News24LAST UPDATED: Nov. 4, 2020, 2:55 p.m.
New Delhi: October -2020 has been a great one for the big auto company Maruti Suzuki India as their Sales figures in October increased by 19 percent over the previous year and by about 20 percent over September also the company expects more demand to increase units in the festive season.
In fact, sales of Maruti Suzuki India, the country's largest car company, rose 18.9 percent to 1,82,448 units in October. The company sold 1,53,435 vehicles while in September, Maruti Suzuki sold 152,608 units in the same month last year.
According to the statement released by the company, its sales in the domestic market increased by 19.8 percent to 1,72,862 units from 1,44,277 units in October 2019.
Sales of mini cars like Alto and S-Preso declined marginally to 28,462 units in October from 28,537 units in the same month last year. Sales of the compact segment cars like Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, and Dzire increased by 19.2 percent to 95,067 units from 75,094 units in October 2019.
Maruti's Ciaz model sales fell 40 percent to 1,422 units in October from 2,371 units in the same month last year. However, sales of the company's utility vehicles Vitara Brezza, S-Cross, and Ertiga increased by 9.9 percent to 25,396 units from 23,108 units.
The company's exports grew 4.7 percent to 9,586 units last month, compared to 9,158 units in October a year ago.