India best selling cars. The top 50 in 2019

India best selling cars

India best selling cars ranking is currently dominated by Maruti, holding the Top 6 of the table. The Alto is still first with sales up 23.7%. The Hyundai i20 slides in 7th position, while the Honda Amaze keeps last year’s impressive pace.

The very beginning of 2019 with January’s sales at 279.758 down 1.7%, was due to the weak growth of recent months. While February sales were up 3.1%  with 271.618 units, the year to date trend is flat with +0.6% and 551.376 sales.

The year-to-date February best selling cars ranking is dominated again by Maruti, a brand holding almost 50% of total market share and able to place several models in the top of the list.

The Maruti Alto is still on top with 48.11 sales (+23.7%) followed by the Maruti Swift, with 37.019 units (+16.6%) and the Maruti Dzire with 34.988 units (-19.5%).

In fourth place  the Maruti Baleno with 34.661 (+3.2%) ahead of the Maruti Wagon R with 25.709 (-8.9%) and the Maruti Vitara with 24.785 units (+5.9%).

In seventh place the Hyundai i20 with 23.296 (+1.2%) followed by the Hyundai Creta with 20.520 (+10.5%), the Hyundai Grand i10 with 19.350 (-13.3%) and in 10th place the Tata Tiago with 16.327 (+8.8%).

Market Outlook

After the positive performances of the recent years, the Indian market continues to be seen improving in the period 2019-2025. Being considered one of the engines of the World’s growth, India will have a strong impact on the global market, together with China. Great attention is concentrated on the next May general elections. However the industry is seen positive across the period 2019-205 when will definitely overtake Germany as fourth market in the World.

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F.Y. 2018
2019 YTD
YTD +/-
February +/-
21Maruti Alto48.11124.75123,7%22,1%
32Maruti Swift37.01918.22416,6%30,1%
13Maruti Dzire34.98815.915-19,5%-15,4%
44Maruti Baleno34.66117.9443,2%-5,9%
65Maruti Wagon R25.70915.661-8,9%-29,1%
56Maruti Vitara24.78511.6135,9%11,8%
77Hyundai i2023.29611.5471,2%21,8%
98Hyundai Creta20.52010.20610,5%11,1%
89Hyundai Grand i1019.3509.065-13,3%-15,1%
1110Tata Tiago16.3278.2868,8%-3,0%
1311Mahindra Bolero15.9727.974-1,4%-2,5%
1512Honda Amaze14.5436.562285,9%181,4%
1713Maruti Ertiga14.3277.97553,4%35,3%
1214Maruti Omni12.9846.9023,9%-1,2%
1415Toyota Innova12.9176.634-1,8%-10,6%
1016Maruti Celerio12.8483.631-11,3%20,6%
1817Tata Nexon10.3585.26314,1%3,6%
1618Renault Kwid9.7625.050-16,3%-15,7%
2119Mahindra Scorpio9.3274.445-7,5%-6,7%
2420Honda City8.1283.2733,5%22,4%
1921Ford Ecosport7.6663.156-37,5%-34,0%
14422Hyundai Santro6.8756.875
2323Hyundai Verna6.5153.299-24,3%-30,1%
4224Mahindra Marazzo6.3852.881
2025Maruti Ciaz6.0183.084-39,6%-42,0%
2826Honda WR-V5.6712.278-25,7%-20,6%
2627Maruti S-Cross4.5922.172-32,5%-36,4%
3028Mahindra XUV 5004.4651.8065,9%14,8%
2729Hyundai Xcent4.0451.924-34,0%-36,9%
2930Tata Tigor3.6241.259-39,8%-25,4%
3431Toyota Fortuner3.3871.738-17,5%-22,8%
3332Toyota Etios3.2021.682-16,5%-14,3%
2233Maruti Ignis3.0241.303-69,2%-68,5%
3934Volkswagen Polo2.9551.529-4,0%-11,3%
3535Ford Freestyle2.7521.106
3736Honda Jazz2.6301.085-41,7%-31,5%
3837Jeep Compass2.5711.304-36,5%-39,8%
4038Ford Aspire2.5661.027-13,9%21,2%
3139Mahindra TUV3002.5631.057-49,9%-42,6%
4140Toyota Etios Liva2.2401.102-2,7%13,7%
3241Datsun RediGo2.1821.293-57,6%-62,4%
4642Skoda Rapid1.74289816,4%10,0%
4443Renault Duster1.457557-10,4%4,3%
4844Volkswagen Ameo1.356622-39,5%-35,7%
4345Tata Zest1.336774-53,6%-56,7%
6446Mercedes GLC1.2637450,0%0,0%
3647Mahindra KUV1001.064462-79,2%-77,2%
5148Volkswagen Vento913351-14,4%0,0%
5449Tata Safari88244332,4%26,9%
6950Mahindra Thar863446