Maruti Suzuki sales fall by 1 per cent in January 2013
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- 08:37 pm, February 01, 2013
However, sales of the Swift DZire went up by 97.52 per cent with total sales of 17,060 units.
Maruti Suzuki India has reported that the company has registered 1.06 per cent decline in its total sales at 1,14,205 units in month of January 2013. The company had sold 1,15,422 units in the same period last year.
In January last year, Maruti Suzuki India had recorded domestic sales of 1,03,026 units compared to 1,01,047 units in the year-ago period, registering a rise of 1.96 per cent.
The company's exports went down by 22.29 per cent to 11,179 units last month from 14,386 units in the year-ago period.
Total passenger car sales in the domestic market grew marginally to 88,557 units from 88,377 units in the same month of 2012.
Sales of the company's mini-segment cars, including Maruti 800, A-Star, Alto and Wagon R fell by 10.68 per cent to 46,479 units during the month from 52,036 units in January last year.
In the compact segment, which comprises of the Estillo, Swift and the Ritz models, the company saw a dip of 6.79 per cent in sales to 24,006 units from 25,756 units in the same month a year ago.
On the other hand, sales of the Maruti Suzuki DZire increased by 97.52 per cent to 17,060 units in January 2013 from 8,637 units in the same month last year.
First Published on 08:37 pm, February 01, 2013
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