Due to lockdown, the last two years have been extremely difficult and challenging for the Indian Automotive Market as sales plummeted in no time with zero sales in April 2020 according to the data. However, sales climbed sharply last year and have been growing steadily since then. With Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai overtaking the list, these are the top 10 best-sold cars in India, 2021.
From Maruti Suzuki to Hyundai, we have listed down the most sold car brands in India.
Top 10 Highest Number of Sold Cars in India in 2021.
1. Maruti Suzuki Swift
Maruti Suzuki has recently given a slight makeover along with an efficient Dual-jet K12 engine. Now, Maruti Suzuki is the top most selling car in 2021 i.e., it secured the number one position in H1 Sales by selling over 1,72,671 units in the Indian Market. Maruti Suzuki Swift gets a new dual-jet engine that produces 90ps and 113 Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual and AMT gearbox. The price of the Maruti Suzuki Swift range starts from 5.73 lakh and goes up to Rs. 8.40 lakh ex-showroom.
2. Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R
The second top most selling car on the list is the Wagon-R and indeed it has been bringing consistent sales for the past year. In H1 of 2021, Maruti Suzuki sold over 1,60,330 units of the Wagon-R with 1.0 liter and 1.2-liter petrol engines and both the engines can be equipped with an AMT gearbox as well. The price range of the Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R starts from rs. 4.80 lakh and goes to Rs. 6.33 lakh ex-showroom. Customers love Wagon-R for its simplistic approach and terrific functionality. The New Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R is based on the Heartect platform i.e., it has the same architecture just like Swift, Baleno, etc. This lighter is not only lighter for better performance and fuel efficiency but also stronger and more rigid for ultra safety, handling, and ease to ride.
3. Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Another top most selling car in India 2021 is Maruti Suzuki Baleno and it secures the third spot in H1 sales. It sold over 1,63,445 units in the country despite the volatile market conditions. Additionally, the company will soon launch the Baleno Facelift. The prices of Maruti Suzuki Baleno start from Rs. 5.98 lakhs and goes up to Rs. 9.30 lakh ex-showroom.
4. Maruti Suzuki Alto
The fourth top most best-selling small car in India is Maruti Suzuki Alto since its inception. Maruti Suzuki sold over 1,66,233 units of Alto and the price range of Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 starts from Rs. 2.99 lakh and goes up to Rs. 4.60 lakh ex-showroom. Maruti Suzuki Alto comes powered with a 0.8-liter petrol engine along with a CNG option as well. Maruti Suzuki was the first to embrace this technology of simple device that retains the manual transmission but does away with the manual clutch. It is simple, highly effective, and rewarding as the increasing popularity enjoys both with customers and manufacturers who are eager and willing to adopt this technology.
5. Hyundai Creta
The fifth top most selling car in India is the Hyundai Creta and it grabbed the spot of Vitara Brezza. Hyundai Creta is offered with 1.5-liter petrol, 1.5-liter diesel, and 1.4-liter T-GDI engine options. Hyundai sold over 1,25,437 units in India last year. This is the only Hyundai to feature in this list. The Hyundai Creta price range starts from Rs. 9.99 lakh to Rs. 17.70 lakh ex-showroom.
6. Maruti Suzuki Dzire
The only sedan in this list is the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, and it continues to be the best-selling sedan in India. Powering the Dzire is a sole 1.2-liter petrol engine that comes mated to a 5-speed manual and AMT gearbox. Maruti Suzuki sold over 1,16,222 Dzire cars in CY 2021. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire price range starts from Rs. 5.98 lakh to Rs. 9.02 lakh ex-showroom.
7. Maruti Suzuki Eeco
The top seventh most selling car in India is the Maruti Suzuki Eeco. Despite being a bare bone car, the Eeco is the best-selling MPV in India. It comes powered with a 1.3-liter petrol engine with a sole 5-speed manual gearbox. Maruti Suzuki sold over 1,14,524 Eeco units last year. The price range of Maruti Suzuki Eeco starts from Rs. 4.08 lakh and goes up to Rs. 5.29 lakh ex-showroom.The Eeco was launched first in January 2010 and it has crossed 6.7 lakh unit sales with an 87% market share.
8. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga
The top eighth-most-selling car in India is Maruti Suzuki Ertiga. It is a competent seven-seater MPV that offers much by way of cabin room and practicality everything at an affordable price. The Ertiga can be had in petrol-manual, petrol-auto and diesel manual versions. It sold over 1,14,408 units in the last year. The price range of the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga starts from Rs. 7.96 lakh and goes up to Rs. 10.69 lakh.
9. Tata Nexon
The new Tata Nexon is the second non-Maruti Suzuki model to make it to the list of top 10 cars sold in India. Tata sold over 1,85,577 units of the sub-compact SUV in the year 2021. Tata Nexon has been a popular selling model since its launch and the Nexon EV has also emerged as a popular choice in the EV segment. The price range of Tata Nexon starts from Rs. 7.29 lakh and goes up to Rs. 13.34 lakhs ex-showroom.