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Maruti Suzuki overtakes Mahindra, becomes the largest UV maker in India in May

Maruti Suzuki overtakes Mahindra, becomes the largest UV maker in India in May

Maruti Suzuki has overtaken Mahindra & Mahindra in the largest UV segment in India in the last two months, April and May 2017. This was the great success from the biggest player of small cars. Maruti has planning to expand its position and scope in the different passenger vehicle segments in the Indian market. In this part, just months back, it has introduced the hybrid and utility vehicles in the competitive domestic market to target the respective competitors. Now, the day comes and Maruti Suzuki has overtaken the India’s utility vehicle leader, Mahindra in the UV segment.

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Maruti sold around 5,500 more utility vehicles than Mahindra in the first two months of this fiscal year. Mahindra listed 18,363 units and 19,331 units in April and May, whereas Maruti has listed 20,638 units and 22,608 units of sales in April and May 2017. The company’s cumulative sales stood at 43,246 units, against 37,694 units of Mahindra in the previous two months. In the last fiscal year, M&M has crossed Maruti by 20,000 units.

More demand of Maruti Ertiga and new Vitara Brezza, Maruti Suzuki has received 45% growth in UV segment, whereas the UV market leader, Mahindra has enumerated a decline of 6%. The company’s officials said that the Vitara Brezza has to register 10,000 units of sales in a month and towards to place its company in new heights. On the other side, Mahindra’s new four sub-4metre SUVs, including Bolero Plus, Nuvo Sport, KUV 100 and TUV 300, not helped the company to register more volumes.

Related: Maruti Suzuki reported 23.4% growth in April 2017

Moreover, due to the lack of petrol vehicles, Mahindra has reported a decline of sales in sub-4metre UV segment. Some of the external factors, including large diesel and SUVs ban in the biggest cities, influenced the company to hurt sales.

Apart from this, Mahindra has grown 3% in May 2017 with the sales of 41895 units of vehicles, compared to 40656 units in May 2016.

Maruti Ignis mini crossover sales crossed 10,000 units

Maruti Ignis mini crossover sales crossed 10,000 units

Maruti Ignis is a small crossover launched in the country in January 2017 and the model has crossed 10,000 units of sales, as per the report form Economic Times. The sub 4-metre car has been introduced in the market as a third exclusive Nexa model after the S-Cross and Baleno. Being a premium urban compact, the Ignis offers with the different exterior design including captivating headlamps, front grille with chrome accents in the top end versions, as well.

Related: Maruti Suzuki launched Baleno RS at Rs 8.69 lakh

Currently, the company is manufacturing 4,500 to 5,000 units of the Ignis in a month in Gurgaon. Even though, the model has received a waiting period of around 2 to 3 months due to the initial demand for the Ignis in the country. The demand for the Ignis is low compared to the Baleno hatchback that has received more than 40,000 bookings in around one month from launch.


With the Ignis crossover, Maruti Suzuki is planning to regain the 50 percent market share in the Indian automotive industry. The car is offered in four trim levels including Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha and featuring the advanced interior equipment, 7-inch infotainment system, remote keyless entry, remote keyless entry, power adjustable mirrors and more.

Related: Maruti Vitara Brezza crosses 1 lakh sales in India

The Ignis is available in two engine options, 1.2-litre VVT petrol engine rated at the maximum power of 61kW and the other one is 1.3-litre four-cylinder DDiS diesel, which has a capability to return 55.2kWof power. The basic two versions offered with the standard transmission whereas the top-end trims, Delta and Zeta have offered with an AMT option.

The Ignis was priced at Rs. 4,59,000 on the base variant in ex-showroom of Delhi. Contact the nearest Nexa dealerships to get the best quote as well as book the test drive for the Ignis car.

Maruti Suzuki reports 11.7% growth in domestic sales in February 2017

Maruti Suzuki reports 11.7% growth in domestic sales in February 2017

The leading car manufacturer in the country, Maruti Suzuki has confirmed in the presence of media, the company sold a total of 1,30,280 units in the last month, compared to 1,17,451 units in February 2016. In which of the total units, the domestic market has received 1,20,735 units of sales whereas the remaining units (9,545 units) from exports.

Related: Maruti Baleno RS To Officially Launch On 3rd March 2017

The minicar segment with the models like Maruti Suzuki Wagon R and Alto has reported a decline of 6.8% with 33,079 units in the last month compared to 35,495 units in February 2016. With the entry of Maruti Suzuki Ignis, the compact segment registered a total of 47,002 units in February 2017 that leads to reporting a growth of 9.4% compared to 42,970 units in February 2016. In the company’s compact segment, the Maruti Baleno, Maruti Swift, Maruti Celerio and Maruti Swift Dzire are the popular cars.

The Dzire Tour has declined by 26.9% whereas the Ciaz sedan registers more than 5,886 units of in the previous month compared to 5,162 units in the year-ago month. The Maruti Vitara has triple-digit growth of over 110% in the last month. A total of 17,863 units of utility vehicles, including Maruti S-Cross, Maruti Ertiga and Maruti Gypsy, sold by the car market leader.

Related: Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition Available At Rs. 7.85 Lakh

Maruti Suzuki sold 1.08 lakhs of units in the domestic market in Feb 2016. The overall exports reported 2.2% in the last month with sales of 9,545 units, compared to 9,336 units in the year-ago month.

Maruti Suzuki Domestic Sales Reported 14.2% Growth in November 2016

Maruti Suzuki Domestic Sales Reported 14.2% Growth in November 2016

The Indian carmaker, Maruti Suzuki announced its sales report for the last month and reported 14.2% growth in the domestic sales by the sales of 1,26,325 units. The carmaker has sold 1,10,599 units in the country in November 2015. The company’s total sales increased to 1,35,550 units in November 2016  and achieved the growth of 12.2% compared to 1,20,824 units in the year-ago month.

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Maruti Suzuki has sold a total of 96,767 passenger cars in the earlier month in the country and gained the single digit growth of 8.1% against the November 2015 sales of 89,479 units. In the PV segment, the Mini car’s segment reported the growth of 8.1% with the sales of 38,886 units in the last month. With the Maruti Swift, Celerio, Ritz, Swift Dzire and Baleno, the compact segment reported the 10.8% growth to 49,431 units in November 2016. The same compact segment achieved 44,626 units in November 2015.

The super compact and mid-size segments have achieved the negative sales in the last month. With the introduction of Maruti Vitara Brezza, the Ciaz sales dropped to 5,433 units in November 2016, from 5,509 units in the same month in 2015.

Related: Maruti Suzuki stops Ritz (compact hatchback) production

The segment of utility vehicles with the launch of Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga Hybrid has reported the highest growth of 98.1% in the country to 17,215units. Maruti Suzuki’s UV segment had 8,688 units of sales in November 2015.

The biggest carmaker has sold 115 units of Super Carry LCVs in India in the previous month while the segment of Vans reported 1.6% decrement in the November sales. Moreover, the company’s export sales also decreased 9.8% in the last month to 9,225 units from 10,225 units in the corresponding month of the earlier year.

Till the November, the company has sold 10,36,256 units, of which 9,55,459 units from the domestic sales and 80,797 units from the exports and reported 9.1% growth.

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Segment November 2016 November 2015 %Change
Mini 38,886 35,981 8.1%
Compact 49,431 44,626 10.8%
Super Compact 3,017 3,363 -10.3%
Mid-Size 5,433 5,509 -1.4%
Passenger Cars 96,767 89,479 8.1%
Utility Vehicles 17,215 8,688 98.1%
Vans 12,238 12,432 -1.6%
Total PVs (Domestic) 1,26,220 1,10,599 14.1%
Light Commercial Vehicles 105 NA
Total Domestic Sales 1,26,325 1,10,599 14.2%
Total Export Sales 9,225 10,225 -9.8%
Total Sales 1,35,550 1,20,824 12.2%

The company’s net profit increased to 60.2% with Rs. 2398 crore and the net sales reported 29.5% growth to 17,594.60 crores in the second quarter ended in September 2016, as against Q2 ended in September 2015.

Maruti Suzuki gets 29.4% growth in domestic sales in September 2016

The country’s biggest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki has announced its sales structure and reported 29.4 percent of sales growth in the domestic market with 1,37,321 sales units in the last month. On the behalf of ongoing festival season, the Maruti Suzuki cars accounted for more demand in the Indian market. Total sales in the last month (September 2016) are 1,49,143 units and representing the growth of 31.1% compared to the year-ago period sales.

Related: Upcoming (Maruti) Suzuki Ignis Showcased at 2016 Paris Motor Show

In the last month, the company has received the highest domestic sales in terms of total volumes. Besides, all segments, including mini cars, compact cars, super compact cars, as well credited with the double-digit sales growth. The segment of mini cars increased to 44,395 units of sales with the Alto and Wagon R and represented 24.8% growth against the previous month of the last year sales were 35,570 units.

Related: Indian-specific 2017 Suzuki S-Cross facelift at 2016 Paris Motor Show


With the Celerio, Swift, Baleno, Ritz and Swift Dzire, the sales of the compact car segment is increased by 12.3% to 50,324 units. The Ciaz SHVS (Ciaz Hybrid) has more demand in the country so that the midsize sedan segment increased by 52.5% to 6,544 units. The sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross, Gypsy and Ertiga Hybrid, increased to 18,423 units and representing triple-digit growth of 191% in the last month compared to the sales in September 2015 (6,331 units).

An introduction of the Vitara Brezza in the compact SUV segment is the advantage to gain the highest domestic sales in the last month. The Super Carry is the entry level commercial vehicle from Maruti Suzuki and delivered to the 44 customers in India in the last month.

Related: Maruti Suzuki exports over 1.5 million vehicles

Until the September, the carmaker has sold 7,66,913 units in domestic and export markets in this fiscal and posted 10.4% growth against 6,94,664 units in the last fiscal.

Segment September 2016 September 2015 %Change
Mini 44,395 35,570 24.8%
Compact 50,324 44,826 12.3%
Super Compact 3,973 3,229 23.0%
Mid-Size 6,544 4,291 52.5%
Utility Vehicles 18,423 6,331 191.0%
Vans 13,618 11,836 15.1%
Light Commercial Vehicles 44 NA
Total Domestic Sales 1,37,321 1,06,083 29.4%
Total Export Sales 11,822 7,676 54%
Total Sales 1,49,143 1,13,759 31.1%
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.

Related: Maruti Suzuki launched Swift Deca limited edition at Rs. 5.94lakh

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.

Related: Maruti Suzuki launches Ignis crossover in Diwali: Report

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.

Maruti Suzuki registers 12.7% growth in July 2016

Maruti Suzuki registers 12.7% growth in July 2016

Maruti Suzuki, the Indian car manufacturer, has achieved a growth of 12.7 percent in July 2016 with the sales of 1,37,116 units. The biggest carmaker has sold 1,21,712 units in the year-ago month (July 2015). With the new cars, Vitara Brezza compact SUV and Baleno premium hatchback, the company’s sales were increased in July 2016. Domestic sales of Maruti Suzuki increased to 1,25,778 units and reported 13.9 percent growth from the year-ago month sales, 1,10,405 units. The export market of Maruti Suzuki is not good and achieved just 0.3 percent growth with the Baleno.

The segments of mini cars, including Alto and Wagon R, and the super compact with the Dzire Tour, have registered negative sales in the last month. With the introduction of the Maruti Ciaz hybrid variants, the mid-size segment of Maruti Suzuki increased to 5,162 units, registering a growth of 145.9% from 2,099 units in July 2015.

Maruti Suzuki registers 12.7% growth in July 2016 - Automotive Manufacturers

The segment of utility vehicles with S-Cross, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, Grand Vitara and Gypsy, accounted for 151.3percent growth with sales of 17,382 units. The same segment holds 6,916 units of sales in July 2015 without Vitara Brezza and Ertiga Hybrid variants.

The carmaker sold 50,362 units of compact cars, Baleno, Swift Dzire, Celerio, Ritz and Swift, in the earlier month, a growth of 4.1% from sales in the year-ago month, 48,381 units. The total domestic passenger cars reported 2.2% growth with 93,634units in July, but this segment has negative sales in this financial year.

Just a few days back, Maruti Suzuki has entered into the segment of the light commercial vehicles with the Super Carry, which is reported at just 14 units.

Coming to this financial report, the carmaker sold a total of 4,85,559 units in the period of April to July 2016 and rated at 4.9 percent growth from sales in the year-ago duration, 4,63,041units. In this financial year, the company’s domestic were good with 7.7% percent growth, but the export market falls down to 20.2 %.

Apart from this, the launch of the Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming car, Ignis has postponed due to the high demand of Vitara Brezza and the premium hatchback (Baleno) in the current market.

Segment July 2016 July 2015 %Change
Mini 35,051 37,752 -7.2%
Compact 50,362 48,381 4.1%
Super Compact 3,059 3,370 -9.2%
Mid-Size 5,162 2,099 145.9%
Utility Vehicles 17,382 6,916 151.3%
Vans 14,748 11,887 24.1%
Light Commercial Vehicles 14 NA
Total Domestic Sales 1,25,778 1,10,405 13.9%
Total Export Sales 11,338 11,307 0.3%
Total Sales 1,37,116 1,21,712 12.7%

Source: Automotive