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Maruti sales jump 17% in December

autos Updated: Jan 04, 2011 21:16 IST

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reported 17% jump in its sales for December 2010 at 99,225 units. Sales for the same month previous year were at 84,804 units, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

The company’s figures for the domestic market stood at 89,469 units in last month, a 26% increase from 71,000 units in December 2009, it added. MSI’s exports in December 2010, however, fell by 29% to 9,756 units from 13,804 units in the year-ago period.

The sales of the company’s once bread-and-butter model M800 also declined by 30% to 1,798 units from 2,574 units in December 2009. The A2 segment (comprising Alto, WagonR, Estilo, Swift, A-Star and Ritz) witnessed 23% growth at 64,492 units compared to 52,236 units in the same month a year ago.

A3 segment sales (consisting of SX4 and DZiRE) increased by 19% to 9,362 units from 7,843 units in the corresponding period a year ago, the company said on Tuesday.