Maruti Suzuki April sales swiftly up by 14% post new Swift launch
New Delhi : The all-new Swift hatchback gave boost to Maruti Suzuki India's sale figure by 14% at 1,72,986 units in April against 1,51,215 units in the year-ago month. In the domestic market, the company sold 1,64,978 units.
While demands for Swift increase, the company witnessed a decline of about 2% in demands of mini segment cars including Alto and WagonR.
MSI said, sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Dzire and Baleno jumped by 31.8 percent to 83,834 units last month as against 63,584 units in the year-ago month.
Sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz declined by over 27 per cent to 5,116 units during the month.
ales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara, Ertiga, S-Cross and compact SUV Vitara Brezza increased marginally to 20,804 units in April from 20,638 units in the same month of 2017.
Sales of vans -- Omni and Eeco -- increased by 14 percent to 15,886 units last month as against 13,938 units in the year-ago period.
Exports in April this year were up 19.1 percent to 8,008 units as compared with 6,723 units in the same month last year, MSI said.