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8 Maruti Suzuki models among top 10 best selling cars in India
1 min read.Updated: 24 Jun 2019, 01:21 PM ISTPTI
Maruti Swift was the best-selling model last month clocking 17,039 units
Maruti Dzire sold 16,196 units last month, occupying the third position
NEW DELHI :
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 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 company's premium 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.
Maruti Suzuki's multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga was in the ninth position with 8,864 units followed by compact Vitara Brezza with 8,781 units in tenth.
Vitara Brezza was the sixth best selling model in May last year with 15,629 units.
The overall passenger vehicle wholesales in India had witnessed the steepest decline in nearly 18 years, dropping by over 20 per cent in May to 2,39,347 units against 3,01,238 units in the year-ago month.
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