India’s leading automobile manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), has reported a 2 percent rise in its total wholesale for the month of June. It has dispatched around 1,59,418 units to dealers as compared t 1,55,857 units in June, 2022, according to an official statement from MSI.
The domestic passenger vehicle sales of Maruti Suzuki has also seen a 8% growth, reaching 133,027 units compared to 122,685 units during the same period last year. However, sales in the mini car category, which includes popular models like Alto and S-Presso, saw a slight decline, with 14,054 units sold compared to 14,442 units in June 2022.
In the compact segment, encompassing models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, and Dzire, the company faced a significant slump of 17 percent, selling 64,471 units compared to 77,746 units in June 2022.
On the contrary, the mid-sized sedan Ciaz witnessed a surge in sales, with 1,744 units sold in June 2023, surpassing the 1,507 units sold in the same month of the previous year.
Maruti Suzuki also experienced substantial growth in utility vehicle sales, which includes popular models like Brezza, Grand Vitara, and Ertiga. The sales in this segment more than doubled, reaching 43,404 units, compared to 18,860 vehicles sold in the corresponding month of the previous year, as reported by MSI.
However, the company’s exports faced a setback, declining by 17 percent with 19,770 units exported in June 2023, as opposed to 23,833 units exported in the same month last year.
Maruti Suzuki India remains a dominant force in the Indian automotive market, consistently striving to meet the evolving demands and preferences of customers. With the recent positive growth in domestic passenger vehicle sales and the significant surge in utility vehicle sales, the company continues to showcase its commitment to providing high-quality vehicles to its customers.