The year 2015 started off with a blast and we have seen sheer action in the auto industry with new launches and facelifts coming one after another. The last month saw similar performance in terms of sales and Maruti once again emerged as the top selling brand in India. With 9 out of 20 top selling cars, Maruti has proved ‘who is the boss’. To cut it short, we will here mention the top 5 selling cars of May 2015 and here also Maruti comes with flying colors grabbing the top 4 slot in a row.
1. Maruti Alto
The people’s car has once again clinched the peak position with staggering sales of 22,595 units last month. The budget car has been the mass favorite for past so many years and arguably, the largest selling car in the world right now. Maruti Alto 800 can be picked up by paying a handsome amount of INR 3.2 lac (ex-showroom, New Delhi). There is also a powerful version of the same with the name K10.
2. Maruti Swift Dzire
It was Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire who gave the compact sedan segment, a new meaning. The alter ego of the Swift hatch was created to give the people extra comfort and space. A recent update took that comfort to the next level. Now with fresh front fascia and top class mileage, it has been churning more sales for the maker. Last few months have been exponential as shelling out 18-19k units of Swift Dzire was a breeze for Maruti. In May, the compact sedan did the same with 19,663 units going off the shelf. Swift Dzire starts at INR 5.1 lac (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
3. Maruti Swift
Its simply amazing that Swift Dzire which was crafted on the platform of sibling hatch, has overtaken the latter in terms of sales. But still the charisma of Swift is on par as one of country’s most popular hatchbacks has returned some decent numbers once again. The car was able to please 17,195 new customers in the country and that was all because of the stylish design, swiftness of the engine and price starting at just INR 4.6 lac (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
4. Maruti Wagon R
Undoubtedly, Wagon R remains popular in the country till date even there are so many options present in the market today. That’s also shows the absolute trust the people of this country have in Maruti Suzuki brand. Leaving behind many of its peers, Wagon R was able to receive decent response in terms of sales with the manufacturer retailing 12,467 units last month. The starting price of the car is tagged at INR 3.7 lac (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
5. Hyundai Elite i20
Last but not the least, is the Hyundai Elite i20. The premium hatch really lives up to its name with stylish European design and rich interiors, giving opulent feel while driving. The car has been selling like hot cakes since its inception last year autumn and gave the Korean automaker the needed impetus to foray into crossover segment with i20 Active. Well the duo have been receiving critical acclaim all over the country with their exceptional performance. As per last month sales, Hyundai sold 10,334 units of Elite i20 that clearly shows how adorable the car is. A cleverly engineered masterpiece over the predecessor, Hyundai Elite i20 attracts the consumers with a starting price tag of INR 5.3 lac (ex-showroom, New Delhi)
Source : Top Five Selling Cars of May 2015