Top 10 Best-Selling Cars in October 2023: Maruti Leads, Mahindra Surpasses Hyundai
The diverse lineup of the top 10 selling cars in October 2023 showcases the wide range of choices available to Indian consumers
October 2023 witnessed an unprecedented surge in the Indian passenger vehicle (PV) segment, with a remarkable domestic volume of 391,472 units—a historic high for the industry. In this booming market, Maruti Suzuki India emerged as a dominant player with six of its models making it to the list of the 10 best-selling cars. Tata Motors also secured a strong presence with two of their vehicles. What's intriguing is that the Mahindra Scorpio managed to surpass the Hyundai Creta in terms of wholesale despatches.
The SUV segment took the lead in October, commanding a significant 50.7% share of the PV volume, while hatchbacks followed closely behind with a 29% share. Among the top 10 selling cars in October, five were SUVs, three were hatchbacks, one was a sedan, and one was an MPV.
1. Maruti Suzuki WagonR (22,080 units)
Once again, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR claimed the top spot as the best-selling car in October, with a staggering 22,080 units sold. Its consistent popularity among Indian consumers makes it a go-to choice for those looking for a reliable and practical hatchback.
2. Maruti Suzuki Swift (20,598 units)
Hot on the heels of the WagonR was the Maruti Suzuki Swift, with 20,598 units finding new homes. The Swift's sporty design and excellent performance continue to resonate with buyers, securing its status as a beloved hatchback.
3. Tata Nexon (16,887 units)
Among the SUVs, the Tata Nexon emerged as the leader in October, selling an impressive 16,887 units. The Nexon's blend of style, safety features, and competitive pricing has positioned it as a compelling choice in the SUV segment.
4. Maruti Suzuki Baleno (16,594 units)
The Maruti Suzuki Baleno maintained its impressive run, clocking in at 16,594 units for the month. With its spacious interior and efficient performance, the Baleno remains a favorite among Indian car buyers.
5. Maruti Suzuki Brezza (16,050 units)
Following closely behind was the Maruti Suzuki Brezza, which recorded 16,050 units in sales. Its combination of bold styling and practicality has kept it in demand among SUV enthusiasts.
6. Tata Punch (15,317 units)
The Tata Punch continued its strong performance in October, securing a spot on the list with 15,317 units sold. This compact SUV has carved a niche for itself with its rugged design and competitive pricing.
7. Maruti Suzuki Dzire (14,699 units)
In the sedan category, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire stood out, with 14,699 units finding buyers. The Dzire's reputation for comfort, fuel efficiency, and reliability keeps it popular among those seeking a stylish compact sedan.
8. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (14,209 units)
Among MPVs, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was the sole representative on the list, with 14,209 units sold. Its versatile and family-friendly design appeals to those looking for a spacious and practical vehicle.
9. Mahindra Scorpio (13,578 units)
A surprising twist in the rankings came with the Mahindra Scorpio (including N and Classic) at 13,578 units, surpassing the Hyundai Creta. The Scorpio's rugged and off-road-ready appeal seems to have resonated with buyers, helping it secure its place in the top 10.
10. Hyundai Creta (13,077 units)
Despite being edged out by the Scorpio, the Hyundai Creta still performed well with 13,077 units sold. Known for its premium features and stylish design, the Creta remains a strong contender in the SUV segment.
The diverse lineup of the top 10 selling cars in October 2023 showcases the wide range of choices available to Indian consumers, catering to various preferences and needs. The record-breaking sales in this month reflect the resilience and dynamism of the Indian automotive market, setting the stage for exciting developments in the industry in the months to come.