Tata Nexon has once again become the best selling compact SUV in October 2022. Tata Motors managed to sell 13,767 units of the Nexon compact SUV last month, compared to 10,096 units sold in October 2021. Tata Nexon has registered a year-on-year growth of 36 per cent in sales.
Tata Nexon is the only SUV available in the Indian market that is being sold in petrol and diesel as well as electric. Tata Motors is also planning to launch a CNG version of the Nexon SUV, which has been spotted testing several times. Currently, the Tata Nexon is available in a 1.2L turbo petrol and a 1.5L turbo-diesel engine.
In the electric version, the Nexon EV is made available in two battery packs namely Nexon EV Prime with 32kWh battery and Nexon EV Max with 40kWh battery.
Hyundai Creta ranked second in the list of best selling SUVs in October 2022. Hyundai sold 11,880 units of the Creta as compared to 6,455 units sold in the same month last year. Hyundai will launch the new Creta facelift in the country in early 2023. It can be launched at the 2023 Auto Expo. The new model is likely to get ADAS technology, 360-degree camera and updated infotainment system.
Tata Punch is the fourth best selling subcompact SUV in the domestic market. It remains strong in terms of sales for the automaker. The company sold 10,982 units of the Punch in October 2022 as against 8,453 units sold in the same month last year, a 30 per cent year-on-year growth. It is being said that an electric version of this small SUV can be brought in 2023.
In this list, Maruti Suzuki Brezza has come down to the fourth position. The Brezza, which remained at the top position in sales for two months after its launch in the new avatar, has now lagged behind the Nexon, Punch and Creta. In October 2022, the new Brezza could not do much and registered sales of 9,941 units. In the same month last year, 8,032 units of Brezza were sold. The sales of Brezza have grown by 24 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
Tata Nexon is giving tough competition to SUVs like Hyundai Creta and Brezza in sales. The biggest feature of Tata Nexon is that it is available in petrol, diesel and electric. With its three variants, the Nexon has been garnering good sales across different variants. The company sold 4,277 electric cars in October 2022, with the Nexon EV being the best-selling electric car. Apart from this, the 5-star safety features and reliable engine of this SUV are being liked by the people