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India's largest car manufacturer by volume, Maruti Suzuki, has reinforced its supremacy in passenger vehicle sales, as is evident from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)'s list of the top 10 best passenger vehicles in December 2015.

Maruti Suzuki sealed top four spots, and in total, six of its cars have made to the list. Hyundai Motor India Limited is second in the list with two of its cars on it. Mahindra and Renault occupied the other two slots in the top-10 list.

Maruti Suzuki's bestseller, the Alto hatchback, reached to the numero uno position with the sale of 22,589 units in December 2015. This is an improvement from the 22,296 units of Altos sold in December 2014. The WagonR hatchback is at the second spot with 14,645 units sold, against 12,329 units in the same period last year. Maruti Suzuki sold 14,548 units of the Swift to seal the third spot. However, the Swift's sale saw a decline from the 17,410 units in December 2014. The sedan sibling Swift Dzire registered sale of 13,176 units and secured the fourth spot.

Hyundai India's Grand i10 moved up to fifth in the list with 12,749 units sold, up from 8,210 units and the seventh place in December 2014. Maruti Suzuki's new premium hatchback, the Baleno, continued healthy sales with 10,572 units, and also overtook its prime rival Hyundi Elite i20. Hyundai sold 10,379 units of Elite i20 to secure the seventh spot.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio was eighth, with 8,019 units sold, followed by Mahindra's bestseller, the Bolero, with sale of 7,133 units in December 2015. Renault India's bestseller, the Kwid hatback, secured the last spot in the list with 6,888 units sold in December 2015.

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