Renault India duster
Renault India car sales in India doubled during April, according to a company statement. In Picture: A worker cleans the floor next to Renault's Duster cars in a showroom in Ahmedabad, India, August 22, 2015.

Renault India saw its monthly sales reaching a record high of 12,426 in April 2016. It also represented a growth of 211 percent over cars sold in April 2015, the company said in a statement on Monday. The company had sold 4,001 cars in April 2015.

Renault India's top-selling model is the Kwid, while its other models include SUV Duster, sedans Scala and Fluence, compact car Pulse and MPV Lodgy.

Sumit Sawhney, country CEO and managing director of Renault India, said the Kwid has been getting good responses in metros and small towns. He expressed optimism of sustaining the growth momentum in the coming months.

"Going forward, we are confident of maintaining the sales momentum, as we strategically work
towards expanding our sales and service network in India," he said in the statement.

Renault India sold 12,426 units, up 160 percent from 4,782 cars sold in March 2015. In February 2016, the company sold 8,834 cars.

The company has been aggressively selling its other models also, enhancing features. 

For instance, after making cosmetic upgrades and adding AMT transmission option for its SUV Duster, the company unveiled four custom accessories pack -- Sport, Essential, Chrome and Outdoor.

Renault India is a wholly-subsidiary of Renault S.A.S. France.

Most carmakers in India have begun the new financial year on a positive note, registering decent volume growth in domestic car sales. Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motor and Mahindra & Mahindra have posted high growth during the month, though exports witnessed a decline or muted growth.

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