Eight Maruti Suzuki Models Among India’s Top 10 Best-Selling Cars In May
Carmaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. had eight of its models in India’s Top 10 best-selling cars list for May, amid an extended auto slowdown.
Maruti Suzuki Swift was the best-selling car in May with 17,039 units sold—up from the fourth spot in the same month last year when it sold 19,208 units, according to industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.
Coming in second was entry-level model Alto with 16,394 units sold, as against 21,890 units in the year-ago period.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire was third with 16,196 units sold, followed by Baleno (15,176 units), WagonR (14,561 units) and Eeco (11,739 units), Hyundai Creta (9,054 units), Hyundai Elite i20 (8,958 units), Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (8,864 units) and Vitara Brezza (8,781 units).
The overall passenger vehicle wholesales in India witnessed the steepest decline in nearly 18 years, dropping by over 20 percent in May to 2,39,347 units against 3,01,238 units in the year-ago month.