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Car sales report May 2016 – Mahindra and Toyota

Mahindra Imperio small commercial vehicle segment

Mahindra Cars and Toyota Kirloskar Motors announced growth to the extent of 11% and 6% respectively during the month of May 2016.

Mahindra and Mahindra, leading utility vehicle makers in India have released their sales report for May 2016. During the past month, sales stood at 40,656 units, up 11% as compared to 36,706 units sold in May 2015.

In the passenger vehicle segment which included cars, vans and utility vehicles, total sales in May 2016 were at 19,635 units, up 8% as compared to 18,135 units sold in May 2015.

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Domestic sales during May 2016 increased 10% and stood at 36,613 units as against 33,369 units sold during May 2015 while in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle segment, the company registered growth of 46% with 501 units sold during the month. Exports of Mahindra and Mahindra increased 21% to 4,043 units.

Sales Summary May 2016

 MayYTD May
F17F16% ChangeF17F16% Change
Passenger Vehicles19635181358%422903759912%
Utility Vehicles186481698010%401323492115%
Cars + Vans9871155-15%21582678-19%
Commercial Vehicles131091140715%260562273615%
LCV < 3.5T118521034915%236862094313%
LCV > 3.5T7567156%1397119017%
Total Domestic Sales366133336910%759706783612%
Total Exports4043333721%6549559717%
Total Sales (Domestic + Export)406563670611%825197343312%

Toyota Kirloskar Motors on the other hand registered a 6% growth in domestic sales during May 2016 thanks to increased demand for both Toyota Etios and Liva hatchback.

2016 Toyota Innova Crysta

Toyota domestic sales stood at 12,200 units in May 2016 as against 11,511 units sold in May 2015 while exports in May 2016 declined 31.62% and stood at just 990 units as against 1,448 units exported in May 2015.

New Toyota Innova Crysta has got an amazing response with a total of 20,000 booking received in the past 1 month of launch. This has resulted in a waiting period extending from 2-4 months. Toyota Camry clocked growth of 63% in May 2016 as against sales in May 2015.

The company now awaits a favorable decision on ban on registration of diesel vehicles above 2000cc in NCR. Company sales have been severely affected due to this over the past 6 months.


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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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