February shakeout puts Indica ahead of M800, Santro


Bangalore: A shakeup is being witnessed in car sales ranking in the month of February.

While the Maruti Alto at 12,177 units retained its place as the highest selling car, the big surprise was that the Tata Indica overtook the M800 to assume second place relegating the latter to third spot. Wagon R art 7,088 units stood in fourth place while Hyundai Santro slipped to the fifth slot in the top 10 list of car sales.

Maruti has retained five slots in the top ten car rankings with first place for Alto, third place for M800, at 8,038 units, fourth place for fourth for the Wagon R and Zen with 4,049 units in the seventh position.

Last year in February 2004 M800 was the highest selling car at 13,518 units and Santro was in second place at 8,854 units while Alto stood third at 8,320 units. Indica was behind at 7,325 units. Zen occupied the fifth place with 5,907 units (same as Santro this February with 5,881 units). Wagon R took the sixth place at 4,952 units.