Maruti Suzuki Brezza posted 15,787 units in the month of February 2023 to beat Tata Nexon in the compact SUV sales standings
Maruti Suzuki’s Brezza finished on top of the compact SUV sales charts in the month of February 2023 as 15,787 units were sold against 9,256 units during the same period in 2022 with a YoY sales increase of 70.5 per cent. The best-selling SUV in the country last month beat its main rival Tata Nexon to achieve this feat.
The Tata Nexon posted a domestic tally of 13,914 unit sales last month as against 12,259 units during the corresponding period in 2022 with a YoY growth of 13.5 per cent. The Tata Punch micro SUV finished in the third position as 11,169 units were registered against 9,592 units in Feb 2022 with a YoY positive growth of 16 per cent.
Both Nexon and Punch have helped Tata to record consistent sales volumes over the last several months and is currently the third largest car producer in India. The Hyundai Venue garnered a total of close to 10,000 unit sales as against 10,212 units with a YoY negative volume growth of 2.1 per cent in the domestic market.
|Top Compact SUVs||February 2023||February 2022|
|1. Maruti Suzuki Brezza (70.5%)||15,787||9,256|
|2. Tata Nexon (13.5%)||13,914||12,259|
|3. Tata Punch (16%)||11,169||9,592|
|4. Hyundai Venue (-2.1%)||9,997||10,212|
|5. Kia Sonet (59.8%)||9,836||6,154|
|6. Mahindra XUV300 (-15.5%)||3,809||4,511|
|7. Nissan Magnite (6%)||2,184||2,059|
|8. Renault Kiger (-19.8%)||1,802||2,247|
The Kia Seltos finished in the fifth position with 9,836 units in the month of February 2023 as against 6,154 units with a YoY growth of close to 60 per cent. The Mahindra XUV300 was the sixth most sold compact SUV in India as 3,809 units were recorded against 4,511 units with a YoY sales decline of 15.5 per cent.
Nissan’s Magnite finished in the seventh position with 2,184 units against 2,059 units in February 2022 with a YoY growth of 6 per cent. The Renault Kiger posted a cumulative domestic tally of 1,802 units as against 2,247 units during the same period twelve months ago with a YoY sales de-growth of 19.8 per cent.
The Honda WR-V reported zero sales last month while the Toyota Urban Cruiser has also been discontinued in India. The sub-four-metre SUV segment is one of the highly competitive in the domestic market and its market share has increased tremendous over the years courtesy of high volume sales.