Maruti Suzuki Baleno regained the top spot as the most sold car in India in the month of February 2023 as it finished ahead of Swift and Alto
In the second month of the calendar year 2023, Maruti Suzuki’s Baleno regained the top position in the overall sales table. The premium hatchback posted a total of 18,592 units last month as against 12,570 units during the same period in 2022 with a YoY positive sales growth of 48 per cent.
The Swift compact hatchback finished in the second position with 18,412 unit sales against 19,202 units in February 2022 with a YoY negative volume growth of 4 per cent. The Alto entry-level hatchback garnered a total of 18,114 units as against 11,551 units with a YoY growth of 57 per cent. The Alto dropped two places to third.
The YoY growth comes as a result of the recently launched new-gen Alto K10’s good reception. The WagonR tall riding hatch recorded a domestic tally of 16,889 units as against 14,669 units in Feb 2022 with a YoY volume increase of 15 per cent. The Dzire compact sedan registered 16,798 units against 17,438 units with a YoY decline of 4 per cent.
|Top 10 Cars (YoY)||February 2023 Sales||February 2022 Sales|
|1. Maruti Suzuki Baleno (48%)||18,592||12,570|
|2. Maruti Suzuki Swift (-4%)||18,412||19,202|
|3. Maruti Suzuki Alto (57%)||18,114||11,551|
|4. Maruti Suzuki WagonR (15%)||16.889||14,669|
|5. Maruti Suzuki Dzire (-4%)||16,798||17,438|
|6. Maruti Suzuki Brezza (71%)||15,787||9,256|
|7. Tata Nexon (14%)||13,914||12,259|
|8. Maruti Suzuki Eeco (24%)||11,352||9,190|
|9. Tata Punch (16%)||11,169||9,592|
|10. Hyundai Creta (8%)||10,421||9,606|
The Maruti Suzuki Brezza posted 15,787 units last month against 9,256 units with a YoY surge of 71 per cent. The most sold SUV in the country beat its arch rival Tata Nexon after quite a while to sit at the top of the SUV charts. The Nexon slotted in at seventh with 13,914 units as against 12,259 units with a YoY growth of 14 per cent.
The Maruti Suzuki Eeco finished in the eighth position with 11,352 units as against 9,190 units with a YoY growth of 24 per cent. The Tata Punch micro SUV managed to finish ninth with 11,169 units against 9,592 units with a YoY sales increase of 16 per cent.
The Hyundai Creta midsize SUV rounded out the top ten with a total of 10,421 units as against 9,606 units in February 2022 with a YoY increase of 8 per cent. The facelifted version of the Creta is expected to go on sale early next year in India.