Maruti Suzuki India sales for Jan 2020 stood at 139,844 units in the domestic market. This was a 0.3% increase in sales.
After regularly posting decline in sales for the most of 2019, India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki has started the year 2020 with an increase in sales. Though it is a minor increase of just 0.3%. In the domestic market, Maruti sold 139,844 cars in Jan 2020. This against Jan 2019, when the company sold 139,440, is a slight growth.
Including their commercial vehicle Super Carry, sales in domestic market stood at 142,250 for Jan 2020 – as against 142,150 units in Jan 2019. Including the sale of rebadged Baleno to Toyota as Glanza, Maruti sales for Jan 2020 stood at 144,499 units, as against 142,150 sold in Jan 2019 – registering 1.7% growth. Below is the detailed sales report of Maruti Suzuki India for Jan 2020.
Maruti exports for Jan 2020 stood at 9,624 units. This is a 0.6% increase in exports, as in Jan 2019, exports were at 9,571 units. This brings the total sales for Jan 2020 to 154,123 units, as against 151,721 units sold in Jan 2019. Thereby registering 1.7% increase.
Speaking about segment, the Mini segment of cars from Maruti, which includes Alto, S-Presso, and Old WagonR – registered sales of 25,885 units as against 23,360 units in Jan 2019. The compact segment (New WagonR, Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire, Tour S) also posted increase in sales for Jan 2020. Sales increased 11.6% – from 75,571 in Jan 2019, to 84,340 units in Jan 2020.
Maruti Ciaz sales declined to a new low of 835 units in Jan 2020, from 2,934 units in Jan 2019 – declining 73%. This is largely due to the transition from BS4 to BS6. Maruti recently launched the BS6 Ciaz in India. Surprisingly, the UV segment (Gypsy, Ertiga,
S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, XL6) has also registered a decline. Sales in Jan 2020 declined to 16,460 units, from 22,430 units in Jan 2019.
The decline in sales reported by UV segment is due to the discontinuation of current Brezza. Maruti will launch petrol Brezza facelift BS6 at the Auto Expo next week. Current Brezza diesel production has ended. In the vans segment, Eeco sales were at 12,324 units. Though Eeco sales has increased in Jan 2020, sales in vans segment has declined, thanks to the discontinuation of Omni from sales. In Jan 2019, van segment sales stood at 15,145 units.