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Maruti Suzuki tops sales chart in March 2021, surpassing Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra and Kia

In March 2022, the automotive sector saw an internal number of 3.20 million units, and by comparison, an almost-flat growth was registered on a year-over-year basis. Encouragingly, however, MoM growth stood at 6 per cent as India had sold only 3.02 lakh units in the month before February 2022.

Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) sold a total of 1,33,861 units last month, down 8% YoY volume from 1,46,203 units in the same period in 2021. Hyundai is in second place with a YoY fall of 15 percent to 44,600 units as against 52,600 units in the same period of 2021.

Tata Motors is in third place with 42,295 units, with YoY positive sales growth of 43 percent compared to 29,655 units in March 2021. Mahindra & Mahindra ranks fourth with YoY sales growth of 66 percent with 27,603 units compared to 16,643 units in March 2021. Kia India was the fifth best-selling carmaker in India last month with 22,622 units.

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Brand (YoY) March 2022 Sale March 2021 Sale
1. Maruti Suzuki (-8%) 1,33,71 1,46,203
2. Hyundai (-15%) 44,600 52,600
3. Tata Motors (43%) 42,295 29,755
4. Mahindra (66%) 27,603 16,643
5. Kia (18%) 22,622 19,100
6. Toyota (14%) 17,130 14,997
7. Renault (-31%) 6,517 12,356
8. Honda (-7%) 6,569 7,103
9. Skoda (384%) 5,608 1,159
10. MG (-15%) 4,721 5,528
11. Volkswagen (81%) 3,72 2,025
12. Nissan (-25%) 3,007 4,012
13. Citroen 52

That compares with 19,100 units in the same period in 2021, with sales growth of 18 percent per year. Toyota Kirloskar Motor came in sixth with 17,130 units sold, with 14,997 units up 14 percent. Renault India recorded a YoY decline of 31 per cent in March 2021 as against 8,518 units sold against 12,356 units.

Honda Cars India is in the eighth position with 6,589 units with a YoY drop of 7% compared to 7,103 units in March 2021. Good reception for Cusack and Slavia has led Skoda to record the highest monthly sales in a long time as 5,608 units were registered with an increase of 384 percent against 1,159 units.

MG Motor India is in tenth position with YoY de-growth of 15 per cent, selling 4,721 units as against 5,528 units. VW finished 11th last month with 3,672 units, ahead of Nissan and Citroen, an increase of 81 percent from 2,025 units in March 2021.

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