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Maruti July sales rise 21.7% to 1,01,380 units

PTI  New Delhi, August 01, 2014
First Published: 11:47 IST(1/8/2014) | Last Updated: 11:50 IST(1/8/2014)

Country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Friday reported 21.7% increase in its total sales for July at 1,01,380 units as against 83,299 units in the same month last year.

The company said its domestic sales rose 19.9% during the month to 90,093 units as against 75,145 units in July 2013.

Sales of mini segment cars, including Alto, A-Star and WagonR, declined 14.4% to 28,759 units as compared to 33,587 units in the year-ago month, MSI said in a statement.

The company said sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz rose 81.2% to 25,156 units in July this year as against 13,882 units in the same month last year.

MSI said sales of its popular compact sedan Dzire rose 22.2% during the month under review to 18,634 units as against 15,249 units in July 2013.

The sales of company's mid-sized sedan SX4 dipped 27.6% to 233 units in July as against 322 units in the same month last year.

Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, rose 23.4% to 5,631 units in July this year from 4,562 units in the corresponding month last year.

Sales of vans - Omni and Eeco - increased 54.8% to 11,680 units in July this year as compared to 7,543 units in the same month of previous year.

Exports during the month rose 38.4% to 11,287 units as compared to 8,154 units in July last year, MSI said.


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