Maruti Suzuki posted 1,52,126 units in July 2023 as against 1,42,850 units during the same period last year with a YoY growth of 6.5 per cent
In the month of July 2023, Maruti Suzuki continued to reign at the top of the passenger vehicle sales charts as a total of 1,52,126 units were sold against 1,42,850 units during the same period last year with a YoY positive sales growth of 6.5 per cent. Hyundai sat second with a total of 50,701 unit sales as against 50,500 units in July 2022.
This led to a minor YoY sales increase of 0.4 per cent. Tata Motors’ was not far away in the third position though as it garnered a domestic tally of 47,630 units last month as against 47,506 units during the corresponding period twelve months ago with a YoY sales jump of just 0.3 per cent. Mahindra finished in the fourth position ahead of Toyota and Kia.
The homegrown SUV manufacturer posted 36,205 unit sales in July 2023 as against 27,771 units during the same period last year with a YoY positive sales surge of 30.4 per cent – second highest amongst all carmakers last month. Courtesy of the production ramp up, Toyota got the better of Kia in July 2023 as 20,759 units were recorded.
|Car Brands (YoY)||Sales In July 2023||Sales In July 2022|
|1. Maruti Suzuki (6.5%)||1,52,126||1,42,850|
|2. Hyundai (0.4%)||50,701||50,500|
|3. Tata (0.3%)||47,630||47,506|
|4. Mahindra (30.4%)||36,205||27,771|
|5. Toyota (5.4%)||20,759||19,693|
|6. Kia (-9.2%)||20,002||22,022|
|7. MG (24.9%)||5,012||4,013|
|8. Honda (-28.3%)||4,864||6,784|
|9. Skoda (-5.4%)||4,207||4,447|
|10. Volkswagen (30.8%)||3,814||2,915|
|11. Renault (-49.4%)||3,607||7,128|
|12. Nissan (-41.3%)||2,152||3,667|
|13. Jeep (-61.7%)||441||1,150|
|14. Citroen (-32.5%)||388||575|
This when compared to the same period last year with 19,693 units, a YoY growth of 5.4 per cent was noted. Kia finished in the sixth position with a total of just over 20,000 units as against 22,022 units in July 2022 with a YoY negative sales growth of 9.2 per cent. The arrival of the facelifted Seltos will certainly help in increasing the sales tally in the coming months.
MG Motor India posted just over 5,000 units last month as against 4,013 units during the same period in 2022 with a YoY growth of 24.9 per cent while Honda managed a total of 4,864 units as against 6,784 units with a huge drop of 28.3 per cent. The Elevate midsize SUV will be launched next month in India to boost its volumes.
Skoda finished in the ninth position with 4,207 units as against 4,447 units with a decline of 5.4 per cent on a YoY basis. VW recorded 30.8 per cent growth as 3,814 units were sold against 2,915 units. Renault, Nissan, Jeep and Citroen covered the remaining four positions in that order.