Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) registered impressive growth of 15% to 69415 units in month of Oct ’07 backed by steady growth volumes in both domestic and exports sales. Its domestic sales for Oct ’07 increased by 15% to 64258 units compared to 55894 units in Oct ’06. Upside came largely from the higher sales volume registered by A2 segment that consists of models such as Alto, Wagon R, Zen and Swift. Its exports in Oct ’07 increased by 21% to 5157 units.
Segment wise, A2, A3 and multiutiliy vehicle (MUV) continued to report healthy growth while C segment (Omni & Versa) attained marginal growth and A1’s (M800) declined. A2 achieved healthy growth of 21% to 47077 units while A3 (Esteem, Baleno and SX4) grew by 55% to 4177 units. MUV consisting of Gypsy and Grand vitara surged by 184% to 417 units. On the other hand C segment grew marginally by 5% to 8110 units. A1 that consists of M800 crashed by 30% to 4477 units.