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Maruti Suzuki Swift overtakes Alto as most sold car in May

Maruti Suzuki Swift overtakes Alto as most sold car in May

Maruti Suzuki Swift overtakes Alto as most sold car in May
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By CNBC-TV18 Jun 12, 2019 7:02:51 AM IST (Updated)

After Swift and Alto, Maruti Suzuki's Dzire, Baleno, WagonR, Eeco and Ertiga were featured in top 10 most sold cars. Hyundai Motor's Creta and Elite i20 took the other two spots in the list.

The Maruti Suzuki Swift hatchback was the most sold car in May, overtaking the carmaker’s small car Alto, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam).

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As per the data, eight of the top 10 most sold cars in India were manufactured by Maruti Suzuki, India's largest car maker.
After Swift and Alto, Maruti Suzuki's Dzire, Baleno, WagonR, Eeco and Ertiga were featured in top 10 most sold cars.
Hyundai Motor's Creta and Elite i20 took the other two spots in the list, which was dominated by Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai.
Maruti Suzuki recorded a sharp decline in Alto sales in May, with sales falling 27.9 percent to 16,394 cars. In April, the company sold 22,766 Alto cars.
The company, however, sold 17,039 units of Swift in May, up 8 percent from April. Alto's May sales stood at 16,394 units, down 25.1 percent from April.
Sales for Maruti Suzuki's Dzire stood af 6,196 units, down 33.5 percent. Baleno was on the fourth spot with the sales falling 21.8 percent to 15,176 cars.
WagonR came in at fifth with Maruti Suzuki selling 14,561 cars in May, down 8.8 percent from April.
Maruti Suzuki's utility vehicle Eeco acquired the sixth place with total sales in May rising 49.4 percent to 11,739 units.
Hyundai's Creta and Elite i20 were on the seventh and eighth ranks. Creta's May sales fell 17.7 percent to 9,054 units, while Elite i20 sales declined 16 percent to 8,958 month-over-month in May.
Maruti's Ertiga took the ninth place with May sales of 8,864 units, a surge of 81.9 percent from April.
Breeza, on the other hand, was the tenth most sold car in May, with sales of 8,781 cars, down 43.8 percent from April.
 
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