Foto

Top 5 Compact Hatchback Cars sold in the country in August 2021

The auto industry has registered sales growth of 10.9 percent year-on-year in August 2021 with sales of 2,59,555 units compared to 234,079 units in the same period last year. However, the global semiconductor shortage has affected car sales in the country. Over the years, the compact hatchback cars segment has contributed greatly to overall sales in the country. However, this time around, due to a lack of components, the compact hatchback segment has taken a strong hit with a 29 percent drop in sales.rn

The top five compact hatchback cars sold in India in August 2021 were –

rnhatchbacks cars hatchbacks carsrn

Maruti Suzuki Swift

rnThe Swift hatchback reclaimed its lost position to the Wagon R in August 2021. The Maruti Suzuki Swift emerged as the bestseller in the compact hatchback segment with sales of 12,483 units last month compared to 14,869 units sold in August 2020, thereby registering a 16 percent drop in sales.rnrnhatchbacks cars hatchbacks carsrn

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

rnDespite a significant 30 percent drop in sales, the Wagon R emerged as the second best-selling vehicle in the country with 9,628 units sold in August 2021. In the same period last year, 13,770 units of the Wagon R were sold in the country. Demand for the Wagon R is likely to improve as customers seek alternative fuel options, due to the continued rising prices of petrol and diesel options. Wagon R has always been a popular choice for its CNG alternative.rnrnhatchbacks cars hatchbacks carsrn

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios

rnSince its first launch in India, Hyundai's i10 has always been a popular choice among customers looking to buy a compact hatchback. The hatchback car is currently available as the Grand i10 Nios and continues to maintain its strong position in the Indian market. The company sold 8,023 units of the Grand i10 Nios in the country in August compared to 10,190 units sold in the same period last year, thereby registering a de-growth of 21 percent in sales.rnrnhatchbacks cars hatchbacks carsrn

Tata Tiago

rnEntry model for Tata, Tiago is a strong contributor to the company's sales in the country. Interestingly, the Tiago is the only model in its category to record fairly similar sales figures of 5,658 units sold in August 2021 compared to 5,743 units sold in August of the previous year.rnrnhatchbacks cars hatchbacks carsrn

Maruti Suzuki Ignis

rnHere's another Suzuki Maruti in the list of the top-five compact hatchback cars sold in August 2021. The Ignis reported sales of 2,053 units in the country last month compared to 3,262 units sold in the same period last year, thereby registering a 37 percent drop in sales.rn

Conclusion

rnThe temporary setback is expected to improve in the coming days. Improved buyer confidence, holiday season discounts, and easy financing options are likely to boost cars sales in the country.rnrnAlso Read: Yamaha launches scooter models with a hybrid system, price starts at INR 76,830
previous POST
foto
Yamaha launches scooter models with hybrid system,...
NEXT POST
foto
Hyundai Rolls Out Discounts Of Up To ₹ 50,000 On...

Related Posts

foto
Used car marketplace 'Droom' plans to come up with...
foto
Daewoo launches Korean technology automotive batte...
foto
8 Tips to Extend the Battery Life of an E-bike
foto
Electric vehicle owners report 80% more problems t...