Maruti Dec Sales Up 8.5 Percent at 1, 19,149 Units

NEW Delhi: Country’s largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported a 8.5 percent increase in total sales in December at 1, 19,149 units as against 1, 09,791 units in the same month in 2014.

The company said its domestic sales increased 13.5 percent during the month to 1, 11,333 units as against 98,109 units in December 2014.

Sales of passenger cars went up 11.6 percent to 91,043 units as compared to 81,564 units in the year-ago month, MSI said in a BSE filing.

The company said sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, jumped 58.8 percent to 9,168 units in December 2015 from 5,774 units in the corresponding month in 2014.

Sales of vans – Omni and Eeco – rose 3.3 percent to 11,122 units in December 2015 as compared to 10,771 units in the same period of last year.

Exports during the month declined 33.1 percent to 7,816 units as compared to 11,682 units in December 2014, MSI said.

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Source: PTI