10 Best Selling Cars in India (All-Time) – VehicleCare

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When you want to buy a car, the first thing that comes to your mind is, of course, its price. A car’s price depends on numerous factors and it changes frequently because of market changes and new car releases. This article brings you India’s 10 best-selling cars of all time (so far) and also lists their prices so that you know how much they cost when they were in the market (for those who are unaware of current market trends). So here they are – India’s 10 best-selling cars from the past to the present.

1. Maruti Suzuki Alto

Maruti Suzuki Alto
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The Maruti Suzuki Alto, which comes in eight variations, is ranked fourth among the top ten selling automobiles in India in 2021. The most recent version of this model features a redesigned bumper, grille, headlights, and keyless entry.

It has a cabin with a Smart Play Dock that supports a Bluetooth connection on the inside. The latest Alto has a driver’s airbag, reverse parking sensor, ABS with EBD, seat belt reminder, and speed alert system, all of which comply with crash and pedestrian safety laws.

  • 796cc engine displacement
  • 31 miles per gallon
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.3 lakhs ex-showroom.

2. Maruti Suzuki Eeco

Maruti Suzuki Eeco Van
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The Eeco, another Maruti Suzuki best-seller in India, comes in four variants: 7-seater standard, 5-seater AC, 5-seater standard, and 5-seater AC CNG.

It has a roomy interior with a dual-tone interior, molded roof lining, and Assist Grip. Seat belt reminder, ABS with EBS, and a rear parking sensor are all standard safety features.

  • 1196cc engine displacement
  • 16.11 km/litre and 20.88 km/kg
  • Capacity: 5 or 7 people
  • Price starts at Rs.4.09 lakhs ex-showroom.

3. Maruti Suzuki WagonR

Maruti Suzuki Wagnor Car
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Maruti Suzuki WagonR is the third vehicle in the Maruti Suzuki WagonR lineup. As of March 2021, the WagonR was India’s third best-selling automobile, with 14 variations contributing to its success. It comes in six colors and has a boxy external appearance.

A 7-inch SmartPlay Studio infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as safety features including twin airbags, rear parking sensors, and ABS with EBD, are among the highlights.

  • 998cc engine displacement
  • 21.79 km/l and 32.52 km/kg, respectively.
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.4.80 lakhs ex-showroom.

4. Hyundai Grand i10 Nio

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios
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The Grand i10 Nios is the only hatchback from Hyundai to make this list of top-selling automobiles in India in 2021. It comes in four variants: Magna, Asta, Era, and Sportz.

It has larger dimensions than the Grand i10 and has amenities such as an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless charging, Arkamys sound system, rear AC vents, and a 5.0-inch digital display with MID, and automated climate control. ABS with EBD, two front airbags, and rear parking sensors are all standard safety equipment.

  • 998-1197cc engine displacement
  • 26.2 miles per gallon
  • the capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.5.19 lakhs ex-showroom.

5. Maruti Suzuki Swift

Maruti Suzuki Swift Hybrid
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Key synchronized auto-folding ORVMs, projector headlights with DRLs, 15-inch precision-cut alloy wheels, and a honeycomb mesh grille are among the visual modifications on the latest edition of India’s best-selling automobiles this year.

It has a 4.2-inch color driver’s display and a twin-pod instrument cluster, as well as dual airbags, ISOFIX, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, a rear-view camera, and a seat belt reminder in the interior.

  • 1197cc engine displacement
  • 23.76 kilometers per gallon
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.5.73 lakhs ex-showroom.

6. Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Suzuki Baleno
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The Baleno is India’s second most popular car, available in four variants: Alpha, Zeta, Sigma, and Delta. LED projector headlights, LED taillights, and 16-inch alloy wheels are among the exterior features of this model.

A 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is standard in the cabin.

  • 1197cc engine displacement
  • 23.87 miles per gallon
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.5.98 lakhs ex-showroom.

7. Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire
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Maruti Suzuki Dzire is a seven-seater car manufactured by Maruti Suzuki. The new Maruti Suzuki Dzire is built on the HEARTECT platform and is available in four trim levels: VXi, LXi, ZXi, and ZXi+.

It has a striking appearance with cruise control and automated LED headlights. It has auto air conditioning, a push-button engine start/stop, rear AC vents, and auto-folding ORVMs on the inside.

A 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is also included in the latest model.

  • 1197cc engine displacement
  • 24.12 miles per gallon
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.5.98 lakhs ex-showroom.

8. Hyundai Venue

Hyundai Venue
Image Source:- The Times of India

Hyundai Venue follows in the footsteps of the Creta with boxy external components that give it a young appearance. An electric sunroof, wireless charging, cruise control, and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system are included in this model’s all-black cabin.

A BlueLink smartphone app allows remote control of door locks, ignition start-up, and AC temperature. 6 airbags, IRVM-integrated RSA and SOS buttons, ABS, ESC, and distress alarm buttons are among the safety features.

  • 998-1493cc engine capacity
  • 18.15 kilometers per gallon
  • Capacity for seating: 5 people
  • Price starts at Rs.6.86 lakhs ex-showroom.

9. Maruti Vitara Brezza

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Breeza
Image Source:- India Times

With halogen projector headlights, LED taillights, a chrome front grille, and integrated dual-function LED DRLs, the Vitara Brezza has a dynamic look. It has a push-button engine start/stop, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and rain-sensing wipers on the inside.

Dual front airbags, a reverse parking sensor with graphical display, a high-speed warning alert, ABS with EBD, and an ISOFIX child seat restraint system are among the safety features.

  • 1462cc engine displacement
  • 18.76 miles per gallon
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • Price starts at Rs.7.52 lakhs ex-showroom.

10. Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta
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The Creta is Hyundai’s best-selling car in India, with five variants: E, S, EX, SX, and SX (O). This model’s current edition has a redesigned appearance with 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels and LED headlamps and taillamps.

The Creta has a panoramic sunroof, cruise control, a semi-digital instrument cluster, ventilated front seats, and a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, voice control, and a Bose sound system on the inside.

  • 1353-1497cc engine displacement
  • 21.4 miles per gallon
  • The capacity of seats: 5
  • The price starts at Rs.9.99 lakhs ex-showroom.

Best selling cars in India

  • The Maruti 800 was and still is, an iconic car from India. 
  • Launched in 1983, it was more than a car – it made cars accessible to middle-class Indians and captured our imagination for over two decades. 
  • The 800cc vehicle sold by Suzuki until March 31st, 2015 clocked up 1.8 million bookings since its launch 30 years ago. 
  • It revolutionized people’s mobility on Indian roads with its low price tag and fuel efficiency at a time when imported cars were expensive and sparsely available to average consumers.

Which is the most sold car in India of all time?

  • Maruti Suzuki Alto, which is a supermini car has sold more than 1 million cars to date. 
  • It was launched on 19 April 1983. 
  • The name ‘Alto’ is derived from the Italian word meaning high and above. 
  • The car was first unveiled as Maruti 800 at Delhi Auto Expo 2014, but later it was renamed Alto 800 because of a trademark infringement suit filed by Mahindra & Mahindra. 
  • It was marketed under a different name only for two months prior to its actual launch in India as it generated huge demand due to its affordable price tag.

Which is the most famous car in India? 

  • The Maruti Suzuki 800 is a car produced by Suzuki Motor Corporation in collaboration with Maruti Udyog, now known as Maruti Suzuki India Limited. 
  • It was launched on 8 January 1983. With 434,051 units sold, it was one of the most successful cars in the history of the Indian automobile industry. 
  • Even today after over 25 years of production and sales, it is remembered for its unique design and low-cost maintenance. 
  • The second best-selling car is the Hindustan Ambassador which with more than 632000+ units sold from 1958 to 2012 at the time of writing makes it India’s longest-running production car by any brand to date. 
  • A classic retro vehicle that helped Hindustan Motors gain market share before competition from other foreign brands forced them out of business.

Best-selling cars in India in 2022

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, Maruti Suzuki Wagon R, Mahindra Scorpio, Mahindra Bolero. Mahindra Xylo, Honda City and Skoda Yeti. In terms of numbers sold more than 3 million units each with three cars crossing 2 million mark sales; however, their percentage will be less as compared to others.


From sedans to sports cars, above is a list of all-time best-selling cars in India, including recent models and stats. These facts will help you take your next car-buying decision. Do let us know what you think about these cars and if there are any additional factors that could be included in such a list, by commenting on our social media page or here on our website. Enjoy! If you’re looking for details on specific models, we recommend going through our reviews section. We’ve been regularly reviewing all sorts of cars for quite some time now so we have lots of details on the most recently launched models as well as several older ones too. We hope you find it useful and interesting.


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