Maruti Suzuki Baleno
Maruti Suzuki Baleno has over 1 lakh booking at present. Pictured: Maruti Suzuki BalenoPR handout

Maruti Suzuki (MSIL), India's largest car maker, sold 1,11,333 cars in India during December 2015, up 13.5% from 98,109 units in December 2014.

Hyundai, the second-largest player, sold 41,861 units in India in December 2015, up 28.8% from December 2014 sales of 32,504 units. Its exports fell 17.2% to 22,274 units from 26,887 units in December 2014. In calendar year 2015, the company sold 4.76 lakh units.

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) sold 18,197 passenger vehicles, 1% more than 17,980 units sold in December 2014.

Overall domestic sales, including LCVs, stood at 34,839 units in December 2015, up 1% from 34,460 units in December 2014., the company said in a regulatory filing. Exports were up 65% at 3,076 units.

For the April to December 2015 period, passenger vehicle sales stood almost flat at 163,616 units.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) car sales in December 2015 declined by 11% to 10,442 units, as against 11,738 units sold in December 2014, reports IANS.

During calendar year 2015, TKM sold 1,39,815 units, as against 1,32,673 units in 2014. 

Tata Motors sold 8,069 passenger vehicles, a fall of 33% compared to 12,040 units in December 2014. 

In commercial vehicles, M&HCV sales grew 6% to 11,686 units, while light & small commercial vehicle sales at 14,674 units represented a growth of 11% over December 2014.

In the domestic market, overall commercial vehicles sales rose by 6% to 27,347 units in December 2015, compared to 25,736 nos in December 2014. 

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in India for the fiscal stood at 227,655 units, 3% lower when compared to sales for the corresponding period last year, the company said in a statement.

The cumulative sales for Maruti Suzuki for the period April to December 2015 stood at 9,71,958 units, up 13.9% from 8,53,532 units during the corresponding period last year, the company said in a press statement.

Exports fell sharply in December 2015 at 7,816 units, as compared to 11,682 in December 2014.

Overall, the company sold 1,119,149 units in December 2015, up 8.5% from 1,09,791 units in December 2014.

The Maruti Suzuki stock was trading at Rs 4,651.80, up 0.79% on Friday at about 11.35 am. 

Dzire Tour sales went up phenomenally to 3,614 units in December 2015, up 115.6%, while the company sold 9,168 units of units of Gypsy, Ertiga, Grand Vitara and S-Cross, up 58% from 5,774 units in December 2014.

Sales of Omni, Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Baleno, Dzire, Alto and WagonR also went up while SX4 and Ciaz saw a decline at 2,841 units in December 2015, down 23.9% from 3,731 units in December 2014. 

The details came on a day when the AAP government in Delhi kick-started the odd-even formula in the city to check pollution.

Other companies such as Renault, Ford, Honda and Mercedez-Benz are yet to report their December sales numbers.

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