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Which are the highest selling cars in India?

Last updated on: November 12, 2010 11:02 IST

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The month of October saw the sales graphs of carmakers go through the roof. Packed with festivals and 'auspicious' buying dates the month was exactly what car manufacturers wanted and expected from a booming market.

Lets take a look at how many takes did carmakers ultimately get.

Maruti

The big daddy of all carmakers in the country had buyers queuing up to buy its models that saw exceptional sales figures.

But it was small car Alto with its new K series engine and upgraded looks that raked in the highest number of buyers and sold 32,612 units.

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Once company's bread and butter model Maruti 800 sold 2631 units.

Other cars too did well:

  • Omni - 8564
  • Estilo - 4853
  • WagonR - 16952
  • Dzire - 9644
  • SX4 - 1977
  • Eeco - 6815
  • Swift - 12,948
  • A Star - 3,209
  • Ritz - 6,928
  • Gypsy - 405, and
  • Vitara - 17 units.

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Hyundai

One of the three top carmakers once again managed to get good figures in the hatchback category especially with its highest selling i10.

The new and improved i10 sold 15,103 units followed by i20 with 7,642 units.

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Old horse Santro sold 8,420 units and sedans Accent, Verna and Sonata sold 1,536, 1,928 and 22 units respectively.

The company also added another Sports Utility Vehicle Santa Fe to its portfolio this Diwali.

The SUV found 74 buyers in October.

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Audi

The company has stiff competition from BMW and Mercedes who have had a great run in the country so far.

Audi saw a 208 per cent rise in its sales and sold:

  • A4 - 128
  • Q5 - 57
  • A6 -102
  • Q7 - 67, and
  • 3 R8 cars in the month of October.

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Chevrolet

General Motors too had a great run this festive season and its small car Spark and hatchback Beat were the highest selling from the stable.

The company sold 3,233 units of Spark, 3,006 Beat, 322 UVA, 399 Aveo, 333 Optra, 957 Cruze, 162 Captiva and 1,574 Tavera.

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Fiat

The Italian carmaker added the all new Fiat Linea T Jet to its list recently which gave a marginal boost to the sales.

However, the sales of Fiat Punto, the company's hatchback model, were not too impressive at 1,300 units.

Apart from that Fiat sold 700 Linea and 25 Palios this October.

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Ford

The American carmaker launched its hatchback model Ford Figo in the country earlier this year and the car clicked with the buyers.

For the month of October Figo was the bestseller with 7,149 units sold followed by sibling Fiesta at 1,283 units.

Ford also sold 301 units of the sedan Ikon and 293 units of utility vehicle Endeavour.

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Honda

Lack of a diesel engine has been one of the disadvantages of the Honda brand but never the less the carmaker's star model City managed to maintain its sales figures.

Honda sold 4316 units of City, 401 units of Civic, 197 units of Accord, 332 units of Jazz and 29 units of the CRV.

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Mahindra

The Indian carmaker was involved in a big acquisition deal which would strengthen its SUV line up all the more.

The carmaker's popular SUV Scorpio once again stole the thunder and managed to sell 4,513 units.

But this was still lower than the company's bestseller Bolero, which managed to sell 7,987 units.

The company's Multi Utility Vehicle (MUV) sold 3,137 units and the sole sedan in its portfolio Logan sold 1,079 units this October.

The carmaker also sold 271 other Jeeps.

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Mitsubishi

The company recently added the new Outlander to their portfolio after a long period of inactivity.

The Outlander sold 118 units and Pajero sold 150 units.

The company also sold 50 Lancer and Cedia models and four Montero in October this year.

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Nissan

Finally the company made its presence felt in the market by launching its India specific hatchback car Micra, which sold 1,062 units.

Nissan's SUV X-Trail sold 44, sedan Teana sold 23 and its sports car 370Z found two buyers this festive season.

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Porsche

The supercar maker got a number of models to the Indian shores this year of which Cayenne sold 11, 911, Panamera sold 1, Boxster S sold 1 and Cayman S sold 1 unit this Diwali.

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Skoda

There has been a lot of activity at the Skoda stable with the all new Fabia being launched and preparation for the Skoda Yeti going on in full force.

The carmaker managed decent figures with Laura selling 385 units, Fabia 756, Superb selling 420 and Yeti getting orders for 102.

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Tata

The carmaker finally launched its much awaited crossover Aria in the market, which managed to sell 344 units.

The company's hatchback Indica did well with 9,732 units followed by entry-level sedan Indigo at 8,292 units.

In the SUV segment the company sold 1,688 Sumo and 1,357 Safari.

Tata's immensely popular people's car Nano got only 3,065 buyers.

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Toyota

The Japanese carmaker is gearing up for the launch of its new sedan and hatchback model Etios scheduled for December this year.

During the Diwali season the carmaker sold 4,516 Innova units, 962 Corolla, 1,084 Fortuner, 15 Camry, 13 Prado, two Landcruiser and 10 Prius units.

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Volkswagen

The carmaker surprised the nation with a very interesting talking advertisement in two leading newspapers for its newest launch Vento.

Volkswagen was also in the news regarding its tie up with the country's biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki.

This Diwali the sales graph was a healthy one for the company which managed to sell 59 Passat units, 281 Jetta, 44 Beetle, 2344 Polo and 1315 Vento units.

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