India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has proved yet again, just why they are known as the king of small cars segment in the country. Five of the Maruti Suzuki models, i.e Alto 800, Swift DZire, Swift hatchback, Ertiga and Celerio hatchback have been ranked in the list of top 10 best-selling cars in the month of April 2014. In the same month last year, the company had four models among the top 10 best-selling cars.
According to the data released from Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the Alto 800 retained the top position with total sales of 16,763 units in April, followed by the Swift DZire compact sedan at 16,008 units. The Swift hatchback secured the third place with total sales of 15,874 units. Hyundai Grand i10 that was launched in last September, occupied the 4th position with 9,612 units in April. The newly launched Celerio hatchback too, managed to get itself a spot at the 9th place in the said list with total sales of 5,805 units.
Other cars that found a space in the best-selling cars list for the month of April is Honda City (6th) with 7,044 units and Hyundai Xcent (7th) that clocked total sales of 6,663 units. The entry-level compact car Eon was ranked in the 8th place with 6,500 units, while the i20 hatchback came in the 10th place with 3,459 units.