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Maruti Suzuki October sales up 1.9 percent

New Delhi, Nov 1 : Maruti Suzuki Friday reported a rise of 1.9 percent in its October sales which stood at 105,087 units from 103,108 units sold in last year's corresponding month.


Exports during the month under review were up 27 percent, 9,025 units from 7,106 units shipped overseas during the same month of 2012.

Domestic sales were marginally up 0.1 percent to 96,062 units during the period under review from 96,002 units sold in October 2012.

Mini-car segment that includes M800, Alto, A-Star and WagonR declined by 6.8 percent at 39,379 units from 42,233 units sold in the same month of 2012.

Sales of compact cars Swift, Estilo and Ritz fell by 1.2 percent at 22,188 units from 22,459 units during the corresponding month of 2012.

However, the sales of super compact cars segment, including Dzire, shot 19.6 percent at 17,211 units from 14,389 units sold in October, 2012.

While there was no buyer for luxury sedan Kizashi during the month under review, sales of the mid-sized sedan SX4 plummetted 62.3 percent to 262 units from 695 units sold in October 2012.

Sale of utility vehicles Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga also dropped 2.2 percent to 7,236 units from 7,400 units sold in the corresponding period of last year.

The van segment (Omni and Eeco) increased 11.3 percent with 9,786 units from a sale of 8,791 units in September 2012.

The company's scrip at the Bombay Stock Exchange was trading 0.14 percent or 2.30 points up at Rs.1,635 from its previous close of Rs.1,633.70 Thursday.

--IANS (Posted on 01-11-2013)

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