Biznextindia : Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), India’s largest car seller has reported 30.8 per cent sales growth at 160,442 units in September 2020. However, the performance has to be seen in the context of lower base of September 2019, MSIL said in a market filing.
Total sales include domestic sales of 150,040 units and 2,568 units for other OEMs. In addition, the Company exported 7,834 units in September 2020.
In the July-September quarter (Q2), the Company has registered a growth of 16.2% at 393,130 units, over the same period previous year, on a lower base. With this, the Company closed H1 i.e. April-September (FY2020-21) with total sales of 469,729 units a decline of 36.6% over H1 April-September (FY2019-20). Company’s sales performance in the first half has to be seen in conjunction with COVID-19 related disruptions.