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Maruti Suzuki Dzire shocks, beats Alto as best selling car in India! Check top 10 list

Aug 20, 2018, 06:38 PM IST

In the Indian auto market, Maruti Suzuki India's (MSI) compact sedan Dzire became the best selling passenger vehicle (PV) model in July, overtaking entry level small car Alto from the company's stable, said the latest data from Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Other facts given by the SIAM are: 

 

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Maruti Suzuki Dzire occupied the top slot by selling 25,647 units in July as compared to 14,703 units in the same month a year ago, when it was the fifth best selling model. Image source: Reuters

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Maruti Suzuki Alto moved to second spot with 23,371 units last month from first position in the corresponding month last year, when it sold 26,009 units. Image source: Reuters

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Maruti Suzuki hatchback Swift became the third best selling PV model last month with 19,993 units as compared to 13,738 units last year, ranked sixth. Image source: official website

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which came fourth in the list with 17,960 units last month, was ranked second in the year-ago month with 19,153 units. Image source: Reuters
 

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Continuing MSI's dominance in the Indian PV market, compact car WagonR came fifth last month with 14,339 units. It was ranked third in the same month last year with 16,301 units. Image source: official website

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Maruti Suzuki compact SUV Vitara Brezza was the sixth best selling model last month with 14,181 units, moving down from fourth in the year-ago month when it sold 15,243 units. Image source: DNA

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Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) remained the second largest PV manufacturer in Indian with three of its models, Elite i20, Grand i10 and Creta, coming in at number seven, eight and nine, respectively. Image source: Reuters

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In July, Hyundai Motor hatchback Elite i20 moved up one place to seventh last month by selling 10,822 units from eighth last year when it sold 11,390 units. Image source: hyundai.com

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Hyundai Motor compact car Grand i10 came in at number eight last month with 10,775 units. The model was at seventh position last year with 12,002 units. Image source: Reuters

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Hyundai Motor SUV Creta occupied ninth position with 10,423 in July 2018, as against 10,556 units in the same month last year, when it was the tenth best selling model. Image source: official website

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Honda Cars India's newly launched compact sedan Amaze, however, made it to the top ten list last month with 10,180 units.Image source: official website