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MARUTI SUZUKI REPORTED 23.4% GROWTH IN APRIL 2017

MARUTI SUZUKI REPORTED 23.4% GROWTH IN APRIL 2017

Being a passenger car market leader, Maruti Suzuki has registered 1,44,492 units of domestic sales in the month of April 2017. It has represented a double-digit growth of 23.4% compared to the year-ago month sales of 1,17,045 units. The company has received the best domestic sales in April 2017 month since around six to seven months. Maruti Suzuki sold 1,37,277 units in the domestic market in September 2017.

With the cumulative sales of Alto and Wagon R, the mini segment has reported total sales of 38,897 units in the last month and signified the growth of 21.9% compared to sales of 31,906 units in April 2016. Mid-sized sedan segment with the Maruti Ciaz saw overall sales of 7,024 units in the last month in the Indian market. Currently, the Ciaz is retailed through the Premium Nexa network along with the Ignis, Baleno and S-Cross.

The compact segment consisting of Maruti Suzuki Swift, Swift Dzire, Baleno and Ignis received 63,584 units, a growth of 39% compared to the sales in the year-ago month. Utility vehicles including Vitara Brezza, Ertiga, S-Cross and Ertiga reported a total sales of 20,638 units in the last month.

Domestic sales of the company increased in the last month, but the export market saw a drop of 29.4% with sales of 6,732 units. Maruti Suzuki sold total sales of 9,524 in April 2017.

To increase the domestic sales, the company has planned to introduce the new generation models, 2017 Maruti Swift and Swift Dzire in this year.

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Maruti Suzuki exports over 1.5 million vehicles

Maruti Suzuki exports over 1.5 million vehicles

The Indian biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has reported that it has cumulative exports of 1.5 million (15 lakh) vehicles with the top five exported models. The company has a great export market in more than 100 countries, including Latin America, Europe and Africa. Maruti Suzuki Alto, Celerio, Swift, Baleno and Ciaz models have more demand in the top Maruti Suzuki export markets, Sri Lanka, Peru, Philippines and Bolivia.

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Maruti Suzuki has started export business in the European market in 1987-88 with the small range of cars, Maruti 800, Zen, Alto and A-Star. In the history of the Indian carmaker, the Baleno hatchback is the first premium car exported to the Japanese market (Suzuki’s home market) from India.

                       

Kenichi Ayukawa, MD and CEO of Maruti Suzuki, said that we at the company are happy to cross the 1.5 million milestone in exports. We have maintained the same consistent in the international markets by continuously exporting the new products to the existed and new countries.

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The India-made Baleno has become as the symbol of country’s Make in India mission, according to Maruti Suzuki CEO. The product has set a story in the country’s export business and confirmed for the more than 100 markets. With the attractive design and layouts, the Baleno has to get the more demand and highest sales marks in the global.

Not only the cars, Maruti Suzuki’s first commercial vehicle Super Carry is exported to the Tanzania and South Africa markets. As per the industry news, it will be exported to the SAARC countries in the coming years.

Maruti Suzuki accounts 12.3% growth in domestic sales in August 2016

Maruti Suzuki accounts 12.3% growth in domestic sales in August 2016

The Indian leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has accounted for 12.3 percent of sales increment in the domestic market in August 2016. The company sold a total of 1,19,931 units in the country in the last month as against  the year-ago period sales of 1,06,781 units. Maruti Suzuki’s export market in August 2016 is good and registered 10.8 percent year-on-year increment with 12,280 vehicles. The company has exported 11,083 vehicles in the year-ago period.

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The total sales of Maruti Suzuki (domestic + export) registered at 1,32,211 units in the month of August 2016 so that the carmaker has growth of 12.2 percent. The segment of passenger cars, including mini cars, compact and super compact cars, utility vehicles and mid-size cars, has registered 90,269 units in the last month and growth of 4.4 percent as against 86,454 units in the year-ago month.

The mini car segment with Alto and Wagon R models accounted 35,490 units in the last month and the sales dropped 5.8% compared to the sales in August 2015. With the Baleno and Swift Dzire models, the compact segment has contributed 45,579 units in the last month and a growth of 9.9 percent in 41,461 units during August 2015.

Related: Maruti Suzuki introduces new-gen Alto, big cars and SUVs: Kenichi Ayukawa

Maruti Suzuki accounts 12.3% growth in domestic sales in August 2016 - Automotive Manufacturers Pvt Ltd

The mid-sized segment with the Ciaz sedan registered 49.5 percent with the sales of 6,214 units, as against 4,156 units in August 2015. The introduction of the hybrid version is the added advantage for the mid-sized segment of the company. With the higher sales of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the S-Cross, the demanding utility vehicles segment registered 114.5% sales growth.

The segment of vans has a little bit of growth (2.7%) with 12,831 units in August 2016, compared to 12,491 units in the same month of previous year. Maruti Suzuki has entered in the light commercial vehicle segment with the Super Carry in the last month and sold a total of 39 units (25 units in August).

Related: Maruti Suzuki launches Swift Deca limited edition soon in India

Segment August 2016 August 2015 %Change
Mini 35,490 37,665 -5.8%
Compact 45,579 41,461 9.9%
Super Compact 2,986 3,172 -5.9%
Mid-Size 6,214 4,156 49.5%
Utility Vehicles 16,806 7,836 114.5%
Vans 12,831 12,491 2.7%
Light Commercial Vehicles 25 NA
Total Domestic Sales 1,19,931 1,06,781 12.3%
Total Export Sales 12,280 11,083 10.8%
Total Sales 1,32,211 1,17,864 12.2%

Till the August 2016, Maruti Suzuki’s total sales increased to 6.3% with the domestic and export sales of 6,17,770 units in the previous month as against 5,80,905 units in the same month of the earlier year. In this fiscal, the company’s contribution in the total domestic passenger sales is high due to the higher demand of its new models Vitara Brezza compact SUV and the Baleno premium hatchback.

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The latest reports from the automotive sources confirmed that the total passenger vehicle sales will be crossed 3 million units in this fiscal year (FY 2017) as of the good monsoon, the variety list of products. To increase its market share in the coming festival season, the Indian PV leader has planned to launch its new product of Maruti Ignis in the small crossover segment. Along with the Ignis, the performance based version of Baleno (Baleno RS) with the 1.0-litre BoosterJet engine will most probably hit the Indian market.

The company expected that the similar kind of sales to be registered by Maruti Suzuki in the coming months and influenced the company to have the highest market share in the domestic industry as well as in the exports.