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Maruti Suzuki October sales up 4.5% at 1,53,435 units

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The company had sold 1,46,766 units in October last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement

The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Friday reported a 4.5% increase in total sales at 1,53,435 units in October.

The company had sold 1,46,766 units in October last year, MSI said in a statement.

Domestic sales also grew 4.5% to 1,44,277 units last month as against 1,38,100 units in October 2018, it added.

Sales of mini cars comprising Alto, WagonR and newly launched S-Presso stood at 28,537 units as compared to 32,835 units in the year-ago month, down 13.1%.

Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, grew 15.9 per cent to 75,094 units as against 64,789 units in October last year.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 2,371 units as compared to 3,892 units in the same month last year, down 39.1%.

Sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, were at at 23,108 units as compared to 20,764 units in the year-ago period, MSI said.

Exports in October were 5.7% up at 9,158 units as against 8,666 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.

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