Top 10 Best Selling Cars In India In May 2024

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The sales chart was mainly dominated by Maruti cars in May 2024

Top Selling Cars May 2024

May 2024 cars sales are in and it’s no doubt Maruti Suzuki dominated the top 10 list. The 2024 Maruti Swift emerged as the best-selling car in India, overtaking the Tata Punch, which now takes second place. The Dzire also overtook the Hyundai Creta and Maruti Wagon R as the third best-selling model in India. Let’s see how each of these cars has performed in last month’s sales.

Models

May 2024

May 2023

April 2024

Maruti Swift

19,393

17,346

4,094

Tata Punch

18,949

11,124

19,158

Maruti Dzire

16,061

11,315

15,825

Hyundai Creta

14,662

14,449

15,447

Maruti Wagon R

14,492

16,258

17,850

Maruti Brezza

14,186

13,398

17,113

Maruti Ertiga

13,893

10,528

13,544

Mahindra Scorpio

13,717

9,318

14,807

Maruti Baleno

12,842

18,733

14,049

Maruti Fronx

12,681

9,863

14,286

Maruti Swift

The Maruti Swift, one of the most popular hatchbacks in India, has undergone several updates and generational changes since its inception in 2005. Last month, more than 19,300 units of the 2024 Swift were dispatched, making it the top selling car in India. 

2024 Maruti Swift

Maruti Swift Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 6.49 lakh to Rs 9.64 lakh

Mileage: 24.8 kmpl (MT) / 25.75 kmpl (AMT)

Car Type: Compact Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol

Recently, Maruti introduced the fourth-generation Swift in India, featuring refreshed looks, an updated list of features, and a new engine. The 2024 Maruti Swift comes equipped with features such as a 9-inch touchscreen, a 6-speaker Arkamys-tuned audio system, automatic AC with rear vents, wireless phone charging, and cruise control. It is powered by a new 1.2-litre 3 cylinder Z series petrol engine which churns out 82 PS and 112 Nm. It is available with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed AMT.

Tata Punch

The Tata Punch hit the market in 2021 as a micro SUV, and since then it has been in the list of top selling cars in India. In January 2024, Tata also introduced the all-electric version of the Punch. In May 2024, nearly 19,000 units of the Tata Punch were sold. Note that the sales figures mentioned above include both Punch ICE and Punch EV.

Tata Punch

Tata Punch Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 6.13 lakh to Rs 10.20 lakh (Punch ICE) / Rs 10.99 lakh to Rs 15.49 lakh (Punch EV)

Mileage: 20.09 kmpl (MT) / 18.8 kmpl (AMT) / 26.99 km/kg (CNG)

Range (Punch EV): Up to 315 km / 421 km 

Car Type: Micro SUV

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG / EV

The ICE version of the Tata Punch uses a 1.2-litre petrol engine which makes 88 PS and 115 Nm. It is also available with an optional CNG powertrain with a reduced output (73.5 PS and 103 Nm). The petrol version comes paired with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed AMT, while the Punch CNG is only being offered with a 5-speed manual transmission. The Punch is loaded with features like a 7-inch touchscreen, a 7-inch semi-digital driver’s display, and a single-pane sunroof. Passenger safety is taken care of by dual front airbags, rear parking camera, and TPMS.

Tata Punch EV

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The Punch EV on other hand comes with two battery pack options: 25 kWh and 35 kWh. Its electric motor specifications are detailed below:

  • 25 kWh (82 PS/ 114 Nm) / Range: 315 km

  • 35 kWh (122 PS/ 190 Nm) / Range: 421 km

Tata offers the Punch EV with features such as a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 10.25-inch fully digital driver’s display, air purifier, ventilated front seats, and a sunroof. Its safety kit includes six airbags, electronic stability control, and a 360-degree camera.

Maruti Dzire

The Maruti Dzire recorded a sales of over 16,000 units in May 2024, and it’s the only sedan in the list of top 10 best-selling cars in India. Later this year, Maruti Suzuki will introduce the new-gen Dzire that’s based on the 2024 Swift. 

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Maruti Dzire Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 6.57 lakh to Rs 9.39 lakh

Mileage: 22.41 kmpl (MT) / 22.61 kmpl (AMT) / 31.12 km/kg (CNG)

Car Type: Subcompact Sedan

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG 

Maruti has equipped the Dzire with features like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, cruise control, automatic AC with rear vents. Its safety kit includes dual front airbags, a rear parking camera, and rear parking sensors. The Dzire uses a 1.2-litre four-cylinder petrol engine (90 PS/113 Nm), available with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT. It also gets the option of a CNG powertrain (77 PS and 98.5 Nm) only available with a 5-speed manual transmission.

Hyundai Creta

One of the most popular compact SUVs in India, the Hyundai Creta, attracted more than 14,600 buyers in May 2024. Currently, it comes in regular standard and sportier N Line variants. The sales figures mentioned above are inclusive of both models.

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta Key Highlights

Price Range (Creta): Rs 11 lakh to Rs 20.15 lakh

Price Range (Creta N Line): Rs 16.82 lakh to Rs 20.45 lakh

Mileage: Claimed Fuel Efficiency:

  • 1.5-litre petrol MT: 17.4 kmpl

  • 1.5-litre petrol CVT: 17.7 kmpl

  • 1.5-litre turbo-petrol DCT: 18.4 kmpl

  • 1.5-litre diesel MT: 21.8 kmpl

  • 1.5-litre diesel AT: 19.1 kmpl

Car Type: Compact SUV

Fuel Type: Petrol / Diesel

Hyundai Creta N Line

Hyundai Creta received a midlife update earlier this year. Apart from new looks, it also got new features like dual 10.25-inch displays, dual-zone AC, a 360-degree camera, and a full suite of advanced driver assistance systems. The Creta comes with two petrol and one diesel engine options: a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol (115 PS/144 Nm) with 6-speed MT / CVT, a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol (160 PS/ 253 Nm) with a 7-speed DCT and a 1.5-litre diesel (116 PS/ 250 Nm): 6-speed MT, 6-speed AT. The Creta N Line on other hand only comes with a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, and is also available with a 6-speed manual transmission option.

Maruti Wagon R

Maruti dispatched around 14,500 units of the Wagon R hatchback in May 2024.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Wagon R Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 5.54 lakh to Rs 7.38 lakh

Mileage: 

  • 1-litre MT: 24.35 kmpl

  • 1-litre AMT: 25.19 kmpl

  • 1-litre CNG: 33.47 km/kg

  • 1.2-litre MT: 23.56 kmpl

  • 1.2-litre AMT: 24.43 kmpl

Car Type: Compact Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG 

The key features on the Wagon R include  a 7-inch touchscreen display, a 4-speaker sound system, all four power windows and steering-mounted audio controls. Its safety kit includes dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, and hill-hold assist. It comes with two petrol engine options: a 1-litre petrol (67 PS and 89 Nm) and a 1.2-litre petrol (90 PS and 113 Nm). Both units are available with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed AMT. The 1-litre engine can also be had with a CNG option (57 PS and 82 Nm), and it is only available with a 5-speed manual transmission.

Maruti Brezza

With over 14,000 units sold, the Maruti Brezza was the top-selling subcompact SUV last month, overtaking the Tata Nexon by a comfortable margin. This is despite the fact that the Brezza gets the option of a petrol and CNG powertrains only. 

Maruti Suzuki Brezza

Maruti Brezza Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 8.34 lakh to Rs 14.14 lakh

Mileage: 

  • Petrol MT: 17.38 kmpl (LXi, VXi)

  • Petrol MT: 19.89 kmpl (ZXi, ZXi+)

  • Petrol AT: 19.80 kmpl (VXi, ZXi, ZXi+)

  • CNG: 25.51 km/kg (LXi, VXi, ZXi)

Car Type: Subcompact SUV

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG 

Features on board the Brezza include a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 6-speaker Arkamys-tuned sound system, paddle shifters (AT variants), a sunroof, wireless phone charging, cruise control, automatic AC with rear vents and a heads-up display. In terms of safety, it is loaded with up to six airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), hill-hold assist, and a 360-degree camera.

The Brezza is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine which generates 103 PS and 137 Nm, available with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter. The same engine can also be had in CNG with a reduced output of 88 PS and 121.5 Nm. The Brezza CNG is only available with a 5-speed manual transmission.

Maruti Ertiga

The Ertiga is the only MPV in the list of top 10 best-selling models. In May 2024, Maruti nearly dispatched 13,900 units of the Ertiga.

ZW-Maruti-Ertiga-CNG

Maruti Ertiga Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 8.69 lakh to Rs 13.03 lakh

Mileage: 20.51 kmpl (MT) / 20.3 kmpl (AT) / 26.11 km/kg (CNG)

Car Type: MPV

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG 

Maruti’s 7-seater MPV comes loaded with amenities like a 7-inch touchscreen with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 6-speaker Arkamys tuned sound system, paddle shifter (AT), and automatic AC with rear AC vents. Its safety features include up to four airbags, rear parking camera, rear parking sensors, electronic stability control, and hill hold assist. Powering the Ertiga is the 1.5-litre petrol engine which produces 103 PS and 137 Nm. The Ertiga CNG uses the same engine but with a reduced output of 88 Ps and 121.5 Nm. The petrol-only Ertiga comes with the option of both 5-speed manual or a 6-speed AT, while the CNG variants can only be had with a 5-speed manual transmission.

Mahindra Scorpio

The Mahindra Scorpio is currently being offered in two versions: Scorpio N and Scorpio Classic. Together both of these models attracted more than 13,700 buyers last month. It must be noted that the Mahindra Scorpio is the only midsize SUV in this list. 

Mahindra Scorpio N

Mahindra Scorpio Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 13.62 lakh to Rs 17.42 lakh (Scorpio Classic) / Rs 13.85 lakh to Rs 24.64 lakh (Scorpio N)

Mileage: (-)

Car Type: Midsize SUV

Fuel Type: Petrol / Diesel

The Mahindra Scorpio Classic is basically the older version of the Scorpio, which is only available with a 2.2-litre diesel engine (132 PS / 300 Nm) mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Its feature list includes  a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, automatic AC, dual front airbags, and rear parking sensors. 

Mahindra Scorpio

The Scorpio N on other hand is the latest generation of the SUV loaded with amenities such as an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 12-speaker Sony sound system, dual-zone AC, cruise control, and wireless phone charging. It also gets more safety features like up to six airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), a tyre pressure monitoring system, and hill hold assist.  The engine options include: 

  • 2.2-litre diesel unit ( 132 PS and 300 Nm or 175 PS and up to 400 Nm) with 6-speed manual or 6-speed AT

  • 2-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 203 PS /up to 380 Nm with 6-speed manual or 6-speed AT

While both cars are rear-wheel drive, it must be noted that the Scoprio N diesel can be opted with a four-wheel drive system as well. 

Maruti Baleno

The Baleno is the only premium hatchback on this list and it has crossed the sales of 12,800 units. 

ZW-Maruti-Suzuki-Baleno

Maruti Baleno Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 6.66 lakh to Rs 9.88 lakh

Mileage: 22.35 kmpl (MT) / 22.94 kmpl (AMT) / 30.61 km/kg (CNG)

Car Type: Premium Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG

Features on board the Maruti Baleno include a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 6-speaker Arkamys tuned audio system, a heads-up display, cruise control, and automatic AC. In terms of safety, Maruti’s premium hatchback comes with up to six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability program (ESP), and a 360-degree camera. The Baleno uses a 1.2-litre petrol engine (90 PS / 113 Nm) paired with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 5-speed AMT. The same engine makes 77.5 PS and 98.5 Nm in CNG, and is available only with a 5-speed manual.

Maruti Fronx

The Fronx is the Baleno-based subcompact crossover which was launched in India in 2023. It has also crossed the sales mark of 12,000 units and is one of the popular choices in the subcompact SUV segment.

Maruti Suzuki Fronx

Maruti Fronx Key Highlights

Price Range: Rs 7.51 lakh to Rs 13.04 lakh

Mileage: Claimed Fuel Efficiency:

  • 1-litre MT: 21.5 kmpl

  • 1-litre AT: 20.1 kmpl

  • 1.2-litre MT: 21.79 kmpl

  • 1.2-litre AMT: 22.89 kmpl

  • 1.2-litre CNG: 28.51 km/kg

Car Type: Subcompact Crossover

Fuel Type: Petrol / CNG

The Fronx shares its equipment list with the Baleno and includes amenities such as a 9-inch touchscreen, with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a heads-up display, wireless phone charger, cruise control, and automatic AC. Its safety features include up to six airbags, electronic stability program (ESP), hill-hold assist, and a 360-degree camera. 

The engine and transmission options for the Fronx are detailed below:

Maruti has provided the Fronx with two engine options:

  • 1-litre turbo-petrol engine (100 PS/148 Nm) paired with a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter automatic.

  • 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol engine (90 PS/113 Nm), available with either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed AMT.

  • The CNG variants use the 1.2-litre engine, producing 77.5 PS and 98.5 Nm, and are paired with a 5-speed manual.

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