Maruti Suzuki has reported to have sold a total of 84,808 vehicles in August 2009. This shows a growth of 41.6 per cent in the month. This figure includes exports of 14,847 units, the highest ever monthly export in the company’ s history.
A company release said it had sold a total of 59,908 cars in August 2008. Maruti Suzuki’ s volume in the domestic A2 segment grew by 39.3 per cent. In the A3 segment, the sales volume grew by 44.1 per cent during the month as compared to sales in August 2008.
During the month of August, the company crossed the milestone of 50,000 cumulative exports in this fiscal year. The Maruti Suzuki A-Star is Maruti’ s flagship export model. The A-Star, which was introduced internationally in January 2009, has been leading the export numbers since introduction. The major markets for this model in Europe include Germany, UK, France and Netherlands.
Indian car major Maruti Suzuki introduced the new Maruti Suzuki Estilo on 25th August. The new Estilo comes with a bolder new look and the latest, 1-litre, BS-IV compliant, K-series engine.