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Hyundai Creta Dominates Compact SUV Segment In September 2020

Published On Oct 14, 2020 07:59 AM By Sonny

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The Creta actually crossed the 12,000 monthly sales mark while demand for the Seltos dropped by nearly 17 per cent

The compact SUV segment seems to be a stronghold for the Korean carmakers, especially Hyundai. The Creta recorded a month-on-month improvement to reach a sales figure of 12,325 and continues to top the segment sales. Meanwhile, the Kia Seltos’s demand dropped a bit as the monthly sales dropped to just 9079 units in September from 10,655 units in August. Let’s find out exactly how each of the compact SUVs fared last month:

 

September 2020

August 2020

MoM Growth

Market share current(%)

Market share (% last year)

YoY mkt share (%)

Average sales (6 months)

Hyundai Creta

12325

11758

4.82

45.27

55.12

-9.85

6709

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

2098

2527

-16.97

7.7

8.63

-0.93

496

Renault Duster

133

477

-72.11

0.48

4.51

-4.03

206

Kia Seltos

9079

10655

-14.79

33.35

64.36

33.21

5853

Nissan Kicks

58

192

-69.79

0.21

1.69

-1.48

157

Mahindra Scorpio

3527

3327

6.01

12.95

29.88

-16.93

1632

Total

27220

28936

         

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Takeaways

  • The Hyundai Creta was by far the best-selling compact SUV in September 2020. Over 12,300 units were shipped which is a month-on-month increase of nearly 5 per cent.

  • The demand for the Seltos has dropped in September as compared to August. It was still the second highest selling model in the segment with 9079 units shipped, which was a month-of-month drop in sales of nearly 15 per cent.

  • Mahindra’s Scorpio was nowhere near as popular as the Korean compact SUVs but it was still the third best selling compact SUV in September 2020. It recorded a sale of 3527 units which was a month-on-month increase of 6 per cent.

Mahindra Scorpio

  • The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross also saw its month-on-month demand drop by nearly 17 per cent. It is the only other compact crossover to record four-digit sales in September with just over 2000 units shipped.

  • The Renault Duster was the worst hit in September with sales dropping to just 133 units which was a month-on-month reduction of over 72 per cent.

  • Nissan was still at the bottom for the compact SUV monthly sales as only 58 units of the Kicks were shipped in September.

  • Overall, the compact SUV segment actually shrunk in September as compared to August by almost 6 per cent.

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