Maruti Suzuki India, the largest car maker of the country, continues to register decline in monthly sales. In Sep 2019, passenger car sales stood at 110,454 units in the domestic market, as compared to 151,512 units sold in same month last year. This is a decline of 27.1 percent.
Including commercial vehicle sales and sales to Other OEM (read as sale of Glanza to Toyota), total domestic sales for MSIL stood at 115,452 in Sep 2019. This against 153,550 sold in Sep 2018, thereby declining by 24.8%.
Exports of Maruti Suzuki India for the month stood at 7,188 units. This declined by 17.8%, as in Sep 2018, the company had exported 8,740 units. Below is the detailed sales report of MSIL for Sep 2019.
Breaking down the sales report of Maruti for Sep 2019, their mini segment sales continued to decline heavily, in spite launching the new S Presso last month. This segment includes Alto, S-Presso, Old WagonR. Total sales stood at 20,085 units as against 34,971 units – declining 42%.
Next is the compact segment, which includes New WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno, Dzire. This segment sales stood at 57,179 units – declining 22%. In the mid-size sedan segment, which has the Maruti Ciaz, sales declined 72%.
Utility vehicles registered one of the lowest decline of just 0.5%. This segment includes Gypsy, Ertiga, XL6, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross. Sales stood at 21,526 units. In the vans segment, which now only has the Eeco, registered sales of 9,949 units – declining 32%.
CV sales stood at 2,046 units in Sep 2019, as against 2,038 units in same month last year. Maruti sold 2,952 of Glanza to Toyota. This is the highest Glanza units sold by Maruti to Toyota in a single month. Toyota is all set to launch a cheaper variant of Glanza this month.