At the beginning of every month, a report on the sale of vehicles, usually the previous month, is shared. This report lists the top-10 vehicles. For the last few months, it has been happening that Maruti Suzuki cars are on the top of this list. But April and May have been completely different from this trend. April because the companies' sales were 'zero' due to the lockdown during that time. Hyundai Creta has made it to the list of best-selling vehicles in May.
Maruti cars slid down
Hyundai has made a place in the list of best selling vehicles in India in May, while Maruti's cars, which have been on the number one list in the list for years, have slipped below. According to the figures released by Hyundai in May, it had sold 12,583 vehicles during the period, down 78.7% over May last year, of which 6883 were sold in the domestic market. Hyundai Creta was the best selling car among them.
Booking 22 thousand units
Hyundai Creta was showcased at this year's Auto Expo and launched just before lockdown. At that time the company claimed that 22 thousand units of Creta have been booked. After the lockdown opens, the company has gradually started the delivery of pending auditors. The new Creta has been launched with 1.5-liter petrol, 1.5-liter diesel, and 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engines. For the first time, it has a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, apart from this, it has given many great features including Bose speakers and a large sunroof.
List of Top 10 Trains
According to the data, Hyundai sold 3212 units of the Creta in May.
Whereas in the list of top 10 cars, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga MPV was second. 2353 units of Ertiga sold
At the same time, Maruti Desire was on the list at number three, the company sold 2215 units of the Dzire.
The surprise entry was the Bolero, with the Mahindra Bolero taking the fourth position with 1715 units.
Maruti Echo stood in the fifth position, with the company selling 1617 units of the Echo.
The Kia Celtos finished sixth with 1611 units.
Maruti's popular premium hatchback Maruti Baleno was ranked 7th with sales of 1587 units.
At the same time, only 1506 units of Maruti Alto, which once stood at number one, were sold and remained at number 8.
Tata's premium hatchback Ultraz sold just 1376 units and stood at 9th position.
While at the 10th position, Mahindra's subcompact SUV Mahindra XUV300 with sales of 1257 units.
Many carts off the list
The special feature of this list is that Maruti Swift, Maruti Wagon R, Maruti Vitara Brezza, which were once included in the top vehicles, did not appear anywhere in it. Tata Nexon also disappeared from this list.
It is worth noting that companies have suffered heavy losses of 80-86 percent in May compared to last year. Maruti's total domestic sales fell 88.93 percent to 13,888 vehicles in May.