Hyundai Creta Beats Maruti Grand Vitara as Top Compact SUV in Feb 2024

Hyundai Creta Beats Maruti Grand Vitara as Top Compact SUV in Feb 2024

The Maruti Grand Vitara was displaced by the Hyundai Creta to become India's best-selling small SUV in February 2024. It was the highest monthly sales figure for the Hyundai Creta since its launch in 2015 with over 15,000 vehicles sold overall. This achievement highlights the high level of market acceptability and popularity of Creta among Indian customers.

Hyundai Creta's Performance

The Hyundai Creta observe a significant month-on-month (MoM) growth, exceeding 15%. A new record was also set by its sales volume in February demonstrating the model's strong market presence and high level of customer demand. This achievement highlights Hyundai's effective approach in the competitive compact SUV market where consumers positively choose the Creta.

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Hyundai Creta

Maruti Grand Vitara's Performance

Following closely behind, the Maruti Grand Vitara crossed the 10,000-unit sales mark, with over 11,000 units sold in February. Despite its strong performance, the Grand Vitara experienced a decline in MoM sales by over 2,400 units. This decline could be attributed to various factors including market dynamics, competition, and supply chain challenges.

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Maruti Grand Vitara

Other Competitors

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos Maintained steady MoM demand, with over 6,000 units sold in February. However, its sales figures for the month were lower compared to its average sales over the last six months.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder remained a consistent performer, with over 5,500 units dispatched in February, showcasing a stable market presence. The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder's steady sales performance reflects its strong positioning and appeal among customers in the compact SUV segment.

Honda Elevate

Honda Elevate Experienced a significant decline of over 30% in MoM sales in February, retailing over 3,000 units. Despite the decrease, Elevate maintains a market share of 7% in the segment.

Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq

Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq Saw minimal change in monthly sales, with over 1,200 units and 1,100 units sold, respectively. While the Taigun maintained stable sales, the Kushaq recorded a 5% growth in MoM sales.

MG Astor

MG Astor Registered positive growth in MoM sales, attracting over 1,000 buyers in February, showcasing a favorable market response. With its appealing features and competitive pricing, the MG Astor continues to gain traction in the compact SUV segment, positioning itself as a strong contender in the market.

Citroen C3 Aircross

Citroen C3 Aircross Recorded the lowest sales among compact SUVs in February 2024, with only 127 units sold. Despite its lower sales volume, the model remains a part of the competitive compact SUV segment.

The Hyundai Creta's stellar performance in February 2024 highlights its strong position in the compact SUV segment. The Creta remains a popular choice among Indian consumers as seen by its record-breaking sales figures and strong market response. Hyundai's success highlights how well its features, performance, and design appeal to consumers and can adapt to their changing needs.