Maruti Suzuki reports 27% dip in domestic vehicle sales to 1.12 lakh units in September; exports down 18%

  • The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday reported a 24.4 percent decline in sales at 1,22,640 units in September

  • Domestic sales declined by 26.7 percent at 1,12,500 units last month as against 1,53,550 units in September 2018

  • Exports in September were down by 17.8 percent at 7,188 units as against 8,740 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said

New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday reported a 24.4 percent decline in sales at 1,22,640 units in September.

The company had sold 1,62,290 units in September last year, MSI said in a statement.

 Maruti Suzuki reports 27% dip in domestic vehicle sales to 1.12 lakh units in September; exports down 18%

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Domestic sales declined by 26.7 percent at 1,12,500 units last month as against 1,53,550 units in September 2018, it added.

Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 20,085 units as compared to 34,971 units in the same month last year, down 42.6 percent.

Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, fell 22.7 percent at 57,179 units as against 74,011 cars in September last year.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 1,715 units as compared to 6,246 units earlier.

Similarly, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, declined marginally at 21,526 units as compared to 21,639 in the year-ago month, MSI said.

Exports in September were down by 17.8 percent at 7,188 units as against 8,740 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.

Updated Date: Oct 01, 2019 13:33:01 IST