November 2017 car sales in India: Model wise sales figures

Top 25 selling models

Barring S-Cross and Gypsy the entire portfolio of Maruti Suzuki is in the top 25 selling cars list. 12 cars out of 25 cars in the top list are from the Maruti stable. First 6 positions are occupied by Maruti Suzuki and then the next three are occupied Hyundai. Tata motors top seller Tiago is at the 11th position. Of all the top sellers, Renault Kwid and Maruti Ciaz sales declined by 27% and 26% respectively. Maruti Ertiga standing at 19th position saw a decline of 14%. The newly launched Tata Nexon stood at 20th in the list while its competition Ecosport and Vitara Brezza stood at 16th and 4th positions respectively in the list.

Maruti Suzuki

Holding on to the top position despite the growing competition in each segment from all other players is not an easy task, but time and again Maruti Suzuki proved it possible. Maruti Suzuki’s market share is constantly ambling around 50%. Sales of Maruti Suzuki grew by 14% from 1,26,220 units in the last November to 1,44,297 units in this November.

Maruti Suzuki Alto sales grew by 4% from 23,320 units to 24,166 units. Dzire sales stood at 22,492 units which is 31% higher than the 17,218 units sold in the 2016 November. Dzire sales reached a new height after the recent facelift. All these years either Swift, Dzire or Wagon R used to occupy second, third, and fourth positions after Alto but Baleno and Vitara Brezza came up to the third and fourth positions displacing the old models while Dzire retained its position. Baleno and Vitara Brezza sales grew by 60% and 49% respectively. Sales of Wagon R declined by 10% from 15,566 units to 14,038 units, and Swift sales also declined by 9% from 14,594 units to 13,337 units.

Celerio’s sales stood at 8,437 units which is 12% lesser than the previous November. Celerio sales might further decline due to competition from  Tata Tiago and that is the reason why Maruti recently launched Celerio X. Omni and Eeco are consistently bringing in good numbers to the company, this can be due the lack of direct competition from other companies in the segment. Ertiga sales this November stood at 4,682 units. Ciaz sales though declined by 26%, it still managed to become segment topper despite the launch of all new Hyundai Verna. Ignis sales stood at 3,412 units. Owing to the introduction of facelift, S-Cross sales grew by 70% but we have to wait and see if the growth sustains or not. And Gypsy sales in this November stood at 569 units.

Hyundai

Hyundai after entering India quickly climbed to the second position and retained its position since then. Hyundai India’s total sales grew by 10% from 40,016 units in November 2016 to 44,008 units in November 2017. Top three contributors to the sales numbers of Hyundai are i10 Grand, i20 Elite and Creta. Sales of each of these models grew by 20%, 15%, & 25% respectively. Eon sales stood 5,137 units which is 9% lesser than the 5,658 units that were sold in the last November. Verna sales grew by 303% yet despite the growth it still stood second in its segment behind the Maruti Ciaz. Xcent sales declined by 22% from 3,623 units to 2,841 units. Elentra managed to find 144 new homes in November 2017 while Tucson sales stood at 122 units.

Tata Nov 17

Third position in the sales chart is always a tussle between different companies but most of the time it is Mahindra and Mahindra which manages to grab the position. This time Tata Motors climbed to the third position owing to the consistent sales growth of Tiago and the introduction of Nexon. Total sales of Tata Motors in November 2017 grew by 35% from 12,736 units to 17,157 units.

Tiago is the top contributor to the sales of Tata Motors, its sales stood at 7,416 units which is 23% higher than the November 2016 sales. The next best contributor is the newly launched Nexon, its sales stood at 4,163 units. Though this is far from the segment topper Vitara Brezza sales( 14,458 units) it is good for Tata Motors. We have to wait and see if it continues to grow further or it will stabilize at this level. Except Tiago, Togor and Nexon sales of all other models including Hexa declined, it is high time that Tata should consolidate their product portfolio. Hexa is aimed squarely against Toyota Innova Crsyta and it is a competent product but breaking into Innova Crsyta territory is a tough task. Hexa sales will grow slowly and steadily just like it happened with Tiago, its sales this month stood at 764 units.

Sales of Sumo declined by 35%, it badly needs a replacement and Tata is preparing one. Tata needs to phase out the production of Indica, Indigo, Vista, and Manza so that it can concentrate its efforts on new products. Safari/Storme managed to find 217 takers in November 2017, and Nano managed to find 121 takers.

Mahindra Nov 17

The aging Bolero is consistently bringing in good numbers to Mahindra. This November its sales declined by 1% from 4,939 units to 4,911 units. The recently facelifted Scorpio’s sales grew by 18% from 3,099 units to 3,660 units in this November.  KUV 100 and TUV 300 sales grew by 85% and 57% respectively. XUV 500 sales grew by 15% from 1,069 units to 1,229 units. Sales of all other products Xylo, Verito, NuvoSport, Rexton and Verito Vibe declined. Total sales stood at 14,572 units which is 18% higher than the last November.

Toyota Nov 17

Toyota sales in India in November 2017 grew by 13% from 11,309 units to 12,734 units. Top three contributors are Innova Crysta, Fortuner, and Etios. Innova Crsyta sales stood at 4,934 units in November 2017. Fortuner sales grew by 18% from 1,924 units to 2,271 units in this November. Etios sales declined by 34% while sales of  Liva & Liva Cross grew by 23% from 1,063 units to 1,312 units. Toyota Corolla sales in November 2017 stood at 340 units which is good for its segment. Camry managed to find 13 new homes in November 2017.

Honda Nov 17

Sales of Honda Cars India Ltd in November 2017 grew by 47% from 8,029 units to 11,819 units. WRV sales stood at 3,521 units, it also became the top contributor of Honda in this November. Honda City sales stood at 3,315 units which is 2,658 units. Competition in Honda City’s segment heated up with launch of all new Verna. Jazz sales declined by 23%. Amaze sales stood at 1,976 units which is same as the previous November. BRV sales grew by 89% from 419 units to 793 units. Brio sales declined by 24%. CRV found 21 takers in this November.

Renault Nov 2017

Renault India domestic sales declined by 19% from 9,604 units in last November to 7,800 units in this November. Sales of Kwid is steadily declining due to indirect competition from Tata Tiago which is a much better product. The newly launched Captur found 1,119 takers in this November. Sales of Duster declined by 33%. Lodgy managed to find 157 takers while Pulse and Scala found no takers at all in this November. Overall it is a bad month for Renault India despite the new launch.

Ford Nov 2017

Ford India sales in November 2017 grew by 13% compared to the last November, its sales this month stood at 7,777 units. Ford’s top contributor is Ecosport, its sales this month stood at 5,474 units which is 34% higher than November 2016. Aspire sales declined by 36% while Figo sales grew by 65%. Endeavour sales declined marginally from 562 units to 549 units. Ford Mustang found 4 takers in this November.

Nissan Nov 2017

Nissan India domestic sales remained flat when compared to the last November. Its sales this month stood at 3,976 units. Its top contributor is Datsun Redi-Go whose sales grew by 8%. Nissan Micra sales declined by 4% from 589 units to 566 units. Sales of Go+ stood at 529 units which is 59% higher than the same period last year. Datsun Go sales declined by 43%. Nissan Sunny sales grew by 32% to 208 units from 158 units. Nissan Terrano sales declined by 48%. GT-R found one taker in this November.

Volkswagen

After Renault it is Volkswagen whose total sales declined, its sales declined by 15% from 4,014 units to 3,426 units. Volkswagen India sales will not pick up until develops and launches India market specific products. Sales of Polo declined by 12% from 1,730 units to 1,525 units. Sales of Ameo declined by 18% from 1,641 to 1,348 units in November 2017. Vento sales declined by 27% from 632 units to 460 units. Tiguan sales stood at 6o units while Passat found 33 new homes in this November.

Fiat Nov 2017

Thanks to the launch of Jeep Compass, Fiat India is having good time after many years of slumber. Jeep Compass sales this November stood 2,828 which good for its segment and price. Other than Jeep Compass all other models’ sales declined. Combined sales of Punto,Evo, and Avventura stood at 60 units which is 74% lesser than the last November. Sales of Linea declined by 54% from 26 units to 12 units in this November. Fiat Abarth Punto found no takrs this November. Overall sales of Fiat India which includes Jeep India sales stood at 2,900 units which is a whopping 990% growth when compared to November 2016 sales.

Skoda Nov 2017

Sales of Skoda India grew by 75% from 860 units to 1,505 units in November 2017. Sales of Rapid stood at 874 units. Newly launched Kodiaq found 267 takers in November 2017 which is not bad for its segment and price bracket. Octavia sales grew by 81% from 145 units to 263 units. Superb sales also grew by 206% from 33 units in last November to 101 units in this November. Though the Skoda India sales for the month grew by 75% the numbers are too small to run the company profitably.

Via: AutoPunditz

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January 2017 Car Sales in India: Model wise sales figures

As always, Maruti Suzuki dominates the sales chart in January 2017 too. Its market share(scroll to the bottom for market share chart) grew from 46.7% in December 2016 to 50.5% in January 2017.Of the entire portfolio of Maruti, Ertiga(-10%) and Gypsy(-74%) are the only models to see a decline in sales in the month of January.


September 2017 car sales in India: Model wise sales figures


Alto despite a tough competition from Renault-Kwid is managing to be a top seller, but Maruti had to quickly come up with refreshed Alto to maintain its hold. Sales of both Alto-800 & Alto-K10 together stood at 22,998 units which is a 7% growth compared to 2016 January. Dzire stood as the 2nd best seller from Maruti’s stable. At third position is Wagon-R with January 2017 sales of 14,930 units i.e., as growth of 17%. Swift sales grew by 3% from 14057 units to 14545 units. Sales of Celerio whose diesel variant is recently discontinued stood at 10,879 units that is growth of 52%. Then came Baleno with sales of 10,476 units n January 2017. Vitara Brezza sales in January stood at 8,932 units.Sales of the newly introduced IGNIS stood at 4830 units. Overall domestic sales of Maruti for the month January 2017 stood at 1,33,768 units that is a growth of 26%. maruti-suzuki-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Hyundai’s market share declined from 17.6% to 15.9%. But the overall domestic sales grew by 11%. i10-Grand(13,010 units), i20 Elite(11,460 units) & Creta(7,918 units) together contributed 77% to the total sales of Hyundai! Sales of Eon, Xcent & Verna declined by 7%, 10% and 27% respectively. Hyundai is prepping up to launch facelift of Xcent which might improve the sales in future. Tucson sales stood at 148 units. Total domestic sales of Hyundai stood at 42,017 units.hyundai-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Mahindra’s Bolero is proving to be a consistent bread winner for the company. Its sales grew by 7% compared to the last January.Sales of KUV-100(2,695 units), TUV-300(2,408 units) and XUV-500(2144 units) declined by 21%, 37% & 14% respectively. XUV-500’s sales may further decline owing to competition from Tata HEXA. Rexton(4 units!) is not performing as expected by the company. Nuvosport(69 units) which came in place of Quanto isn’t doing well. There is nothing much to talk about Xylo, Verito & Vibe.mahindra-and-mahindra-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Honda’s overall sales declined by 9% from 17,135 units to 15,592 units. Except for Brio(627 units) and Amaze(3,911 units) sales of whole portfolio declined. BR-V(1,458 units) is not performing as expected by Honda, and Mobilio’s sales are dismal. Jazz is one of the most practical hatchbacks available for purchase in India,  but is not selling well. Introduction of diesel engine in CR-V(54 units) might help matters as it happened with Honda-City.honda-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

With overall domestic PV sales of 12,906 units Tata-Motors market share is 4.9%. Tata-Motors’ sales are bound grow further owing to 1)Guenter Butschek’s leadership 2)Upcoming launches like Kite5 & Nexon 3)Newly launched HEXA 4)ever increasing sales of Tiago 5)Reduction in number of management layers 5)Supply chain restructuring  and 6)Adoption of new passenger vehicle strategy. Tiago stood as the top seller for Tata with sales of 5,399 units. Zest’s sales(2,615 units) are steadily improving since a couple of months, it can be due to sales to taxi market or due to rub of effect from Tiago. Sales of the newly launched HEXA stood at 1,498 units. Sales of rest of the portfolio constituting Nano, Indica, Vista, Indigo, Manza, Sumo, Bolt, Safari and Storme declined. Tata should phase out Indica, Indigo, Vista & Manza so that they can churn out more Tiagos & HEXAs.tata-motors-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Toyota’s domestic sales grew by 21% from 8,511 units to 10,336 units. Except for the newly introduced Fortuner(1954 units) and Innova Crysta(5,013 units), sales of rest of the models declined. Etios & Liva are mostly purchased by taxi owners, otherwise their sales would be more dismal. Sales of Corolla and Camry stood at 153 units and 120 units respectively.toyota-kirloskar-motors-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Renault is surviving on two models, Kwid and Duster. Their combined contribution to total sales is a whopping 93.31% . Sales of Kwid and Duster stood at 6,924 units and 1,279 units respectively. There is nothing much to talk about the rest of the portfolio.renault-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Ecosport(3,761 units) came up as the top contributor to Ford India sales. Sales of Aspire grew by 41% from 2,470 units to 1,748 units. Sales of Endeavour stood at 455 units. Figo sales declined by 29% from 1,748 units to 1,264 units. Both Figo and Aspire are excellent vehicles but the only thing putting down their sales is Ford badge.Ford is working on it, they launched a campaign to change its ‘expensive service image’ in consumers mind. So, Ford-India’s sales may grow further in the coming months.ford-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Introduction of Datsun Redi-GO isn’t helping much. It is not selling well as its cousin Kwid. Sales of Redi-GO for the month of January 2017 stood at 1,865 units. Sales of GO(824 units) and Micra( 743 units) grew by 22% and 37% respectively. Sales of Terrano,Sunny & GO+ declined. One unit of Nissan GT-R is sold. Total sales(4,346 units) of Nissan & Datsun grew by 63%. Introduction of GO-Cross might help matters.nissan-datsun-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

It is Ameo(1,911 units) that helped Volkswagen India to see a sales growth of 1%, otherwise Volkswagen should see a massive decline in sales.Sales of entire portfolio constituting Polo, Vento, Jetta, Beetle and Passat declined. Total sales stood at 4,060 units.volkswagen-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Same thing with Chevrolet too, except for Cruze(50%) all other models’ sales declined. Total sales declined by 35% from 2,788 units to 1,808 units.gm-chevrolet-india-car-sales-figures-january-2017

Octavia and Superb are the only models to display  positive sales number. Rapid’s sales declined by 8% from 1,044 units to 959 units.skoda-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Fiat India is selling less cars than the luxury car marques. Fiat India is sustaining on engine sales to Maruti and Tata. Combined sales of Punto, Evo & Avventura stood at 225 units. Total sales(-54%) stood at 288 units. fiat-india-january-2017-car-sales-figures

Top 25 selling cars in January 2017:

Number of models from Maruti’s stable is 12! , and from Hyundai is 5, Honda & Mahindra have two models each in the top 25 list, Renault,Tata,Toyota & Ford have one model each in the top 25 list. Tata Tiago is ranked 17 in the list.top-25-selling-cars-in-january-2017-in-india

Market-share ranking of each OEM in January 2107:rank-and-market-share-of-automotive-oems-in-india

Via: Autopunditz

 

 

August 2016 Car Sales: Model wise sales figures

Indian automobile market is one of the most difficult markets for automakers to understand. Due to its diversity, whole country cannot be treated as a single entity. Consumer preferences change from state to state. Only few parameters can be commonized for the  whole country. Owing to these difficulties, car companies at times fail to sell some really good vehicles. Presently the whole country is crazy about SUVs. Kwid is a big success for Renault, its success can be attributed to its SUV like design. Few good but overpriced cars such as Innova Crysta and Hyundai Creta are selling like hot cakes and on the other hand some good cars like S-Cross though priced perfectly(after price correction by Maruti) are finding no takers.

Maruti, despite a decline in sales of its top selling cars Alto(-9%), Dzire(-16%), Swift(-23%) and Wagon-R(-1%) remained market leader. All these four models are aging and need an upgrade. Maruti already started developing new generation Swift based on Baleno platform and recently disclosed its plans to upgrade Alto. Baleno and Brezza are performing quite well and helped the company to maintain its market share. Ritz on the other hand showed an improvement of 158% compared to the same month last year. S-Cross though a good vehicle is not finding many takers, its sales are less than what it deserves.

11 cars from Maruti’s stable are among the top 20 selling cars of India! First 4 postions belong to Maruti only and 8,9,12,13,14,15 & 17 positions also belong to Maruti.  Car sales august 2016 Maruti

Hyundai’s top trio i10 Grand, i20 Elite and Creta together contributed  to 75% of the company’s sales. And the next three in ranking Eon, Xcent and i10 together contributed to 22% of the sales. The only under performers in the portfolio are Verna, Elentra and Santa-Fe. With the introduction of new generation Verna, its sales are expected to grow. Hyundai is planning to expand its portfolio to bridge the gap between Creta and Santa-Fe by introducing Tucson.

Hyundai with 4 cars is next to Maruti in the top 20 list. The company’s top four cars are i10 Grand, i20 Elite, Creta and Xcent.  Car sales august 2016 Hyundai

As always with Mahindra, Bolero is  its top seller. Bolero, Scorpio, KUV-100, TUV-300 and XUV-500 sales constitute 93% of total sales! KUV-100 despite its toyish looks is selling well. Selling Quanto even after the introduction of NuvoSport looks like an inventory clearance exercise. Rexton’s poor performance discouraged the company from introducing new SsangYong models.

Bolero(position 18) is the only car from Mahindra in top 20 list.
Car sales august 2016 Mahindra

All the bread and butter models of Honda saw less takers this month compared to last year. Amaze(-24%), Jazz(-29%) and City(-21%) are the company’s top sellers. BR-V is eating into Mobilio(-68%) sales. All new Brio is coming up with refreshed interiors.

This time there is no single car from Honda in top 20 list. 
Car sales august 2016 Honda

Tata is having good products in its basket, but not selling well due to brand perception issues. Tiago is Tata’s present bestseller, is all set to upturn the company’s fortunes & perception. Tiago is all that is needing for Tata at the moment. Styling proved to be one of the downplayer for the company and the other being after-sales-service. Bolt(-35%) and Zest(5%) are good products but failed to find takers. Tiago is eating into Nano(-68%) sales. Come on Tata ramp up your production to meet Tiago’s demand.

Tata’s new kid on the block Tiago is ranked 19 in the top 20 list.
Car sales august 2016 Tata

Owing to the success of Kwid, Renault climbed to top 5 position in Indian car sales. But depending on single model is not good for the company, the company should expand its portfolio before it loses its momentum. Duster sales improved by 50% and there is nothing much to talk about the rest of the pack.

Kwid is 7th top selling car in the top 20 list.Car sales august 2016 Renault

Innova Crysta(59%) with 8229 takers is the company’s top seller and next best sellers are Etios & Liva. Toyota had to immediately bring in the all new Fortuner(-57%) to put a hold to its sales decline.

Innova Crysta is ranked 11 in the best selling cars of India list.Car sales august 2016 Toyota

Ecosport(67%) and Endeavour are the the top sellers for Ford. Mustang found 20 takers which is not bad for its segment. Figo and Aspire(-75%) are not performing as per the company’s expectations.

Ford Ecosport is also featured in the top 20 list.Car sales august 2016 Ford

81% of Nissan’s sales is from Datsun’s portfolio and 19% is from Nissan’s portfolio. New kid on the block Redi-GO is the company’s top seller. Car sales august 2016 Nissan

Volkswagen’s sub 4 meter sedan Ameo is the company’s top seller. Polo(-61%), Vento(-36%), and Jetta(-4%) sales declined. But the total sales improved by 6%.Car sales august 2016 Volkswagen

All the models of Chevrolet saw a decline in sales except the Cruze which improved by 123%. Chevrolet should consider refreshing its entire range in India to improve its sales. Total sales of the company declined by 20%Car sales august 2016 Chevrolet

Skoda’s top seller is Rapid(-19%). Superb is doing better than its competitor Toyota Camry. Superb’s sales were 3 times that of Camry. Octavia with a sales figure of 225 saw a marginal increase of 4%.Car sales august 2016 Skoda

All the models of Fiat are underperforming . Come on Fiat do something to improve sales in India, you got some wonderful cars at hand. Just don’t be satisfied by selling engines!Car sales august 2016 Fiat

Top 20 selling cars in August 2016

India Top Selling Cars Agust 2016

Source: AutoPunditz