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Maruti Suzuki, first manufacturer to sell 1 Lakh cars in a month

For the first time, car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited has sold over one lakh units in a month. The Company’s total sales were 102,175 units in May 2010. This included 12,134 units of exports.

The previous highest in total monthly sales was 96,650 units, sold in February 2010.

The company had sold a total of 79,872 vehicles in May 2009.

In May 2010, the company sold 90,041 units in the domestic market, up 27.2 per cent over corresponding month last year. This is the highest ever domestic sales in a month. The previous highest monthly domestic sale was 84,765 units, in February 2010.

The company registered highest ever domestic sales in A2, A3 and C segments respectively.



The sales figures for May 2010 are given below:

Segment Models In May Till May April'09 - March'10
2010 2009 % Change 2010-11 2009-10 % Change
A1 M800 2558 2336 9.5% 4816 4681 2.9% 33028
C Omni, versa, Eeco* 12953 7619 70.0% 23607 15343 53.9% 101325
A2 Alto, Wagon-R, Estilo, Swift, Ritz*, A-Star 62679 53760 16.6% 119095 100577 18.4% 633190
A3 SX4, D'zire 10883 6782 60.5% 20877 13848 50.8% 99315
Total Passenger Cars 89073 70497 26.4% 168395 134449 25.2% 866858
MUV Gypsy, Grand Vitara* 968 288 236.1% 1680 1193 40.8% 3932
Domestic 90041 70785 27.2% 170075 135642 25.4% 870790
Export 12134 9087 33.5% 25158 15978 57.5% 147575
Total Sales 102175 79872 27.9% 195233 151620 28.8% 1018365


*Ritz launched in May 2009, Grand Vitara launched in July 2009, Eeco launched in January 2010

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