India best selling cars. The top 50 in 2019

India best selling cars

India best selling cars ranking in May is still dominated by Maruti, holding the first 6 models of the ranking. The Alto is the leader – even if down 25.1% – followed by Dzire (-33.5%). Fantastic performance scored by the Eeco, the only positive result within the Top10.


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.

In March sales dropped down 2.5% with 290.586,  leading to Q1 sales slightly negative (-0.5%) with 841.962 units.

In April the market keeps on falling (-16.3%), reaching 248.717 units sold. In May, the scenario has not improved (-20.3%) with 239.033 units.

The year-to-date registrations are at 1.329.712 (-7.9%).


The year-to-date April 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 104.097 sales (-1.2%) followed by the Maruti Dzire , with 89.663  units (-22.7%) and the Maruti Baleno with 84.456 units (-5.8%).

In fourth place  the Maruti Swift with 84.052 (-9.6%) ahead of the Maruti Wagon R with 67.728 (-9.6%) and the Maruti Vitara with 59.532 units (+5.5%).

In seventh place the Hyundai i20 with 54.837 (-7.7%) followed by the Hyundai Creta with 51.509 (+5.2%), the Maruti Eeco with 48.612 (+39.9%) and in 10th place the Hyundai Grand i10 with 44.287 (-23.5%).


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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2019 YTD
May 19
2019 Var
May 19
12Maruti Alto104.09716.394-1,2%-25,1%
21Maruti Dzire89.66316.196-22,7%-33,5%
34Maruti Baleno84.45615.176-5,8%-21,8%
43Maruti Swift84.05217.039-9,6%-11,3%
56Maruti Wagon R67.72814.561-9,6%-8,8%
65Maruti Vitara59.5328.781-5,5%-43,8%
77Hyundai i2054.8378.958-7,7%-16,0%
89Hyundai Creta51.5099.0545,2%-17,7%
914Maruti Eeco48.61211.73939,9%49,4%
108Hyundai Grand i1044.2878.102-23,5%-25,9%
1118Maruti Ertiga40.2338.86461,0%81,9%
1210Maruti Celerio36.6005.277-12,2%-48,1%
1313Mahindra Bolero35.2485.947-16,0%-26,8%
1416Honda Amaze33.7366.000136,3%-38,7%
1511Tata Tiago32.0553.535-13,9%-49,9%
1615Toyota Innova31.1535.631-6,3%-7,2%
17145Hyundai Santro26.9634.902
1817Renault Kwid26.1035.152-8,4%-0,8%
1919Tata Nexon24.4564.5068,6%4,6%
2022Mahindra Scorpio22.1663.476-8,1%-7,9%
2112Maruti Omni20.9306-42,2%-99,9%
2220Ford Ecosport18.7023.604-30,1%-28,0%
2325Honda City16.5112.557-11,5%-7,5%
2421Maruti Ciaz16.0713.592-31,4%-10,7%
2524Hyundai Verna15.2152.567-26,3%-32,5%
2643Mahindra Marazzo12.2091.381
2729Honda WR-V11.3471.520-33,1%-22,5%
2827Maruti S-Cross10.6861.507-44,5%-67,3%
2923Maruti Ignis10.5631.886-53,8%-54,4%
3031Mahindra XUV 5009.0841.195-21,3%-56,9%
3128Hyundai Xcent8.9941.694-46,2%-53,9%
3235Toyota Fortuner8.3031.459-15,9%-23,3%
3334Toyota Etios8.0241.644-2,4%45,4%
3440Volkswagen Polo6.5791.484-20,6%-5,5%
3532Mahindra TUV3006.3931.393-48,8%-28,2%
3639Jeep Compass6.193977-35,8%-35,6%
3736Ford Freestyle6.05174342,6%-75,5%
3830Tata Tigor5.686306-58,7%-90,0%
3941Ford Aspire5.583761-16,0%26,6%
4033Datsun RediGo5.431896-54,3%-56,7%
4138Honda Jazz5.180676-45,0%-0,6%
4242Toyota Etios Liva5.050696-8,9%-38,5%
4347Skoda Rapid3.926734-4,0%-15,6%
4445Renault Duster3.755672-29,1%-35,8%
4549Volkswagen Ameo3.497535-26,8%-40,6%
46145Honda Civic3.028368
4761Ford Figo2.559610-32,5%662,5%
4854Ford Endeavour2.546628-0,2%78,9%
4944Tata Zest2.541300-60,8%-74,5%
5052Volkswagen Vento2.352654-16,5%20,0%