Maruti Suzuki sales up 15 percent in November on new launches

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki’s sales increased to about 1.60 lakh units in November. This is an increase of about 15 percent compared to the same month last year. The launch of new variants of Baleno and Grand Vitara has helped the company in increasing the sales this year.

Last month the company’s sales stood at 1,59,044 units. It was 1,39,184 units in the same month last year. However, this is low as compared to the sales of around 1.67 lakh units during the festive season in October. After dominating the small car segment, the company has started focusing on SUVs with launches like the new generation Brezza. Utility vehicles like the Brezza, Grand Vitara, XL6 and Ertiga accounted for 32,563 units of Maruti Suzuki’s sales last month. company The small car segment contributed more than half of the total sales.

Maruti’s passenger vehicle sales in the country grew in November but there was a slight decline in exports at 19,738 units. In the same month last year, the company had exported 21,393 units. Top international markets for Maruti Suzuki include Latin America, ASEAN and the Middle East. The company’s cars like Dzire, Swift, S-Presso and Baleno are in great demand abroad. The company launched the new Grand Vitara in September. Due to less choice of vehicles with hybrid engine in the mid-size segment, it is getting good response from the customers. The company has sold over 2.5 crore units since starting business in the country almost 40 years ago. Production has achieved. It is the only Indian company to reach this figure in passenger vehicle production. Maruti started production in the early 1980s from the Gurgaon factory in Haryana.

The company’s Maruti was the favorite car of the middle class in the country for 800 years. Maruti has also expanded its product portfolio and has 16 models across various segments. The second plant of the company is in Manesar. It has an annual production capacity of 1.5 million units. Maruti Suzuki has been at the first position in the country’s car market for many years. It is followed by Hyundai and Tata Motors at the second and third rank respectively.