Maruti Suzuki Dezire to lead Indian sedan sales in April 2024

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A total of 30,190 sedans were sold this month

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The Indian automotive market, famous for its dynamism, experienced a notable uptick in sedan sales in April 2024.

A total of 30,190 units were sold this month, a slight decline of 5.52% compared with the same period last year.

Maruti Suzuki's Dezire emerged as the top performer, while other models like Hyundai's Aura, Honda's Amaze and Tata's Tigor/EV suffered a decline.

Maruti Suzuki Dezire dominates, Hyundai Aura struggles

Maruti Suzuki Dezire led the sedan segment with a significant sales growth of 56.19% year-on-year in April 2024, selling 15,825 units and gaining a dominant market share of 52.42%.

In contrast, Hyundai Aura sales declined by 10.99% year-on-year with only 4,526 units sold during the same period.

This stark difference highlights the varying fortunes of different models in the Indian sedan market.

Honda Amaze and Tata Tigor/EV have fallen heavily

Honda's Amaze and Tata's Tigor/EV are also expected to struggle in April 2024, highlighting the challenging scenario for sedan makers in India. Amaze saw a massive decline of 47.07% year-on-year, while Tigor/EV saw a decline of 31.74%.

Volkswagen Virtus and Hyundai Verna struggle with declining sales

Volkswagen's Virtus and Hyundai's Verna were not untouched by the challenging market conditions in April.

Vertus saw a decline of 20.12% in sales, while Verna saw a huge decline of 60.73%.

These significant declines indicate a possible change in consumer preferences or market dynamics, which is impacting even well-established models within the Indian sedan market.

Toyota Camry bucks the trend with extraordinary growth

Despite challenging market conditions, some models managed to buck the trend. Toyota Camry demonstrated exceptional growth in April, with sales increasing by an impressive 184.13% on a year-on-year basis.

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