The automobile sector took a hit just like the other sectors because of the second wave of Covid-19 across the country. Now that the situation is improving, the automotive sector is getting back on track and the carmakers have resumed their production in a phased manner. Most of the carmakers’ sales figures look strong and they seem to have recovered from the April and May sales. The Month-on-Month (M-o-M) and the Year-on-Year (Y-oY) sales have been consistent for most manufacturers and have reported growth in respectable numbers. So , is the car sales report for the month of June 2021

As usual Maruti Suzuki tops the list with a 48% market share, the second spot is taken by Hyundai with a 9.5% market share.  

Year-on-Year Sales Growth

SL. noBrand June 2021 June 2020 Growth 
1.Maruti Suzuki 1,24,28051,274142%
2.Hyundai 40,49621,32090%
3.Tata Motors24,11111,419111%
4.Mahindra 16,9137,959113%
7.Renault 6,1004,63432%
9.Honda 4,7971,398241%
11.Nissan 3,503576508%
12.Volkswagen 1,6331,5108%
14.Skoda 734790-7
Total 2,55,6741,16,928119%

Table Credits: Drivespark 

Month-on-Month sales growth 

SL. no Brand June 2021 June 2020 Growth 
1.Maruti Suzuki 1,24,28032,903278%
2.Hyundai 40,49625,00162%
3.Tata Motors24,11115,18059%
4.Mahindra 16,9138,004111%
7.Renault 6,1002,620133%
9.Honda 4,7972,032135%
11.Nissan 3,5031,235184%
12.Volkswagen 1,6331,42515%
14.Skoda 7347163%
Total 2,55,6741,03,170148%

Table Credits: Drivespark 

  1. Maruti Suzuki :
    Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest carmaker managed to achieve an MoM sales of 278% with 1,24,280 units in June 2021 and takes the first spot. It also managed to record a YoY sales of 142% with 1,24,280 units in June 2021 compared to 51,274 units in June 2020. This includes 17,439 units of Alto and S-Presso, 68,849 units of Dzire, Swift, Celerio, Baleno, and 28,172 units of the utility vehicles like the Ertiga, XL-6, Vitara Brezza and S-Cross.
  2. Hyundai :
    The South Korean carmaker Hyundai takes the second spot with YoY sales growth of 90% and MoM sales growth of 62%. Hyundai managed to sell 40,496 units in June 2021, compared to 25,001 units in May 2021 and 21,320 units in June 2020. They are expecting more in the coming months with the launch of its new 7-seater SUV, the Alcazar.
  3. Tata Motors:
    The homegrown carmaker managed to secure the third spot on the list with a YoY growth of 111% where they managed to sell 24,111 units in June 2021 compared to 11,419 units back in June 2020. They have an MoM growth of 59% with a total sales of 15,180 units in May 2021. The next car from Tata Motors will be the micro-SUV, HBX will become out by the end of this year.
  4. Mahindra :
    The next spot is taken by the homegrown utility vehicle maker, Mahindra, which managed to have a YoY growth of 113% with total sales of 16,913 units in June 2021 compared to the 7,959 units back in June 2020. The MoM sales growth has also been impressive with 111%, a total of 8,004 units sold in May 2021 compared to June 2021 sales. Mahindra is all set to launch the new XUV700 SUV which will replace the current XUV500 in its lineup.
  5. Kia :
    Kia is not doing bad with just 3 models to offer in the Indian market. They are not so far from the competitors, they have a total sales of 15,015 units in June 2021 compared to 7,959 units in June 2020 and 11,050 units in May 2021. This makes their YoY sales growth up to 106% and MoM sales growth of 36%.
  6. Toyota :
    The Japanese carmakers have been doing well in both MoM sales and YoY sales growth and have the 6th spot to themselves. They sold a total of 8,798 units in June 2021 compared to 3,866 units in June 2020 which give a YoY growth of 128%. The MoM sales growth has been an impressive 1144% where they only managed to sell 707 units in May 2021. According to Toyota the Innova Crysta and the Fortuner have been contributing the most to the company sales figures.
  7. Renault :
    With the major sales of Kwid, Kiger and Triber, Renault has reported a total sales of 6,100 units in June 2021. This makes the MoM growth of 133% with 2,620 units in May 2020 and YoY sales growth of 32% with 4,634 units sold in June 2020.
  8. Ford :
    Ford has a very good MoM sales growth of 544% which sold 4,936 units sold in June 2021 compared to 766 units in May 2021. And the YoY growth has been 87% with 2,639 units sold in June 2020. The new Ford Ecosport has been recently caught testing on Indian roads which might get launched soon in India.
  9. Honda :
    Honda has been making some decent sales with 4,797 units sold in June 2021. This gives them a YoY growth of 241% with 1,398 units sold in June 2020 and MoM growth of 135% with 2,032 units sold in May 2021. It looks like the Honda Amaze and City have been doing major contributions to the company sales.
  10. MG Motors:
    The British carmaker saw a total sales of 3,558 units in June 2021, which gives them an MoM sales growth of 250% with 1,016 units sold in May 2021. Back in June 2020, MG managed to sell 2,021 units which give a YoY growth of 77%.  MG motors only have 3 models to offer in our market, the Hector, Gloster and ZS EV and most of the sales have been coming from the Hector and Hector Plus.
  11. Nissan :
    Nissan has kind of got down in the market after the introduction of BSVI regulations. Since then they have been reviving themselves and the Magnite seems to have been doing the trick. They managed to sell 3,503 units in June 2021 which gives them a YoY growth of 508% and MoM growth of 184%.

Volkswagen managed to take the 12th spot with 1,633 units sold in June 2021 compared to 1,425 units in May 2021. Fiat, Skoda and Citroen take the 13th, 14th and 15th spot with a total sales of 789 units, 734 units and 41 units respectively in June 2021. Skoda has introduced the Kushaq compact SUV and the Citroen is working on its new compact SUV which will be locally designed and assembled, codenamed CC21 (or C3). 

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