These are the top 5 best-selling cars of 2017! Is your car on the list? Find out here-
We have entered the sixth month of the year 2017, which means that half of the year is almost finished. These five months have been great for the Indian automobile industry. We have had so many new car launches, face-lifts, updates and unveilings. These months have been great for both car manufacturers and the buyers.
Adding to the fun, the car sales have also throttled at very good pace. This is what makes the car manufacturers happy, and they work quite hard to bring new cars and update their existing offerings at regular intervals.
Based on the car sales reports for the month of Jan, Feb, March, April and May 2017, we have prepared a list of the top 5 best selling cars of 2017 in India.
Top 5 best selling cars of 2017 in India
1 – Maruti Suzuki Alto
The #1 best-selling car on our list is none other than the highly trusted, renowned and total value for money – Maruti Suzuki Alto. This small hatchback has been a hit in the Indian market ever since its debut. A car that has replaced the golden era of Maruti 800 has always been on one of the top positions (mostly 1st) for many years now. First launched in the year 2000, the Maruti Suzuki Alto has got many facelift launches and regular updates till dates. And in fact, the latest Maruti Suzuki Alto is one of the best and blindly trusted cars in India.
The Maruti Suzuki Alto is available in two variants – the regular 800cc variant and the 1000cc variant, also known as Alto K10. Both these variants have tasted a huge success in the Indian market and they are also exported to other countries including Sri Lanka, Chile, Philippines, Peru and Bolivia. If you are looking for an affordable hatchback, go ahead with Maruti Suzuki Alto without wasting your time and energy.
2 – Maruti Suzuki Swift
The #2 spot is conquered by another Maruti Suzuki and this time it is the premium hatch – Maruti Suzuki Swift. It is a well-known fact that the Maruti Suzuki Baleno – another premium hatch from the same family has created a storm in the market after its launch. And the next-gen 2017 Maruti Swift will make a debut this year in India. Still, the existing Maruti Swift has been successful to attract customers towards it. In fact, Maruti sold more numbers of Maruti Swifts than the Alto in the month of April 2017.
This muscular and sporty hatchback is available with two engine options; petrol and diesel. The 1.3-litre DDiS diesel engine produces 74bhp of maximum power and 190NM of maximum torque and it returns 25.2kmpl fuel mileage. The 1.2-litre K-Series VVT petrol engine produces 83.11bhp of maximum power and 115NM of maximum torque and it returns 20.4kmpl fuel mileage. The list of safety and convenient features on the Maruti Swift is quite long and makes it a worth buy.
3 – Maruti Suzuki WagonR
The ‘tall-boy’ hatch – Maruti Suzuki WagonR is one of the best selling cars on our list. With a road presence for close to two decades now, the Maruti WagonR has always been a hot-selling product for Maruti Suzuki in India. What makes this hatchback a superb deal is its spacious and comfortable cabin, well-refined engine, good fuel mileage and cost-effective maintenance. Thanks to the stylish looks and above mentioned features, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR is loved by many families across India.
The Maruti Suzuki WagonR is available in various trims, including an AMT variant too. This complete family car can easily accommodate 5 (4 + 1) without any issue. In fact tall heighted people and passengers with fat bellies won’t feel any difficulties in getting in, out or driving this car. The Maruti WagonR is powered by a 1.0-litre K Series petrol engine that churns 67.04bhp of power and 90NM of torque. If you are planning to buy a spacious hatch, this one is worth your money.
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4 – Hyundai Grand i10
The Hyundai Grand i10 is in #4 position on the list of best selling cars of 2017. It is quite interesting to mention that it is the only non-Maruti branded car on this list. The Hyundai Grand i10 was launched as a muscular hatch and a straight competitor to the Maruti Suzuki Swift by the South Korean brand. And as a result, the Grand i10 is also a power packed package of style, comfort, safety and convenience built together. Added with best in-class features and a spacious cabin, the Hyundai Grandi10 has been successful in touching great sales figures.
The Hyundai Grand i10 is available in various variants with two engine options – petrol and diesel. The 1.2-litre 16V Kappa VTVT petrol engine churns a maximum power of 82bhp with a torque of 114NM. On the other hand, the 1.2-litre 12V CRdi diesel engine produces a maximum power of 75bhp and 190Nm of torque. Both the petrol and diesel engines are well-refined and offer great fun in city and highway driving. If you are looking for a sporty hatch, go ahead with the 2017 Hyundai Grand i10.
5 – Maruti Suzuki DZire
The last car on our list is the highly successful sub-4 meter sedan – Maruti Suzuki DZire. The latest and face-lifted 2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire is already launched in the Indian market, however it is the predecessor which has earned this sedan the spot of #5 best selling cars of 2017. Thanks to amazing sales in the month of Jan, Feb and March, the Maruti Suzuki DZire has made a position on our list. And adding to the excitement, the 2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire will carry this legacy ahead.
The Maruti DZire is undoubtedly one of the best sub-four meter sedans selling today, with tough competitors like Honda Amaze and Hyundai Xcent available around. It is available with two engine options – petrol & diesel. The 1.2-litre 16V K-Series VVT Petrol engine churns produces 83bhp of maximum power and 113NM of torque. The 1.3-litre 16V DDiS diesel engine variant produces 74bhp of maximum power and 190NM of torque. If you are looking for a perfect mid-sized sedan, the Maruti Suzuki DZire is worth a look.
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