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Maruti Suzuki’s August sales of key compact models down

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Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 117,864 vehicles in August 2015, a growth of 6.4%. This includes 106,781 units in the domestic market and 11,083 units in exports.

The Company had sold a total of 110,776 units in August 2014.

However, sales of compact cars — its bread and butter — fell 11.3% to 41,461 units. Ciaz sold over 4,000 units in August. Sales of Alto and WagonR rose 8.6%, which was the reason for the overall rise.

Category : Sub-segment

Models

Aug

Till Aug

April’14 – March’15

2015

2014

% Change

2015-16

2014-15

% Change

A: Mini

Alto, WagonR

37665

34686

8.6%

180218

166174

8.5%

425742

A: Compact

Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Dzire

41461

46759

-11.3%

219766

209372

5.0%

495999

A: Super Compact

Dzire Tour

3172

1328

138.9%

14451

5802

149.1%

18639

A: Mid-Size

SX4, Ciaz*

4156

50

8212.0%

19629

802

2347.5%

33151

Total A: Passenger Vehicles  

86454

82823

4.4%

434064

382150

13.6%

973531

B: Utility vehicles

Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross**

7836

5491

42.7%

30302

26389

14.8%

68198

C: Vans

Omni, Eeco

12491

9990

25.0%

58514

50501

15.9%

128973

Total Domestic Sales 

106781

98304

8.6%

522880

459040

13.9%

1170702

Total Export Sales 

11083

12472

-11.1%

58025

53,010

9.5%

121713

Total Sales (Domestic + Export) 

117864

110776

6.4%

580905

512050

13.4%

1292415

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