Hyundai Creta is now the bestselling SUV in India

Hyundai Creta Exterior View
Hyundai Creta Exterior View

The Creta, a compact SUV by South Korean carmaker which was launched in India in July 2015 is setting the sales chart on fire as it becomes the bestselling SUV in the country by retailing 7437 units. This impressive performance makes it to beat long time dominator Mahindra Bolero which only clocked around 4800 units in the month of August 2015. Creta’s arch rival, S-Cross also manages to sell only 4602 units last month, 2800 units less than the compact SUV.

With an exceptional performance of the compact SUV, company’s overall sales grew by 24.7 percent as compared to same month of last year. Moreover, the huge sales numbers are complimented by 40,000 confirmed bookings for the SUV which might result in longer waiting periods.

In case you are wondering why Creta is doing so well? Here are some important factors behind it:

  • Creta is one of the most handsome looking SUVs present in India; its latest fluidic design technology certainly helps it to lure large chunk of buyers.
  • The compact SUV is loaded with never ending list of features like 7” infotainment system, reverse parking camera, automatic climate control, 60:40 seat spilt and many more.
  • The Creta comes loaded with some top notch safety features like six airbags, ABS, EBD, vehicle stability management, hill start assist control etc which helped it to gain the confidence of buyers.
  • Its refined performance along with the six speed automatic gearbox gives Creta an advantage over the competitors and to remind you, the AT version commands over a waiting period of over 6 months in certain cities.

Here is the full list of top ten cars in India in the month of August 2015:

S. No Make Model Name Sales Numbers
1. Maruti Suzuki   Alto 23017
2. Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 18718
3. Maruti Suzuki Swift 16811
4. Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 14648
5. Hyundai Elite i20 10662
6. Hyundai Grand i10 10255
7. Maruti Suzuki Celerio 7927
8. Hyundai Creta 7427
9. Maruti Suzuki Omni 6956
10. Maruti Suzuki Eeco 5535