Maruti Suzuki reports 13.9% increase in sales in January

Monday 02 February 2015, 15:39 PM by

The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Monday reported 13.9 percent increase in total sales at 1,16,606 units in January 2015 as against 1,02,416 units in the same period last year. Maruti Suzuki said its domestic sales has increased by 9.3 percent during the month to 1,05,559 units as against 96,569 units in January 2014.

Sales of mini segment cars, including, Alto and WagonR, declined by 7.3 percent to 35,750 units as compared to 38,565 units in the year-ago month, MSI said in a statement.

The company said sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz and Dzire rose by 7.5 percent to 45,881 units in January this year as against 42,669 units last year. MSI said sales of its compact sedan Dzire Tour rose by 33 percent during the month under review at 1,378 units as against 1,036 units in January 2014.

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Maruti Suzuki reports 13.9% increase in sales in January

The sales of company's mid-sized sedan Ciaz, which was launched in October 2014, stood at 6,005 units. The company had sold 191 units of SX4 sedan in January 2014. There was no sale of premium sedan Kizashi during the month. Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, rose by 35 percent at 6,432 units in January this year from 4,763 units in the corresponding month last year.

Sales of vans -- Omni and Eeco -- rose by 8.2 percent to 10,113 units in January this year as compared to 9,345 units in the same period of previous year.

Exports during the month rose by 88.9 percent to 11,047 units as compared to 5,847 units in January last year, it added.

Source - PTI

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