The leading car manufacturer in the country, Maruti Suzuki has confirmed in the presence of media, the company sold a total of 1,30,280 units in the last month, compared to 1,17,451 units in February 2016. In which of the total units, the domestic market has received 1,20,735 units of sales whereas the remaining units (9,545 units) from exports.
The minicar segment with the models like Maruti Suzuki Wagon R and Alto has reported a decline of 6.8% with 33,079 units in the last month compared to 35,495 units in February 2016. With the entry of Maruti Suzuki Ignis, the compact segment registered a total of 47,002 units in February 2017 that leads to reporting a growth of 9.4% compared to 42,970 units in February 2016. In the company’s compact segment, the Maruti Baleno, Maruti Swift, Maruti Celerio and Maruti Swift Dzire are the popular cars.
The Dzire Tour has declined by 26.9% whereas the Ciaz sedan registers more than 5,886 units of in the previous month compared to 5,162 units in the year-ago month. The Maruti Vitara has triple-digit growth of over 110% in the last month. A total of 17,863 units of utility vehicles, including Maruti S-Cross, Maruti Ertiga and Maruti Gypsy, sold by the car market leader.
Maruti Suzuki sold 1.08 lakhs of units in the domestic market in Feb 2016. The overall exports reported 2.2% in the last month with sales of 9,545 units, compared to 9,336 units in the year-ago month.