Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enters The Top-10 List For The First Time

The list of the top 10 best-selling cars in India for the month of October 2020 has been released. The list showcases the continuing domination of Maruti Suzuki, occupying seven of the ten positions, with the Swift hatchback retaining the top-slot for yet another consecutive month.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The Maruti Suzuki Swift has registered the highest sales figures in the month of October 2020 to retain the title of ‘India's best-selling car'. The hatchback registered 24,589 units of sales last month, improving from 22,643 units sold in September 2020.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The Maruti Suzuki Baleno also has retained its position on the list for a consecutive time. The Baleno premium hatchback registered 21,971 units of sales in October 2020, which again is a month-on-month improvement from September when it sold a little over 19,000 units. The Suzuki Baleno is the brand's premium hatchback offering, available exclusively via the brand's NEXA dealerships.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR occupies the third position on the list for October 2020. The WagonR tall-boy model with 18,703 units of sales, overtook its sibling, the Alto which held the third spot in September.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The Maruti Alto entry-level hatchback, once the best-selling hatchback in the country seems to be dipping in sales slightly. After losing out to the Swift and Baleno in September, the hatchback has now been overtaken by the WagonR as well. The Alto during the month of October registered 17,850 units.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The top-5 positions on the list are locked out by Maruti Suzuki, with the Dzire occupying the final position. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire in fifth place continues to be the best-selling compact-sedan in the country, with 17,675 units of sales; just a couple hundred short of the Alto.

Rank Model October 2020
1 Maruti Swift 24,589
2 Maruti Baleno 21,971
3 Maruti Wagon-R 18,703
4 Maruti Alto 17,850
5 Maruti Dzire 17,675
6 Hyundai Creta 14,023
7 Hyundai Grand i10 14,003
8 Maruti Eeco 13,309
9 Maruti Brezza 12,087
10 Kia Sonet 11,721

Table Source: Autopunditz.com

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The Hyundai Creta mid-size SUV occupies the sixth position in the list. The all-new Creta which was launched in India earlier this year, continues to be ranked the best-selling SUV in the country. The Creta in October registered 14,023 units of sales, cementing its position in the top-10 once again.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The Hyundai i10 Grand/NIOS comes in the seventh position, behind the Creta SUV. The Hyundai i10 hatchback, consisting of both the Grand and NIOS models registered 14,003; just 20 units short of the Creta.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

Eighth and ninth position on the list is again occupied by Maruti Suzuki models with the Eeco and Vitara Brezza, respectively. While the Maruti Eeco recorded 13,309 units of sales, the Vitara Brezza compact-SUV registered 12,087 units for the month of October 2020.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

The final position on the list has been occupied by the Kia Sonet. The model is the brand's first compact-SUV offering in the Indian market and seems to have gotten off to a flying start. The Kia Sonet has registered 11,721 units of sales in the month of October 2020.

Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020: Kia Sonet Enter Top-10 List As Maruti Swift Maintains Top-Slot Yet Again

Thoughts On The Best-Selling Cars In India For October 2020

The Maruti Suzuki Swift continues to retain the best-selling car title in the Indian market for yet another consecutive month. However, the highlight is definitely the entry of the Kia Sonet onto the list. With the festive season now in high fervour, it will be interesting to see how sales numbers change for this month.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 14:22 [IST]
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