Every single mid-size SUV saw a significant drop in sales in November compared to the festive month of October

  • Entire segment’s month-on-month sales dropped by nearly 21 per cent.
  • Hector still selling more than three times as many units as the nearest rival.
  • Harrier’s month-on-month figures dropped by nearly 40 per cent, still behind XUV500.
  • The Jeep Compass’ month-on-month sales dropped by over 25 per cent.
  • Hexa sales almost halved.

The sales figures of November 2019 were expected to drop as compared to the Diwali sales in the previous month — even in the popular mid-size SUV segment. MG Hector was the only one in its segment to reach four-digital sales, with even the Harrier taking a dive. Here’s how every model performed in November:

November 2019 October 2019 MoM Growth Market share current(%) Market share (% last year) YoY mkt share (%) Average sales (6 months)
MG Hector 3239 3536 -8.39 55.79 0 55.79 1612
Mahindra XUV500 981 1378 -28.8 16.89 37.29 -20.4 1151
Tata Harrier 762 1258 -39.42 13.12 0 13.12 1095
Jeep Compass 638 854 -25.29 10.99 42.06 -31.07 723
Tata Hexa 126 229 -44.97 2.17 17.6 -15.43 205
Hyundai Tucson 59 83 -28.91 1.01 3.03 -2.02 67
Total 5805 7338 -20.89 99.97

Takeaways

MG Hector: MG Motor retains the throne in the mid-size SUV segment with the Hector. Over 3,200 units were shipped in November but it suffered a drop of over 8 per cent in terms of MoM sales. It has more than 55 per cent of the current segment market share.

Mahindra XUV500: Mahindra’s XUV500 is still the second best-selling model in the segment in November 2019 but its numbers have dropped to under 1,000 units. The XUV500 also suffered a MoM drop of almost 29 per cent.

Tata Harrier: The Tata Harrier registered a drop of nearly 40 per cent in MoM figures in November. It is the third best-seller in the segment, not far ahead of the Compass SUV.

Jeep Compass: The Compass suffered a 25 per cent month-on-month drop in sales but still shipped over 600 units in November 2019. This time last year, the Jeep enjoyed a market share of over 42 per cent but with the entry of new rivals, it’s current market share has been cut down to 11 per cent.

Tata Hexa: The Hexa’s figures nearly halved in November 2019 as compared to October 2019 with only 126 units shipped.

Hyundai Tucson: The top Hyundai model available in India continues to register low numbers and the month-on-month figures dropped by another 29 per cent. The Tucson has only 1 per cent of the segment’s market share.

Source :- CarDekho.com