Maruti Suzuki reports 4.3% increase in total sales to 160,752 units in Jan
The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Monday reported a 4.3 per cent increase in total sales to 1,60,752 units in January.
The company had sold 1,54,123 units in January last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
Domestic sales rose 2.6 per cent to 1,48,307 units last month as against 1,44,499 units in January 2020, it added.
Sales of mini cars, comprising Alto and S-Presso, declined 7.4 per cent to 1,02,088 units as compared with 1,10,225 in the same month last year.
Similarly, sales of the compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, declined by 8.8 per cent to 76,935 units as against 84,340 cars in January year.
Sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz, however, jumped 61.3 per cent to 1,347 units as compared with 835 in January 2020.
Similarly, utility vehicle sales, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 45.1 per cent to 23,887 units compared with 16,460 in the year-ago month, MSI said.
Exports in January were up 29.3 per cent at 12,445 units as against 9,624 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.