Maruti Picks Up Pace, Sales Grow 1.8% in June

Country\'s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported 1.8 per cent rise in total sales in June at 1,14,756 units as against 1,12,773 in June 2014

Published: 01st July 2015 12:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st July 2015 12:18 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported 1.8 per cent rise in total sales in June at 1,14,756 units as against 1,12,773 in June 2014.

The company said its domestic sales increased 1.6 per cent in the month to 1,02,626 units as against 1,00,964 units a year ago.

Sales of mini segment cars, including Alto and WagonR, declined 27.9 per cent to 34,336 units compared with 47,618 units in the year-ago period, MSI said in a statement.

Sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz, Dzire rose 24.4 per cent to 45,701 units in June this year as against 36,741 units last year. MSI said compact sedan Dzire Tour stood out as sales rose by as much as 87.6 per cent during the month under review to 2,893 units as against 1,542 in June 2014.

The sales of company's mid-sized sedan Ciaz, which was launched in October 2014, stood at 3,700 units. The company had sold 322  units of SX4 sedan in June 2014. There was no sale of premium sedan Kizashi during the month. Utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, saw a sales growth of 10.6 per cent at 5,531 units in June this year, from 5,003 units in the corresponding month last year.

Sales of vans -- Omni and Eeco -- rose 7.5 per cent to 10,465 units in June this year as against 9,738 units in the same period of the previous year. Exports during the month rose 2.7 per cent to 12,130 units compared with 11,809 units in June last year, MSI said.

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