New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India maintained its leadership position in the domestic passenger vehicle (PV) market in November, with six of its models featuring in the top 10 selling brands last month. The company’s newly launched premium hatchback Baleno also made it to the list last month.
According to the latest data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), in the top 10 best passenger vehicles, Maruti’s Alto retained the top position in November with 21,995 units, as against 24,201 units in November last year.
The company’s compact sedan Dzire was the second best-selling model with 15,463 units compared with 12,020 units in the same month last year.
Maruti Suzuki India’s compact hatchback WagonR was third, selling 13,986 units, as against 13,545 units in the year-ago month. Hyundai Motor India’s Grand i10 moved to the fourth slot with 12,899 units in November, from sixth in the same month last year with 8,396 unit sales.
Maruti’s premium hatchback Swift, however, dropped to fifth, selling 11,859 units, from second in the year-ago month when it sold 17,900 units.
Elite i20 stood at the sixth position with sale of 10,074 units last month.
Maruti’s newly-launched Baleno made it to the seventh rank with sale of 9,074 units, dislodging Honda’s popular sedan City out of the top 10.
The sedan was at seventh position in November last year, with 7,252 unit sales.
Hyundai’s entry-level hatchback Eon stood eighth, with 7,154 unit sales. Maruti’s Celerio was ninth with 6,956 unit sales.
Mahindra & Mahindra’s Bolero continued to be in top ten at tenth position with a sale of 6,875 units.