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MG Hector Still Tops Segment Sales Despite Drop In November

Published On Dec 09, 2019 04:31 PM By Sonny

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Every single mid-size SUV saw a significant drop in sales in November compared to the festive month of October

  • Entire segment’s month-on-month sales dropped by nearly 21 per cent.

  • Hector still selling more than three times as many units as the nearest rival.

  • Harrier’s month-on-month figures dropped by nearly 40 per cent, still behind XUV500.

  • The Jeep Compass’ month-on-month sales dropped by over 25 per cent.

  • Hexa sales almost halved.

The sales figures of November 2019 were expected to drop as compared to the Diwali sales in the previous month -- even in the popular mid-size SUV segment. MG Hector was the only one in its segment to reach four-digital sales, with even the Harrier taking a dive. Here’s how every model performed in November:

 

November 2019

October 2019

MoM Growth

Market share current(%)

Market share (% last year)

YoY mkt share (%)

Average sales (6 months)

MG Hector

3239

3536

-8.39

55.79

0

55.79

1612

Mahindra XUV500

981

1378

-28.8

16.89

37.29

-20.4

1151

Tata Harrier

762

1258

-39.42

13.12

0

13.12

1095

Jeep Compass

638

854

-25.29

10.99

42.06

-31.07

723

Tata Hexa

126

229

-44.97

2.17

17.6

-15.43

205

Hyundai Tucson

59

83

-28.91

1.01

3.03

-2.02

67

Total

5805

7338

-20.89

99.97

     

Takeaways

MG Hector: MG Motor retains the throne in the mid-size SUV segment with the Hector. Over 3,200 units were shipped in November but it suffered a drop of over 8 per cent in terms of MoM sales. It has more than 55 per cent of the current segment market share.

Mahindra XUV500: Mahindra’s XUV500 is still the second best-selling model in the segment in November 2019 but its numbers have dropped to under 1,000 units. The XUV500 also suffered a MoM drop of almost 29 per cent.

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Tata Harrier: The Tata Harrier registered a drop of nearly 40 per cent in MoM figures in November. It is the third best-seller in the segment, not far ahead of the Compass SUV.

Jeep Compass: The Compass suffered a 25 per cent month-on-month drop in sales but still shipped over 600 units in November 2019. This time last year, the Jeep enjoyed a market share of over 42 per cent but with the entry of new rivals, it’s current market share has been cut down to 11 per cent.

Tata Hexa: The Hexa’s figures nearly halved in November 2019 as compared to October 2019 with only 126 units shipped.

Also read: Tata Gravitas Is The 7-Seater Harrier, Launching In Feb 2020

Hyundai Tucson: The top Hyundai model available in India continues to register low numbers and the month-on-month figures dropped by another 29 per cent. The Tucson has only 1 per cent of the segment’s market share.

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umesh jha
Dec 10, 2019 9:37:54 PM

What about kia seltos

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ma asraf
Dec 11, 2019 11:32:30 AM

Kia Seltos is not this segment. They consider that in compact SUV Segment such as Creta or XUV300.

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