The only Indian company to sell over one million cars in a fiscal Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 10,18,365 vehicles in 2009-10. This is the first time in Indian automobile history that a car company has sold over a million units in a financial year.
This included 8,70,790 units sold in the domestic market, the highest ever by the company in a fiscal. The export sales of 1,47,575 units in the year were the highest ever annual exports by the company.
The total sales numbers in 2009-10 mark a growth of 29 per cent over last financial year. Maruti Suzuki’s total sale in 2008-09 was 792,167 units.
March 2010 sales
During March 2010, Maruti Suzuki sold total of 95,123 units, growing 11 percent over March 2009 (85,669 units). The March 2010 numbers include domestic sales of 79,530 units and the highest ever monthly exports of 15,593 units. The previous highest monthly exports were in August 2009 at 14,847 units.