Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest car manufacturer released the monthly sales report for March 2021. The company sold close to 167,014 units which include 149,518 units of passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles, 5,899 units to other OEMs and exports of 11,597 units. For the financial year 19-20, the domestic sales of MSIL fell by 18 per cent due to the CoronaVirus pandemic, but now the sales figure is slowly improving.
Detailed Breakup Of The Sales Figure For March 2021
In the mini segment, which comprises Alto and S-Presso, Maruti Suzuki registered a total sales of 24,653 units. The compact segment with WagonR, Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire and Tour S accounted for the maximum of the sales with 82,201 units. In the mid-size segment having the likes of only the Ciaz, sold 1,628 units for the same period. The utility vehicles with Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza and XL6 resulted in a cumulative sales of 26,174 units. The Super Carry and Eeco which are mostly used for commercial purposes sold 11,547 and 3,315 units respectively.
Maruti Suzuki Commercial Car Network
The Maruti Suzuki Commercial has registered a total sales of over 92,000 units to date, thus becoming one of the fastest-growing automobile networks in the country. Currently with 325 outlets spread across 235 cities, Maruti Suzuki Commercial will look into expanding its network to more cities and towns. In terms of the products, the range consists of Super Carry and Eeco Cargo in the goods carrier segment, and Alto -Tour H1, Dzire- Tour S, Ertiga-Tour M, Celerio- Tour H2, and Eeco-Tour V in the passenger mobility. As of now, after the stringent BS-VI emission norms kicked in, Maruti Suzuki has no diesel engine on offer and the above-mentioned products are only available with petrol and CNG fuel type. But, as per sources, there is a high probability that Maruti Suzuki will bring in diesel engines, which will help cater to a wide range of audience.