Honda sales whopped 88% in resurging August Indian vehicle market.

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Honda sales whopped 88% in resurging August Indian vehicle market. Following the renewed mood generated in the market by the new government announce of radical revolution inside the automotive legislations, August Indian car sales boomed 16%.

In August 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 have been 197.703, up a robust 15.5% from the correspondent month last year, posting the fourth year on year market increase. It is not a case that the new positive mood started in May when a new government has taken the leadership of the country announcing a radical revolution in the automotive sector regulation.

In the first eight month of the year sales have been negative with 1.690.162 units, up 2.6% from year ago.

Light Commercial Vehicle sales are not included in these data. Their preliminary figures for August were positive as well with a market volume above 55.000 units, up 18.0% from last year. Year to date preliminary sales data are 385.063, up 2.0% from the correspondent period in 2013.

Riding on improved consumer sentiment, major car makers such as Maruti Suzuki, Honda Cars and Hyundai posted good growth in sales in August 2014, raising hopes of better demand in the coming months with the festival season on the horizon.

Market leader Maruti Suzuki posted 29.3% growth at 98.304 units with compact car (Swift, Estilo, Celerio, Ritz and Dzire) sales driving bulk of the growth. Likewise, Hyundai Motor’s domestic sales grew 19.2% to 33.750.

However, pushed up by the immediate amazing success of the new Mobilio, introduced in the market in July, Honda posted an 88% whooping jump at 16.758 units (against 8.913 units in August 2013) soaring in the podium as the third best carmaker.

Nissan too reported a 60.3% increase in its sales in India at 3.999 units during the month. Meanwhile, other manufacturers such as Mahindra & Mahindra, Toyota, Ford and Chevrolet saw a decline in domestic sales.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding all brands and best-selling 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 AugRank YTDBrandAug 2014Ytd 2014Aug YoY var. %Share Q1Share I HalfShare JulShare Aug
1919Land Rover2341.78330,0%0,1%0,1%0,1%0,1%

Rank AugRank YtdModelAug 2014Ytd 2014Aug YoY var. %Share JulShare AugShare YTD
11Maruti Alto21.553176.69825,9%8,6%10,1%10,5%
22Maruti Dzire19.129143.53639,4%9,4%9,0%8,5%
33Maruti Swift17.716138.29125,2%7,9%8,3%8,2%
44Maruti Wagon R13.133103.4353,0%5,9%6,2%6,1%
59Honda Amaze9.19849.68747,4%2,3%4,3%2,9%
65Mahindra Bolero6.82668.366-2,9%3,4%3,2%4,0%
78Hyundai Eon6.75754.248-15,4%3,0%3,2%3,2%
86Hyundai i10 Grand6.67765.250261,5%3,6%3,1%3,9%
911Maruti Celerio6.65645.734#DIV/0!3,2%3,1%2,7%
1017Hyundai i206.62731.42016,4%0,8%3,1%1,9%
1138Honda Mobilio5.5308.895#DIV/0!1,7%2,6%0,5%
1214Hyundai Xcent5.50935.601#DIV/0!3,5%2,6%2,1%
1310Maruti Omni5.23248.2297,7%3,2%2,5%2,9%
1413Toyota Innova5.02838.255-0,9%2,8%2,4%2,3%
1515Ford Ecosport4.92134.818-8,4%2,7%2,3%2,1%
1618Maruti Eeco4.75831.30153,7%2,7%2,2%1,9%
1712Maruti Ertiga4.65840.5732,1%2,7%2,2%2,4%
1824Maruti Ritz4.58623.84081,1%1,5%2,2%1,4%
1919Renault Duster3.10127.0504,5%1,4%1,5%1,6%
2028Volkswagen Polo2.85217.780-1,9%1,4%1,3%1,1%
2122Mahindra XUV5002.80424.40026,0%1,4%1,3%1,4%
2225Hyundai Santro2.72423.59712,7%1,0%1,3%1,4%
2320Hyundai Verna2.71326.007-30,1%1,4%1,3%1,5%
2421Tata Indica/Vista2.42425.847-43,1%1,6%1,1%1,5%
2526Tata Indigo/Manza2.32620.224-3,9%1,3%1,1%1,2%
2623Hyundai i102.27824.293-62,1%1,3%1,1%1,4%
2716Mahindra Scorpio2.27532.182-32,2%1,7%1,1%1,9%
2827Toyota Etios2.09118.141-19,3%0,9%1,0%1,1%
2932Toyota Liva1.94612.817-24,5%1,0%0,9%0,8%
3029Nissan Terrano1.57415.779#DIV/0!0,8%0,7%0,9%
3134Toyota Fortuner1.53410.94116,8%0,8%0,7%0,6%
3235Tata Sumo1.48310.244-12,0%0,7%0,7%0,6%
3331Chevrolet Beat1.30514.692-55,4%0,8%0,6%0,9%
3437Chevrolet Tavera1.2839.660#DIV/0!0,6%0,6%0,6%
3530Ford Figo1.26215.403-43,9%0,8%0,6%0,9%
3639Honda Brio1.2118.339-19,7%0,0%0,6%0,5%
3736Datsun Go1.0989.745#DIV/0!0,4%0,5%0,6%
3843Skoda Rapid1.0277.47526,8%0,5%0,5%0,4%
3944Tata Safari9586.92159,4%0,4%0,5%0,4%
4040Volkswagen Vento9208.144-46,9%0,3%0,4%0,5%
4146Mahindra Xylo8986.191-17,2%0,2%0,4%0,4%
4254Maruti Gypsy8332.309#DIV/0!0,1%0,4%0,1%
4345Nissan Micra7936.515-49,2%0,2%0,4%0,4%
4433Tata Nano75811.860-63,6%0,4%0,4%0,7%
457Honda City75754.346-20,6%3,9%0,4%3,2%
4641Chevrolet Enjoy6887.709-68,7%0,4%0,3%0,5%
4742Chevrolet Sail6647.607-38,1%0,4%0,3%0,5%
4849Ford Fiesta5933.8533021,1%0,3%0,3%0,2%
4947Fiat Grande Punto5855.830-25,1%0,3%0,3%0,3%