The sales for Maruti Suzuki India Limited for August 2013 stood at 87,323 units including exports, grew by 61% as against 54,154 units in August 2012. Maruti’s domestic sales were 76,018 units in August 2013, 52% higher than the sales recorded during August 2012 of 50,129 units. The exports for August 2013 grew by 181% at 11,305 units as against 4,025 units in August 2012.
The year to date cumulative sales including exports for April-August period of FY 2013-14 stood at 437,056 units against 432,284 units during the same period of previous financial year, registering 1% growth. The year to date domestic sales grew by 3% at 396,509 units for April to August period of FY 2013-14 against 384,417 units in same period of previous financial year. Exports year to date are down by 15% at 40,547 units as against 47,867 units during same period of previous financial year.
Segment wise Breakdown
The passenger car sales registered 101% growth for August 2013 at 63,499 units against August 2012 sales of 31,653 units. The year to date sales for FY 2013-14 for the segment took a 10% hike at 334,562 units against 304,729 units during same period of previous financial year.
The utility segment which includes Gypsy, Ertiga and Grand Vitara, sold 4,563 units against 6,883 units for August 2012 registering a 34% decline of sales. The year to date sales for this segment in April to August period of FY 2013-14 decline by 28% at 23,747 units against 33,142 units sold during the same period of FY 2012-13.
The sales of Maruti Vans – Omni and Eeco stood at 7,956 units in August 2013 marking 31% decline against 11,593 units in August 2012. The year to date sales for the April to August period of FY 2013-14 stood at 38,200 units against 46,546 units in the same period of FY 2012-13, marking an 18% decline.
Passenger Car Segment
The sales of mini car segment which includes brands like Maruti 800,Alto and Wagon-R were 32,019 units in August 2013 which rose by 45% in comparison with August 2012 sales of 22,062 units. The year to date sales for the segment during April to August period of FY 2013-14 is up by 12% with 163,272 units against 145,873 units in the same period of FY 2012-13.
The sales of compact car segment including brands like Swift, Estilo and Ritz recorded a healthy growth of 187% for August 2013 at 17,406 units against August 2012 sales of 6059 units. The year to date sales of the segment is down at 4% with 90,969 units sold so far in FY 2013-14 against 94,804 units sold during the same period of FY 2012-13.
The sales of Dzire in August 2013 stood at 13,723 units. This is a 345% growth in comparison with August 2012 where 3085 units were sold. So far this fiscal year 78,231 Dzire were sold against 61,456 units during same period of FY 2012-13, registering 27% growth.
The sales of SX4 is down by 22% at 348 units for August 2013 against 447 units in August 2012. And the year-to-date sales for FY 2013-14 decline at 19% at 2088 units against 2573 units during the same period of FY 2012-13
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