OEMModelJan ’21 SalesJan ’20 SalesYoY Growth
The Kwid has lost a chunk of its sales in comparison with December 2020

The car that leads the overall January 2021 sales also leads the small hatchback sales in the month fairly obviously and that car is the Maruti Suzuki Alto.

In all, 18,260 units of the country’s most popular car got sold last month, while its closest competitor, the S-Presso (6893 units) was not even within touching distance.

Renault sold 3791 units of the Kwid and finally, Datsun retailed 780 units of the redi-GO this past month.

OEMModelJan ’21 SalesJan ’20 SalesYoY Growth
MarutiWagon R17,16515,23213%
HyundaiGrand i10 NIOS10,865877424%
When the Tata HBX and Hyundai AX1 get launched, the KUV100 might find no takers at all

The first 7 positions in the January 2021 hatchback sales chart has not seen any changes from December and the model leading the pack is the Maruti Swift, 17,180 units of which were retailed last month.

Up next comes the Wagon R with 17,165 unit sales and a 13 percent year-over-year (YoY) growth, which is followed by the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS, 10,865 units of which found takers in the first month of the year.

Fourth place in the list belongs to the Maruti Celerio (6963 units), which was followed very closely by the Tata Tiago with 6909 units, a 60 percent YoY growth.

The Ignis from Maruti and the Hyundai Santro are the only other cars that crossed the 4-digit mark in January, while the rest only recorded double-digit sales.

OEMModelJan ’21 SalesJan ’20 SalesYoY Growth
To be precise, over 19,200 units of the Baleno got sold last month

Premium hatchback sales in January 2021 saw the Maruti Suzuki Baleno lead its competition by a huge margin, despite losing 19 percent of its sales in comparison with the same period last year.

Second-placed i20 from Hyundai found 8505 takers, while Tata managed to sell 7378 units of its Altroz during the same period. Toyota’s Glanza (2556 units) is also finding a decent number of takers every month.

While the veteran of the group, the Volkswagen Polo, saw 1747 unit sales, there was nothing to separate the Honda Jazz and Ford Freestyle, both recording just over 950 unit sales.

January 2021 Hatchback Sales
A 176 percent YoY growth shows that the Polo still has some life left in it