Maruti Suzuki total sales down 12.6% in June
The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday reported 12.6% decline in total sales in June this year at 84,455 units.
The company had posted a total sales of 96,597 units in the corresponding month last year.
For June 2013, the city-based firm reported 7.8% decline in domestic sales at 77,002 units, over 83,531 units in June, 2012, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
MSI's exports last month went down by 43% to 7,453 units from 13,066 units in the year-ago period, it said.
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Sales of the company's mini segment cars, including the M800, A-Star, Alto and WagonR, declined by 8.4% to 31,314 units from 34,198 units in June, 2012.
In the compact segment (comprising the Estilo, Swift and Ritz models), MSI witnessed 7.2% fall in sales at 20,996 units as against 22,624 units in the same month a year ago.
Sales of MSI's DZiRE model fell by 8.7% to 12,548 units from 13,741 units in the corresponding period a year ago.
The company's mid-sized sedan SX4's sales declined by 23% to 314 units from 408 units in the year-ago month, MSI said.
Luxury sedan Kizashi witnessed no buyer last month compared to sales of 6 units in June 2012, it added.
Sales of utility vehicles went down by 11.4% to 4,997 units from 5,638 units in the year-ago month. Sales of vans dipped by 1.2% to 6,833 units from 6,916 units in the same month last year.
MSI's total passenger car sales declined by 8.2% to 65,172 units in June from 70,977 units in the same month in 2012, it added.