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High 10 bestselling automobiles and SUVs in March 2022 | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The Nexon was the bestselling SUV in March, and the Punch got here again into the highest 10 listing.

March 2022 noticed automobile producers recording good numbers, with Maruti Suzuki on the high with three automobiles. The Nexon proved to be Tata’s finest performer adopted by the Punch. The Alto, which is often within the high 10, dropped from the listing this month.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R – 24,634 models

The Wagon R was the highest promoting automobile within the month of March with 24,634 models offered, registering a stable 68 p.c enhance over February, when it offered 14,699 models. It additionally sees a 30 p.c yearly development. The hatchback not too long ago obtained an replace and extra environment friendly 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre petrol engines. In style for its house, worth and effectivity, the Wagon R begins at Rs 5.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti Suzuki Dzire – 18,623 models

Maruti’s compact sedan continued garnering good numbers for the corporate with 18,623 takers within the month of March. It marks a slight enhance of seven p.c in comparison with February, when it offered 17,438 models, nevertheless it information a considerable 63 p.c yearly development. Consumers love the standard Maruti Suzuki qualities like fuel-efficiency, reliability and a hassle-free possession expertise provided within the Dzire. It rivals the likes of the Hyundai Aura and Honda Amaze, and costs begin from Rs 6.09 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti Suzuki Baleno – 14,520 models

The all-new Baleno, like its predecessor, it appears to be successful with the Indian patrons. It offered 14,520 models, registering a 16 p.c development over February, the place it offered 12,570 models. Nonetheless, there was a decline of 32 p.c year-on-year. The brand new Baleno comes with added security options like six-airbags on high variants that are extra well-liked among the many patrons. The hatchback begins at Rs 6.35 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), and rivals the Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz and the Honda Jazz.

Tata Nexon – 14,315 models

The Nexon continued to be successful for Tata Motors with 14,315 unit gross sales. It raced forward of Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza because the bestselling SUV in March. It additionally recorded a 65 p.c yearly development, suggesting the compact SUV continues to be well-liked regardless of the rising competitors. It comes with petrol, diesel and electrical powertrain choices.

Tata is updating the EV model with a long-range model set to go on sale quickly. Count on it to welcome extra patrons to Nexon, particularly contemplating the way it will nonetheless be cheaper than different EV SUVs just like the MG ZS EV. The IC-powered Nexon begins from Rs 7.42 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti Suzuki Swift – 13,623 models

Maruti’s sporty Swift hatchback offered 13,623 models in March. Whereas nonetheless well-liked, it marked a decline of 37 p.c yearly and 29 p.c month-to-month. The Swift was up to date not too long ago with a extra environment friendly 1.2-litre, and it rivals the Hyundai i10 Nios within the Indian market. The hatchback begins at Rs 5.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza – 12,439 models

After virtually seven years since its launch, Maruti’s compact SUV nonetheless stays a preferred alternative within the section. In March, the carmaker offered 12,439 models, making it the second bestselling SUV after the Nexon. The carmaker is about to launch the facelift of the SUV quickly, with extra options and a brand new 6-speed automated gearbox.

Hyundai Creta – 10,532 models

The Creta was Hyundai’s bestselling automobile for the month of March with 10,532 unit gross sales. The SUV registered a 10 p.c month-to-month development however 17 p.c yearly decline. The carmaker has launched the Knight version, and the 6-Pace iMT clutchless handbook gearbox with the 115hp, 1.5-litre petrol engine. Hyundai can also be set to launch the facelifted Creta within the coming months. It’s anticipated to solely add to the mid-size SUV’s recognition. Costs for the Creta at present begin from Rs 10.28 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Tata Punch – 10,526 models

After a niche of a month, Tata’s smallest crossover was again within the top-10 listing with 10,526 models. The compact SUV is powered by an 86hp, 1.2-litre petrol engine paired to both a 5-speed handbook or a 5-speed AMT. It rivals the likes of the Renault Kiger and Nissan Punch, and costs begin from Rs 5.67 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios – 9,687 models

Hyundai’s small hatchback discovered 9,687 models, registering a 12 p.c YoY decline. The Grand i10 Nios comes powered by both a 1.2-litre petrol or a 1.1-litre diesel engine. Costs for the hatchback begin from Rs 5.29 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), and rivals the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Swift.

Maruti Suzuki Eeco – 9,221 models

Maruti’s utilitarian Eeco continues to be well-liked in rural areas, discovering 9,221 takers within the month of March. The house on provide is the actual USP for the Eeco, and the truth that it doesn’t have any direct rivals within the worth bracket. The Eeco vary in India begins from Rs 4.53 lakh and comes with each petrol and CNG choices.

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