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The top selling cars in India

Last updated on: June 3, 2011 16:56 IST

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Rising fuel prices and a series of interest rate increases by the Reserve Bank of India to control rising inflation has prompted potential customers to defer purchases of their dream cars.

As a result automakers in India posted their worst growth in recent times in May 2011.

Maruti Suzuki posted 1.9 per cent rise in sales to 104,073 cars in May and Hyundai Motor India's sales jumped 15 per cent to 31,123 cars.

However, India's largest auto company, Tata Motors reported a 9 per cent drop in sales of its passenger cars.

So, which is the highest selling car in India? Well, Alto from the Maruti stable continues to rule.

Let's take a look at the May 2011 sales of some of the top selling cars in india.

Alto : 25,393 units

Price: Rs 2,32,247 - Rs 3,28,126 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Alto is better in both price and quality.

It's easy to drive even in heavy traffic, maintenance is very less and is believed to be the most beneficial car for beginners.

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Maruti Swift : 12,742 units

Price: Rs 409,341 - Rs 556,276  (ex-showroom Delhi)

In the B-segment category, Maruti Swift delivers new quality of power, response and fuel efficiency.

Swift not only possesss great and stunning looks, but is also fully equipped with world-class technology and advanced features that makes it a great performer and very economical to run.

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WagonR : 12,736

Price: Rs 335,550 - Rs 420,795 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Maruti Wagon R is powered by the 1.0L, 998cc, KB-series petrol engine with five-speed manual transmission gearbox.

This all aluminium, light weight KB series engine has cable type gearshift which is of great help.

This powerful engine can produce the maximum power of power of 68 PS at 6200 rpm with the maximum torque of 90 Nm at 3500rpm.

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Hyundai i10 : 11,538 units

Price: Rs 354,146 - Rs 595,084 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The new facelifted Hyundai i10 looks more aggressive and sporty.

The interior of the popular hatchback is now added with mounted audio and bluetooth controls on steering wheel, which is height adjustable.

Other new interior features include USB port and AUX connection, a vibrant blue instrument console, two-tone dashboard, silver casing for audio, a digital fuel meter and a up shift-down shift indicator.

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Maruti Swift Dzire : 10,812 units

Price: Rs 494,557 - Rs 719,873 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Maruti Swift Dzire is available in both petrol and diesel version.

The petrol version of the car is packed with 1.2 L, 1197 cc, K -12 series engine.

The K-12 series engine is packed with 5 Speed manual transmission and it meets BS IV emission norms.

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Maruti Omni : 9,333 units

Price: Rs 198,754 - Rs 262,552 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The Maruti Omni is a multi utility van for use in business as well as in the family.

The family model is available in 5-seater and 8-seater versions.

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Mahindra Bolero: 8,190 units

Price: Rs 494,000 - Rs 671,560 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Mahindra Bolero, powerful yet elegantly designed vehicle makes your drive easier on bumpy roads of India.

It has a powerful 2498 cc diesel engine which sets it apart from other cars.

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Hyundai i20: 7,370 units

Price: Rs 458,599 - Rs 786,063 (Ex-showroom Delhi)

The new Hyundai i20 is even more spacious and stylish having amazing eye catching features.

Equipped with standard safety features it has ABS, seat belts with pre-tensioner, dual air-bags for the driver and front passanger, auto-unlocking doors.

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Hyundai Santro: 6,675 units

Price: Rs 280,348 - Rs 392,538 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The Hyundai Santro Xing is available with a 1.1 litre, SOHC, 4 cylinder, 1086cc, petrol engine that produces maximum power of 63 Ps at 5500 rpm and develops highest torque of 9.8 kgm/96 Nm at 3000 rpm.

The powertrain is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

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Tata Nano: 6,515 units

Price: Rs 115,361 - Rs 196,956 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Tata Nano has a steel body, made to provide a strong passenger compartment with many safety features which include crumple zones, intrusion-resistant doors, seat belts, strong seats and anchorages.

Tubeless tyres provide better control.

It is estimated that Tata Nano has pollution level lower than the two-wheelers which are being manufactured in India.

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Maruti Eeco: 6,212 units

Price: Rs 282,397 - Rs 379,962 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Maruti Eeco is equipped with a 1196cc petrol engine that generates maximum power of 73 Bhp at 6000 rpm with the maximum torque of 101 Nm at 3000 rpm.

The engine accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 15.7 sec.

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Maruti Ritz: 6,071 units

Price: Rs 402,251 - Rs 539,014 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Maruti Ritz is available in both petrol and diesel version.

The petrol version of the car is packed with 1.2 L, 1197 cc K -12 series engine.

The diesel version of Maruti Ritz is packed with 1.3L, 1248 cc DDiS engine with 5 manual transmission gearbox that offers greater mileage and acceleration.

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Tata Indica: 5,497 units

Price: Rs 347,732 - Rs 477,936 (ex-showroom Delhi)

As far as fuel efficiency is concerned, Tata Indica V2 delivers a mileage of 13.6 kmpl in city and 17.2 kmpl on highways.

The new entrant in the Indica family-Tata Indica V2 Turbomax-gives a mileage of 19 kmpl on highways and 14.5 kmpl in city limits.

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Ford Figo: 5,608 units

Price: Rs 359,500 - Rs 548,900 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Ford Figo is available in both petrol and diesel models with four variants each.

It's stylish look, exciting interior and exterior features and other advanced features with comparatively low price tag, woos the masses and even class.

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Hyundai Verna: 4,357 units

Price: Rs 699,000 - Rs 809,000 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The basic petrol and diesel are 1.4-litre motors that are found on the i20, while the 1.6-litre motors are all-new and aren't found on any other Hyundai family cars sold in India.

The basic petrol motor is a 1396cc unit that produces 106 bhp@6300 rpm, while the 1.4-litre diesel displaces 1396cc as well but produces 89 bhp@4000 rpm and 22.4 kgm of peak torque@1750-2750 rpm.

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The prices are that of the old version of Verna, and NOT Fluidic Verna, which was launched at the end of May, 2011.


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Tata Indigo: 4,268 units

Price: Rs 470,922 - Rs 589,227 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Tata Indigo is available with six variants which are priced with the highly competitive price tag.

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Mahindra Scorpio: 3,957 units

Price: Rs 743,200 - Rs 12,39,900 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Mahindra Scorpio comes in diesel engine in four different variants.

The 2.2 L mHawk engine comes with a displacement of 2179 cc.

The engine is endowed with 5-speed manual transmission gearbox for the three variants and automatic transmission gearbox for one variant.

The mHawk engine of Mahindra Scorpio is equipped with CRDI (Common Rail Direct Injection) fuel supply system.

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Volkswagen Polo: 3,486 units

Price: Rs 457,000 - Rs 706,200 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Volkswagen Polo boasts of a striking design, uncompromising quality, and a powerful new engine.

The premium hatchback has unmatched interiors and exciting exteriors.

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Toyota Etios: 3,412 units

Price: Rs 496,000 - Rs 686,500 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The sedan, equipped with a 5 Speed MT boasts of a 1.5 liter DOHC engine that offers 90 Ps of power along with 132 Nm of torque.

The car offers a mileage of 17.6 kmpl.

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Chevrolet Spark: 3,017 units

Price: Rs 300,751 - Rs 431,156 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Chevrolet Spark is available with a 995cc petrol engine.

The 995cc, 8valve engine competes with Maruti Zen Estilo and Hyundai Santro. It gives a maximum power of 63 PS at 5400 rpm and a maximum torque of 90.3Nm at 4200 rpm.

The compact car is mated with five-speed manual gearbox.

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Toyota Innova: 2,961 units

Price: Rs 835,532 - Rs 12,61,700 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The petrol variant of Toyota Innova is compatible with CNG.

The CNG variant of Innova has a manual selector switch that enables the driver to easily switch from gasoline to CNG and vice versa.

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Maruti SX4: 2,702 units

Price: Rs 700,006 - Rs 901,088 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The New Maruti SX4 is available in five-speed manual transmission and 4-speed automatic transmission.

The EPS type of steering wheel and the chassis of Maruti SX4 is very powerful.

Style and comfort have been kept as the two important pre-requisites.

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Mahindra Xylo: 2,454 units

Price: Rs 716,700 - Rs 942,300 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Mahindra Xylo is available in two types of engine. The mEagle CRDe diesel engine with a capacity of 2498cc is very powerful and offers an impressive performance.

The mDI CRDe diesel engine with a capacity of 2489cc doesn't fail to impress either.

The MUV is available in four basic variants that are BS III and BS IV emission norms compliant.

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Volkswagen Vento: 2,403 units

Price: Rs 699,000 - Rs 923,500 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Volkswagen Vento, is dressed with appealing interior features that are sure to attract Indian car lovers.

The dashboard of the car is wrapped in two tone anti-glare black and beige.

It houses meters, glove box, premium sound system, climatronic AC, and air vents.

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Maruti Zen Estilo: 2,372 units

Price: Rs 327,272 - Rs 414,065 (ex-showroom Delhi)

Maruti Zen Estilo comes dressed with exciting exterior that looks sober and perfect thanks to its new fresh front view which now consists of teardrop designed headlamps, aggressive bumper and grille.

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Maruti 800: 2,262 units

Price: Rs 195,028 - Rs 233,784 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The car produces approximately 37 bhp (28 kW) of power and runs on 12 inch (305 mm) wheels.

Curb weight is 650 kg (1433 lb) and 4 passengers (including the driver) fit in comfortably.

Top speed is in the region of 125 km/h (78 mph).

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Chevrolet Beat: 2,136 units

Price: Rs 355,490 - Rs 473,824 (ex-showroom Delhi)

All three variants of Chevrolet Beat are equipped with the 1.2L, 1199cc, 16Valve DOHC petrol engine that produces 80.5PS of maximum power with 108Nm of maximum torque and delivers excellent engine performance.

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Honda City: 1,828 units

Price: Rs 815,000 - Rs 10,33,100 (ex-showroom Delhi)

The New Honda City comes with a 1.5L, 1497cc, i-VTEC engine with four cylinders and 16 valves.

This i-VTEC technology offers higher fuel efficiency with increased engine performance.

Further the 5-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifts offers much more convenience in handling the car.

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Some of the other cars in the list are:

Chevrolet Tavera: 1,767 units
Price: Rs 592,691 - Rs 745,776

Maruti A-Star: 1,734 units
Price: Rs 359,838 - Rs 437,737

Nissan Micra: 1,566 units
Price: Rs 405,500 - Rs 604,500

Skoda Fabia: 1,556 units
Price: Rs 435,000 - Rs 6,69,000

Tata Sumo: 1,418 units
Price: Rs 580,215 - Rs 8,38,811

Mahindra Verito: 1,291 units
Price: Rs 485,100 - Rs 662,800

All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.

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Ford Fiesta: 1,266 units
Price: Rs 549,030 - Rs 851,630

Fiat Punto: 1,298 units
Price: Rs 430,529 - Rs 6,83,727

Tata Safari: 1,225 units
Price: Rs 808,542 - Rs 12,55,696

Maruti Gypsy: 1,099 units
Price: Rs 499,386 - Rs 5,63,240

Hyndai Accent: 1,047 units
Price: Rs 501,900 - Rs 5,36,699

All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.


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