Maruti July 2016 car sales report registers 13.9% growth

Maruti July 2016 car sales report registers 13.9% growth

India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India has posted an impressive sales growth for the month of July 2016. Sales registered for the month stood at 1,37,116 units, including exports. This when compared to July 2015, when the company posted sales of 1,21,712 units, is an increase of 12.7%.

Speaking about domestic performance, Maruti Suzuki’s sales in the domestic market stood at 1,25,778 units for July 2016, as against 1,10,405 units during July 2015, which is a 13.9% increase. Exports during July 2016 stood at 11,338 units, as against 11,307 exported in July 2015.

Maruti Vitara Brezza Customers

Speaking about segments, the entry level mini car segment continue to post decline in sales for 7th consecutive month. This segment includes Alto and WagonR. The compact segment continued to increase sales thanks to new Baleno. This segment includes Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, and DZire, and sales accumulated by these five cars during July 2016 stands at 50,362 units.

Another segment which has been performing well for Maruti Suzuki India is the Utility Vehicle segment. Ever since the launch of new Vitara Brezza, this segment has seen sales increase by over 150%.

The sales figures for July 2016 are given below:

Category : Sub-segment Models July Till July April’15 – March’16
2016 2015 % Change 2016-17 2015-16 % Change
A: Mini Alto, WagonR 35051 37752 -7.20% 127774 142553 -10.40% 432977
A: Compact Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, Dzire 50362 48381 4.10% 182587 178305 2.40% 541951
A: Super Compact Dzire Tour 3059 3370 -9.20% 10855 11279 -3.80% 38303
A: Mid-Size Ciaz 5162 2099 145.90% 18852 15473 21.80% 54233
Total A: Passenger Cars 93634 91602 2.20% 340068 347610 -2.20% 1067464
B: Utility vehicles Gypsy, Ertiga, Grand Vitara, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza 17382 6916 151.30% 56730 22466 152.50% 94416
C: Vans Omni, Eeco 14748 11887 24.10% 51306 46023 11.50% 143471
Total Domestic Passenger Vehicle Sales 125764 110405 13.90% 448104 416099 7.70% 1305351
Light Commercial Vehicles Super Carry 14 0 14 0
Total Domestic Sales 125778 110405 13.90% 448118 416099 7.70% 1305351
Total Export Sales 11338 11307 0.30% 37441 46942 -20.20% 123897
Total Sales (Domestic + Export) 137116 121712 12.70% 485559 463041 4.90% 1429248

(New launches in 2015-16: S Cross in August, Baleno in October, Vitara Brezza in March)

Dispatches of Super Carry started in July 2016)

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