MG Motor clocks record sales of ZS EV in June as electric car sales pick up


MG Motor clocks record sales of ZS EV in June as electric car sales pick up

  • Hector SUV remains the best-selling car from MG Motor in India.
  • MG Motor sold two electric vehicles for every five cars last month.
MG Motor’s electric vehicles, which include the Comet EV and ZS EV, helped the carmaker to achieve highest monthly sales in June.

MG Motor saw its electric vehicle sales increase to record level in June as the British-origin carmaker ended the month with 4,644 units delivered to customers last month. The biggest highlight for MG Motor in June was the record sales of the ZS EV – its flagship electric SUV which made its debut in India in 2019. The ZS EV, along with the Comet EV which is India’s most affordable electric car, contributed 40 per cent of the carmaker’s overall sales in India in June.

This is the second month in a row that ZS EV has achieved record monthly sales in India. In May too, MG Motor had clocked more than 35 per cent of its sales from electric vehicles led by ZS EV. The share of electric vehicles sales for MG Motor stood at 1,861 units out of the 4,644 cars it sold last month. It is a little over 40 per cent of the overall sales MG Motor clocked in June, which means the carmaker sold two electric cars for every vehicle that was delivered to its customers last month.

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Another key contributor to the increase in EV sales for MG Motor is the Comet EV. The small and boxy electric car is currently the most affordable in the segment one can buy in India. The Comet EV is priced from 7.98 lakh, going up to 9.98 lakh (ex-showroom). The electric hatchback takes on the likes of Tata Tiago EV and Citroen E-C3 in the segment.

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Among the other models, Hector continues to be MG Motor’s best-selling car in India. The carmaker also offers SUVs like Astor and Gloster. It recently launched two special edition of the Gloster SUV, which rivals the likes of Toyota Fortuner in the large SUV segment. The carmaker is also expected to introduce the facelift version of the Astor SUV, MG Motor’s bet against the likes of Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara.

First Published Date: 01 Jul 2024, 11:06 AM IST

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