The list comprises of the recently launched second-gen Maruti Suzuki Ertiga narrowly edging Mahindra Bolero for top position
The popularity of the SUVs and crossovers have grown by multiple folds in recent years. While the sedans and hatchbacks are still the order of the day in the entry-level volume spaces, their dependency in the premium segments has certainly taken a plunge. The MPVs and generally seven-seaters, on the other hand, have managed to retain their sales numbers mainly due to the practicality.
It is important to note that not all MPVs are doing well in the Indian market and if we want to be precise there are just handful of them who have maintained their consistency all throughout. The Ertiga is one such MPV, which had its first generation running for more than six years before being replaced by a comprehensive new model.
Launched in November 2018, the new Ertiga is based on the lightweight heartect platform with a completely overhauled exterior and interior to catapult its premium status. It has worked a treat for Maruti Suzuki as the sales number stand in testament to its good reception among customers.
|S.No||Top 10 Selling 7 Seaters In Feb 2019||No. Of Units Sold|
|1.||Maruti Suzuki Ertiga||7,975|
|3.||Toyota Innova Crysta||6,634|
|10.||Mahindra Alturas G4||430|
In February 2019, the Ertiga outsold Mahindra’s long-serving Bolero by a single unit to take the top position. With 7,974 units, the Bolero has been a blockbuster for Mahindra due to its versatile SUV characteristics while accommodating more passengers than a typical SUV. It finished second ahead of Toyota Innova Crysta – the best-selling model for the brand.
The Innova Crysta’s dedicated fanbase wouldn’t mind its premium positioning as the sales numbers keep on brewing every month in consistent fashion. Last month, it registered 6,634 units to end up third ahead of Mahindra’s another stalwart the Scorpio. While talks over next-gen Scorpio have come and gone, the current model is still good enough to garner 4,445 units to boast itself as one of the top-selling seven-seaters in India.
Mahindra’s new age products are certainly making huge impact as the Marazzo recorded 2,881 units for fifth position while the flagship Alturas G4 finished tenth with 430 unit sales. Toyota’s Fortuner slotted in at seventh with 1,738 units – a place behind XUV500 that saw 1,806 dispatches last month.