Car sales November 2015:  Maruti Suzuki registers 9.7 percent YoY growth

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2015 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Front view

Maruti Suzuki India Limited registered a YoY growth of 9.7 percent in its passenger vehicle sales for the month of November 2015. The company sold a total of 120,824 units in November 2015, including 110,599 units in the domestic market and 10,225 units in exports. The Company had sold a total of 110,147 units in November 2014.

The growth for Maruti Suzuki was driven primarily by the Baleno which is an all new product in what the carmaker calls the A: compact segment. This specific segment has the highest share among all the categories the carmaker sells its products in. The launch and strong reception of the Baleno, along with strong performance by models like the Swift and Dzire added greatly to the growth, with the segment receiving a YoY growth rate of 69.1%. The entry level A: Mini segment saw a negative growth of 4.7%.

Percentage wise, another category that saw exceptional growth was the B: utility vehicles category comprising the Gypsy, Ertiga and S-Cross. Although the numbers in this segment are not very high, the introduction of the S-Cross, along with strong sales for the Ertiga led to a growth of 57.5% which is very impressive.

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

Category : Sub-segment Models November Till Nov April’14 – March’15
   2015 2014 % Change 2015-16 2014-15 % Change
A: Mini Alto, WagonR 35981 37746 -4.7% 289364 275220 5.1% 425742
A: Compact Swift, Celerio, Baleno, Dzire, Ritz. 44626 37339 19.5% 360266 327098 10.1% 495999
A: Super Compact Dzire Tour 3363 1989 69.1% 24461 10420 134.8% 18639
A: Mid-Size SX4, Ciaz 5509 5232 5.3% 35319 13754 156.8% 33151
Total A: Passenger cars 89479 82306 8.7% 709410 626492 13.2% 973531
B: Utility vehicles Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross 8688 5515 57.5% 54756 43911 24.7% 68198
C: Vans Omni, Eeco 12432 12203 1.9% 96459 85020 13.5% 128973
Total Domestic Sales 110599 100024 10.6% 860625 755423 13.9% 1170702
Total Export Sales 10225 10123 1.0% 89072 80489 10.7% 121713
Total Sales (Domestic + Export) 120824 110147 9.7% 949697 835912 13.6% 1292415

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