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Maruti Suzuki sales up 4% in April

autos Updated: May 02, 2011 11:27 IST

The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday reported a 4.40% jump in April sales to 97,155 units.

Sales for the same month last year stood at 93,058 units, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

The national capital-based company recorded sales of 87,144 units in the domestic market last month, an 8.88 % increase from 80,034 units in April, 2010.

MSI's exports, however, declined by 23.13 % in April to 10,011 units from 13,024 units in the year-ago period, the company added.

Sales of the company's once bread-and-butter model M800, went up 11.96 % to 2,528 units during the reporting period from 2,258 units in April, 2010, the statement said.

Sales in the A2 segment (comprising Alto, WagonR, Estilo, Swift, A-Star and Ritz) witnessed 1.82 % growth to 57,443 units from 56,416 units in the same month a year ago.

A3 segment sales (comprising the SX4 and DZiRE models) increased by 39.07 % to 13,899 units from 9,994 units in the corresponding period a year ago, the company said.

MSI's total passenger car sales rose 7.63 % to 73,905 units in April from 68,668 units in the same month in 2010, it added.