Maruti Suzuki hits record high with August sales of 189,082 units
In a stunning sales performance, Maruti Suzuki India Limited shattered all previous records by selling a whopping 189,082 units in August 2023. This sets a new benchmark for the auto giant, signaling a robust uptick in the automobile market. The unprecedented sales figure includes domestic sales of 158,678 units, 5,790 units sold to other OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers), and an additional 24,614 units in export sales.
The breakdown for August 2023 shows significant shifts in the company’s product categories. The Mini + Compact segment, which includes popular models like Alto, S-Presso, Baleno, and Swift, recorded a total of 84,660 units sold. Meanwhile, the Utility Vehicles segment saw an astounding surge, with 58,746 units flying off the shelves, almost doubling the 26,932 units sold in the same period last year.
The Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) segment, featuring the Super Carry, contributed 2,564 units to the domestic sales. This brings the total domestic sales, including LCV and OEM sales, to an impressive 164,468 units for the month of August alone. Compared to the 143,692 units sold in August 2022, Maruti Suzuki’s total domestic sales have shot up significantly.
Furthermore, the export sector also performed well, contributing 24,614 units to the total sales volume. This takes Maruti Suzuki’s grand total of sales (domestic + export) to an all-time high of 189,082 units. It’s a significant leap from the 165,173 units sold in the same month the previous year.
To sum it up, Maruti Suzuki’s record-breaking sales in August 2023 underscore the auto major’s ever-increasing dominance in both domestic and export markets. With this incredible performance, the automobile giant sets the stage for an ultra-competitive Q4 and solidifies its top position in the Indian automobile market. Industry analysts are keenly watching how Maruti Suzuki will capitalize on this momentum in the coming months.