India new cars market in April hit the record volume for a single month

India new cars market in April

India new cars market in April hit the record volume for a single month, booming 27% from the same month last year and scoring the 18th year on year increase. Renault kept momentum improving 200%

Market Outlook

Recent data suggest that India’s economy ended FY 2015 on a high note and likely grew at the fastest pace since FY 2010. Industrial production rebounded in February and the PMIs signaled improving economic conditions in March.

Positive mood has continued to fuel the India cars market with an impressive increase in April of the sales volume to hit the highest level ever achieved in a single month while scoring the 18th year on year increase in a string.

According with data reported by the SIAM, the Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers, in April 2016 car passenger’s sales in India had been 288.762, up 32.5% for a total of 1.006.307 units (+8.8%) sold year to date.

Competitive Arena

In April Maruti was again on top of the list reporting positive figures with 117.045 units (+16.2%) and market share at 48.4%, while Hyundai sold 42.351 units (+9.7%) ahead of Mahindra with 21.108 (+21.9%) and Renault with 12.426 (+210.0%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Suzuki with 48.4% of market share, ahead of Hyundai-Kia with 17.5%, Mahindra Group with 8.7% and Renault-Nissan with 6.4%.

The best-selling model was again the Maruti Alto 16.583 units (-14.3%) ahead of the Maruti Swift with 15.661 sales (-19.9%), the Maruti Wagon R with 15.323 (+1.1%) and the Maruti Dzire with 13.256 (-9.4%).

Wishing to see the best-selling cars ranking for the top 100 models, just read the dedicated report.

Wishing to read a full report with market data from the 2004 to the 2015 by segment (LCVs included), brands and models plus the forecast to the 2020, see here

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank AprRank 2016BrandSales AprSales YTDApr VarYTD VarApr %YTD %
11Maruti117.045450.43816,2%7,8%40,5%38,2%
22Hyundai42.351162.2849,7%8,0%14,7%13,8%
33Tata Trucks22.572108.0312,0%1,7%7,8%9,2%
44Mahindra21.10887.45321,9%19,9%7,3%7,4%
56Mahindra Truck13.75057.3642,0%-0,3%4,8%4,9%
67Renault12.42641.715210,6%178,5%4,3%3,5%
78Tata10.49540.6202,6%-22,0%3,6%3,4%
85Honda10.48658.071-17,0%-17,7%3,6%4,9%
910Toyota8.52934.990-30,8%-30,2%3,0%3,0%
109Ashok Leyland7.53737.3022,0%-2,7%2,6%3,2%
1111Ford6.56026.65331,1%16,6%2,3%2,3%
1212Volkswagen3.03913.137-14,8%-16,5%1,1%1,1%
1313Chevrolet2.06310.124-39,7%-34,5%0,7%0,9%
1415Datsun1.7966.631-31,6%-13,1%0,6%0,6%
1514Force Trucks1.5707.5852,0%1,7%0,5%0,6%
1616Nissan1.2325.984-24,6%-33,9%0,4%0,5%
1719Mercedes1.1154.6819,3%2,1%0,4%0,4%
1820Audi9403.907-11,3%-7,9%0,3%0,3%
1918Skoda9144.694-25,1%-7,8%0,3%0,4%
2017Isuzu Truck7505.6102,0%23,3%0,3%0,5%
2121BMW6352.567-7,2%0,3%0,2%0,2%
2223Piaggio5102.1112,0%1,7%0,2%0,2%
2322Fiat4862.357-28,5%-19,7%0,2%0,2%
2424Land Rover2781.06722,5%7,5%0,1%0,1%
2525Volvo14562214,2%22,4%0,1%0,1%
2626Isuzu1024672,0%-2,9%0,0%0,0%
2728Premier70304-50,6%-51,9%0,0%0,0%
2829Jaguar6824588,9%70,1%0,0%0,0%
2927Mitsubishi60382-32,0%0,0%0,0%
3031Mini5419612,5%2,1%0,0%0,0%
3132Porsche4515387,5%59,4%0,0%0,0%
3230SsangYong32230-41,8%-11,9%0,0%0,0%
3334Rolls-Royce130,0%-25,0%0,0%0,0%

Rank AprRank 2016GroupSales AprSales YTDApr VarYTD VarApr %YTD %
11Suzuki117.045450.43816,2%7,8%40,5%38,2%
22Hyundai-Kia42.351162.2849,7%8,0%14,7%13,8%
33Tata33.413149.9632,4%-6,0%11,6%12,7%
44Mahindra Group21.14087.68321,7%19,8%7,3%7,4%
57Renault-Nissan15.45454.33087,1%71,6%5,4%4,6%
66Mahindra13.75057.3642,0%-0,3%4,8%4,9%
75Honda10.48658.071-17,0%-17,7%3,6%4,9%
89Toyota8.52934.990-30,8%-30,2%3,0%3,0%
98Ashok Leyland7.53737.3022,0%-2,7%2,6%3,2%
1010Ford6.56026.65331,1%16,6%2,3%2,3%

Rank AprRank YTDModelSales AprSales YTDApr VarYTD VarApr %YTD %
11Maruti Alto16.58381.432-14,3%-23,0%7,5%8,9%
23Maruti Swift15.66159.717-19,9%-15,3%7,0%6,5%
34Maruti Wagon R15.32356.8531,1%10,5%6,9%6,2%
42Maruti Dzire13.25666.049-9,4%-27,6%6,0%7,2%
55Hyundai i2011.14741.600-7,6%-10,3%5,0%4,6%
66Hyundai Grand i109.84038.2169,0%11,9%4,4%4,2%
77Renault Kwid9.79533.0874,4%3,6%
89Maruti Baleno9.56230.3844,3%3,3%
910Maruti Celerio8.54829.68535,1%61,0%3,8%3,3%
1011Maruti Omni8.35628.6539,8%27,5%3,8%3,1%
118Hyundai Creta7.90030.8483,6%3,4%
1213Honda City5.79324.372-24,2%-29,4%2,6%2,7%
1312Mahindra Bolero5.78525.602-29,5%-33,7%2,6%2,8%
1416Maruti Ciaz5.70221.7757,1%22,3%2,6%2,4%
1514Maruti Ertiga5.48422.4477,5%31,2%2,5%2,5%
1615Hyundai Eon5.41721.867-16,9%-13,2%2,4%2,4%
1717Mahindra KUV1005.09718.1532,3%2,0%
1818Mahindra Scorpio4.32816.420-17,0%-8,5%1,9%1,8%
1921Toyota Innova4.26915.371-29,1%-19,2%1,9%1,7%
2019Hyundai Xcent4.20015.862-8,4%-10,0%1,9%1,7%
2122Ford Ecosport3.78913.930-14,4%-4,6%1,7%1,5%
2224Mahindra XUV 5002.82111.265-5,7%4,9%1,3%1,2%
2320Honda Amaze2.63915.402-38,1%-7,8%1,2%1,7%
2426Maruti S-Cross2.5079.6301,1%1,1%
2535Renault Duster2.1285.879-49,3%24,7%1,0%0,6%
2633Hyundai Verna2.0506.162-41,5%-26,8%0,9%0,7%
2728Toyota Etios1.9608.949-14,6%-20,2%0,9%1,0%
2825Mahindra TUV3001.92810.9930,9%1,2%
2929Volkswagen Polo1.9067.879-22,9%-15,0%0,9%0,9%
3031Maruti Ritz1.8467.597-13,4%-10,1%0,8%0,8%
3132Hyundai i101.7007.263-50,0%-47,2%0,8%0,8%
3227Tata Indica/Vista1.6948.986-21,7%-36,1%0,8%1,0%
3334Tata Indigo/Manza1.5816.135-43,2%-27,0%0,7%0,7%
3430Tata Zest1.4197.629-19,9%-28,7%0,6%0,8%
3537Ford Aspire1.1565.0870,5%0,6%
3638Tata Nano1.1004.854-31,2%-26,0%0,5%0,5%
3736Ford Figo1.0555.80110,0%30,9%0,5%0,6%
3839Volkswagen Vento9734.570-3,5%-10,6%0,4%0,5%
3941Datsun Go9063.65218,4%-14,7%0,4%0,4%
4045Datsun GO+8903.293-27,6%-43,1%0,4%0,4%

To know all about this market you can purchase the India Auto Book 2015 or the India Car Market 2020 Outlook:

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