December 2023 Maruti Sales Breakup – Dzire, Ertiga, Brezza, Baleno, Fronx, WagonR

December 2023 Maruti Sales Breakup – Dzire, Ertiga, Brezza, Baleno, Fronx, WagonR

In the calendar year 2023, the Indian passenger car market witnessed an extraordinary surge, achieving its highest-ever sales at 41,00,258 units from January to December. This remarkable feat translated to an average monthly sale of 3,41,688 units, with the festive month of October 2023 standing out as a historic pinnacle, recording an all-time high monthly sales figure of 3,91,066 units and the driving force behind this surge was the notable demand for cars in the SUV and Crossover segments underscoring a shift in consumer preferences.

Maruti Suzuki's Market Dominance in December 2023 Sales

Among the prominent players in this thriving market, Maruti Suzuki India Limited emerged as the undisputed leader, recording sales of 1,04,778 units in December 2023. While this represented an impressive performance, there was a 6.5% year-on-year (YoY) decline compared to the 1,12,010 units sold in December 2022. Additionally, the month-on-month (MoM) de-growth was significant, standing at 21.9% from the 1,34,158 units sold in November 2023. Maruti Suzuki's market share also experienced a YoY decrease, falling from 40.7% to 36.5%, indicating a dynamic market landscape.

Top Performers in Maruti Suzuki's Diverse Portfolio

In the competitive landscape of December 2023, the Maruti Suzuki DZire secured the top spot in sales, exhibiting a commendable 17% YoY growth and reaching 14,012 units. However, the model faced a MoM de-growth of 12% from the robust sales figure of 15,965 units recorded in November 2023. Following closely, the Maruti Ertiga claimed the second position, with a 6% YoY growth and a modest 1% MoM increase, totaling 12,975 units. The Brezza emerged as another strong contender, experiencing a notable 17% YoY growth to reach 12,844 units in December 2023. Despite this, MoM sales witnessed a 4% decline from the November 2023 figure of 13,393 units.

December 2023 Maruti Sales Breakup – Dzire, Ertiga, Brezza, Baleno, Fronx, WagonR - back
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Performance Analysis of Swift, Baleno, and Other Models

The Maruti Suzuki Swift and Baleno faced both YoY and MoM sales de-growth in December 2023. Swift sales witnessed a 2% YoY decline and a substantial 23% MoM decrease, while Baleno sales recorded a sharp 37% YoY dip. Furthermore, MoM sales for Baleno also registered a significant 18% decline from the 12,961 units sold in November 2023. The Maruti Eeco van experienced lower sales in December 2023, with 10,034 units sold, reflecting a 5% YoY decline and a 2% MoM decrease from the 10,226 units sold in November 2023.

Sales Breakdown for Fronx, WagonR, and Grand Vitara in December 2023

The sales breakdown for December 2023 witnessed the Fronx, a relatively new entrant to Maruti's portfolio, recording sales of 9,692 units. While this represented a marginal 2% MoM decrease from the 9,867 units sold in November 2023, it showcased the model's initial performance in the market. The WagonR, a stalwart in Maruti's lineup, faced a 16% YoY and a significant 48% MoM dip in sales, totaling 8,578 units in December 2023. Conversely, the Grand Vitara showed promise with a 13% YoY improvement, reaching 6,988 units. However, MoM sales for the Grand Vitara experienced a 12% decline from the 7,973 units sold in November 2023.

Comprehensive Maruti Suzuki Sales Roster

The comprehensive sales roster for Maruti Suzuki in December 2023 also included models like Alto, XL6, Jimny, Invicto, Ciaz, and Ignis, each contributing to the diverse product portfolio. Noteworthy sales figures were reported for Celerio (247 units) and S-Presso (60 units), adding to the overall performance metrics.

Upcoming Launches and Forward-Thinking Strategies

Looking ahead to 2024, Maruti Suzuki has outlined a strategic roadmap with a series of new launches. The upcoming Swift and DZire versions are anticipated to captivate the market along with the introduction of the Maruti Suzuki eVX marking the company's foray into the electric vehicle segment and these initiatives reflect Maruti Suzuki's commitment to staying at the forefront of industry trends ensuring innovation, and delivering customer-centric offerings in a rapidly evolving automotive landscape.