Maruti Suzuki sales up 3.7 per cent at 1,13,759 units in September

Maruti Suzuki India sold total of 1,13,759 units in September 2015, registering a growth of 3.7 per cent. This includes 1,06,083 units in the domestic market and 7,676 units in exports.

By: | Updated: March 21, 2016 12:21 PM

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Maruti Suzuki India sold total of 1,13,759 units in September 2015, registering a growth of 3.7 per cent. This includes 1,06,083 units in the domestic market and 7,676 units in exports. (Photo: Reuters)

Maruti Suzuki India sold total of 1,13,759 units in September 2015, registering a growth of 3.7 per cent. This includes 1,06,083 units in the domestic market and 7,676 units in exports. The company had sold a total sales of 1,09,742 units in September 2014.

With this, country's largest carmaker has sold a total of 6,94664 units, a growth of 11.7 per cent, for the period of April-September 2015-16 over previous year.

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a filing to BSE that its domestic sales increased by 6.8 per cent during the month to 1,06,083 units as against 99,290 units in September, 2014.

Sales of mini segment cars, including, Alto and WagonR, increased marginally to 35,570 units as compared to 35,547 units in the year-ago month.

The company said sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz and Dzire increased by 3.5 per cent to 44,826 units in September this year as against 43,304 units last year.

MSI said sales of its compact sedan Dzire Tour surged over two-fold during the month under review at 3,229 units as against 1,221 units in September, 2014.

The sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz, which was launched in October, 2014, stood at 4,291 units.

The company had sold 1,375 units of SX4 sedan in September, 2014.

There was no sale of premium sedan Kizashi during the month.

The company said it sold 3,600 units of its newly launched premium crossover S-Cross during the last month.

Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, rose by 5.9 per cent at 6,331 units in September this year from 5,980 units in the corresponding month last year.

Sales of vans -- Omni and Eeco -- declined marginally to 11,836 units in September this year as compared to 11,863 units in the same period of previous year.

Exports during the month declined by 26.6 per cent to 7,676 units as compared to 10,452 units in September last year, MSI said, adding that overseas shipment of around 3,500 units was delayed last month.

Maruti Suzuki shares were trading 1.86 per cent down at Rs 4601.85 at 11.03 am.

With PTI inputs

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