Maruti Suzuki registers sales of 165,346 units in July 2017 marking 20.6% growth compared to July 2016
India’s biggest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has registered its highest ever sales record in July 2017 with 165,346 units. This marks a 20.6% growth compared to the corresponding month last year, when the auto major registered 137,116 units. In July this year, Maruti has registered 154,001 units in domestic market and 11,345 units of exports as well.
The domestic sales have increased by 22.4% compared to July 2016 sales figure as the brand sold 125,778 units in July last year. On the other hand, exports too have increased by 0.1%. Maruti Suzuki is known for its wide range of small cars that rule the Indian market, but in recent times the auto major has shifted its attention on the utility segment.
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In the UV segment Maruti Suzuki has registered a very impressive 48.3% growth with 25,781 units sold in July 2017 compared to 17,382 units in same month last year. A large part of this number has been contributed by the very popular compact SUV Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
The compact car segment too has seen 25.3% growth which is majorly attributed to the high sales of the premium hatchback Baleno and the newly launched Dzire, which has seen immense popularity within short span after its launch. Maruti Suzuki currently dominates the midsize sedan segment of Indian car market with its Ciaz sedan that competes with rivals like Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento etc. This sedan has registered 6,377 units of sales in July this year compared to 5,162 in July last year, marking a 23.5% growth.
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In the first four months of the current financial year, Maruti Suzuki has registered 559,917 units combining the sales in domestic and export markets. This marks 15.3% growth compared to same period in last fiscal when it registered 485,559 units. In the domestic market, Maruti Suzuki has registered 16.6% growth in the first four months of current fiscal compared to the same period in last fiscal.
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