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Maruti sales up 14.73% in Jan

autos Updated: Feb 01, 2011 12:43 IST

The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) reported a 14.73% jump in sales during January, 2011, to 1,09,743 units on Tuesday.

Sales in the same month of the previous year stood at 95,649 units, Maruti Suzuki India said in a statement.

The company's sales in the domestic market stood at 1,00,422 units in January, 2011, a 23.84% increase from 81,087 units in the year-ago period, it added.

MSI's exports in January, 2011, however, fell by 35.99% to 9,321 units from 14,562 units in the same month last year, the company said.

Sales of the company's M800 model also declined by 24.77% to 1,876 units from 2,494 units in January, 2010, the statement said.

Sales in the A2 segment (comprising the Alto, WagonR, Estilo, Swift, A-Star and Ritz models) witnessed a 23.81% jump to 72,479 units in January, 2011, compared to 58,540 units in the same month a year ago.

A3 segment sales (consisting of the SX4 and DZiRE models) increased by 32.6% to 11,930 units from 8,995 units in the corresponding period a year ago, the company said.

The company has witnessed record sales of over ten lakh units in the first ten months of this fiscal, with 10,37,408 units finding buyers, compared to 8,26,592 units in the year-ago period, a smart 25.5% increase.