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Dzire, Baleno or Creta: Which was India's best selling car of 2018?

The best cars of 2018, nothing else.

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Coming last on the list of the highest selling cars in 2018 was Tata's Tiago, a compact family hatchback from the Indian manufacturer. It sold around 85,000-90,000 units all over India. (Image: Tata Tiago)
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Coming last on the list of the highest selling cars in 2018 was Tata's Tiago, a compact family hatchback from the Indian manufacturer. It sold around 85,000-90,000 units all over India. (Image: Tata Tiago)

Securing the penultimate position is Maruti Suzuki, with their hatchback Celerio. It garnered a sale of around 91,000 units. (Image: Maruti Suzuki)
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Securing the penultimate position is Maruti Suzuki, with their hatchback Celerio. It garnered a sale of around 91,000 units. (Image: Maruti Suzuki)

Hyundai's Creta became the best option for Indians looking for the bulk of an SUV and the agility of a hatchback. The Creta crossed the 1 lakh mark, managing to sell around 1-1.2 lakh units in 2018.
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Hyundai's Creta became the best option for Indians looking for the bulk of an SUV and the agility of a hatchback. The Creta crossed the 1 lakh mark, managing to sell around 1-1.2 lakh units in 2018.

Falling short of its elder sibling the i20, Hyundai's Grand i10 fared excellently at the market nevertheless. The Grand i10 followed close to its bigger sibling, by garnering a sale of around 1.2 lakh units and losing out on a higher spot by a few hundred. (Image: Hyundai)
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Falling short of its elder sibling the i20, Hyundai's Grand i10 fared excellently at the market nevertheless. The Grand i10 followed close to its bigger sibling, by garnering a sale of around 1.2 lakh units and losing out on a higher spot by a few hundred. (Image: Hyundai)

Securing the first spot, with 1.3 lakh units sold is Hyundai's i20, whose reliable build quality and economical options gave it an edge over its rivals (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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Securing the first spot, with 1.3 lakh units sold is Hyundai's i20, whose reliable build quality and economical options gave it an edge over its rivals (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Maruti Suzuki managed to clinch another spot in the top ten with a sale of around 1.5 lakh cars, this time with their powerful yet compact SUV, the Brezza. (Image: Maruti Suzuki)
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Maruti Suzuki managed to clinch another spot in the top ten with a sale of around 1.5 lakh cars, this time with their powerful yet compact SUV, the Brezza. (Image: Maruti Suzuki)

The Baleno was not too far behind its more established cousin Swift but fell short by a few thousand. The Baleno sold close to 2 lakh units last year.
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The Baleno was not too far behind its more established cousin Swift but fell short by a few thousand. The Baleno sold close to 2 lakh units last year.

The Swift secured an obvious third place, closing the top three spots for Maruti Suzuki. With a sale of more than 2.1 lakh units, it sits head and shoulders above the rest in its segment.
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The Swift secured an obvious third place, closing the top three spots for Maruti Suzuki. With a sale of more than 2.1 lakh units, it sits head and shoulders above the rest in its segment.

The Alto followed close suit, gaining massive sales with its 800 and K10 variants
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One of the oldest and most popular hatchbacks in India, the Alto followed close suit with a sale of 2.3 lakh units, gaining massive sales with it's 800 and K10 variants (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

2018 saw a barrage of car releases across all segments, and Maruti Suzuki Dzire managed to beat them all to clinch the title of highest selling car of 2018.
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2018 saw a barrage of car releases across all segments, and Maruti Suzuki Dzire managed to beat them all to clinch the title of highest selling car of 2018. It sold a massive 2.4-2.5 lakh units, making it the undisputed leader in this list. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

First Published on Jan 15, 2019 02:16 pm
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