Indian Auto Market kept momentum in September thanks to a fast economy recovery .

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Indian Auto Market kept momentum in September thanks to a fast economy recovery and almost positive consumer’s sentiment. Honda and Nissan have been again the fastest growing brand, while the Hyundai i20 advanced in 5th place.

In September 2014 according to data collected by Focus2move Research Team through local operators and SIAM, the Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers, total new Car Passengers sold in India have been 222.126, up 5.7% from the correspondent month last year, posting the 5th y.o.y. increase in a string.

Year-to-date September sales in India have been 1.912.288, up 2.7% from the correspondent period last year.

The Indian economic outlook improved starting with the second quarter 2014 and the formation of a stable Government at the Centre brought in its wake a ray of hope for the auto market. Indeed, there have been tell-tale signs of recovery for the last few months.

India’s GDP in Q1 of FY’15 (or Q2 CY ’14) grew better than expected at 5.7% that is the highest in the last two years and a huge plus in the context of 4.6% growth achieved in the previous two quarters. The good news is that this 5.7% growth in GDP in Q1 has been aided by a marked improvement in the performance of industrial sector.

Focus2move full year 2014 Car Market volume projection has been upgraded at 3.150.000 representing a 3.8% increase from 2013, which will rank India as 6th largest global car market.

In September, Maruti Suzuki sold 106.646 vehicles, + 8.5% compared with the correspondent month last year, while Hyundai Motor’s domestic sales grew 14.5% to 35.041 and Mahindra in third place sold 19.174 units (+1.4%).

Honda and Nissan confirmed to be the brands with fastest growing speed with Honda 4th with 15.014 sales (+45.0%) and Nissan 11th with 3.127 (+33.1%).

Looking at the recently introduced report on Car Groups, the September leader was Suzuki with 44.7% of market share, ahead of Hyundai Group with 15.8% and M&M with 8.7%.

As far as model ranking report, Hyundai i20 jumped in 5th place, first non-Maruti model. The rank was leaded again by the Maruti Alto with 19.906 sales, followed by Dzire and Swift with 18.185 and 17.265.

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 Sep Rank YTD Brand Sales Sep Ytd Sep Sep YoY Var Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 Maruti 99.290 856.926 9,8% 44,5% 46,2% 44,7% 44,8%
2 2 Hyundai 35.041 305.451 14,5% 16,2% 15,9% 15,8% 16,0%
3 3 Mahindra 19.174 157.854 1,4% 8,7% 6,2% 8,6% 8,3%
4 4 Honda 15.014 136.857 45,0% 7,0% 7,9% 6,8% 7,2%
5 5 Toyota 12.552 96.309 4,5% 4,7% 5,3% 5,7% 5,0%
6 6 Tata 11.931 91.546 -7,1% 4,7% 5,2% 5,4% 4,8%
7 7 Ford 6.785 61.002 -36,2% 3,1% 3,2% 3,1% 3,2%
8 8 Chevrolet 4.270 46.319 -39,4% 2,6% 2,0% 1,9% 2,4%
9 10 Volkswagen 4.089 31.630 -9,5% 1,6% 1,9% 1,8% 1,7%
10 9 Renault 3.563 33.886 -26,1% 1,9% 1,5% 1,6% 1,8%
11 11 Nissan 3.127 29.819 33,1% 1,6% 1,4% 1,4% 1,6%
12 12 Skoda 1.646 11.479 14,4% 0,6% 0,6% 0,7% 0,6%
13 13 Datsun 1.018 10.763 #DIV/0! 0,6% 0,5% 0,5% 0,6%
14 14 Fiat 1.005 9.466 -7,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
15 16 Mercedes 922 7.529 18,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
16 15 Audi 909 7.807 -14,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
17 17 BMW 904 7.227 83,0% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
18 19 Land Rover 228 2.011 30,3% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
19 18 Force 147 2.568 -63,3% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
20 20 Hindustan 144 1.380 -56,4% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
21 21 Mitsubishi 90 1.140 -47,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1%
22 23 Premier 84 951 68,0% 0,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
23 22 SsangYong 78 1.028 -64,5% 0,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1%
24 24 Volvo 68 769 195,7% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
25 25 Mini 44 552 -30,2% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
26 26 Lamborghini 2 18 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Group Sales Sep Sales Ytd Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 Suzuki 99.290 856.926 9,8% 44,5% 46,2% 44,7% 44,8%
2 2 Hyundai-Kia 35.041 305.451 14,5% 16,2% 15,9% 15,8% 16,0%
3 3 Mahindra Group 19.252 158.882 0,6% 8,8% 6,3% 8,7% 8,3%
4 4 Honda 15.014 136.857 45,0% 7,0% 7,9% 6,8% 7,2%
5 5 Toyota 12.552 96.309 4,5% 4,7% 5,3% 5,7% 5,0%
6 6 Tata 12.159 93.557 -6,6% 4,8% 5,3% 5,5% 4,9%
7 7 Renault-Nissan 7.708 74.468 7,5% 4,1% 3,4% 3,5% 3,9%
8 8 Ford 6.785 61.002 -36,2% 3,1% 3,2% 3,1% 3,2%
9 9 Volkswagen 6.646 50.934 -5,4% 2,6% 2,9% 3,0% 2,7%
10 10 GM 4.270 46.319 -39,4% 2,6% 2,0% 1,9% 2,4%

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Model Sales Sep Sales YtD Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep Share YTD
1 1 Maruti Alto 19.906 196.604 -15,7% 10,8% 10,1% 9,0% 10,3%
2 2 Maruti Dzire 18.185 161.721 8,8% 8,3% 9,0% 8,2% 8,5%
3 3 Maruti Swift 17.265 155.556 2,5% 8,2% 8,3% 7,8% 8,1%
4 4 Maruti Wagon R 15.641 119.076 1,2% 6,1% 6,2% 7,0% 6,2%
5 14 Hyundai i20 8.903 40.323 55,1% 1,8% 3,1% 4,0% 2,1%
6 5 Mahindra Bolero 8.541 76.907 -4,3% 4,3% 3,2% 3,8% 4,0%
7 6 Hyundai i10 Grand 7.285 72.535 -13,4% 4,0% 3,1% 3,3% 3,8%
8 9 Maruti Omni 6.659 54.888 23,9% 2,9% 2,5% 3,0% 2,9%
9 7 Hyundai Eon 6.489 60.737 3,3% 3,2% 3,2% 2,9% 3,2%
10 11 Maruti Celerio 6.382 52.116 2,6% 3,1% 2,9% 2,7%
11 17 Mahindra Scorpio 6.060 38.242 39,5% 2,1% 1,1% 2,7% 2,0%
12 13 Toyota Innova 5.876 44.131 26,4% 2,2% 2,4% 2,6% 2,3%
13 12 Maruti Ertiga 5.672 46.245 113,5% 2,4% 2,2% 2,6% 2,4%
14 33 Honda Mobilio 5.329 14.224 0,0% 2,6% 2,4% 0,7%
15 18 Maruti Eeco 5.204 36.505 53,4% 1,7% 2,2% 2,3% 1,9%
16 8 Honda City 4.599 58.945 125,1% 3,6% 0,4% 2,1% 3,1%
17 16 Ford Ecosport 4.515 39.333 -27,2% 1,9% 2,3% 2,0% 2,1%
18 15 Hyundai Xcent 4.481 40.082 1,8% 2,6% 2,0% 2,1%
19 10 Honda Amaze 3.848 53.535 -42,4% 2,8% 4,3% 1,7% 2,8%
20 19 Renault Duster 3.410 30.460 -14,2% 1,7% 1,5% 1,5% 1,6%
21 22 Mahindra XUV500 3.035 27.435 42,6% 1,5% 1,3% 1,4% 1,4%
22 20 Tata Indica/Vista 3.020 28.867 -38,2% 1,6% 1,1% 1,4% 1,5%
23 23 Hyundai i10 2.763 27.056 -15,2% 1,5% 1,1% 1,2% 1,4%
24 24 Maruti Ritz 2.693 26.533 -4,0% 1,3% 2,2% 1,2% 1,4%
25 32 Toyota Liva 2.397 15.214 5,5% 0,7% 0,9% 1,1% 0,8%
26 21 Hyundai Verna 2.395 28.402 -42,4% 1,6% 1,3% 1,1% 1,5%
27 27 Volkswagen Polo 2.388 20.168 -16,8% 1,0% 1,3% 1,1% 1,1%
28 25 Hyundai Santro 2.260 25.857 -4,0% 1,5% 1,3% 1,0% 1,4%
29 29 Nissan Terrano 1.768 17.547 1,0% 0,7% 0,8% 0,9%
30 35 Toyota Fortuner 1.745 12.686 15,0% 0,6% 0,7% 0,8% 0,7%
31 26 Tata Indigo/Manza 1.712 21.936 -38,4% 1,2% 1,1% 0,8% 1,1%
32 34 Tata Nano 1.703 13.563 -19,1% 0,8% 0,4% 0,8% 0,7%
33 30 Ford Figo 1.662 17.065 -52,7% 1,0% 0,6% 0,7% 0,9%
34 28 Toyota Etios 1.638 19.779 -48,6% 1,1% 1,0% 0,7% 1,0%
35 39 Volkswagen Vento 1.450 9.594 -8,5% 0,5% 0,4% 0,7% 0,5%
36 41 Skoda Rapid 1.357 8.832 33,3% 0,4% 0,5% 0,6% 0,5%
37 36 Tata Sumo 1.206 11.450 -33,6% 0,6% 0,7% 0,5% 0,6%
38 42 Chevrolet Sail 1.166 8.773 -38,4% 0,5% 0,3% 0,5% 0,5%
39 40 Honda Brio 1.152 9.491 -20,7% 0,6% 0,6% 0,5% 0,5%
40 37 Chevrolet Tavera 1.149 10.809 224,6% 0,6% 0,6% 0,5% 0,6%
41 31 Chevrolet Beat 1.139 15.831 -59,7% 0,9% 0,6% 0,5% 0,8%
42 46 Mahindra Xylo 1.046 7.237 -18,0% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5% 0,4%
43 38 Datsun Go 1.018 10.763 0,6% 0,5% 0,5% 0,6%
44 45 Nissan Micra 904 7.419 -43,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
45 47 Fiat Grande Punto 806 6.636 9,4% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4% 0,3%
46 51 Toyota Corolla 791 3.813 137,5% 0,1% 0,3% 0,4% 0,2%
47 44 Tata Safari 742 7.663 -12,7% 0,4% 0,5% 0,3% 0,4%
48 48 Ford Fiesta 586 4.439 -32,3% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3% 0,2%
49 43 Chevrolet Enjoy 559 8.268 -63,8% 0,5% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4%
50 49 Nissan Sunny 428 4.418 -38,3% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%

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