Indian car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited reported its year-on-year sales numbers for the month of January 2015. The car maker sold a total of 116,606 units in January 2015 against 102,416 units in January 2014. This includes 105,559 units in domestic market and 11,047 units in exports. Except for the entry-level hatchback segment which comprise of the Alto and the WagonR, all other segment vehicles reported positive year-on-year sales numbers for January 2015.
The highest percentage growth was witnessed by mid-size sedan segment of vehicles. The entry of the mid-size sedan, the Ciaz, helped Maruti clock high sales for January 2015 as the car maker sold 6,005 units in January 2015 against just 191 units in January 2014.
|Category : Sub-segment||Models||Jan||Till Jan|
|2015||2014||% Change||2014-15||2013-14||% Change|
|A: Mini||Alto, WagonR||35,750||38,565||-7.3%||345,595||358,605||-3.6%|
|A: Compact||Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Dzire*||45,881||42,669||7.5%||414,511||350409||18.3%|
|A Super Compact||Dzire Tour||1,378||1,036||33.0%||13,474||7,437||81.2%|
|A: Mid-Size||SX4, Ciaz**||6,005||191||3044.0%||23,490||3,390||592.9%|
|Total A: Passenger Cars||89,014||82,461||7.9%||797,070||719,842||10.7%|
|B: Utility vehicles||Gypsy, Ertiga||6,432||4,763||35.0%||56,117||49,389||13.6%|
|C: Vans||Omni, Eeco||10,113||9,345||8.2%||105,904||82,431||28.5%|
|TOTAL Domestic Sales||105,559||96,569||9.3%||959,091||851,662||12.6%|
|Total Export Sales||11,047||5,847||88.9%||103,218||80,925||27.5%|
|Total Sales (Domestic + Export)||116,606||102,416||13.9%||1,062,309||932,587||13.9%|
(** Ciaz launched in October 2014) (*Dzire reported under compact segment August 2014 onwards, as per SIAM classification)