Tata Motors, Hyundai, Maruti, Toyota
Indian automakers have released their sales figures for April 2022. While most brands reported declining sales due to chip shortages, the local automaker and a few other brands managed to double their sales.
Maruti Suzuki Sales April 2022
Maruti Suzuki sold 1,21,995 units in April 2022, recording a year-over-year sales decline of 10.22%. In the same month last year, Maruti sold 1,35,879 cars in the country. The company also recorded a monthly sales decline of 8.86%.
Maruti Suzuki’s entry-level cars – Alto & S-Presso – saw a drastic drop in sales. The company sold 17,134 cars in the mini segment in April 2022 compared to 25,041 units in the same month last year. The brand’s compact segment cars, including Baleno, Celerio, Dzire, Ignis, Swift, Tour S and WagonR, also saw a massive drop in sales. The company sold 59,184 compact cars in April 2022 compared to 72,318 cars in the same month last year.
Hyundai sales April 2022
Hyundai is facing a shortage of semiconductor chips and parts, which has impacted its production as well as its sales. The company recorded a 10% drop in sales in April 2022. Hyundai sold 44,001 cars in April 2022 compared to 49,002 cars in the same month last year. The company had sold 44,600 cars in March 2022 as the month-over-month decline in sales is marginal.
While domestic sales declined, Hyundai improved its exports. The company exported 12,200 cars in April 2022 compared to 10,201 cars in the same month last year; registering an annual growth of 19.60%.
Tata Sales April 2022
Riding on the success of its new range of SUVs, Tata Motors has managed to double its sales in the Indian market. It is expected that the company may soon overcome Hyundai to grab the second spot in the list of top brands in the country.
In the domestic passenger vehicle segment, Tata Motors recorded a massive annual growth of 66%. The company sold 41,587 passenger cars in April 2022 compared to 25,095 units in the same month last year. However, the company’s MoM sales fell slightly by 1.67%.
Tata sold 39,265 internal combustion cars in April 2022, an increase of 60% compared to the same month last year. In the electric vehicle segment, Tata sold 2,322 cars in April 2022. The company delivered 581 cars in the same month last year.
Toyota sales April 2022
Toyota also recorded massive sales growth of 57% in the month of April 2022. The company sold 15,085 cars in April 2022 compared to 9,600 cars in the same month last year. However, Toyota’s MoM sales were down 11.94%. The company delivered 17,131 cars in March 2022.
Mr. Atul Sood, Associate Vice President, Sales and Strategic Marketing, TKM said, “Demand continues to peak in the new fiscal year, as we close April with overall growth of 57% vs. wholesale sales in April 2021. Along with the Crysta, Fortuner and Legender, the Camry Hybrid has also received very encouraging orders.The response to the “Cool new Glanza” has also been impressive and has been going very well since the start of its deliveries from March this year, from Tier I cities to rural markets.