Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, has reported a jump of 27.1% in total sales at 144,396 units in January 2017. This includes 133,934 units in domestic market and 10,462 units of exports. The company had sold a total of 113,606 units in January 2016.
Sales of mini segment cars, including, Alto and WagonR, increased by 10.9% to 37,928 units during the month under review as compared to 34,206 units in January 2016. The sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Ritz, Dzire, Ignis, Celerio and Baleno gained by 25.2% to 55,817 units in January 2017 as against 44,575 units in the year-ago period.
The sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross and Vitara Brezza surged 101.0% to 16,313 units in January 2017 from 8,114 units in the corresponding month of 2016. Besides, exports during the month under review increased by 44.8% to 10,462 units as compared to 7,223 units in January 2016.