1%)||22,588||22.836|
|2. Maruti Suzuki Baleno (22%)||17,960||14.729|
|3. Maruti Suzuki Swift (-5%)||17.539||18.434|
|4. Tata Nexon (38%)||14.214||10,287|
|5. Maruti Suzuki Dzire (31%)||13.747||10,470|
|6. Maruti Suzuki Eco (30%)||13,048||10.057|
|7. Hyundai Crete (-3%)||12,625||13,000|
|8. Hyundai location (47%)||12,000||8.185|
|9. Maruti Suzuki S-Presso (65%)||11,268||6.818|
|10. Tata Punch||11.007||–|
The Maruti Suzuki Dzire was the fifth best-selling passenger car in India last month, as 13,747 units were registered against 10,470 units in July 2021, with a volume increase of 31 percent year-on-year. In the second half of the table, Maruti Suzuki’s Eeco finished sixth ahead of Creta, Venue, S-Presso and Punch.
The Eeco managed a total of 13,048 units against 10,057 units with a growth of 30 percent. Hyundai’s mid-sized SUV on Creta posted 12,625 units last month, versus 13,000 units with a 3 percent year-over-year de-growth. The facelift is likely to start in early 2023. The recently updated location recorded 12,000 units sold against 8,185 units up 47 percent.
The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso finished in ninth position with 11,268 units against 6,818 units in July 2021 with a 65 percent year-over-year volume increase, while the Tata Punch micro SUV finished 10th by setting its all-time monthly record.