Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki's domestic sales for the month of March rose slightly to 103,719 units from 102,269 units in the same month last year.
In the mini-passenger segment, which includes M800, Alto, A-Star and Wagon R, Maruti recorded sale of 40,159 units in the March as against the 40,085 units in corresponding month last year.
The sale of super-compact Dzire Tour jumped to 2,613 units in the last month from 1,271 in March 2014, registering a growth of 105.6 per cent, while the compact car segment of Maruti witnessed 12.5 per cent decline at 38,710 units in March as against 44,251 units during the same period last year.
In March 2015, Maruti sold 4,251 units of Ciaz, as against 4,251 units of SX4 sedan in March 2014.
The sale of utility vehicles, Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, stood at 6,218 units in March against 6,499 units in the corresponding month last year, posting a decline of 4.3 per cent. Maruti Omni and Eeco together recorded a sale of 11,768 units in March 2015, as compared to 9,752 units in March 2014, registering a growth of 20.7 per cent.
Exports of the company fell by 29.3 per cent to 7,836 units as against 11,081 units in March 2014.
In the financial year 2014-15, Maruti recorded highest annual sale ever at 1,292,415 units. The previous high was in 2010-11, when the company had sold 1,271,005 units.
|Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Dzire||38710|
|Gypsy, Grand Vitara,Ertiga||6218|
|Total Domestic Sales||103719|
|Total Export Sales||7836|
|Total Sales (Domestic + Export)||111555|