India best selling cars ranking in the 2017 still dominated by Maruti while new models are gaining space in the Top 100 ranking reported. The new Maruti Swift and Baleno advanced in second and third place while the Vitara Breeze landed in seventh.
Indian vehicles market is the 5th largest in the World and is very close to outpace Germany for the 4th. In the last fourth years the market has taken a stable growing pathway hitting the all time record any year, with 2016 at 2.9 million car passengers sold.
According to data released by the SIAM, the local association of manufacturers, the year ended with the new record level, at 3.223.429 sales, first time above the 3 million, up 8.7%
The positive market momentum has been feed by the introduction of several new models, despite the top-selling models in the 2017 are basically the same of the 2016 Ranking,
The leadership remained strongly in the hands of the Maruti Alto selling 257.732 units (+5.2%) followed by the Maruti Dzire with 225.043 (+11.4%) and the Maruti Baleno with 175.209 (+63.6%).
In fourth place the Maruti Swift with 167.371 units (-0.7%) ahead of the Maruti R Wagon with 166.815 units (-3.7%) and the best non Maruti vehicles, the Hyundai i10 Grand with 154.747 registrations (+13.6%).
In seventh place the Maruti Vitara Breeze with 140.945 units (+65.5%) followed by the Hyundai i20 with 134.103 (+9.5%), the Hyundai Creta with 105.484 (+13.5%) and in 10th place the Maruti Celerio with 100.860 (+11.5%).
Wishing to see the final 2016 Top 100 models ranking in India, see here
Tables with sales figures
In the tables below we report sales for top 100 Models