Maruti's November sales dip slightly to 153,539 units; exports down 19%

Maruti Suzuki India

The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday reported a marginal decline in sales at 1,53,539 units for the month of November.

The company had sold 1,54,600 units in November last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

Domestic sales were up marginally at 1,46,018 units last month as against 1,45,300 units in the year-ago period, it added.

Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 29,954 units as compared to 38,204 units earlier, down 21.6 per cent.

However, sales of compact segment models, including Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, were up 10.8 per cent at 72,533 units as against 65,447 units in November last year, the company said.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 3,838 units as compared to 4,009 units in the same month a year ago.

Sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, were up 1.9 per cent at 23,512 units as compared to 23,072 units in the year-ago month, MSI said.

Exports in November were down by 19.1 per cent at 7,521 units as against 9,300 units in the corresponding month last year.


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