Maruti Suzuki sales decline in India for November 2018

Written by Newsroom Staff December 1, 2018 14:37

New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki has witnessed a marginal drop in total sales for the month of November 2018 in India.

The makers saw major drop in its sales for the month. The company’s cumulative sales last month accounted for 153,539 units, against the 154,600 units that were sold during the same month last year, registering a decline of 0.7 per cent.

Last month, Maruti’s total domestic sales went up by just 0.5 per cent, to 146,018 units, from 145,300 units from November 2017. However, it was exports that took the biggest hit in November 2018, witnessing a decline of 19.1 per cent at 7,521 units, compared to 9,300 units exported the same month last year.

Sales of Maruti Suzuki’s entry-level segment, which includes the Alto range and WagonR, went down by a massive 21.6 per cent, while sales in the compact car segment, which includes the likes of the Swift, Dzire and Baleno, went up by a considerable 10.8 per cent. This could be an indication that Maruti customers, who previously chose the cars like the Alto and WagonR and now opting for cars in the higher segment.

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