IAB Picks – Top 10 best selling cars in June 2014; Maruti Alto springs back
Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
Car sales in June 2014 surged 15%, the fastest growth rate in 10 months, but industry body SIAM says that the sales spike is mainly due to the fear of withdrawal of excise duty benefits which were originally due till June 30.
Here is the list of top 10 best selling cars in India, in the month of June 2014.
1. Maruti Alto
After being relegated to the last step of the podium in May by its stablemates, the Maruti Alto launched a comeback in June with a staggering sales volume of 30,499 units. Compared to the previous month’s 17,311 units, this is a 76% growth.
2. Maruti Wagon R
The Maruti Wagon R managed to outdo the previous month’s top two performers, the Swift twins, to take second place. The popular city car clocked 17,119 units in June, gaining two places compared to May’s 11,757 units.