By Wasana Nadeeshani Sellahewa
(Commonwealth) _ Maruti Suzuki, also known as Maruti Suzuki India Limited, was formed in 1981 and is the market leader in automobile production in India. Nonetheless, the brand remains the largest in the country and continues to provide great vehicles aimed at the “family” market. Maruti Suzuki is also one of India’s most cheap brands, which has helped it maintain its remarkably high market share.
The company is most renowned for their tiny hatchbacks and compact SUVs, with the Swift being one of the top-selling vehicles in both their portfolio and the country. Other famous Maruti Suzuki vehicles include the Vitara Brezza, Alto 800, Wagon R, Baleno, Ertiga, S-Presso, and Dzire. Maruti also offers a few luxury vehicles, such as the Ciaz, S-Cross, and XL6, which stand out for their high-end feature specifications. With new models such as the Jimny, Grand Vitara, Swift Hybrid, and WagonR Electric, we expect Maruti Suzuki to maintain their lead for at least another few years. Maruti Suzuki is an excellent alternative for consumers on a tight budget who want to get their money’s worth.
Hyundai is a manufacturer that has grown in popularity in the country, ranking second with a market share of 16.41 percent. Although the brand first arrived in India in 1996, the first Santro reached the market in 1998. People were blown away by what the South Korean firm had to offer. Almost a quarter-century later, Hyundai continues to make headlines with its fast hatchbacks, stylish sedans, and powerful SUVs. Hyundai offers several remarkable models that have been named as some of the finest in the country.
The i20, Grand i10 Nios, and the perennial favorite Santro are just a few hatchback alternatives, while the Verna, Aura, and Elantra are among the best-selling sedans. However, it is Hyundai’s SUV offerings that have piqued the public’s interest, with the Creta, Venue, and the newly released Tucson accounting for some of the country’s best-selling SUVs. Hyundai’s future looks as promising, with models like as the Palisade, Alcazar, Nexo, Iconiq, and Santa Fe all expected to arrive in the nation in the coming years.
Tata is widely regarded as one of India’s largest and oldest corporations. The Tata name has been a part of Indian history for nearly 150 years, having been formed in 1868. Tata has affiliates in nearly every industry, including communications, consumer products, electricity, steel, air-conditioning, hotels, and airlines, and they even managed to include Starbucks in their amazing list. However, we are here to look at Tata Motors, which was founded in 1945 and presently controls 8.82 percent of the country’s market share. With so much history behind them, it’s no wonder that Tata is one of India’s best-selling vehicle manufacturers, and purchasers have been paying a premium since they revamped their portfolio.
South Korea and vehicle manufacturers are ideal partners. It appears that anything they set their hands to produces wonderful results. KIA is only one of many names that spring to mind, and despite the fact that the firm was founded in 1944, it just joined the Indian market in 2019. KIA, on the other hand, launched one of India’s most competitive SUVs, the Seltos. Although KIA presently holds 5.41 percent of the country’s market share, there is little question that this figure will climb in the next years.
KIA has only three models available in India as of this writing – Seltos, Sonet, and Carnival – but they are all highly outstanding in terms of features, technology, and cost. However, it appears that KIA was only testing the waters in India because the South Korean automaker plans to debut a slew of new vehicles in the future years.
Mahindra & Mahindra was created in 1945 and is one of the country’s top 20 firms. The first thing that comes to mind when you think of a Mahindra vehicle is durability, ruggedness, and space, and that is precisely what you get from every single automobile that Mahindra builds. The XUV300 and XUV500 are high-end variants of the Scorpio, while the Bolero delivers on all it promises – and then some. The Marazzo is a new entry in the 7-seater sector, while the Alturas G4 is the company’s premium SUV. Mahindra, like the majority of the manufacturers featured here, is looking to the future and plans to produce a slew of EVs and other SUVs.