Hyundai Creta Is India’s Best Selling SUV; Tata Fails To Reach Top 5 SUV List

Hyundai Creta continues to hold the pole position among the mid-size SUVs.
Hyundai Creta continues to hold the pole position among the mid-size SUVs.

The competition in the mid-size SUV segment is expected to be fierce. The Creta and Seltos SUVs from Hyundai Motor and its Korean sibling Kia Motors continue to lead the market.

Here’s a short rundown of where the top five SUVs ranked in March 2021.


Hyundai Creta SUV

Hyundai Creta is the best selling model in its class and the competition is going to heat up in the coming months as manufacturers are working on new models. Options are essential to Indians, and the Hyundai Creta has a lot of them. You can choose from three different engine choices with the Hyundai Creta. In India, proper pricing is a critical component of any product’s performance. Hyundai has a huge network to back up the Hyundai Creta. 

With 12,640 units sold last month, Creta continues to hold the pole position among the mid-size SUVs. 

Kia Seltos SUV

Kia Corporation is a multinational automobile manufacturer that entered the Indian market in July 2019. Kia made a grand debut in India by launching the first Kia car in India, i.e. Kia Seltos SUV. Seltos caters to a wide spectrum of customers and gradually it emerged as the bestselling SUV in the country. Since its launch in September last year, the Sonet has made a name for itself in India’s burgeoning compact SUV segment, while the Seltos, Kia’s first model was the country’s second best-selling SUV in 2020. 

Kia sold 10,557 Seltos in March of 2021.

MG Hector SUV

 Tata Motors reported its highest monthly sales in nearly nine years. The Country’s third most sold carmaker in February 2021. A healthy YoY sales growth of 119 per cent was reported with 27,224 units sold.MG Motor India unveiled the latest seven-seater Hector Plus on January 7, 2021, bringing the total MG Hector line-up to five, six, and seven-seat configurations to meet a wide range of customer needs. The six-seat MG Hector Plus was launched in July 2020 and is priced between Rs 16 lakh and Rs 17.75 lakh, ex-showroom, across India, while the seven-seat version is priced between Rs 13.35 lakh and Rs 18.32 lakh, ex-showroom, across India.

With 4,720 units sold last month, it has grown at a healthy rate of nearly 29 per cent month-on-month.

Mahindra Scorpio SUV

Mahindra has stated that the latest XUV700 SUV will be released in the second quarter of 2021. Despite the carmaker’s plans to introduce a new generation model soon, it has always been a consistent presence on the list.

In March of this year, Mahindra sold 2,535 Scorpios, a more than 230 per cent increase over March of last year, before the nationwide lockdown.

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross SUV

It’s difficult to keep a Maruti car off the top lists, given that it’s the country’s largest car manufacturer. S-Cross automatic is very capable and it’s smooth and fast on the draw. As you step on and off the gas, there are no hesitations or jerks, and the S-Cross also scoots through traffic gaps with ease. The torque convertor gearbox firms up low-speed responses and works nicely with the 1.5 K-series engine. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is a sort of halfway house between an SUV and a large hatch. 

The Maruti S-Cross SUV scraped past Tata Harrier SUV to the top five in March this year, thanks to 2,331 units it could sell.  

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