In recent years, the country has seen a slew of new car launches and unveilings. Since there has been a significant improvement in COVID-19 cases, car sales in India have gradually picked up. However, the ongoing supply shortage of semiconductors continues to affect production at the country’s major automakers. Regardless of the current situation, here are the top five bestselling cars that have defied the odds and outperformed in April 2022.
Despite a 5% drop in sales in April 2022, Indian automaker Maruti Suzuki remains the most popular model in the country. Last month, the Wagon R sold 17,766 units, down from 18,656 in April 2021. Due to the country’s high fuel prices, the Wagon R has become a popular choice among buyers looking for a CNG option.
In April 2022, the Ertiga becomes the country’s second best-selling model. Last month, the company sold 14,889 units, up from 8,644 units in April 2021, representing a staggering 72 percent increase. The launch of the 2022 Ertiga in the country is responsible for the significant increase in sales. Click here to learn more about the Ertiga 2022.
The Nexon, Tata’s best-selling vehicle, is also the country’s third-best-selling model in April 2022. The Nexon saw a 94 percent increase in sales last month, with 13,471 units sold compared to 6,938 units sold in April 2021. The steady increase in demand for Nexon EV has helped to boost overall sales.
With a slight increase of 2%, the Hyundai Creta has become the country’s fourth best-selling model. Last month, the company sold 12,651 Creta units, compared to 12,463 units in April 2021. The Hyundai Creta 2022 was recently unveiled in India, and you can learn more about it here. Aside from that, the company has released the Creta Knight Edition, which you can learn more about here.
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is the country’s fifth best-selling model and the second best-selling compact SUV. In April 2022, the Indian automaker sold 11,764 units, up from 11,220 in the same month the previous year, a 5% increase. The Vitara Brezza 2022 was recently spotted testing, and you can read more about it here.