Maruti Suzuki sales grow by 3.2% for Dec 2012: New SX4 launch nears

Maruti Suzuki India, the largest car manufacturer in the country, has revealed their sales figures for the month of December 2012. MSI has reported an…

Maruti Suzuki India registers decline in sales for Dec 2012 New SX4 launch nears

Maruti Suzuki India, the largest car manufacturer in the country, has revealed their sales figures for the month of December 2012. MSI has reported an overall increase in sales by 3.2% as they registered a total sales of 95,145 cars, compared to 92,161 in the month of Dec 2011.

Maruti Suzuki reported the highest increase in the Passenger cars Utility vehicles segment where they sell the all new Ertiga, with an astronomical 2188.7% increase. For Dec 2011, Maruti registered sales of 238 units in the segment, while for Dec 2012, they sold 5,447 units. in the segment. The exactly opposite was experienced in the Passenger cars Mid-Size where they sell their SX4 sedan. For Dec 2011, Maruti sold 843 units of SX4, while for Dec 2012, they sold jut 329 units. Maruti SX4 is soon going to receive a facelift, which might overturn their sales in the segment.

In the domestic market, Maruti Suzuki India registered a growth rate of 5.9% as their total sales for Dec 2012 stood at 82,073 compared to 77,475 registered for Dec 2011. As far as exports are concerned, MSIL are still struggling. Their exports declined by 11%, as they registered 13,072 units for Dec 2012, compared to 14,686 units for Dec 2011.

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Maruti Suzuki Sales in December 2012

New Delhi, January 03rd, 2013: Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 95,145 units in December 2012, a growth of 3.2 per cent over December 2011. This includes 13,072 units for export.  The Company had sold a total of 92,161 units in December

The sales figures for December 2012 are given below:

Category : Sub-segment Models

Dec

Till Dec

April’11 – March’12

 

 

2012

2011

% Change

2012-13 2011-12

% Change

A: Passenger cars : Mini M800, Alto, A-Star, WagonR

32797

38593

-15.0%

296732

337423

-12.1%

491389

A: Passenger cars : Compact Swift, Estilo, Ritz

22482

20653

8.9%

181407

154186

17.7%

235754

A: Passenger cars : Super Compact Dzire

13076

9189

42.3%

114117

69976

63.1%

110132

A: Passenger cars : Mid-Size SX4

329

843

-61.0%

4577

12505

-63.4%

17997

A: Passenger cars : Executive Kizashi

45

51

-11.8%

186

387

-51.9%

458

TOTAL A: PASSENGER CARS

68729

69329

-0.9%

597019

574477

3.9%

855730

B: Utility vehicles Gypsy, Ertiga Grand Vitara,

5447

238

2188.7%

60652

4534

1237.7%

6525

C: Vans Omni, Eeco

7897

7908

-0.1%

84504

105881

-20.2%

144061

TOTAL DOMESTIC SALES

82073

77475

5.9%

742175

684892

8.4%

1006316

Total Export Sales

13072

14686

-11.0%

85550

88469

-3.3%

127379

Total SALES (Domestic + Export)

95145

92161

3.2%

827725

773361

7.0%

1133695

*Ertiga launched in April 2012