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Maruti Suzuki ends 2022 with a 9% drop in December sales

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 1,39,347 vehicles in December 2022, compared to 1,53,149 units in December 2021, indicating a drop in sales, according to PTI.


Sales for Maruti Suzuki India decreased towards the end of 2022. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. reported on Sunday that total wholesales fell by 9% to 1,39,347 units in December 2022 compared to the same month a year earlier. According to a statement from Maruti Suzuki India, the company sold a total of 1,53,149 cars during the same month in 2021. (MSIL). The announcement states that from 1,26,031 units in December 2021 to 1,13,535 units last month, overall domestic wholesales declined by 9.91%.

Sales of micro cars, which include the Alto and S-Presso, decreased from 16,320 units in the same month last year to 9,765 units this month. Similar to this, it stated that sales of compact cars, including the Baleno, Celerio, Dzire, Ignis, Swift, Tour S, and WagonR, were down at 57,502 units as opposed to 69,345 units in December 2021.

However, utility cars including the Brezza, Ertiga, S-Cross, XL6, and Grand Vitara saw greater sales last month, clocking in at 33,008 units compared to 26,982 units in the same month previous year. The manufacture of automobiles, particularly domestic models, was somewhat impacted by the scarcity of electrical components.

In a similar vein, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said that in December 2022, its dealer deliveries decreased by 3.8% to 10,421 automobiles. In a statement from Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the company reported wholesale sales of 10,834 units in December 2021. (TKM). 2022 saw a 23% increase in total wholesales from 2021’s 1,30,768 units to 2022’s 1,60,357 units.

However, MG Motor India reported a 53% increase in retail sales to 3,899 units in December 2022. 2,550 units were sold by the company during the same time in 2021. Production has been disrupted by the pandemic and logistical challenges, but many of these issues might get better in the coming month, the company said in a statement.