Maruti tops utility vehicle segment with 28pc share

NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd attained leadership position in utility vehicles sales in the domestic market in 2017-18, with over 27.5 per cent market share.

Riding on the success of models like Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross, Maruti Suzuki’s sale of utility vehicles reached 253,759 units in 2017-18, growing 29.6 per cent over previous year sales of 195,741 units.

Speaking on the achievement, R.S Kalsi, senior executive director (marketing & sales), Maruti Suzuki said, In recent years the company has systematically widened its utility vehicle portfolio. Each of the offerings is distinctively placed and offers immense value to customers. Our UV range of Vitara Brezza, 5-Cross and Ertiga revolve around best of design, technology and experience.”

Sales of Vitara Brezza increased by 36.7 per cent in 2017-18, while it jumped by 44.4 per cent for S-Cross and 4.1 per cent for Ertiga, according to a company release. Maruti Suzuki has 2,627 sales outlets (as on March 31, 2018).

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