The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday reported a 1.7 per cent increase in sales to 1,53,223 units in November.
The company had sold 1,50,630 units in November last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
Domestic sales increased marginally to 1,44,219 units last month as against 1,43,686 units in November 2019, it added.
Sales of mini cars, comprising Alto and S-Presso, declined by 15.1 per cent to 22,339 units as compared to 26,306 in the same month last year.
Similarly, sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, declined by 1.8 per cent to 76,630 units as against 78,013 cars in November last year.
Sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz, however, increased by 29.1 per cent to 1,870 units as compared with 1,448 in November 2019.
Similarly, utility vehicle sales, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 2.4 per cent to 23,753 units compared to 23,204 in the year-ago month, MSI said.
Exports in November were up 29.7 per cent at 9,004 units as against 6,944 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.
Bajaj Auto on Tuesday reported a 5 per cent increase in total sales to 4,22,240 units in November this year.
The company had sold 4,03,223 units in the same month a year ago.
Domestic sales in November this year stood at 1,98,933 units as against 2,07,775 units, a decline of 4 per cent, Bajaj Auto said in a BSE filing.
Total motorcycle sales rose 12 per cent to 3,84,993 units, compared to 3,43,446 units sold in November last year.
Total commercial vehicle sales dropped 38 per cent to 37,247 units as against 59,777 in the same month last year, the company said.
Exports in November increased 14 per cent to 2,23,307 units over 1,95,448 units in the corresponding month last year, it added.