The firm bought 7,466 models of e Seltos and 1,117 models of Carnival in final month.
- Last Updated: April 4, 2020, 5:01 PM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
As a majority of automotive producers reported critically declining gross sales in March as a result of nationwide 21-day lockdown, Kia emerged as the only real producer which improved on its gross sales from February this yr. The firm bought 7,466 models of e Seltos and 1,117 models of Carnival in final month. In addition to this, the Seltos additionally grew to become the best-selling SUV within the nation beating Hyundai Creta and Vitara Brezza.
At this yr’s Auto Expo in February, Hyundai dropped the wraps on the all-new Creta. The automotive was launched on March 16 and got here in a brand new Avatar and a whole overhaul each by way of mechanicals in addition to cosmetics. The Korean producer managed to promote 6,706 models of the automotive trailing a place behind its cousin Seltos.
As BS-VI emission norms come into impact, the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza was additionally launched with a petroleum engine. Maruti Suzuki managed to promote 5,513 models of the automotive rating ninth within the prime 10 promoting automobiles of India.
The lockdown has globally affected automakers who’ve reported critically declining in gross sales because of manufacturing halts. As the Coronavirus proceed to grip international locations crippling economies, automakers have been pressured to close down crops in mild of the chance of spreading. However, with the intention to deal with the outbreak, a number of producers, globally in addition to in India have determined to transform their crops to provide ventilators and different security gear to deal with the state of affairs.