Maruti sales down 10.7 p.c. in November
The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday reported 10.7 per cent decline in its total sales at 92,140 units in November as against 1,03,200 units in the same month last year.
Domestic sales during the month stood at 85,510 units, down 5.9 per cent from 90,882 units in November last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
Sales of mini passenger cars, including M800, Alto, A-Star and WagonR grew by 3.7 per cent at 38,040 units as against 36,679 units last year.
MSI said during the month, sales of its compact cars comprising Swift, Estilo and Ritz were at 18,122 units as against 23,849 units in the year-ago month, down 24 per cent.
Sales of compact sedan Dzire grew by 13.2 per cent to 15,286 units as against 13,502 units in November last year, the company said.
Mid-sized sedan SX4 saw sales decline by 71.1 per cent to just 200 units in November as compared to 692 units last year, while premium sedan Kizashi sold just one unit.
Sales of utility vehicles, including Ertiga, Grand Virara and Gypsy stood at 5,840 units as against 7,439 units, down 21.5 per cent.
Van sales, consisting of Omni and Eeco were at 8,021 units as compared to 8,650 units last year, down 7.3 per cent, it said.
Exports in November this year were down 46.2 per cent to 6,630 units from 12,318 units in the same month last year, the company said.