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Hyundai Creta leads prime 10 SUV, MPV gross sales in April-October | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Revealed On Nov 24, 2021 08:00:00 AM

Over 7.65 lakh SUVs and MPVs have already been bought within the present monetary 12 months (FY2022).

Maruti Suzuki India is on a roll within the booming Utility Car (UV) market. The UV chief in FY2021, with its 2,29,101 items and 21.60 % market share, has maintained its lead within the April-October 2021 interval. The corporate clocked gross sales of 1,62,160 items, up 58 % year-on-year (YoY), to stay forward of Hyundai Motor India.

  • The highest 10 fashions account for 66 % of section gross sales
  • Record has fashions from Maruti, Hyundai, Kia, Mahindra, Tata and Toyota

Of the whole 7,65,803 SUVs and MPVs bought in India within the first seven months of FY2022, Maruti accounts for 21 %, adopted by Hyundai with 1,41,238 items for an 18.83 % market share. And the highest 10 UVs – 5,08,059 items – account for all of 66 % of complete SUV and MPV gross sales, clearly indicating their significance within the ultra-competitive market.

A fast evaluation of the highest 10 bestselling SUVs and MPVs within the April-October 2021 interval reveals that Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motor India, Kia India and Mahindra have two fashions every and Tata Motors and Toyota Kirloskar Motor, one every. On this listing, Maruti Suzuki, with 1,27,363 items between the Ertiga and Vitara Brezza, is simply 1,197 items forward of Hyundai’s 1,26,166 items. Kia, with 1,02,223 items is a way behind.

Creta tops with 70,176 items, Ertiga 5,002 items behind

India’s best-selling SUV stays the Hyundai Creta which has bought 70,176 items within the April-October 2021 interval. This contains 35,768 petrol and 34,408 diesel variants. Nevertheless, the Maruti Ertiga and the Vitara Brezza are sizzling on the chief’s heels.

With 65,174 items, the Ertiga is simply 5,002 items behind the Creta, and its sibling the Vitara Brezza with 62,189 items, 7,987 items behind. However what’s creditable is that Maruti doesn’t have diesel energy and its petrol and CNG mixed is giving the corporate a brand new cost. Gross sales of the Maruti Ertiga comprised 38,391 petrol and 26,783 CNG variants.

Prime 10 promoting SUVs, MPVs in India, April-October 2021
Mannequin Items bought
Hyundai Creta 70,176
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 65,174
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza 62,189
Tata Nexon (est.) 61,010
Kia Seltos 56,585
Hyundai Venue 55,990
Kia Sonet 45,638
Mahindra Bolero 33,242
Toyota Innova Crysta 29,261
Mahindra XUV300 28,794
TOTAL 5,08,059

The opposite Hyundai on this listing is the Venue that’s down at sixth place with 55,990 items, cut up overwhelmingly in favour of petrol (42,771) in comparison with diesel (13,219). At fourth place is the Tata Nexon, with an estimated 61,010 items.

In the meantime, Kia, which along with Korean sibling Hyundai has a 32.12 % share of the SUV and MPV market, additionally has two of its fashions within the Prime 10: the Seltos (56,585) at No. 5 and Sonet (45,638) at No. 7 place. At No. Eight and No. 10 are the Mahindra Bolero (33,242) and the Mahindra XUV300 (28,794).

Prime 5 SUV, MPV gross sales – October 2021
Mannequin Items bought
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 12,923
Hyundai Venue 10,554
Kia Seltos 10,488
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza 8,032
Hyundai Creta 6,455

Progress outlook

With 4 months of FY2022 left and the SUV section in good nick, apart from the vexing downside of scarcity of semiconductors, count on good motion on this section. What’s extra, the rollout of quite a lot of new fashions just like the Mahindra XUV700, the Skoda Kushaq and the Volkswagen Taigun have added some new verve to what already is an thrilling car class.

The approaching months and CY2022 ought to see the launch of quite a lot of new fashions, which implies the UV market will get spicier. Carmakers will go all out to herald new SUVs subsequent 12 months, starting from the Maruti Jimny and Mahindra Scorpio, to the Audi Q3 and Maserati Grecale. Keep tuned for some extra number-crunching.

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