Maruti Suzuki sales up by 30% in June 2018.
Maruti Suzuki, the renowned and the dominant carmaker of Indian auto market has shown a significant growth in June 2018.
Considering a year-ago base, Maruti Suzuki had registered the growth of around 44%. While sales were significantly down in June 2017 due to the impact of GST reforms.
For the first quarter of 2019 fiscal year, Maruti sales figure is up by around 25% which is accounted for 4,58,967 units sold. The major cars impacting this growth are Swift, Baleno, Dzire, Ignis and Celerio. Only these cars add up to 71,570 units which make 76.7 % growth. And among these cars, Swift and Dzire are the key players. In April-June 2018, these cars together have sales figure of 2,32,667 units which makes 49.8% increase in sales Compared to June 2017.
But the other side of the story is dark as Maruti’s premium car Ciaz sales is declined and it has declined by up to 60 % with as low as 1,579 units in June. In Q1 2019only 10,719 units of Ciaz were sold which is down by 31.7 % compared to last year sales.
Also, sales of entry level Maruti car which are Alto and WagonR has also given a positive response in this year showing a growth of 15.1 % with 29,381 units compared to June 2017.