Maruti sales in February 2008

Mumbai: Small car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) sold a total of 63,822 vehicles in February 2008. This includes 4,511 export units.

The company had sold 62,999 units in February 2007. Domestic sales in February 2007 were 59,095 units.

Maruti's volume in the domestic A2 segment went up by 2.7 per cent, while in A3 segment the domestic volume grew by 8.9 per cent, compared to sales in February 2007.

During February 2008 the company became India's first car manufacturer to export 5 lakh cars cumulatively.

The sales figures for February 2008 are given below:

Segment Models February Till February April'06 - March'07
2008 2007 % Change 2007-08 2006-07 %change
A1 M800 5745 5955 -3.5% 63200 73104 -13.5% 79245
C Omni, Versa 7268 8069 -9.9% 81688 74430 9.8% 83091
A2 Alto, Wagon-R, Zen, Swift 44059 42913 2.7% 457411 393307 16.3% 440375
A3 SX4,Esteem, Baleno * 1958 1798 8.9% 41799 27283 53.2% 29697
Total Passenger Cars 59030 58735 0.5% 644098 568124 13.4% 632408
MUV Grand Vitara *, Gypsy 281 360 -21.9% 3299 2949 11.9% 3221
Domestic 59311 59095 0.4% 647397 571073 13.4% 635629
Export 4511 3904 15.5% 47149 32079 47.0% 39295
Total Sales 63822 62999 1.3% 694546 603152 15.2% 674924
  • SX4 launched in May 2007, Grand Vitara launched in July 2007, Baleno figures are for 2006-07