Car sales January 2016: Maruti Suzuki reports negative growth

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2015 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga ZDi+ Front three quarters

India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, has declared its sales report for the month of January 2016. Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 113,606 units which includes 106,383 units in the domestic market and 7223 units in exports. The company had sold a total of 116,606 units in January 2015.

The Swift Dzire Tour, its compact sedan, registered the highest growth of 157.3% YoY with an increased sale of 2167 units for the same period. Another sector was the passenger car (utility vehicle) segment that includes the Gypsy, Ertiga, Grand Vitara and the S-cross which saw a growth of 26.2% YoY. The total number of vehicles sold in this segment rose to 8114 units in January 2016 from 6432 units in January 2015.


Maruti Suzuki India’s current portfolio includes the Alto 800, Alto K10, Celerio, Wagon-R, Stingray, Ritz, Swift, Swift Drzire, Ertiga, Omni, Gypsy, Eeco, Ciaz, Grand Vitara, Baleno and the S-cross. The latter two are sold via premium showrooms known as Nexa outlets while the rest are available with regular Maruti dealers.

Here is a snapshot of Maruti Suzuki’s sales performance for the month of November 2015:

Category : Sub-segmentModelsJanTill JanApril’14 – March’15
  20162015% Change2015-162014-15% Change
A: MiniAlto, WagonR3420635750-4.3%3608043455954.4%425742
A: CompactSwift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, Dzire4457545881-2.8%4521954145119.1%495999
A: Super CompactDzire Tour35451378157.3%3162013474134.7%18639
A: Mid-SizeCiaz54316005-9.6%435912349085.6%33151
Total : Passenger Cars8775789014-1.4%88821079707011.4%973531
B: Utility vehiclesGypsy, Ertiga, Grand Vitara, S-Cross8114643226.2%720385611728.4%68198
C: VansOmni, Eeco10512101133.9%11809310590411.5%128973
Total Domestic Sales 1063831055590.8%107834195909112.4%1170702
Total Export Sales722311,047-34.6%104,111103,2180.9%121713
Total Sales (Domestic + Export)113606116606-2.6%1,182,4521,062,30911.3%1292415

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