Maruti Suzuki reports 47% decline in vehicle sales in March to 83,792 units; exports log 55% plunge
The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday reported a 47 percent decline in sales at 83,792 units in March
New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday reported a 47 percent decline in sales at 83,792 units in March.
The company had sold 1,58,076 units in March last year, MSI said in a statement.
Domestic sales declined by 46.4 percent at 79,080 units last month as against 1,47,613 units in March 2019, it added.
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Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 15,988 units as compared to 16,826 units in the same month last year, down 5 percent.
Sales of compact segment, including models, such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, fell 50.9 percent at 40,519 units as against 82,532 cars in March last year.
Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 1,863 units as compared to 3,672 units earlier.
Similarly, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, declined by 53.4 percent to 11,904 units as compared to 25,563 in the year-ago month, MSI said.
Exports last month were down by 55 percent at 4,712 units as against 10,463 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.
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