Maruti Suzuki has three cars in the compact hatchback segment, whose combined sales are above the 15,000 mark

WagonR saw a dip in sales compared to the previous month.

Tiago’s sales have substantially gone up compared to last month.

Celerio saw a slight dip in its numbers compared to previous month.

Santro’s sales down by 15 per cent compared to May 2019.

Ignis sales have gone up considerably compared to previous month.

Datsun GO’s sales fell below 200 units in June 2019.

The compact hatchback segment is pretty packed, with Maruti having three offerings in the segment and the likes of Tata, Hyundai and Datsun having one each. Let’s take a look at which of these offerings were most sought after by new car buyers in the month of June.

Compact hatchbacks
  June   2019   May       2019  MoM   Growth  Market share   current(%)  Market share (% last   year)  YoY mkt share   (%)  Average sales (6   months)
Maruti WagonR  10228 14561 -29.75 36.69 36.38 0.31 11711
Tata Tiago  5537 3535 56.63 19.86 26.78 -6.92 6281
Maruti Celerio  4871 5277 -7.69 17.47 21.13 -3.66 7600
Hyundai Santro  4141 4902 -15.52 14.85 0 14.85 7027
Maruti Ignis  2911 1886 54.34 10.44 14.52 -4.08 2196
Datsun GO  188 244 -22.95 0.67 1.17 -0.5 366
Total  27876 30405 -8.31 99.98


Maruti WagonR: The WagonR sits comfortably at the top of the table with sales of more than 10,000 units in June. However, the compact hatchback from Maruti saw a sharp decline in sales compared to May, registering an almost 30 per cent MoM (month-on-month) decline. That said, the June sales are still not far off from the average sales of the last 6 months.

Tata Tiago: Tata’s Tiago reclaimed the second spot on the list by registering a MoM growth of more than 55 per cent. However, the Tata hatchback was slightly off its average sales figure over the last six months by more than 700 units.

Hyundai Santro: The Hyundai Santro’s sales have dipped when you look at the monthly figures for the compact hatchback over the last six months. The trend remains the same when you compare June’s numbers to that of May, which saw a decline of more than 15 per cent.

Maruti Celerio: The Celerio’s sales dipped by more than 7 per cent compared to the previous month. This has become a trend for the Celerio as it was behind its average sales over the last six months by more than 2700 units.

Maruti Ignis: The Ignis is the only Maruti on the list whose numbers went up when you take into account MoM numbers and average sales over the last six months. It commands a market share of more than 10 per cent.

Datsun GO: The Datsun GO’s numbers continue to take a tumble, falling below the 200 unit mark. Its market share has fallen below 1 per cent.

Total: The segment on a whole saw its MoM numbers drop by over 8 per cent.