Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leading automakers in India, have sold a total of 1,50,630 units in November 2019. This included 1,41,400 units in domestic markets, 2,286 units consisted of sales to other OEMs (read as Toyota Glanza). 6,944 units were exported.
Taking only Maruti domestic sales into account, the past month saw a dip of 3 percent to 1,39,133 units as against sales of 1,43,890 units sold in November 2018. The festive season, celebrated all through the month of October, brought in better response with many models in the company lineup posting an increase in sales.
Top 8 cars in the list above managed to register sales of over 10k each. These are Swift, Baleno, Dzire, Alto, WagonR, Brezza, S-Presso and Eeco. Together, these 8 cars managed to register sales of over 1.18 lakhs.
Eeco sales increased to 10,162 units up 36 percent as compared to 7,483 units sold in November 2018. These sales increased significantly due to the discontinuation of the Omni. Sales of the S-Presso increased from 5,006 units sold in October 2019 to 11,220 units in the past month.
WagonR sales also saw a significant increase in November 2019 to 14,650 units, up 30 percent as against sales of 11,311 units sold in November 2018 and up 2 percent when compared to 14,359 units sold in October 2019. The company also introduced the BS6 compliant version of the WagonR 1.0 which is priced between Rs.4.42-5.41 lakhs which is around Rs.8,000 over the prices of its BS4 counterpart.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga sales increased 18 percent to 7,537 units in the past month, up from 6,362 units sold in November 2018 and up 5 percent when compared to 7,197 units sold in October 2019.
Maruti Suzuki XL6 sales however noted a 49 percent dip to 2,195 units in November 2019 when compared to sales of 4,328 units sold in October 2019. The Maruti Suzuki XL6 was launched in September 2019. It is sold through the company’s Nexa range of premium outlets and is powered by a 1.5 liter petrol engine with prices ranging between Rs 9.79 – Rs 11.46 lakhs.
Apart from these models, the Alto, Ignis, Celerio, Brezza, Swift, DZire, Baleno and all reported declining sales. The company will continue with its growth momentum. Following launch of the new gen WagonR, S-Presso and XL6 premium MPV this year, the coming year will see launch of the petrol Brezza and electric WagonR.
In more recent news, the company has recalled 63,493 units of the Ertiga, Ciaz and XL6 petrol hybrid variants produced during the period 1 January and 21 November 2019 for a possible issue with the Motor Generator Unit (MGU).