India’s largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported a 19.5 per cent increase in total sales in November at 1,10,147 units as against 92,140 units in the same month last year.
The company said its domestic sales increased by 17 per cent during the month to 1,00,024 units as against 85,510 units in November 2013.
Sales of mini segment cars, including, Alto, A-Star and WagonR, declined marginally to 37,746 units as compared to 38,040 units in the year-ago month, MSI said in a statement.
The company said sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz, Dzire rose by 13.8 per cent to 37,339 units in November this year as against 32,804 units last year.
MSI said sales of its compact sedan Dzire Tour surged over three-fold during the month under review at 1,989 units as against 604 units in November 2013.
The sales of company’s mid-sized sedan Ciaz, which was launched in October, stood at 5,232 units. The company had sold 200 units of SX4 sedan in November 2013. There was no sale of premium sedan Kizashi during the month.
Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, declined by 5.6 per cent at 5,515 units in November this year from 5,840 units in the corresponding month last year.
Sales of vans — Omni and Eeco rose by 52.1 per cent to 12,203 units in November this year as compared to 8,021 units in the same period of previous year. Exports during the month rose by 52.7 per cent to 10,123 units as compared to 6,630 units in November last year, MSI said.