Mahindra Scorpio has managed to beat the Ertiga with 9,536 units sold in the month of September 2022 as the Ertiga has sold 9,299 units
The popularity of three row cars in India is increasing continuously and their demand has increased. Along with this, there has also been a huge reversal in the list of top 10 in this segment. In fact, in the month of September 2022, Mahindra Scorpio has emerged as the best selling car of its segment and has beaten the segment leader Maruti Suzuki Ertiga.
Mahindra has reported an overall sales of 9,536 units of the Scorpio in September 2022, a growth of 268 per cent year-on-year as against 2,588 units sold during the same period last year. The Scorpio N is based on a new ladder frame chassis and is bigger than the Scorpio Classic (updated old Scorpio). The deliveries of the Scorpio N have also started recently.
Powering it is a 2.2-litre diesel and 2.0-litre petrol engine and the popularity of Mahindra Scorpio N and Scorpio Classic is expected to remain unchanged in the near future. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga stood second last month with total sales of 9,299 units, a decline of 18 per cent as compared to 11,308 units sold in September 2021.
|Top 7-Seater Cars||september 2022||September 2021|
|1. Mahindra Scorpio (268%)||9,536||2,588|
|2. Maruti Suzuki Ertiga (-18%)||9,299||11,308|
|3. Mahindra Bolero (362%)||8,108||1,755|
|4. Toyota Innova Crysta (54%)||7,282||4,724|
|5. Mahindra XUV700 (343%)||6,063||1,370|
|6. Kia Carens||5,233||,|
|7. Renault Triber (52%)||3,087||2,029|
|8. Maruti Suzuki XL6 (-18%)||3,061||3,748|
|9. Toyota Fortuner (57%)||2,935||1,869|
|10. Hyundai Alcazar (37%)||2,643||1,929|
The Ertiga and its sibling XL6 have recently received updates and come equipped with a new 1.5-litre K15C four-cylinder smart hybrid petrol engine that produces 103 PS of power and 136.8 hp along with a host of new features. The unit develops torque of m. This powertrain is mated to a five-speed manual and a six-speed torque converter automatic.
Mahindra Bolero sales have increased by 362 per cent to 8,108 units as against 1,755 units sold in September 2021, while Toyota Innova Crysta was the fourth best-selling seven-seater in the country last month as the MPV registered sales of 7,282 units. This is an increase of 54 per cent year-on-year as against 4,724 units sold in September 2021.
Mahindra XUV700 once again continued its dominance in September 2022 with sales of 6,063 units as compared to 1,370 units in September 2021, an increase of 343 per cent year-on-year. On the other hand, Kia India has sold a total of 5,233 units of Cars in the last month.
Renault Triber has sold 3,087 units in September 2022, registering a growth of 52 per cent as compared to only 2,029 units in September. On the other hand, Maruti Suzuki XL6 has sold 3,061 units, a decline of 18 per cent, compared to 3,748 units sold in September 2021. Similarly, Toyota Fortuner sold 2,935 units with a growth of 57 per cent in the previous month, while Hyundai sold 2,643 units with Aljacar’s growth of 37 per cent.