Maruti Suzuki sales up over 99% in March


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New Delhi Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest automobile major, reported a jump in sales in March 2021. The company registered a 99.31 percent increase in its total sales on Thursday on a year-on-year basis during March 2021. The company sold 167,014 vehicles in the previous month, while 83,792 units were sold in March 2020.

The company sold 164,469 vehicles in February 2021.

The company said in a statement, “Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 167,014 units in March 2021, with domestic sales of 149,518 units (passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles), 5,899 units with other OEMs and 11,597 units. Export of units is included. “

The statement said, “Home sales were down by almost 48 percent in March 2020 due to disruptions related to Kovid. It will be seen that domestic sales have only reached the level of March 2019 in March 2021.”

In terms of financial year, the company registered a 6.7 percent decline in sales in FY 2021. It recorded sales of 1,457,861 units as against 1,563,297 units during the last financial year.

It has been clarified in the statement that for the full fiscal year 2020-21, the company has sold a total of 1,457,861 units, which is 6.7 percent less than the FY 2019-20.

The company says total sales for the year included 1,323,396 in domestic units, 38,326 in other OEMs and 96,139 units exported.

–IANS

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