Maruti Suzuki’s November sales up 12%


Automobile major on Thursday reported a 12.2 per cent increase in sales for November.

According to the company, its sales during the month under review stood at 135,550 units from 120,824 units sold in the like period of last year.

For last month, the company’s domestic sales surged by 14.2 per cent to 126,325 units from 110,599 units sold during the corresponding period of 2015.

However, exports declined by 9.8 per cent with 9,225 units shipped out — from 10,225 units sold abroad in November last year.

Segment-wise, sales of passenger cars rose by 8.1 per cent to 96,767 units – from 89,479 units sold in the corresponding period of 2015.

The company’s passenger car segment comprises of brands like Alto, WagonR, Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, Dzire, Dzire Tour, and Ciaz.

Besides, sales of utility vehicles which comprises of brands like Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross and Vitara Brezza exponentially increased by 98.1 per cent to 17,215 units.

On the other hand, off-take in the van segment, which includes brands like Omni and Eeco, decreased by 1.6 per cent to 12,238 units.