Maruti Suzuki domestic sales marginally up 0.9% in February

India’s largest passenger vehicle maker, Maruti Suzuki on Friday has reported a marginal increase of 0.9 per cent in its domestic sales at 139,100 units in February.

The domestic sales stood at 137,900 units in February, 2018, the company said in a statement.

Maruti, however, saw a marginal decline of 0.8 per cent in its total sales (domestic+exports) at 148,682 units last month as against 149,824 units sold in the in the corresponding month last year.

The company failed to increase its total sales even after heavy discounting and sales of new WagonR in February 2019. 

On the commercial vehicle front, company's light commercial vehicle dispatch 2,188 units in the month under review witnessing a jump of 74.8 per cent.

Total exports saw a declined of 19.6 per cent at 9,582 units in February 2019 as compared to 11,924 units in the February year ago. 

 

(Agencies)