Maruti Suzuki posts marginal rise in Oct sales

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on November 01, 2013

Sales of Dzire rose 19.6 per cent to 17,211 units in October.

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported 1.91 per cent increase in total sales at 1,05,087 units in October against 1,03,108 in the same month last year.

The company said its domestic sales increased marginally to 96,062 units from 96,002 vehicles in October last year.

Sales of mini-car segment, including M800, Alto, A-Star and WagonR, declined 6.8 per cent to 39,379 units from 42,233 last year, the company said in a statement.

Sales of compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz declined 1.2 per cent to 22,188 units in October this year from 22,459 units in the same month in 2012.

Maruti Suzuki said sales of its popular compact sedan Dzire rose 19.6 per cent during the month under review to 17,211 units from 14,389 units in October 2012.

The company’s mid-sized sedan SX4 registered a decline of 62.3 per cent to 262 units (695). There was no sale of premium sedan Kizashi during the month.

Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, stood at 7,236 units in October this year, down 2.2 per cent from 7,400 units in the corresponding month last year.

Sales of vans — Omni and Eeco — rose 11.3 per cent to 9,786 units (8,791 units). Exports rose 27 per cent to 9,025 units from 7,106 units.

Published on November 01, 2013
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