Top 10 Most Selling Cars in India of All Time

You’d had much for the modern day automobile market in our blogs, haven’t you? Well how about we turn the tides back to the history. Nothing quite like a trip to the memory lane, aye?

India has had its fair share of automobiles over the years. These automobiles or shall we say cars have entertained people for years and long. We thought of catching some precious time to unearth the most selling cars in the history of all time.

And we’ve got quite a list to attend to. Shall we begin the proceedings, then?

10) Hyundai i10

Hyundai Grand i10

Let’s start off with the first entrant of our list, Hyundai i10. This one has been one of the most preferred hatchbacks among the Indian car enthusiasts. Having been awarded top accolades over the years, it rightly makes us the entry into our list.

This one is a firm favorite due to its efficient functionality and affordable price range. As of current, this one is still firmly stationed at the top of the selling charts.

9) Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire

swift dzire

Next up is the sedan offering from Maruti Suzuki. This one is an extended version of the hatchback Swift and shares similar specs all around. It shared both petrol and diesel engine formats and offering great mileage for its segment.

The car had an affordable tag to it whilst it possessed great functionality all around. The car is still famed in the Indian market with a new facelift model to be launched soon in the latter part of the year.

8) Mahindra Scorpio

Mahindra Scorpio

The quintessential SUV offering from Mahindra, this one has been there and seen it all. It has been one of the top sellers in the Indian car industry and is the best-seller in its segment.

It runs efficiently on the road as it does off the road allowing users to experience great feel on the ride and functioning. It has offered itself in all diesel engine model.

7) Mahindra Bolero

Mahindra Bolero


An efficient consumer based SUV offering from Mahindra, this one was priced in the lower cordons than the Scorpio model. It has all diesel engine offering and was one of the first SUV models in India.

The car was used extensively for on-field and off-field works. It even found ahome to administrative works.

6) Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Another hatchback model from Maruti Suzuki, this one has a wide space and flexible amenities integrated. It has marked itself as all petrol engine.

The car was a perfect option for someone looking for an upgrade from the low-end Maruti 800 models. A perfect blend of automobile engineering integrating the best of features within it.

This one is still found around and is offered in petrol and CNG models.

5) Tata Indica

Tata Indica

One from the offerings of Tata Motors, this one has been in the Indian market for long. It has been one of the best sellers in the list. Judging by the numbers it makes itself as the fifth best-seller. Quite an accolade.

It’s a hatchback model offered in petrol variant and still is offered in the modern day market.

4) Hyundai Santro

Hyundai Santro

Long before Hyundai i10 made the rounds, Santro was the hatchback that propelled Hyundai’s sales in the Indian market. This one remains fourth in the list of top selling cars in India.

It was one of the prime hatchback options for someone looking for a well-crafted piece of automobile. It’s still traded these days but has been cast aside with the presence of better options.

3) Maruti Suzuki Alto

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

Maruti Suzuki can’t have enough of them already of the list. This piece of a car ranked as the third in the list is a hatchback model. It shares the specs with the Maruti Suzuki 800 as they are based on the same engine configuration.

It was, however, a little upgrade on the Maruti Suzuki 800 model with the exterior and interiors.

2) Maruti Suzuki 800

Maruti Suzuki 800

One of the most traded options in the Indian car market, Maruti Suzuki 800 epitomizes the way India went ahead with cars. Often termed as the entry-level step into the car, this one is termed as allowing the individual their first taste of cars.

It has a hatchback small car body with manageable features and affordable price tag.

1) Hindustan Ambassador

Hindustan Ambassador

The top of the list is reserved for the legendary Indian car, Hindustan Ambassador. The car was one of the first four-wheelers in the nation and was used by almost everyone. The car was the preferred choice for administrative people and for all.

The company did shut down the production in 2004, yet the car remains as the top most in the selling charts.

How was your trip down the memory lane? We guess you loved the piece of history we presented to you.

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