Maruti Suzuki India Sales Down 12.6% in June 2013

  India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India yesterday reported 12.6 percent fall in its total sales in June this year at 84,455 units. The company had sold a total 96,597 units in the corresponding month last year. For June 2013, the company reported 7.8 per cent decline in domestic sales at 77,002 units, over 83,531 units in June, 2012, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 MSI's exports last month went down by 43 per cent to 7,453 units from 13,066 units in the year-ago period, it said. Sales of the company's mini segment cars, including the M800, A-Star, Alto and WagonR, declined by 8.4 per cent 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 per cent 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 per cent 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 per cent 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 per cent to 4,997 units from 5,638 units in the year-ago month. Sales of vans dipped by 1.2 per cent to 6,833 units from 6,916 units in the same month last year. MSI's total passenger car sales declined by 8.2 per cent to 65,172 units in June from 70,977 units in the same month in 2012, it added.

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