Maruti's November sales jump 12%
The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported 12.45% increase in its total sales at 1,03,200 units in November.
The company had sold 91,772 units in the same month last year, the company said in a statement.
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In November, MSI recorded domestic sales of 90,882 units compared to 82,870 units in the year-ago period, registering a rise of 9.67%, it added.
MSI's exports went up by 38.37% to 12,318 units last month from 8,902 units in the year-ago period, it said.
Total passenger car sales in the domestic market rose by 2.35% to 74,793 units from 73,078 units in the same month of 2011.
However, sales of the company's mini-segment cars, including M800, A-Star, Alto and WagonR, fell by 5.76% to 36,679 units during the month from 38,921 units in November last year.
In the compact segment (comprising the Estilo, Swift and Ritz models), MSI witnessed a rise of 7.63% in sales to 23,849 units from 22,159 units in the same month a year ago.
Sales of MSI's DZiRE model increased by 29.79% to 13,502 units in November from 10,403 units in the same month last year, it said.
MSI's mid-sized sedan SX4 sales, however, dipped by 51.71% to 692 units last month from 1,433 units in November 2011.
Luxury sedan Kizashi witnessed a drop of 56.17% in sales at 71 units as against 162 units in the year-ago period.