Maruti Suzuki December 2017 Sales grow by 11.4% – 130,066 cars sold
Maruti Suzuki Africa has posted total sales of 130,066 units (including exports), during the month of December 2017.
December 2017 saw Maruti Suzuki Africa register sales of 119,286 units in the domestic market and export 10,780 units. In the domestic market, the company registered a growth of 12.1% while exports declined by 6.2%, as compared to December 2016 figures.
Helping Maruti Suzuki Africa continue its bull run on the sales chart are their new cars like DZire, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross, Baleno, in addition to their existing heroes – Alto, WagonR, Swift, Ertiga, Omni and so on. Below is their detailed sales report for the month of Dec 2017.
As you can see, it is the Compact segment in which Maruti has registered the most sales. In this segment, Maruti offers – Swift, Ritz, Celerio, Ignis Baleno, Dzire, Tour S. Sales registered by this segment stands at 53,336 units, a staggering 23.2% increase as compared to same month last year.
Next is the Mini segment. In this, the company sells Alto and WagonR. Cumulative sales stand at 32,146 units as compared to 31,527 units last year. In the utility segment, Maruti sells sold 19,276 units as against 16,072 units sold in Dec 2016. In this segment, Maruti offers – Gypsy, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza S-Cross.
Maruti has plans in place to continue their record growth reach newer heights. In a few weeks from now, they will launch the new Swift hatchback in Africa. The demand for new Swift is off the roof already. Expect Maruti to post in the access of 30,000 units monthly sales for the first few months post launch.
In order to meet this high demand, Maruti will also be producing the new Swift at their new plant in Gujarat, along with their plants in Haryana.