The best-selling Top 5 sub-compact SUVs, sales increased this much compared to last year
The sub-compact SUVs segment has become a popular choice among new car buyers and those looking to rise above the entry-level car segment. These SUVs not only offer the practicality of a hatchback but also come with a high seating position and decent ground clearance to tackle the rough roads of India. Here we are telling you about the top 5 best-selling sub-4-meter SUVs sold in August 2022. Also their sales numbers and how much they increased on an annual basis as compared to August 2021.
Maruti Suzuki Brezza
Maruti Suzuki Brezza (Maruti Suzuki Brezza) tops the list of best-selling sub-4-meter SUVs in India. The country’s largest automaker has recently launched an updated version of Brezza. The new 2022 Maruti Suzuki Brezza has also been introduced with significant design changes along with several technical features like Head-Up Display (HUD) and sunroof.
In August 2022, Maruti Suzuki sold 15,193 units of Brezza, registering an annual growth of 18 percent. Whereas in August 2021, Maruti Suzuki sold 12,906 units of its sub-4-meter SUV.
Tata Nexon, the best-selling compact SUV of the country’s leading automaker Tata Motors, remained at the top of the SUV sales chart for a few months. But last month it had to settle for second place. Available with a petrol or diesel engine with manual and AMT gearbox options, the Nexon is available in over 60 variants except for the EV range.
In August 2022, Tata Motors sold 15,085 units of the Nexon, registering a year-on-year growth of 51 percent. During the same period last year, Tata Motors sold 10,006 units.
Hyundai Venue is the second best-selling product of Hyundai in August 2022. In August 2022, it ranked third in the list of best-selling sub-4-meter SUVs. The recent update has given a fresh look to the Venue, which has helped the carmaker sell more units. Recently, Hyundai Venue has also been launched in a sportier N-Line version based on the new Venue.
In August 2022, Hyundai sold 11,240 units of the Venue. Whereas in August 2021, 8,377 units were sold. That is, the company registered an annual increase of 34 percent in sales last month.
After this Mahindra Bolero is at number four. The compact SUV managed to reduce some of its lengths a few years back, making it into the sub-4-meter segment. Bolero has been a well-known name in India for north of twenty years and continues to be a best-seller for Mahindra.
Mahindra sold 8,246 units in August 2022 as compared to 3,218 units sold in August 2021, registering a strong year-on-year growth of 156 percent.
The fifth best-selling sub-4 meter compact SUV in August is the Kia Sonet, which managed to sell 7,838 units last month, compared to 7,752 units sold in August 2021. That is, last month, the sales of this compact SUV registered an annual increase of 1 percent.
The Kia Sonet is offered with three engine options which include 1.2-liter petrol, 1.0-litre turbo petrol, and 1.5-liter diesel. The compact SUVs come with multiple gearbox options including a manual, DCT, IMT, and a torque converter automatic.