1. Maruti Suzuki WagonR
The Maruti Suzuki WagonR has been the company’s best-selling car for a long time, as well as being at number one in the list of top 10 best-selling cars in India. Despite the odds of the chip crisis in India, Maruti sold 20,334 units of the WagonR in January this year. At the same time, in December last year, it sold 19,729 units. In January last year, Maruti sold 17,165 units of WagonR.
2. Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti’s premium hatchback Swift continues to be the favorite car of Indian buyers in the new year as well. Maruti sold 19,108 units of Swift in January 2022, an increase of 11 per cent as compared to 17,180 units sold during the same month last year. In December last year, Maruti sold 15,661 units of Swift.
3. Maruti Suzuki Dzire
The DZire remains the only subcompact sedan to sell more than 10,000 units every month in recent times. Sales of DZire stood at 14,976 units, with a slight decline in January 2022. It is well ahead of other rivals in its category and remains firmly at the top of the segment. Last year in the same month, the sales of DZire stood at 15,125 units.
4. Tata Nexon
Tata Nexon has emerged as the best selling SUV in India for the second consecutive month. Tata Motors sold 13,816 units of the Nexon SUV last month, which is the highest ever sales in a month. There has been a growth of around 68 per cent in the sales of Nexon as compared to 8,225 units sold in January last year. Tata sold 12,899 units of the Nexon in December 2021. Thanks to the sale of Tata Nexon, Tata Motors was able to overtake Hyundai, India’s second largest carmaker.
5. Maruti Suzuki Alto
Maruti Suzuki Alto is the oldest model in Maruti’s car lineup. Maruti Alto continues to attract customers in the affordable segment even today. However, there has been a huge drop in the sales of Alto in the last month. Maruti sold 12,342 units of Alto in January 2022 as against 18,260 units in the same period last year. In December, Maruti sold 11,170 units of Alto. According to the information, Maruti is preparing to give it a facelift soon, although no timeline has been shared by the carmaker yet.
6. Maruti Ertiga
Among all the three-row seat passenger vehicles available in the country, the Maruti Ertiga continues to be a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) of choice among Indian buyers. This Ertiga is also included in the list of top 10 cars sold every month. In January 2022, Maruti sold 11,847 units of the Ertiga, just seven units more than the previous month. In January last year, Maruti sold 9,565 units of the Ertiga.
7. Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos has gained an edge over its major rival Hyundai Creta in the compact SUV segment. Kia sold 11,483 units of Seltos last month, up over 16 per cent as compared to 9,869 units sold in January last year.
8. Hyundai Venue
Hyundai’s top selling model, the Creta, has been dropped from the list of top 10 cars badly hit by the global chip crisis. However, the Venue sub-compact SUV continues to do well for the carmaker. Hyundai sold 11,377 units of the SUV last month, a marginal drop as compared to 11,779 units sold in the same period last year. In December, Hyundai sold 10,360 units of the Venue.
9. Maruti Suzuki Eeco
Maruti’s utility van Eeco has been one of the weakest performers in the passenger vehicle segment. It has consistently delivered decent sales figures to India’s largest carmaker over the years. In January, Maruti sold 10,528 units of the Eeco.
10. Tata Punch
The last car in this list is the Punch SUV from Tata Motors which is getting tremendous response from the customers. The sales figures of Tata Punch, which was launched only five months back, are increasing month on month. In January 2022, Tata Punch’s sales figure crossed 10,000 units to 10,027 units for the first time.