In the month of Feb 2020, Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 133,702 cars in the domestic market
After posting a slight increase in sales back in Jan 2020, Maruti Suzuki sales have once again declined. For Feb 2020, domestic sales stood at 134,150 as against 139,100 sold in Feb 2019. This is a 3.6% decline in sales. Speaking about total passenger car sales in domestic market, sales stood at 133,702 while in Feb 2019 the no was 136,912. This is a decline of 2.3%.
Domestic sales in addition to sales to other OEMs (Toyota Glanza), sales of MSIL stood at 136,849 units in Feb 2020. This no was at 139,100 units in Feb 2019 – thereby registering 1.6% decline in sales. Exports stood at 10,261 in Feb 2020, as against 9,582 units exported in same month last year. This is an increase of 7.1%. Cumulative sales in Feb 2020 for MSIL stood at 147,110 units as against 148,682 units in Feb 2019 – declining by 1.1%.
Speaking about segment-wise sales, in the mini segment which includes Alto, S-Presso – Maruti sold 27,499 cars as against 24,751 in Feb 2019. This is a 11.1% increase in sales. It is interesting to note that the old WagonR sales were being reported in this segment. But not anymore. The new WagonR sales are now being reported by Maruti in a segment above, in the compact segment. Despite of losing out on WagonR from the segment, the mini segment continues to go strong, thanks to the entry of S-Presso.
Compact segment of Maruti includes WagonR, Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire, Tour S. Total sales in Feb 2020 by this segment was at 69,828 units as against 72,678 units in Feb 2019. This is a marginal 3.9% decline. Sales in the mid size sedan segment, which offers the Ciaz, are at 2,544 units. This is a decline of about 17%, as in Feb 2019, sales of Ciaz were at 3,084 units.
|Category: Sub-segment||Models||February||April-February||April’18 – March’19|
|2020||2019||% Change||2019-20||2018-19||% Change|
|A: Compact||WagonR, Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire, Tour S||69,828||72,678||-3.90%||7,47,091||7,89,332||-5.40%||8,71,864|
|Total: Mini + Compact segment||97,327||97,429||-0.10%||9,78,879||11,41,496||-14.20%||12,40,854|
|Total A: Passenger Cars||99,871||1,00,513||-0.60%||10,02,274||11,83,993||-15.30%||12,87,023|
|B: Utility vehicles||Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, XL62||22,604||21,834||3.50%||2,23,394||2,38,634||-6.40%||2,64,197|
|C: Vans||Omni, Eeco||11,227||14,565||-22.90%||1,12,438||1,62,168||-30.70%||1,78,606|
|Total Domestic Passenger Vehicle Sales||1,33,702||1,36,912||-2.30%||13,38,106||15,84,795||-15.60%||17,29,826|
|Light Commercial Vehicles||Super Carry||448||2,188||-79.50%||21,042||21,292||-1.20%||23,874|
|Total Domestic Vehicle Sales||1,34,150||1,39,100||-3.60%||13,59,148||16,06,087||-15.40%||17,53,700|
|Sales to other OEM: A: Compact||2,699||–||–||22,898||–||–||–|
|Total Domestic Sales (Domestic + OEM)1||1,36,849||1,39,100||-1.60%||13,82,046||16,06,087||-13.90%||17,53,700|
|Total Export Sales||10,261||9,582||7.10%||97,459||98,286||-0.80%||1,08,749|
|(Total Domestic + Export)1|
Utility vehicle segment includes Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, XL6. In this segment, Maruti registered sales growth of 3.5%. From selling 21,834 units in same month last year, sales in Feb 2020 stand at 22,604 units. In the Vans segment, only EECO is on offer. In Feb 2020, sales were at 11,227 units. This when compared to Feb 2019, is a sales decline of 22.9%. It is to be noted here that in Feb 2019, Maruti had the Omni as well on offer in the vans segment.
In the commercial vehicle segment, Maruti Super Carry sales in Feb 2020 stood at 488 units as against 2,188 units sold in Feb 2019. This is a decline of over 79%. This month, Maruti will discontinue sales of all their diesel cars, as Maruti has decided not to upgrade their diesel engine to BS6 norms. From 1st April 2020, Maruti will only be selling petrol cars in India.