The company has sold a total number of 4,229 units of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno within first five days of its launch. The car has been receiving heaping praises from alll corners of the automobile industry.

The sale of Maruti Baleno has dethroned the Hyundai i20 from the top spot in the premium hatchback category. As against Hyundai i20’s 8,200+ retailed units in November 2015, Maruti Suzuki sold slightly over 9,000 units of the Baleno hatchback.

With this astonishing sale, the Baleno has managed to secure its place in top 10 selling cars for the month. With more than 40,000 orders in just over a month further speaks volume about the kind of response Maruti Suzuki’s premium hatchback has received across the nation

On the other hand the troublesome of Hyundai is expected to escalate as the natural calamity and the floods in Chennai is likely to affect the production of the cars. The company has suspended three production shifts at its facility near Chennai.

Hyundai is already facing production issues to satisfy the demand supply equation for its popular models including the i20 and the Creta.

Having said that, the company’s another hatchback, the Grand i10, managed to beat the Swift for the first time ever since its launch. As against Maruti Swift’s over 11,800 retailed units in November 2015, almost 12,900 units of the Hyundai Grand i10 were sold in the month.