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Maruti Suzuki sales up 10% in September

autos Updated: Oct 01, 2012 11:30 IST

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The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Monday reported 9.84% increase in total sales at 93,988 units for September.

The company had sold 85,565 units in the same month last year.

In September, MSI recorded a domestic sales of 88,801 units compared to 78,816 units in the year-ago period, registering a rise of 12.67%, the company said in a statement.

However, MSI's exports went down 23.14% to 5,187 units last month from 6,749 units in the year-ago period, it said.

Total passenger car sales in the domestic market rose by 3.43% to 68,957 units from 66,667 units in the same month of 2011, it added.

Sales of the company's mini-segment cars increased by 4.89% to 39,150 units during the month from 37,324 units in September last year.

However, in the compact segment (comprising the Estilo, Swift and Ritz models), MSI witnessed a 9.68% fall in sales to 17,813 units from 19,722 units in the same month a year ago.

Sales of MSI's DZiRE model increased by 24.26% to 11,694 units in September from 9,411 units in the same month last year.

MSI's mid-sized sedan SX4 sales were up 46.94% to 288 units last month from 196 units in September 2011.

Luxury sedan Kizashi witnessed 14.29% fall in sales at 12 units as against 14 units in the year-ago month.