Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022 - Maruti Continues To Dominate

April 2022 was a month of growth for the sales of cars in India as the industry continued its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking a look at the top 10 vehicles sold in India over April, we see a list once again dominated by Maruti Suzuki, which occupied 7 of the 10 spots on offer.

Let's take a detailed look at the top 10 cars sold in April 2022:

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

1) Maruti Suzuki WagonR - 17,766 units

Maruti Suzuki was one of the few carmakers to shrink in terms of sales numbers Year-over-Year in the month of April. This was also seen in the sales of India's best selling car - the WagonR tallboy hatchback.

Compared to the same period last year, sales of the WagonR dropped by 4.77 per cent (890 units) compared to April 2021, when Maruti sold 18,656 units of the hatchback.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

2) Maruti Suzuki Ertiga - 14,889 units

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was one of the big movers in April 2022 thanks to the launch of the facelifted model with its host of upgrades. Sales of the Ertiga in April 2022 grew by 72.25 per cent (6,245 units) compared to the same period last year when Maruti only sold 8,644 units of the MPV.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

3) Tata Nexon - 13,471 units

The Tata Nexon is the first SUV to make the list capturing the third spot in our list. Tata sells the Nexon with petrol, diesel and pure electric drivetrain options. The Nexon EV is the bestselling electric car in India and Tata recently launched a more powerful version of the electric SUV with a claimed range of 437 kilometres.

The Nexon was the biggest mover in terms of percentage growth for Year-over-Year sales in April. Nexon sales grew by 94.16 per cent (6,553 units) compared to April 2021 when Tata sold just 6,938 units of the SUV.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

4) Hyundai Creta - 12,651 units

In fourth place on our list is Hyundai's Creta SUV, which has been the driving force in the compact SUV segment. Sales of the Creta in April rose by a marginal 1.51 per cent (188 units) Y-o-Y compared to April 2021 when Hyundai sold 12,651 units of its bestselling SUV. Hyundai recently launched a special version of the Creta called the Knight Edition which brings with it a few cosmetic and mechanical updates.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

5) Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza - 11,764 units

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was one of the few Maruti cars to show an upward trend in terms of sales. The Vitara Brezza is set to be overhauled in the coming months with the arrival of the second-gen model. Sales of the Brezza rose by 4.85 per cent (544 units) Y-o-Y compared to April 2021 when Maruti sold 11,220 units of the sub-4-metre SUV.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

6) Maruti Suzuki Eeco - 11,154 units

The Maruti Suzuki Eeco continues to be the most popular van sold in India. However, sales of the Eeco dropped marginally by 2.75 per cent (315 units) compared to the same period last year. In April 2021, Maruti sold 11,469 units of the Eeco van in the Indian market.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

7) Maruti Suzuki Baleno - 10,398 units

Maruti Suzuki launched an updated version of the Baleno hatchback in February 2022. However, the recent update doesn't seem to have worked its magic on the sales charts as the numbers of Balenos sold over the month of April plummeted by 36.54 per cent (5,986 units) Y-o-Y compared to the same period last year. In April 2021, Maruti Suzuki had sold 14,073 units of the premium Baleno hatchback.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

8) Maruti Suzuki Dzire - 10,701 units

The Maruti Suzuki Dzire is the carmaker's sub-4-metre compact sedan offering. However, sales of the Dzire were in the red compared to the same period last year with sales of Maruti's compact sedan dropping by 23,96 per cent (3,372 units) Year-over-year. In April 2021, Maruti sold 14,073 units of the Dzire in the Indian market.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

9) Maruti Suzuki Alto - 10,443 units

The Maruti Suzuki Alto was once the king of the sales charts but it now languishes in 9th spot overall. The Alto accounted for the biggest drop percentage-wise in terms of Y-o-Y sales in the top 10 with numbers dropping by 39.65 per cent (6,860 units) thanks to a price increase and the loss of the lower-end variants. In April 2021, Maruti sold 17,303 units of the Alto in India.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

10) Tata Punch - 10,132 units

The second entry from Tata Motors in this top 10 list is the carmaker's smallest 'SUV' offering - the Punch. The Tata Punch only launched in India last October and since then has been a steady source of sales as customers continue to flock to the smallest Tata SUV offering.

Top 10 Cars Sold In India In April 2022

Thoughts On India's Top 10 Bestselling Cars From April 2022

India's car market continues to be dominated by Maruti Suzuki and it comes as no surprise as the homegrown carmaker is the most prominent carmaker in out top 10 list. Sales of the Tata Nexon are growing steadily and with the arrival of the new EV Max variant, expect this upward trend to continue.

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Article Published On: Monday, May 16, 2022, 10:00 [IST]
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