Maruti Suzuki's total domestic sales (PV + LCV) drop 19% in April

The auto company’s sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market slipped 19.6% at 131,385 units as against 163,434 units in same month previous year.

May 01, 2019 06:05 IST India Infoline News Service

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Maruti Suzuki said in the regulatory filing that it’s total domestic sales (PV + LCV) declined by 19% at 133,704 units in April 2019. The company sold 164,978 units in April 2018, the company said in the filing.

The auto company’s sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market slipped 19.6% at 131,385 units as against 163,434 units in the same month previous year.

However, its exports grew 14.6% at 9,177 units in the first month of FY19-20, the company added.

Maruti Suzuki sold 22,766 units of the Alto 800 and previous generation WagonR against a base of 37,794 units. Company's compact vehicle segment which sells the new-generation WagonR, Alto K10, Swift, Ignis, Baleno, Celerio, Dzire and the TourS recorded a decline of 13.9% selling 72,146 units against a base of 83, 834 units which were sold in the same period last year.

The sales of its mid-size sedan, the Ciaz took a heavy dip of 45.5% selling 2789 units against 5116 units which were sold in the corresponding month last year, the company added.

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