The best-selling car in India in May 2022! Let’s find the best-selling model!

May 2022 was a good month for Indian automakers. Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai have seen impressive growth in sales. Let’s find out which one it was The best-selling car in India in May 2022!

Important places

  • In May 2022, Maruti Suzuki sold a total of 1,24,474 units.
  • Wagon R At the top of the list is Tata Nexon
  • Tata Motors is in second place with sales of 43,341 units in May 2022

In April 2022, for the first time since COVID, very good sales figures were observed. Although market share has not reached pre-COVID levels, some of our Indian automakers are moving forward with this month’s sales.

Due to the pandemic crisis and the shortage of semiconductor chips, it has affected production in the last 2 years. Companies are slowly coming out of the recession and this month is better than the last 2 years.

Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors

Maruti Suzuki in the list of the best performers in May 2022 sold a total of 1,24,474 copies. Maruti Suzuki is followed by Tata Motors, Hyundai and Mahindra. Tata Motors sold 1,754 more units in May 2022 than in April of the same year. In addition, Mahindra in May 2022 set a record 4,464 units higher than in April 2022.

nexon tata motors


Hyundai has seen a slight decline in sales since April 2022, and in May 2022, 1,708 units were sold less. But the total number of 42,293 units is almost twice the number of Hyundai sales in May 2021. So, with that in mind, it’s still a good time for Hyundai in India. . In May, Hyundai exceeded 50,000 units.

Here is a table showing the sales of the best-selling companies in India in May 2022, April 2022 and May 2021.


May 2022

April 2022

The difference

May 2021

Maruti Suzuki



2 479

32 903

Tata Motors

43 341

41 587


15 181


42 293

44 001


25 001


26 632

22 168


7 748


18 718

19 019


11 050


10 216

15 085




4 604




MG Motors

4 008




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MG Motors

MG Motors is another brand that has shown better results than last month’s sales. It has doubled sales from 2008 units to 4,008 units. This is almost 4 times since May 2021.


In May 2022, Toyota sold only 10,216 units, and sales fell. However, their total sales from January to May 2022 increased by 16%.

Atul Sood, TKM’s Vice President of Sales and Strategic Marketing, said, “This Glanza received a great response from our customers. leading models of such segments Innova Krista and Fortuner continue to work well and make healthy booking orders. The Camry hybrid and Vellfire continues to be in strong demand. “


Kia still sells 7,899 Sonets and 5,953 cars in India. Seltos and 4612 Karens units. The remaining 239 units sold in May 2022 belong to the Kia Carnival.


Skoda sold 4,604 units in May 2022, compared to 5,152 units in April of that year. In May 2021, Skoda sold only 716 units. Slavia and Kushak continue to perform well for the company.

The best-selling cars in India in May 2022


May 2022

May 2021


Marut Wagon R

16 814



Tata Nexon

14 614

6 439


Marutty Swift

14 133



Maruti Baleno

13 970

4 803


Tata Alto

12 933



Maruti Ertiga

12 226



Maruti Dzire

11 603

5 819


Hyundai Creta

10 973

7 527


Maruti Eco

10 482



Maruti Vitara Brezza

10 312



In May 2022, Maruti Suzuki sold 16,814 Wagon R units. The best-selling car in India. Wagon R is experiencing an increase in popularity with sales growth of 2,086 units sold in May last year. Annual sales percentage growth for the Wagon R reached a massive 706%.

wagon r photo

Tata Motors Nexon is located behind the Wagon R. With 14,641 units sold, Nexon had the best month of sales in May 2022, the highest number in a given month since its launch. Annual growth increased by 127% Nexon from the sales record in May last year.

Next on the list is Maruti Suzuki’s Swift with 14,133 units sold. Swift has once again risen to the top ten best-selling cars in India. Swift sales increased by 102% compared to last year.

They are followed by Maruti Baleno, Tata Alto, Maruti Ertiga, Maruti Dzire, Hyundai Creta, Maruti Eeko and Maruti Vitara Brezza.

Maruti Suzuki dominates the Indian car market with family-friendly, reliable models that continue to amaze buyers. Tata Motors is no exception. With new models being introduced in all segments, Tata Motors is also better in terms of sales and performance.

Foreign brands such as Kia and MG Motors are gaining the trust and popularity of Indian consumers, while other brands such as Toyota and Hyundai are retaining their status. Although Toyota and Hyundai did not reach the sales level of Tata and Maruti in particular, they performed better than the post-covid.

From the table we can see that hatchbacks dominate our market, although they are still in the trend of big SUVs. The top ten includes 4 hatchbacks, as well as 3 SUVs, 2 MPVs and 1 sedan. At the top of the list is the Wagon R – a hatchback with a compact SUV Nexon.

Under the brand, we see that Maruti Suzuki sells not only the maximum number of cars, but also the most popular models this year. In May 2022, 7 of the top 10 best-selling cars in India were Indian-Japanese carmakers. Tata is the rest of the Nexon and Alto and Hyundai Creta list.

Indian buyers seem to prefer Indian carmakers more than other brands. However, since the consumer pool is as large as ours, there is always room for other brands to leave their mark here.

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RC Verma

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