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Here are May's top 10 selling cars, according to SIAM

Updated : 2019-06-24 14:08:10

The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India had eight of its models in SIAM's ten best-selling passenger vehicles list in May, even as the overall automobile market witnessed a sharp decline. The overall passenger vehicle wholesales in India had witnessed the steepest decline in nearly 18 years, dropping by over 20 percent in May to 2,39,347 units against 3,01,238 units in the year-ago month. The company's popular hatchback Swift was the best-selling model last month clocking 17,039 units, up from the fourth spot in the same month last year when it sold 19,208 units, according to Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Here are the top 10 selling passenger vehicles, according to SIAM (with inputs from PTI):

#1 Maruti Swift: The company's popular hatchback Swift was the best-selling model last month clocking 17,039 units, up from fourth spot in the same month last year when it sold 19,208 units, according to Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). The first ever Maruti Swift was launched in May 2005 in the petrol and diesel variant. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#1 Maruti Swift: The company's popular hatchback Swift was the best-selling model last month clocking 17,039 units, up from fourth spot in the same month last year when it sold 19,208 units, according to Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). The first ever Maruti Swift was launched in May 2005 in the petrol and diesel variant. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#2 Maruti Suzuki Alto: Coming in second was entry level model Alto with sale of 16,394 units as against 21,890 units in year-ago month, retaining the same spot. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#2 Maruti Suzuki Alto: Coming in second was entry level model Alto with sale of 16,394 units as against 21,890 units in year-ago month, retaining the same spot. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#3 Maruti Baleno: Premium hatchback Baleno sold 15,176 units to be at fourth position, down from third in May last year when it registered 19,398 units. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#3 Maruti Baleno: Premium hatchback Baleno sold 15,176 units to be at fourth position, down from third in May last year when it registered 19,398 units. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#5 Maruti WagonR: The new WagonR sold 14,561 units retaining the fifth position held by the old WagonR last May with 15,974 units. (Stock image/Caption: PTI)
#5 Maruti WagonR: The new WagonR sold 14,561 units retaining the fifth position held by the old WagonR last May with 15,974 units. (Stock image/Caption: PTI)
#6 Maruti Suzuki Eeco: Making it to the top ten list in a long while was the company's utility van Eeco with 11,739 units last month at sixth spot. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#6 Maruti Suzuki Eeco: Making it to the top ten list in a long while was the company's utility van Eeco with 11,739 units last month at sixth spot. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#7 Hyundai Creta: Hyundai Motor India's SUV Creta retained its seventh spot last month selling 9,054 units as against 11,004 units in May last year. (Image: Hyundai website/Caption: PTI)
#7 Hyundai Creta: Hyundai Motor India's SUV Creta retained its seventh spot last month selling 9,054 units as against 11,004 units in May last year. (Image: Hyundai website/Caption: PTI)
#8 Hyundai Elite i20: Hyundai's hatchback Elite i20 sold 8,958 units to be in eighth spot, up from ninth in May last year when it clocked 10,664 units. (Image: Hyundai website/Caption: PTI)
#8 Hyundai Elite i20: Hyundai's hatchback Elite i20 sold 8,958 units to be in eighth spot, up from ninth in May last year when it clocked 10,664 units. (Image: Hyundai website/Caption: PTI)
#9 Maruti Ertiga: Maruti Suzuki's multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga was in the ninth position with 8,864 units. (Caption: PTI/Image: MSI website)
#9 Maruti Ertiga: Maruti Suzuki's multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga was in the ninth position with 8,864 units. (Caption: PTI/Image: MSI website)
#10 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza: MSI's compact Vitara Brezza with 8,781 units ranked tenth in May. Vitara Brezza was the sixth best selling model in May last year with 15,629 units. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
#10 Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza: MSI's compact Vitara Brezza with 8,781 units ranked tenth in May. Vitara Brezza was the sixth best selling model in May last year with 15,629 units. (Image: MSI website/Caption: PTI)
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