August 2021 Sedan Sales
Hyundai’s Aura continues to find a decent number of takers

Barring compact sedan sales, vehicles from other segments of sedans did well in August 2021

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Ford’s Aspire continues to be at the bottom of its class

The Honda Amaze took the lead in the compact sedan sales for August 2021, relegating the Maruti Dzire to second place. Honda retailed 6591 units of its compact sedan, while the Dzire found 5714 new homes this past month.

Hyundai, sold 3094 units of its Aura, while Tata retailed 1673 units of the Tigor, whose electric sibling was recently upgraded for model year 2022.

Ford could only manage to retail 94 units of its Aspire and overall, the cars in this segment registered sales of 17,166 units which is a 22 percent degrowth year-on-year (YoY).

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The Toyota Yaris did not find a single buyer in August

In the C-segment, sales were much better in August 2021. The segment topper was the Honda City with 3284 unit sales, followed by the Maruti Ciaz which registered sales of 2146 units.

Then came the Verna, 2098 units of which Hyundai sold this past month, while the Skoda Rapid (595 units) and Volkswagen Vento (175 units) completed the list.

In all, the C-segment sedans collectively registered sales of 8298 units, which is a 29 percent YoY growth.

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The Elantra is yet to defeat the Octavia

Skoda’s recently updated Octavia sits at the top of the August 2021 D-segment sedan sales chart with 150 unit sales, while its sole competitor, the Hyundai Elantra could only find 20 new buyers.

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It is the Superb which still leads!

Similarly, Skoda Superb (180 units) once again defeated its only foe, the Toyota Camry (87 units) in the battle for the best-selling premium sedan.

Maruti Ciaz 8
The Ciaz is still well behind the Honda City in terms of sales