Maruti continues to dominate; Seltos, Creta go off list, Auto News, ET Auto

 While the demand for PVs in the industry has improved, sales still remain a worry owing to the rise in COVID cases, its impact on the supply chain and the ongoing global semiconductor shortages.
Even though the demand for PVs in the sector has enhanced, revenue nonetheless remain a fret owing to the rise in COVID conditions, its impact on the provide chain and the ongoing worldwide semiconductor shortages.

New Delhi: It is not a shock that auto current market leader’s WagonR has grabbed the quantity one particular spot for domestic revenue for the duration of December 2021. The compact hatchback acquired the quantity one particular placement for five months – April, June, July, November and December – much more than any other model this 12 months.

The prime 3 places have most occasions been an in-dwelling level of competition among the the Maruti models. This time the next spot was grabbed by compact hatchback Swift, followed by the quality hatchback Baleno at quantity 3. Having said that, one particular may perhaps observe that the revenue of both the products dropped down 14% and 20% respectively as against the exact month past 12 months.

Even though the demand for PVs in the sector has enhanced, revenue nonetheless remain a fret owing to the rise in COVID conditions, its impact on the provide chain and the ongoing worldwide semiconductor shortages. Owing to this, most products have a prolonged waiting around time period owning a adverse result on revenue.

Rank OEM Section Model Domestic Product sales (December 2021) Domestic Product sales (December 2020) % modify
1 Maruti Suzuki Hatchback WagonR 19,728 seventeen,684 11.five
2 Maruti Suzuki Hatchback Swift 15,661 eighteen,131 -thirteen.six
three Maruti Suzuki Hatchback Baleno 14,458 eighteen,030 -19.eight
four Tata Motors SUV Nexon 12,899 six,835 88.7
five Maruti Suzuki MPV Ertiga 11,840 9,177 29.
six Maruti Suzuki Hatchback Alto 11,170 eighteen,a hundred and forty -38.four
7 Maruti Suzuki Sedan Dzire ten,633 thirteen,868 -23.three
eight Hyundai SUV Venue ten,360 12,313 -15.eight
9 Maruti Suzuki SUV Vitara Brezza 9,531 12,251 -22.2
ten Maruti Suzuki Van Eeco 9,one hundred sixty five 11,215 -eighteen.2

Tata Motors’ only presenting to seize a spot in the Best ten record was its well-liked Nexon SUV, which saw a YoY expansion of 89% in December. It became the bestselling SUV of the month. The model is also the initial auto in India to acquire a full five-star adult safety rating by World-wide NCAP.

The prime five record also included the Ertiga MPV which marketed 11,840 units, up 29% in comparison to December past 12 months.

Maruti’s Alto also saw a YoY decrease of 38%, best in the Best ten record, and managed to market only 11,170 units. The model is most occasions one particular among the the prime 3 and has also occupied the quantity one particular placement in 3 months of the 12 months- January, September and October.

The only sedan to make it to the record was Maruti Dzire at quantity 7, reflecting the lack of well-liked products in this phase and the declining customer desire.

Hyundai’s Creta, which was among the the ideal-providing SUVs in the current market, did not make it to the record this time. In Could this 12 months, when revenue for all the products saw a major decrease, the SUV became the prime seller with 7,527 units marketed in the month.

The SUVs that built it to the record other than Tata Nexon have been Maruti’s Vitara Brezza and Hyundai’s only presenting in the record, Venue.

Maruti Suzuki’s Eeco van took the tenth spot, marking revenue of 9,one hundred sixty five units with a YoY decrease of eighteen%.

Kia India’s ideal-providing model in the state, Seltos, also missed a slot in the record. It recorded only four,012 units in December 2021.

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The automotive sector continued to remain a blended bag of wholesales for the past month of 2021. Even though demand was noticed for carmakers, two wheelers and tractors remained in the red. The industrial car dispatches to sellers are turning to inexperienced.

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