Dzire saw sales grow 20 percent to 2.4 lakh units last year, which is also when it received a full body overhaul.
Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which was earlier sitting at the 5th spot, has gained 3 spots to become the runner-up in the top 10 selling cars of July 2017 with 19,153 units sold, this is also the highest ever sales of Baleno in a single month.
At a base price tag of RS 5.45 lakh for the petrol variant, Maruti Suzuki already had 33,000 bookings for the new Dzire before the launch. In May, Dzire was at the 8th place in the most selling cars in India with 9413 units sold that month. Available in 14 variants, Dzire ranges from Rs 5.43 lakh up to Rs 9.39 lakh.
The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki grew by 7 percent while Hyundai grew by 9 per cent and Tata Motors grew by a scorching 84 percent during last month.
The company's domestic sales stood at 1,20,735 units, up 11.7 percent from 1,08,115 units in February last year, MSI said in a statement.
Tata Motors, India‘s largest automotive company, today announced that its new yet-to-be-launched sub-4 meter sedan will be called Tigor.
Maruti Suzuki disappointed analysts with its October sales as it sold 1.33 lakh units during the month, down 0.3 percent compared with 1.34 lakh units sold in year-ago period. It was worst on month-on-month basis as sales fell 10.3 percent.
Other income in April-June quarter shot up 134 percent to Rs 483.3 crore while other expenses increased 16.2 percent to Rs 2,007.2 crore on yearly basis.
The compact sedan segment was once the blue-eyed boy of the auto sector. Marked with lower excise duty, sub-4-metre sedans such as Maruti Suzuki Dzire and Honda Amaze met the aspirations of consumers who wanted an affordable sedan.
Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India tightened its grip in terms of best selling cars with six of its models featuring in the the top-10 list for the just concluded fiscal.
Eicher Motors maintained its strong sales growth. It has registered a 63 percent year-on-year growth in Royal Enfield sales at 49,156 units, majorly led by models with engine capacity upto 350cc.
The company's premium hatchback Swift was the second best-selling model with 14,057 units compared with 19,669 units in the same month last year.
Alto 800 variants with driver airbag are priced between Rs 2.62 lakh and 3.78 lakh while Alto K10 is priced between Rs 3.45 lakh and Rs 4.08 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Company's domestic sales increased by 24.7 percent to 1.21 lakh vehicles and exports shot up 90.4 percent to 13,146 vehicles.
Baleno, which will be competing with the likes of segment leader Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Polo, will be sold through the company's new premium network of showrooms, Nexa.
With festive season round the corner, major car manufacturers including Maruti Suzuki India, Hyundai Motor and Tata Motors are offering various schemes, including discounts of up to Rs 37,000 to push up sales.
The major models which are sold in Karnataka are Swift, Dzire, Celerio and Ertiga. During the April to July 2015 period, the company has sold close to 1,200 units of Ciaz, a release said.
Launched in 2008, Maruti Suzuki DZire has been a category leader and has helped MSI strengthen its presence in the entry sedan segment.
The company said its domestic sales increased by 27.3 percent during the month to 1,00,709 units against 79,119 units in April 2014.
Maruti Suzuki India continued its hold on the country's car market in 2014-15 with its models Alto, Swift, Dzire and WagonR retaining the top four positions. According to SIAM, Maruti's Alto sold 2,64,492 units in 2014-15 as against 2,58,281 units in the previous fiscal, retaining its numero uno position for the 10th year in succession.
India's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has disappointed street on Wednesday with the March sales falling 1.6 percent year-on-year (5.9 percent month-on-month) dented by exports.
Given its image, Maruti has always struggled in the higher-priced sedan segment. With Ciaz consistently clocking more than 5000 units per month since its launch, the company has managed to increase its market share in the large sedan/ MPV segment from 21% in FY14 to 32% in the second half of FY15.
The company has added that there is no concern if the right hand side door, both front and rear, is completely latched. If the door is half-latched, then the door may open if pressure is applied from inside, it said.
MSI, which sells various popular models in the country including the Swift and DZire, markets about 12 lakh vehicles per annum with a turnover close to Rs 45,000 crore.
Domestic sales grew by 17 percent on yearly basis to 1 lakh units while exports surged 52.7 percent to 10,123 units during the the same period.