Maruti Suzuki Made Record Sales in Last Financial Year, Company to Soon Launch New Models

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki sold 1,70,071 units in March. This includes 1,36,787 units sold in the domestic market, 3,165 units sold to other OEMs and 30,119 units exported. However, the company is facing shortage of electronic components.

In the last financial year, the company has sold the highest ever sales of 19,66,164 units. This includes 16,44,876 units sold in the domestic market, 61,995 units sold to other OEMs and 2,59,333 units exported. The company sold 15,491 units in the mini segment in March. Maruti’s sales in the compact segment stood at 82,314 units. The company sold 1,384 units of the Ciaz last month. This is much higher than the sales of around 300 units in the same month last year. company Sales of utility vehicles stood at 25,001 units. The segment includes the Grand Vitara, Brezza, S-Cross, XL6 and Ertiga.

The company had showcased the new models Jimny and Fronx at the Auto Expo earlier this year and they will be launched soon. Bookings for both car models can be done through the company’s website or offline at Nexa dealerships. last month Maruti had reported that the semiconductor shortage could last for the next few quarters. This will further increase the number of pending orders for some of the company’s vehicles. The number of such orders with the company has increased to 3.69 lakh units.

Of these, the highest number of orders are for the Ertiga at around 94,000. The company’s pending orders for the Grand Vitara and Brezza are around 37,000 and 61,500 units respectively. Apart from this, Maruti has around 22,000 and 12,000 bookings for the Jimny and Fronx respectively. The company may launch Jimny soon. It gets a 3-spoke steering wheel and a twin-pod analogue instrument cluster. Its center console houses a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Its 1.5-litre petrol engine can generate maximum power of 103bhp and peak torque of 134.2Nm. It can be bought in 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission.

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