The 10 best sedans for October 2023
In the list of the ten best sedans for October 2023, Maruti Suzuki Dzire continues its dominance ahead of Hyundai Aura and Honda Amaze.
In October 2023, Maruti Suzuki’s Dzire dominated the top of the sedan sales charts with 14,699 units sold as against 12,321 units during the same period last year with a positive year-on-year sales growth of 19 per cent. Hyundai Aura, one of its main competitors, retained second place with total domestic sales of 4,096 units.
Compared to the same period in 2022 with 4,248 units, a 4 percent decrease in volume was observed year-on-year. The Honda Amaze was the third most popular sedan in India last month with 2,890 units registered as against 5,443 units during the corresponding period twelve months ago with a negative year-on-year sales growth of 47 per cent.
Both the Maruti Suzuki Dzire and Honda Amaze are expected to get major updates next year. The new generation Hyundai Verna arrived on the market earlier this year and ranked fourth with a total of 2,313 units compared to 2,179 units during the same period of 2022 with a positive year-on-year sales increase of 6 percent.
|Top 10 Sedan Cars (Yearly)||October 2023 sales||October 2022 sales|
|1. Maruti Suzuki Dzire (19%)||14,699||12,321|
|2.Hyundai Aura (-4%)||4,096||4,248|
|3. Honda Amaze (-47%)||2,890||5,443|
|4. Hyundai Verna (6%)||2,313||2,179|
|5. Skoda Slavia (41%)||1,943||1,376|
|6. Volkswagen Virtus (65%)||1,772||1,072|
|7. Tata Tigor (-61%)||1,563||4,001|
|8. Honda City (-52%)||1,553||3,250|
|9. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (-63%)||695||1,884|
|10. Toyota Camry (234%)||197||59|
Skoda Slavia climbed the rankings and secured fifth place with 1,943 units against 1,376 units in October 2022 with year-on-year sales growth of 41 percent. Its sister, the VW Virtus, ranked sixth with a total of 1,772 units compared to 1,072 units during the same period last year, with an annual growth of 65 percent.
Both mid-sized sedans are based on the MQB AO IN platform and are largely localized. It draws power from either a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol engine or a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine with manual and automatic transmission options. The Tata Tigor came in seventh place with a total of 1,563 units compared to 4,001 units.
This resulted in a year-on-year decline of 61 percent. Honda City ranked eighth with 1,553 units compared to 3,250 units, a decrease of 52 percent year-on-year, while Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Toyota Camry ranked ninth and tenth, respectively.