New Delhi. The hatchback cars are booming in the Indian automobile market. Budget friendly these cars are the first choice for the people. Small families prefer hatchback cars only. The hatchback cars like Alto, WagonR, i20, Tata Tiago and Tata Altroz are very much liked in the Indian market. In the Indian market, the sales of hatchback cars have registered a growth of 34% on an annual basis in October 2022, but there has been a decline of 5.12% on a monthly basis as compared to the previous month. Talking about October, Maruti Suzuki’s WagonR continues to dominate the hatchback segment.
On a yearly basis, the list is topped by the WagonR with sales of 17,945 units. After this, Swift has sold 17,231 units and Baleno has sold 17,149 units. But, on a month-on-month basis, WagonR sales saw a decline of 10.58% and Baleno sales declined by 11.46%, while Swift numbers grew by 43.74% MoM. Let us tell you that the hatchback has a share of 14.71%, 14.13% and 14.06% in the sales of WagonR, Swift and Baleno respectively.
Hyundai’s i10 and i20
Let us tell you that in hatchback cars, Hyundai i10 and i20 have sold 7855 and 7814 units respectively. With this, both the cars have registered an annual growth of 46.56 percent and 77.03 percent respectively.
Tata Tiago and Altroz sales
Apart from this, if we talk about Tata Tiago and Altroz, both of them have sold 7187 and 4770 units respectively in October 2022. Both these Tata cars have registered a decline of 8.74% MoM.
Ignis and Celerio
Talking about the budget-friendly cars, Ignis and Celerio both secured the 9th and 10th position in hatchback sales in October 2022. The company managed to sell 4,743 and 4,296 units of these two respectively, while the Ignis more than quadrupled its figures with a 210.81% YoY growth, which is the highest recorded growth in the list. At the same time, Celerio doubled its figure in October 2021 with an annual growth of 114.91%. On a monthly basis, it turns out that both saw a decline in sales in September 2022.