Hyundai Alcazar Beats, MG Hector, Tata Safari In Sales

New Tata Safari
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By finish of this yr, Mahindra will change XUV500 with the upcoming XUV700 on this section

The launch of Hyundai Alcazar not too long ago has widened the variety of choices within the C-segment mid-size SUV house. In complete, the C-segment witnessed retail of 11,298 models in opposition to 6,179 models registered in May this yr. This resulted in a cumulative MoM development of 82.85 %.

Alcazar, Hector Record Growth

In simply its second month itself, the Korean carmaker was capable of pip different heavyweights and declare the highest spot within the class. Hyundai dispatched 3,103 models of its newest entrant final month in opposition to 1,360 models in May this yr to dealerships throughout India. The seven-seat model of Creta recorded MoM development of 128.16 %.

MG Hector made it to the second spot on the record with a complete of three,0002 dispatches final month. In comparability, 1,231 models of the mid-size SUV have been dispatched in May this yr which translated to a development of 143.87 %. These figures embrace 5-seater Hector in addition to six- and seven-seater Hector Plus.

Tata Motors was capable of ship 2,041 models of Harrier final month as in comparison with 1,360 models in May this yr. This turned out to be a 50 % MoM development.

SUV Sales June 2021
SUV Sales June 2021

Safari, Compass Hold Up

Harrier was trailed by its bigger seven-seater twin Safari which recorded gross sales of 1,730 models in opposition to 1,536 dispatched in May 2021. A marginal MoM development of 12.63 % was recorded. Jeep Compass broke into the record with 789 models of gross sales quantity registered in June this yr. With 475 models dispatched to dealerships the earlier month, Compass witnessed a development of 66.11 %.

Mahindra XUV500 lagged behind with solely 633 models dispatched final month although it managed to document an MoM development of 191.71 % because the firm bought solely 217 models of the crossover in May this yr. The homegrown producer is actively testing its upcoming C-segment seven-seater providing XUV700 which is a non secular successor to the present XUV500. The SUV has been in improvement for over two years now and is anticipated to be launched by October this yr.

Alcazar- Trims & Specs

Despite its premium pricing with respect to its rivals, Alcazar has been acquired nicely by shoppers primarily because of its practicality and a great deal of options on provide even on its base variants. Alcazar is at the moment supplied in eight variants: Prestige, Prestige (O), Platinum, Platinum (O), Signature, Signature (O), Signature Dual Tone, and Signature (O) Dual Tone. It is obtainable in each six- and seven-seat layouts.

Alcazar will get two engine options- a 2.0-litre MPI petrol unit and a 1.5-litre CRDi diesel unit. The former places out 157 bhp and 191 Nm of peak torque whereas the latter churns out 114 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque. Both powertrains are supplied with both a 6-speed handbook or a 6-speed computerized gearbox.


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