As again the best selling car in May 2016 is Maruti Suzuki Alto, where the company sold 19,874 units as compared to 22,595 units during May 2015, there is a decline of 12 percent. It seems the year 2016 is not being that good, the car’s sales are consistently going down. Maruti's Compact Sedan, Swift Dzire is on the second position, with the sales figures of 16,968 units in the previous month, the car has registered a growth of 3 percent.
Maruti Wagon R was the third most preferred car by the Indian consumers, the brand sold 13231 units as against 12,467 units during May 2015, while in April 2016 around 15,323 units were sold. In the list, the Swift has dropped down to fourth from the second position with a decline of 28 percent. In May, 12,355 units of the car were sold as compared to 17,195 units in the corresponding month last year.
Hyundai made its entry into the top fifth position in April and maintained it this month too with Grand i10. With sales figures of 12,055 units recorded a growth of 19 percent. In May 2015, the car sold 10,112 units. The company expects demand for its best sellers to increase further in the coming months. While being on the sixth spot, Maruti Baleno has marked a five-digit figure of 10,004 units during May 2016, with its increasing sales percentage it is already confirmed, the hatchback is making its impression every month.
Hyundai i20 is now in the seventh position with a decline of 17 percent in its May sales with 8,600 units sold, followed by Celerio that has retained the eighth position, with a rise of 11 percent in sales, sold 7,379 units as against 6,653 units during the corresponding month in 2015. Renault Kwid is on the ninth position, posting a sale of 5,600 units, the cars sale has witnessed a de-growth of 43 percent, where in April 2016, 9,795 units were sold.
Maruti Ciaz re-entered in the top 10 chart holding the tenth spot, sold 5,188 units last month as against 5,012 units during May 2016, registering a growth of 4 percent. In fact the sedan score 4-star rating in crash test conducted by ASEAN NCAP for the adult occupant protection.