Honda BR-V, WR-V, Brezza Vitara, Hyundai Creta, Scorpio push C2 SUV segment by 25% in March
SUVs in the segment such as the Ford EcoSport, Honda BR-V, Honda WR-V, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Creta have been the most popular choices.
The C2 SUV segment in India has seen one of the biggest growth during the last few years. The segment saw a large 25% growth in sales in the month of March, according to data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
The C2 SUV segment are those SUV's priced between Rs 8 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.
SUVs in the segment such as the Ford EcoSport, Honda BR-V, Honda WR-V, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Creta have been the most popular choices. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has been the most popular it saw an 80.8% growth in comparison to the same month last year as it sold 10,057 units during March 2017.
Honda BR-V in the month of March saw a 104.3% growth in sales month on month. It's sales climbed from 703 units in March 2016 to 1,436 units units in March 2017. Newly launched Honda WR-V in the same segment too saw a good traction in sales in its first month of launch as it sold 3,833 units in March.
Hyundai Creta too has seen a good growth in sales during the month as it posted a 22.5% growth in comparison to the same month last year. It sales rose to 10,001 units during March 2017. In terms of its month on month growth too it posted a 11.1% growth.
Mahindra Scorpio too has seen a good growth during March as it posted a 28.4% growth from the same month last year, as it sold 5,157 units during the month. On a month on month basis too it saw a 11.8% growth in sales.
Ford EcoSport, however, saw a small growth in sales during the month. It posted a 4.6% year on year growth in sales and saw a even smaller 2.2% month on month growth in sales during March.
However, other SUVs in the segment such as the Mahindra TUV300, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Nissan Terrano, Renault Duster and Tata Safari Storme posted a minor growth or decline in sales during the month.