The 5 highest-selling UV models in India in July 2021

Ajit Dalvi

India’s hottest car segment is taking a lot of action, with a series of new product launches, fierce competition and a large number of technology-driven bio-comforts, all in order to attract value-conscious buyers. Below is a quick overview of the top 5 SUVs and MPVs in July and the top 10 utility vehicles (UV) in the first four months of fiscal 2022 (April to July 2021).

1. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga: 13,434 vehicles

Maruti SuzukiPopular people, Ertiga MPV It will set a new monthly high in fiscal year 2022, with total sales of 13,434 vehicles. In terms of fuel allocation, Ertiga sold 5,765 CNG variants and 7,669 gasoline, which resulted in a CNG/gasoline distribution of 43:57.

In the first four months of the 2022 fiscal year (April to July 2021), the total sales of Ertiga will be 34,692, including 13,218 compressed natural gas and 21,474 gasoline, which makes the fuel allocation ratio 38:62. Maruti Suzuki sees growing demand for its compressed natural gas models, especially considering the steep and rising gasoline prices, and the Ertiga is one of the models that benefit from this trend.

2. Hyundai Creta: 13,000 vehicles

Canceled from the ultraviolet throne for a month, modern Creta All 13,000 vehicles were sold, including 6,956 gasoline and 6,044 diesel, which constituted a 53:47 fuel allocation. In the first four months of the 2022 fiscal year, a total of 42,431 Cretas were sold, of which 21,388 were gasoline and 21,543 diesel, with a ratio of 50.33:50.77%.

The Korean automaker’s continued optimistic strategy for diesel is paying off. Creta offers 1.5-liter gasoline, 1.5-liter diesel and 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine options. Obviously, the new BS6-compliant diesel engine keeps pace with the other two engines in terms of market pull.

3. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza: 12,676 units

this Vitala Breza -Maruti Suzuki’s compact SUV, sold as a pure gasoline model, continues to release strong data. In July 2021, it had 408 buyers returning home every day of the month, for a total of 12,676 units. Between April and July 2021, its total sales were 39,377 units.

4. Modern venues: 8,185 vehicles

There were 8,175 units in July, Modern venue Ranked fourth in the top 5 UV charts. The sale includes 2,476 diesel variants and 5,709 gasolines, which makes the gasoline split ratio of 30:70.

Between April and July 2021, a total of 29,135 venues were sold in India, including 6,089 diesel and 23,046 gasoline models — or an overwhelming 21:79 allocation to gasoline power.

5. Kia Sonet: 7,675 units

Kia Indian Sonne The compact SUV ranked among the top 5 with 7,675 units, which was the best performance of the fiscal year so far. Sonet maintained its sales consistency for the first four months of fiscal 2022-7,724 units in April, 6,627 units in May, and 5,963 units in June.

In the past four months, it has sold a total of 27,989 vehicles, including 10,417 diesel vehicles and 17,572 gasoline vehicles. This is a 37:63 fuel model, which is good for gasoline.

Top 5 sales of SUV and MPV-July 2021
Model Units sold
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 13,434
Hyundai Creta 13,000
Maruti Suzuki Vitra Breza 12.676
Modern venue 8,185
Kia Sone 7,675

Hyundai Creta leads the top 10 from April to July 2021

The new Creta is India’s best-selling SUV in FY2021, with a total sales of 1,20,035 units. It currently maintains the lead in terms of cumulative sales in the first four months of FY2022. Sales were 42,931 units, 3,554 units more than the tough Maruti Vitara Brezza and 8,239 units more than the Maruti Ertiga (see table below). Interestingly, Mahindra & Mahindra has three models in the top 10 UV chart.

Top 10 SUVs and MPVs: April to July 2021
Model Units sold
Hyundai Creta 42,931
Maruti Suzuki Vitra Breza 39,377
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 34,692
Tata Nixon (estimated) 31,697
Modern venue 29,135
Kia Sone 27,989
Kia Sertos 27,895
Mahindra Polero 21,904
Mahindra XUV300 15,037
Mahinda Scorpio 13,374
All 2,84,031

Growth prospects

Both the short-term and long-term prospects of the UV segment look good, which is igniting all cylinders. In July, UV sales were 1,24,057 units, contributing 47% Total car sales in India are 2,64,442 units This represents a year-on-year increase of 74% (July 2020: 71,384). A good indicator is the month-on-month growth. The data in July is 23% higher than the 1,00,760 vehicles in June 2021.

more importantly? With many new SUVs launched in the past month, Mahindra XUV700 with Volkswagen Taijun Get ready to go all the way, this is an automotive segment that will continue to keep automakers and dealers smiling.

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