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Maruti sales jump 17% in Dec

PTI New Delhi | Updated on November 10, 2017 Published on January 04, 2011

The five popular Maruti car models with factory fitted i-GPI (Intelligent Gas Port Injection) CNG technology in New Delhi. Photo: S_Subramanium   -  The Hindu Business Line

Car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reported 17.01 per cent jump in its sales for December 2010 at 99,225 units. The company’s sales for the same month of the previous year were at 84,804 units.

The company’s domestic sales market stood at 89,469 units in last month, a 26.01 per cent increase from 71,000 units in December 2009.

The sales of the company’s once bread—and—butter model M800 also declined by 30.15 per cent to 1,798 units from 2,574 units in December 2009.

The A2 segment (comprising Alto, WagonR, Estilo, Swift, A—Star and Ritz) witnessed 23.46 per cent growth at 64,492 units compared to 52,236 units in the same month a year ago. A3 segment sales (consisting of SX4 and DZiRE) increased by 19.37 per cent to 9,362 units from 7,843 units in the corresponding period a year ago, the company said.

Exports during December 2010, however, fell by 29.32 per cent to 9,756 units from 13,804 units in the year—ago period.

The company’s passenger car sales rose by 20.75 per cent to 75,652 in December as against 62,653 units in the same month in 2009.

In the nine months of this fiscal, the company’s total sales stood at 9,27,665 units compared to 7,30,943 units, up by 26.91 per cent.

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Published on January 04, 2011
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