|Source: Economic Times|
|December 2014 Sales Figures - Pan India|
Maruti's performance was stellar and saw a 13% YoY increase. Alto's back into >20k figures and the recent facelift has boosted the brand positively. Celerio however has been not able to post consistent numbers (maybe it has lost the sole product with the AMT advantage). Ciaz slip in numbers has been a concern as well - challenging City will be quite a task for the sedan.
Hyundai successfully retired the Santro and the last car was dispatched in December'14. i20 Elite, i10 Grand, & i10 were the notable performers for the Korean major. However, the carlines which were struggling were - Xcent, Verna, Eon & Elantra.
Honda posted strong numbers for City and Amaze - all thanks to the 1.5L iDtec engine which proved revolutionary for Honda and has single handedly changed the fortune of the Japanese Automaker. Mobilio numbers however is a concern and the MUV is not performing as per expectations.
Mahindra nearly touched 10k figures for Bolero and the carline proved its worth yet again.However, other brands of the Indian SUV major saw a beating - even the all new Scorpio push rise in the sales figures as expected.
Another interesting statistic for the entire industry -