Car Sales in September 2023 keeps growing month-on-month as Maruti Suzuki continues to stay on top of everyone in sales while Hyundai reported highest monthly sales ever!
Car Brands September 2023 Sales
The demands for cars in India is reaching new heights in sales and this will continue throughout the October and November 2023. On 24th October is the Dussehra while Diwali is celebrated on November 12th. In September 2023, all car brands in passenger vehicles category, in total clocked in 3,62,876 units in sales which beats the previous month’s sales of 3,60,230 units with 0.73% growth, and 2,646 units additional sales.
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At No. 1 position is as always, Maruti Suzuki with 1,50,812 unit sales in September 2023 which is 3.40% de-growth compared to 1,56,114 units. Maruti Suzuki with the September 2023 sales surpassed the 10 Lakh sales in just 6 Months from April – September 2023. The Grand Vitara, Fronx, and Jimny are in huge demand with the Grand Vitara recently achieving the 1 Lakh Sales Milestone. At 2nd Position is the Hyundai Motors India with 54,241 unit sales which is 0.76% growth compared to 53,830 units in August. The September sales for Hyundai was the highest ever recorded and they were able to achieve this figure thanks to the cars – Creta, Exter, Verna that are in huge demand contributing towards the sales.
At 3rd position is Tata Motors with 44,850 unit sales over the 45,515 units in August reporting decline in growth by 1.46%. This will very well change as recently Tata launched the Facelift for both the Nexon ICE and EV version, and another facelift update is coming for the Harrier and Safari. So, the decline in growth won’t be long as upon the launch of the upcoming facelift SUVs, it’s bound to skyrocket the sales for Tata. Moreover, Tata is also expected to launch the Punch EV by early November 2023.
Mahindra at 4th position sold 41,267 units which is up by 10.72% over the 37,270 units in August. The hefty line-up of SUVs like the XUV300, XUV400 EV, XUV700, Scorpio (Scorpio-N and Classic), Thar, and so on. A facelift is coming for the XUV300 sometime in early 2024 and it’ll bring first-in segment like panoramic sunroof, and so on. At 5th position is Toyota with 22,168 unit sales with 5.71% growth followed by Kia at 6th position with 20,022 unit sales and growth by 4.18%.
Honda, and MG Motors (Retail Sales) sold 9,861 and 5,003 units respectively occupying the 7th and 8th position. Honda is able to achieve big numbers all thanks to it’s recent Compact SUV launch – Elevate. With its aggressive pricing is helping Honda achieve good figures. Skoda and Volkswagen at 9th and 10th position with majority sales for Skoda coming from Slavia, and Kushaq, and Virtus and Taigun, for Volkswagen.
Renault at 11th position with 3,369 unit sales which is decline by 7.27% over the 3,633 units in August. Nissan at 12th place with 2,454 units with sales up by 8.68%, Citroen at 13th position with sales up to 748 units from 576 units in August resulting in 29.86% growth. The sales will most likely increase overtime with the recent launch of Citroen C3 Aircross and at the moment, they announced price of one variant, “You” which is Rs. 9.99 lakh, and the pricing of other two variants, “Plus”, and “Max”, will be announced at a later date. The Jeep with sales of 481 units over the 299 units resulting in growth by 60.87%.