The Indian arm French automobile manufacturer, Renault’s recently launched Kwid has crossed over the rank of Hyundai Motor India's best selling models, the Grand i10 and Elite i20, in monthly sales in March 2016. Making its fifth position, 9,743 units of Renault Kwid has been sold in the month of March, while till now sales stood at 41,205 units.
By registering 8 percent increase in sales for the last month, Hyundai Grand i10 has moved up to sixth spot from the seventh position, compared to the last year’s record. In March, 9,544 units of Grand i10 were sold, while Elite i20 recorded a 16 percent decline in monthly sales and dropped to eighth from previous fifth position.
Maruti Suzuki’s top selling cars Alto, WagonR, and Swift sales have declined for the third consecutive month, but still Alto occupied the top position on the list with 22,101 units. As compared with the sales of March 2015, Alto sold 2,860 units less last month, registering a decline of 11 percent. Though, WagonR moved up to third position, with its sales decreased by 4 percent.
The company sold 14,524 units of Maruti Swift in March 2016 as against 16,722 units during the corresponding month previous year, down by 13 percent. Placed on second position on the chart, Maruti Suzuki Dzire’s sales increased in February, but again fell by 1 percent. Celerio has jumped to seventh spot from the tenth position with sales climbing by 75 percent.
Being Sold through Maruti’s Nexa channels, the Baleno was ranked at ninth position by selling 6,236 units in the March 2016. Honda City is the only product by the brand that is on the top 10 list, where its sales were down by 42 percent, and sold 5,662 units last month.