Top 5 India’s best-selling cars in 2017

The ongoing year has been progressive for the Indian car industry. The sale of passenger vehicles witnessed a growth of 8.46% in the eight-month period of April-November 2017 over the same period last year. With four months still left in this fiscal year, the growth number is expected to swell even further.

Among the various cars launched so far in this year, there are few which actually scored better on performance sheet as well as on sales chart. To name a few, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Renault Kwid, Hyundai Grand i10 and Maruti Suzuki Baleno are the top rated cars in their respective segments and went on to record much better sales in the domestic market. Tata Motors was not behind either and one of its product recorded respectable numbers as well. Tata Nexon price starts from Rs 5.85 lakhs and is definitely one of the hot favourites for the masses.

Here is the probable list of top 5 India’s best performer cars in terms of sales in 2017 which has actually taken the Indian market by storm.

India’s best selling cars

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Top 5 India's best-selling cars in 2017 - Maruti Suzuki Dzire

The third generation of Maruti Suzuki Dzire marked its debut in May 2017 and since then it has been a successful model for the company. In October 2017, the automaker confirmed that the domestic sales for the Dzire have gone more than 1 lakh sales milestone. The manufacturer conducted an internal research which claims that the fresh look of Dzire along with auto gear shift (AGS) technology and SmartPlay infotainment system have made the car a better package, especially for the first-time buyers.

Maruti Suzuki Alto

Top 5 India's best-selling cars in 2017 - Maruti Suzuki alto

Maruti Suzuki Alto continues to enjoy the best-selling car in the country. In the ongoing financial year, Maruti Suzuki sold a total number of 132,383 units of Alto that comprises of Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 and Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 during the period April to September. According to the stats, the sales of Alto has witnessed an increase of 9.6% as compared to the same period in last year. The car has been India’s top-selling vehicle for a long time and has been dominating the most from past two months. 

Hyundai Grand i10

Top 5 India's best-selling cars in 2017 - Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai Grand i10 has been the automaker’s most sold car and has recorded a total sale of 75,710 units during the period of April and September in the ongoing financial year. When compared to the same period last year, the company has recorded a growth of 5.5% which itself an achievement for the company. The car received a facelift earlier this year and the price starts at Rs 4.5 lakh.

Renault Kwid

Top 5 India's best-selling cars in 2017 - Renault Kwid

Kwid is the best selling car from Renault in India. It belongs to a hatchback segment and competes with Maruti Suzuki Alto 800. The price range starts from Rs 2.62 lakh and goes up to Rs 4.53 lakh for the top end model. In the year 2017, the automaker has confirmed that the car has registered total sales of more than 75,000 units and hence makes it one of the most successful cars from the company. The Renault Kwid car is designed and featured as the perfect combination of decent power and high mileage.

Tata Nexon

Top 5 India's best-selling cars in 2017 - Tata Nexon

With a starting price of Rs. 5.85 Lakhs and Rs. 6.85 Lakhs in petrol and diesel respectively, the Tata Nexon is the most affordable offering in the sub 4-meter SUV segment. Since its launch in the month of September 2017, it has received a phenomenal response as far as the sales is concerned and this is why we have kept this car in the list of top 5 India’s best performer cars in 2017. Tata Nexon challenges the likes of Ford EcoSport, Maruti VitaraBrezza and Mahindra TUV300 in the domestic market.

Reasons for growth

New product launches and top-end variants of ongoing models coming in has helped the car industry to maintain a high growth despite the introduction of GST. Talking about the success, especially the last three months have been rather more successful as the industry constantly posted double growth in sales. Reduction in interest rates by top national banks could be a key point to encourage the buyers for new car purchases. You can read about all these cars at and get to know about the full specifications and details.


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