These cars beating slow down of automobile sector
At present, the entire country is experiencing sluggishness in the auto sector. For the 10th consecutive month, sales of vehicles have decreased. According to data from the SIAM, an association of auto companies, sales of passenger vehicles have shown a sharp decrease in August compared to the same period last year. However, even in this slowness, there are some cars which are in good demand. Some of these are new, some are updated models. Sales of updated models have increased by more than 100%. Today we are going to tell you about those cars which are safe from the recession.
Maruti Suzuki Eeco: Recently, Maruti Suzuki has updated the Eco with new safety features. It is available in 5 and 7 seater options. Due to the low price, the seating area of more people and the option of CNG, it is being liked a lot. The starting price of the Eco is Rs 3.55 lakh. Talking about sales, Maruti Eeco sold 8,658 units in August. Sales of Echo increased by 32% as compared to August last year. In August 2018, 6,546 units were sold.
Hyundai Venue: Hyundai's subcompact SUV was launched in May. It was launched in the Maruti Brezza-dominated segment. The Venu received a very good response and left Maruti Brezza behind in terms of sales. It is now the best-selling SUV in the SUV segment smaller than 4 meters. 9,342 Venue SUVs are sold in August. Its starting price is Rs 6.50 lakh.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga: The new Maruti Ertiga is also one of the slowdown cars. While most car sales have fallen, Ertiga sales have increased by 139%. In August, 8,391 Maruti Ertiga sold, while in August last year 3,515 Ertiga were sold. The starting price of the Ertiga is Rs 7.55 lakh.
MG Hector: Despite the slowness in the automobile industry, this new SUV is also in great demand. Hector was launched in June. After its booking reached 28 thousand, the company has stopped booking Hector for some time. There are 2,018 hectares sold in August, which is about 34% higher than the July sales. In July, 1,508 hectares were sold. Its starting price is 12.18 lakh rupees. Hector has many great features, some of which are going to be seen in the SUV of this segment for the first time.
Kia Seltos: This new SUV is also included in the cars that beat sluggishness in the automobile industry. In August, Kia Motors sold 6,236 Celtos SUVs. In terms of sales, the Celtos has overtaken the SUV like the Creta to occupy the number 1 position in the mid-size SUV segment. Despite the new SUV, so much demand in the first month of the launch itself shows that the sluggishness in the industry has not affected it. The starting price of the Celtos SUV is Rs 9.69 lakh. The Celtos has several engines and gearbox options and many latest features.