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Another very solid month for car sales in India with 6 models posting all-time high volumes. The Maruti Alto takes a breather with 25,462 sales, its lower figure since last June. However it has already sold close to 130,000 units in the first 4 months of 2011. The Hyundai i10 is back in 2nd place at 12,415 sales above the Maruti Wagon R at 12,229 units.
In 4th place, the Maruti Swift DZire lodges its best-ever month and position at 11,797 sales, even passing the Maruti Swift for the first time. But the big event this month is the Tata Nano sales figure: at 10,012 units, it passes the 10,000 mark for the very first time in its 2-year life and ranks 6th both this month and year-to-date with 33,684 sales.
The Hyundai i20 is within the Top 10 for the first time this year at #9, beating its volume record at 8,068 units. The Toyota Etios continues what seems to be an unstoppable rise in the ranking, up 7 spots and 43% over March at #16 and 4,657 sales. If it continues at this rhythm, it could break into the Top 10 this June.
Full Top 40 Ranking Tables for April 2011 and every month since January 2010 below.