Hatchback Premium Sales in November 2020

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Tata Altroz ​​finished third behind Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai i20 as it posted its highest monthly count in November.

The premium hatchback segment is one of the most contested in recent times and the space has undergone continuous expansion thanks to the arrival of new products such as the Tata Altroz ​​and Toyota Glanza, which is not entirely new as it is a renamed version of the Maruti Suzuki. Baleno. Just a few weeks ago, the third generation i20 stepped into the fray to spice things up.

The B2 hatchback segment as a whole was responsible for posting more than 37,400 sales units in the month of November 2020 with appreciable volume growth year over year. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno continued to lead the way ahead of the Hyundai i20 with a total of 17,872 units compared to 18,047 units during the same month of 2019.

This resulted in a 1% year-on-year decrease in sales. The Baleno was the only model to post five-digit sales as the second-place Hyundai i20 earned a cumulative national count of 9,095 units versus 10,446 units during the corresponding period last year with negative sales growth of 13 percent. .

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Hatchbacks premium (YoY) November 2020 sales November 2019 Sales
1. Maruti Baleno (-1%) 17,872 18,047
2. Hyundai i20 (-13%) 9,095 10,446
3. Tata Altroz 6,260
4. Toyota Glanza (5%) 2,428 2,313
5. VW Polo (-34%) 1,130 1,702
6. Honda Jazz (86%) 633 341

Tata Motors entered the premium hatchback segment with the debut of the Altroz ​​earlier this year. Its sales figures have risen steadily in recent months, and in November 2020, 6,260 units were sold, its highest monthly count yet. The Altroz ​​is the first model based on the ALFA platform and is powered by a 1.2-liter gasoline engine and a 1.5-liter diesel engine.

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The turbocharged version of the 1.2-liter Revotron petrol unit is expected to launch in the coming months and will likely offer a DCT on the higher-end variants. Sales of the Toyota Glanza grew 5 percent last month, registering 2,428 units in November 2020 compared to 2,313 units during the same period last year.

The Polo finished in fifth position with 1,130 units compared to 1,702 units in November 2019 with negative sales growth of 34%, while Honda Jazz posted a massive increase in sales of 86%, as 633 units were sold last month. .