Top 10 Best Selling Cars in India

Car industry in India is one of the biggest automotive markets in the world. According to current reports, India’s passenger car and commercial vehicle manufacturing industry is the fifth largest in the world, with an annual production of more than 4.1 million units in 2013 (as India overtook south korea to become the fifth largest passenger vehicle producer in the world). As of 2014, India is home to 50 million passenger vehicles. More than 4.1 million automotive vehicles were produced in India in 2013 (an increase of 33.9%), making the country the second, after China, fastest growing automobile market in the world in that year. According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, annual vehicle sales are projected to increase to 5 million by the end of 2015, (no longer 6 million as in the past projected).

Presently, India is home to 330 million cars of all segments. Chennai is biggest India’s car manufacturing industry and is on the way to becoming the world’s largest Auto hub by 2016 with a capacity of over 3 million cars annually. And Maruti Suzuki is the first, and the most successful company to promote the automotive industry in India. There were 3,995 factories producing automotive parts in all of India. Below are the top 10 best selling cars in India.

Maruti Alto 8001.) Maruti Alto 800 – is the top most selling cars in India. This small segment car is designed by the company Suzuki. Low price and fine fuel economy is the reason for its top sale in India. There have been several changes in the model of this car and finally Alto 800 has all-new bodywork and interiors. There are 7 variants of this car (4 petrol and 3 CNG Model). CNG can provide one with a huge 30.4 kmpl mileage. The car comes with a truly amazing power steering with good control. There are power windows in the car, AC (air conditioning) feature is also available, storage space for the driver side, and a digital clock with Airbag choice. AC also comes with a climate control option in the car. In short, the Maruti Alto 800 is a car that is quite cheap and with good mileage.

Other Specifications:
Price – from Rs.2.38 – 3.49 lakhs
Mileage – 22.7 KM / litre
Displacement – 796 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol
Power – 48 PS
Torque – 69 Nm
No of Cylinders – 3
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Maruti Swift2.) Maruti Swift – was launched in India in May 2005 by Suzuki and revolutionized the Indian automobile market. In April 2012, it became the top most selling car in the country. Today, it appears in all new third generation models with 1.2 L K-series petrol and 1.3 L DDiS engines (come in diesel and petrol version). The petrol version comes with a K series engine with a displacement of 1198 CC. And the diesel variant of the car comes in a DDiS engine with a displacement of 1248 CC. The petrol version gives a mileage of 18.6 kmpl and diesel version gives a 22.9 kmpl mileage. The car comes in 6 variants- Swift LXI, VXI, LDI, ZXI, VDI and ZDI. The car is packed with some great features like an ABS system, drum rear brakes, ventilated disc brakes, etc. Even interior are surprisingly good. It’s a must buy subcompact car.

Other Specifications (Diesel):
Price – from Rs 4.4 – 6.7 Lakhs
Mileage – 22.9 KM / litre
Displacement – 1248 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/Diesel
Power – 74 bhp @ 4000 RPM
Torque – 190 Nm @ 2000 RPM
No of Cylinders – 4
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Maruti Dzire3.) Maruti Dzire – Company Suzuki launched its Maruti Dzire in India on 26 March 2008. It is a sedan version which is based on the third-generation Swift. It replaced the long standing Maruti Esteem and shared its engines with the hatchback. The car has always been in great demand all over the country. And that is a reason that it’s a third most selling car in India. The car comes in Petrol as well as diesel engine. The K series petrol engine is able to give mileage 19.1 kmpl and DDiS diesel engine is able to give 23 kmpl of mileage. The car comes in 7 colors (Beige, White, Silver, Grey, Red, Blue, and Black.) and 7 variants, namely – LXi, VXi, VXi AT, ZXi, LDi, VDi and ZDi.

Other Specifications (Petrol):
Price – from Rs 5.2- Rs 7.63 Lakhs
Mileage – 19.1 KM / litre
Displacement – 1197 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/Diesel
Power – 85 bhp @ 6000 RPM
Torque – 114 Nm @ 4000 RPM
No of Cylinders – 4
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Maruti Wagon R4.) Maruti Wagon R – was launched in India in 1999. The R in the name stands for Recreation. It is one of the foremost cars to use the “tall wagon” blueprint, in which the car is designed to be unusually tall with a short bonnet and almost vertical hatchback. The company has made a lot of changes to the interiors and the exteriors of the car. The car has a really separate look and it can easily be seen from far away. The car comes in Petrol and a CNG variant. The petrol engine comes in a 5 speed transmission and VXi variant comes in CNG fuel version. The car comes with dual SRS airbag for the front passengers and includes security and safety features as well.

Other Specifications (Petrol):
Price – from Rs 3.76 to Rs 4.58 Lakhs
Mileage – 20.5 KM / litre
Displacement – 998 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/CNG
Power – 67 bhp @ 6200 RPM
Torque – 90 Nm @ 3500 RPM
No of Cylinders – 3
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Hyundai i105.) Hyundai i10 – car is produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai. The first generation i10 had its world premiere on 31 October 2007, in New Delhi. At present, it is produced in India at Hyundai’s Chennai plant for the domestic and foreign markets. The 2nd generation of the car was presented in August 2013 and released in early 2014. i10 has redefined the company’s status in the automobile market, especially in India. Car comes in 1.2 litre capacity Kappa2 petrol engines. There are 5 variants, namely, i10 D Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. This car gives a mileage of 20.36 kmpl. The car has nice looking interiors with chrome used. The car has features like ABS, Dual Airbags, Power Steering & windows, etc.

Other Specifications:
Price – from Rs 3.69 – 6.16 lakhs
Mileage – 19.8 KM / litre
Displacement – 1086 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/LPG
Power – 68 bhp @ 5500 RPM
Torque – 99 Nm @ 4500 RPM
No of Cylinders – 3
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Mahindra Scorpio6.) Mahindra Scorpio – is a four-wheel force SUV manufactured by Mahindra & Mahindra Limited under the flagship company of the Mahindra Group. It was launched in India in 2002 and in April 2006, the company launched an upgraded Scorpio version giving it brand logo of ‘All New’ Scorpio. The car has received ‘Best SUV of the Year’ and the ‘Best Car of the Year’ awards, from BBC World Wheels. The mHawk Diesel engine holds a power of 2.2 L with 4 cylinders that delivers 120bhp. There are 8 variants, namely, Mahindra Scorpio S2, S4, S4 4WD, S6, S6 Plus S8, S10, S10 4WD. There are some other great features like, automatic transmission gearbox, dual airbags, ABS and 4WD.

Other Specifications :
Price – from Rs 8.4 – 11.96 lakhs
Mileage – 15.4 KM / litre
Displacement – 2179 cc
Fuel Type – Diesel
Power – 120 bhp @ 4000 RPM
Torque – 280 Nm @ 1800 RPM
No of Cylinders – 4
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Honda City7.) Honda City – was first launched in 1981 in Japan and came in Indian market in 1995. Honda City is the foremost car behind the success of the Honda brand in India. Especially, when its new variant was launched in India in November 2008, the City became the best-selling model of the company in the country. The new Honda City 2012 model was again launched in India in seven variants. All variants are installed with a 1.5 liter competence 4 cylinder i-VTEC engine which delivers 118PS of power with 146Nm of maximum torque. The car is loaded with several number of safety features. It has glossy exterior finish that makes it look awesome among the other host of sedans.

Other Specifications (petrol):
Price – from Rs 7.30 – 11.6 lakhs
Mileage – 17.7 KM / litre
Displacement – 1497 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/Diesel
Power – 117 bhp @ 6600 RPM
Torque – 145 Nm @ 4600 RPM
No of Cylinders – 4
Transmission – Manual/Auto
No of Gears – 5


Chevrolet Beat8.) Chevrolet Beat – this city car was launched on January 2010 in India, under the Chevrolet brand of General Motors. Car is known for its distinct dual-port grille design with high-quality interior and some funky and vibrant exterior finishes. The car comes in both in petrol and as well as in diesel version. The 4-cylinder 16V DOHC petrol engine comes in 3 models explicitly PS, LS and LT. Its Diesel variant uses a 1.0 XSDE Smartech Engine. The Chevrolet Beat gives strong competition to car in its segment like, Hyundai i10, Honda Brio, Ford Figo, and Tata Indica eV2. This car comes within a range of 3.8- 5.83 lakh. There are some other features such as central locking, Power Brakes, Dual Front Airbags, front power windows, full wheel covers, etc.

Other Specifications (petrol):
Price – from Rs.3.9 – 5.8 lakhs
Mileage – 18.6 KM / litre
Displacement – 1199 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/Diesel
Power – 79 bhp @ 6200 RPM
Torque – 108 Nm @ 4400 RPM
No of Cylinders – 4
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Ford Figo9.) Ford Figo – was launched in March 2010, in India. It is basically a subcompact automobile manufactured by Ford India in Chennai. This car has a bigger hexagonal grill and redesigned head and tail lamps. The Ford Figo is available in both petrol and diesel versions, all with five speed manual transmissions and power steering as normal. It is equipped with the same 1.4L engine which is currently powering the Ford Ikon and Ford Fiesta. The Figo’s petrol version deliver a mileage of 12.3 kmpl and diesel variant can deliver upto 17 kmpl. The maximum car speed is around 170kmph. There are 4 variants available in this car. Some other features such as Dual Front Airbags, central locking, front power windows, full wheel covers, etc are also there.

Other Specifications (petrol):
Price – from Rs.3.8 – 5.9 lakhs
Mileage – 15.6 KM / litre
Displacement – 1196 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol/Diesel
Power – 79 bhp @ 6250 RPM
Torque – 102 Nm @ 4000 RPM
No of Cylinders – 4
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 5


Tata nano10.) Tata Nano – On its opening on March 2009, Nano received major worldwide media attention due to its low price. The car announced as the most affordable and cheapest man-made car in the world. The car comes in 10 colors and in 5 variants. It is basically a low budget car that runs well with the budget of middle class families in India. Some of the salient features of the new Nano car are sportier decals, glove box, new alloy wheels, car audio system, body graphics, etc. The second-generation model of Nano is expected to be sold in the United States by 2015.

Other Specifications:
Price – from Rs.1.8 – 2.4 lakhs
Mileage – 25.7 KM / litre
Displacement – 624 cc
Fuel Type – Petrol
Power – 37 bhp @ 5500 RPM
Torque – 51 Nm @ 4000 RPM
No of Cylinders – 2
Transmission – Manual
No of Gears – 4


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  1. According to me the Maruti Alto 800 is the best petrol car in Indian market which has a small body structure along with more beautiful colors and we can buy this car in affordable range. Most of people like this car because the Alto 800 petrol car gives nice mileage with inexpensive price and easy to maintain by mango people as well as this is the best selling car in India.

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