Maruti Suzuki achieves 36.3% jump in sales in June 2018
India’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki has achieved 36.3% jump in sales in month of June. The total units sold in June stand out at at 1,44,981 units against 1,06,394 units in the year-ago month. The firm’s domestic sales stood at 1,35,662 units, up 45.5 percent from 93,263 units in June last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
Sales of mini segment cars, including Alto and WagonR, witnessed a growth of 15.1 percent at 29,381 units from 25,524 units in June 2017, MSI said. The auto major further said sales of compact segment cars comprising Swift, Estilo, Dzire and Baleno jumped by 76.7 percent to 71,570 units last month as against 40,496 units in the June last year.
Sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz declined by 60 percent to 1,579 units during the month as compared to 3,950 units in the same month last year. Utility vehicles, including Ertiga, S-Cross and compact SUV Vitara Brezza, sales rose by 39.2 percent to 19,321 units in June, from 13,879 units in June 2017. Sales of vans — Omni and Eeco — grew by 32.3 percent to 12,185 units last month as against 9,208 units in the year-ago period.
However, exports in June this year dropped by 29 percent to 9,319 units as compared to 13,131 units in the same month last year, MSI said.
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