Maruti Suzuki India registers 13.9% growth in July 2016

Maruti Suzuki India registers 13.9% growth in July 2016
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India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India has posted an impressive sales growth for the month of July 2016. Sales registered for the month stood at 1,37,116 units, including exports. This when compared to July 2015, when the company posted sales of 1,21,712 units, is an increase of 12.7%.

India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India has posted an impressive sales growth for the month of July 2016. Sales registered for the month stood at 1,37,116 units, including exports. This when compared to July 2015, when the company posted sales of 1,21,712 units, is an increase of 12.7%.

Speaking about domestic performance, Maruti Suzuki’s sales in the domestic market stood at 1,25,778 units for July 2016, as against 1,10,405 units during July 2015, which is a 13.9% increase. Exports during July 2016 stood at 11,338 units, as against 11,307 exported in July 2015.

Speaking about segments, the entry level mini car segment continue to post decline in sales for 7th consecutive month. This segment includes Alto and WagonR. The compact segment continued to increase sales thanks to new Baleno. This segment includes Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, and DZire, and sales accumulated by these five cars during July 2016 stands at 50,362 units.

Another segment which has been performing well for Maruti Suzuki India is the Utility Vehicle segment. Ever since the launch of new Vitara Brezza, this segment has seen sales increase by over 150%.

The sales figures for July 2016 are given below:

Category : Sub-segment

Models

July

Till July

April’15 – March’16

2016

2015

% Change

2016-17

2015-16

% Change

A: Mini

Alto, WagonR

35051

37752

-7.20%

127774

142553

-10.40%

432977

A: Compact

Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, Dzire

50362

48381

4.10%

182587

178305

2.40%

541951

A: Super Compact

Dzire Tour

3059

3370

-9.20%

10855

11279

-3.80%

38303

A: Mid-Size

Ciaz

5162

2099

145.90%

18852

15473

21.80%

54233

Total A: Passenger Cars

93634

91602

2.20%

340068

347610

-2.20%

1067464

B: Utility vehicles

Gypsy, Ertiga, Grand Vitara, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza

17382

6916

151.30%

56730

22466

152.50%

94416

C: Vans

Omni, Eeco

14748

11887

24.10%

51306

46023

11.50%

143471

Total Domestic Passenger Vehicle Sales

125764

110405

13.90%

448104

416099

7.70%

1305351

Light Commercial Vehicles

Super Carry

14

0

14

0

Total Domestic Sales

125778

110405

13.90%

448118

416099

7.70%

1305351

Total Export Sales

11338

11307

0.30%

37441

46942

-20.20%

123897

Total Sales (Domestic + Export)

137116

121712

12.70%

485559

463041

4.90%

1429248

(New launches in 2015-16: S Cross in August, Baleno in October, Vitara Brezza in March)

Dispatches of Super Carry started in July 2016)

This article first appeared on Rushlane.com

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