Sales of Maruti Suzuki Brezza YoY increased by a huge margin compared to Tata Nexon and Hyundai Venue
The sub 4 meter SUV segment has emerged as the fastest growing passenger vehicle segment in recent times. Keeping in mind the top 10 sub 4 meter SUV sales, it can be seen from the attached table that Maruti Suzuki Brezza has always been the favourite.
Top 10 Sub 4m SUVs – Brezza, Nexon LEED
Top 10 sub 4 meter SUV sales in the last month stood at 54,277 units, up from 26,825 units in August 2020. This was an increase of 102.34 per cent on a year-on-year basis, while the sales of MoM declined by 5.23 per cent as compared to 57,271 units sold in July 2021.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza tops the list in both the respects. Sales in August 2021 stood at 12,906 units, up from 6,903 units sold in August 2020, as against 12,676 units sold in July 2021.
Number 2 was the Tata Nexon with 10,006 units sold last month, up 93.20 per cent from 5,179 units sold in August 2020. However, this was a decline of 2.73 per cent as compared to 10,287 units sold in July 2021. The Tata Nexon EV has also emerged. As India’s best selling electric vehicle.
Hyundai Venue, a 5-seater compact SUV, has seen sales of 8,377 units last month, which is 1.33 per cent higher as compared to 8,267 units in August 2020. Currently with a share of 15.43 per cent in this segment, the sales stood at 8,185 in July 2021. Units related to MoM increase of 2.35 per cent.
Kia Sonet and Mahindra XUV300
The relatively new upcoming Kia Sonet in the sub 4 meter SUV segment has scored high on the sales charts. At No. 4, Sonnet sales stood at 7,752 units last month, with a market share of 14.28 per cent. This was against sales of 7,675 units in July 2021 when the market share stood at 13.40 per cent. Recently, Kia has increased the prices of the Sonet and Seltos by up to Rs 20,000 while the Carnival remains unaffected.
Mahindra XUV300 sales increased to 5,861 units on a year-on-year basis, which is 96.02 percent higher as compared to 2,990 units sold in August 2020. However, sales dropped the MoM as against 6,027 units sold in July 2021.
Sales of newcomers in this segment, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger and Toyota Urban Cruiser stood around the 2,000 units mark in August 2021. In the case of magnite and kiger, MoM sales declined, but increased by 8.42 per cent to 2,654 units from 2,448 in August 2021. Units sold in July 2021 where Toyota Urban Cruiser was concerned. Honda WRV and Ford EcoSport registered negative sales both on YoY and MoM basis.