Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Slot, Followed By Swift & Alto

Automotive sales have dipped slightly in April 2021 as compared to March 2021. This is because of the ongoing second wave of Covid-19 virus spread in the country. To curb the rising issue, most states had announced the lockdown in the country. As a result, automotive sales have decreased in the last month.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

According to the report from Autopunditz, here is a list of the top 25 cars sold in the country in the month of April 2021. Taking the number one spot in the list is the Maruti Suzuki WagonR with a total sales of 18,565. This is 101 units less as compared to the sales of the hatchback in the month of March 2021.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

The WagonR has taken over the top spot from the Maruti Suzuki Swift, which is now placed second on the list. A total of 18,316 units have been sold last month, which is over 15 per cent less than the sales from March 2021.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Completing the podium and the third spot on the list is the Maruti Suzuki Alto. The entry-level hatchback registered sales of 17,303 units in April — 98 units less as compared to the sales from March.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Proving its total dominance in car sales last month, Maruti Suzuki's models Baleno and Dzire complete the top five list in fourth and fifth, respectively. Baleno registered a negative Month-on-Month growth of over 22 per cent. While the Dzire is the only model to have shown an increase in sales out of the top five top-selling cars from last month.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

The sixth and the seventh spot in the list is taken by the Creta and the i10 Grand NIOS models from the South Korean brand, Hyundai. Both have registered 12,463 units and 11,540 units in sales from the last month, respectively.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

The dominant Maruti Suzuki has managed to squeeze in two other models, the Eeco and the Vitara Brezza in the eighth and tenth spot, respectively. While Hyundai's Venue compact-SUV is placed in the 9th spot in between the two Maruti Suzuki models. As a result, Maruti Suzuki has a total of 7 models in the top-10 cars sales in April 2021.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Continuing the list of top-25 models, the 11th and the 13th spot again belong to Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and the S-Presso with 8,644 units and 7,738 units sales, respectively. However, the Kia Seltos and the Kia Sonet with 8,086 units and 7,724 units have been placed in 12th and 14th place.

Rank Model Apr'21 Mar'21 M-o-M (%)
1 Maruti Wagonr 18,656 18,757 -0.5
2 Maruti Swift 18,316 21,714 -15.6
3 Maruti Alto 17,303 17,401 -0.6
4 Maruti Baleno 16,384 21,217 -22.8
5 Maruti Dzire 14,073 11,434 23.1
6 Hyundai Creta 12,463 12,640 -1.4
7 Hyundai i10 Grand Nios 11,540 11,020 4.7
8 Maruti Eeco 11,469 11,547 -0.7
9 Hyundai Venue 11,245 10,722 4.9
10 Maruti Vitara Brezza 11,220 11,274 -0.5
11 Maruti Ertiga 8,644 9,303 -7.1
12 Kia Seltos 8,086 10,557 -23.4
13 Maruti S-Presso 7,738 7,252 6.7
14 Kia Sonet 7,724 8,498 -9.1
15 Tata Nexon 6,938 8,683 -20.1
16 Tata Tiago 6,656 6,893 -3.4
17 Tata Altroz 6,649 7,550 -11.9
18 Mahindra Bolero 6,152 8,905 -30.9
19 Hyundai i20 5,002 9,045 -44.7
20 Maruti Ignis 4,522 4,359 3.7
21 Mahindra XUV300 4,144 2,587 60.2
22 Honda Amaze 3,920 4,596 -14.7
23 Ford Ecosport 3,820 5,487 -30.4
24 Toyota Innova Crysta 3,600 5,743 -37.3
25 Mahindra Scorpio 3,577 2,331 53.5
Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Completing the 15th spot is the Tata Nexon, which is also the fourth best-selling compact SUV in the month of April. The Nexon has registered a total sales of 6,938 units.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Despite being dominant in sales Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors and more have suffered Month-on-Month degrowth because of the current Covid-19 situation in the country.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

The Tata Nexon is followed by the Tiago and the Altroz in 16th and 17th spot on the list. The Tiago and the Altroz have registered 6,656 units and 6,649 units respectively.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Mahindra enters the top-25 car sales list in the 18th spot with the brand's best selling SUV, the Bolero. The workhorse has registered a total of 6,152 units in the last month. This is an M-o-M decrease of almost 31 per cent.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Hyundai and Maruti Suzuki place the i20 and the Ignis models inside the top 20 cars sold in the month of April 2021. The i20 has registered monthly degrowth of nearly 45 per cent and while the Ignis sales have grown by 3.7 per cent.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Moving to the final five models from the top 25 car sales list for April 2021. The 21st spot is taken by the Mahindra XUV300. The compact-SUV offering from Mahindra has registered the maximum monthly growth of just over 60 per cent among all the top 25 cars sold last month.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Registering their mark in the top 25 car sales list for April 2021 are brands Honda, Ford and Toyota. The Amaze, the EcoSport and Innova Crysta are placed in 22nd, 23rd and 24th place in the sales chart. Completing the top 25 cars sales for the month of April is the Mahindra Scorpio. The SUV has registered a monthly growth of over 53 per cent.

Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021: Maruti Suzuki WagonR Takes Top Spot Followed By Four Other Maruti Suzuki Models Completing Top 5 Positions

Thoughts About The Top-Selling Cars In India In April 2021

The second wave of Covid-19 virus spread has affected sales of cars in the month of April. With the situation getting worse in the country by the minute, we expected the automotive sales to take a hit in May as well. Despite the current condition, Maruti Suzuki continues to reign over other four-wheeler passenger car brands in the country.

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Article Published On: Friday, May 7, 2021, 21:17 [IST]
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