Maruti Suzuki India Limited continues to be the most preferred car brand in the country. In 2021, 8 out of top 10 best-selling passenger vehicles were Maruti Suzuki, first time, in a calendar year. These eight vehicles include WagonR, Swift, Baleno, Alto 800, Dzire, Vitara Brezza, Eeco and Ertiga. Ertiga joined the top 10 best-selling passenger vehicles for the first time, in 2021.
Interestingly, hatchbacks bagged the top four slots in the list. WagonR with over 1.83 lakh units became the highest selling car model of the year followed by Swift, Baleno and Alto800. The eight Maruti Suzuki models contribute over 83% of the total volumes of top 10 selling models and almost 38% of the total passenger vehicle sales volumes in 2021.
Maruti Suzuki started exports of its vehicles in 1986-87 with the first large consignment to Hungary. Today, Maruti Suzuki exports to over 100 countries, globally. Till date, the Company has exported over 21.85 lakh units. Maruti Suzuki’s vehicles are popular with global customers across Latin America, ASEAN, Africa, Middle East and neighboring regions.