Maruti Suzuki Tops Utility Vehicle Segment With 27.53 % Market Share In 2017-18

Maruti Suzuki MSIL Tops Utility Vehicle Segment 27.53 % Market Share 2017-18

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) has announced that it has attained leadership position in utility vehicles sales in the domestic market in 2017-18, with over 27.5 % market share. The company attributes this achievement to the success of B segment models like the Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross. MSIL’s sales of utility vehicles reached 253,759 units in 2017-18, growing 29.6 % over previous year, the company noted.

R S Kalsi, Senior Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, MSIL, thank the company’s customers for their support in attaining this achievement. In recent years, MSIL has systematically widened its utility vehicle portfolio, with each of the offerings being distinctively placed and offers immense value to customers, he added.

MSIL has 2,627 sales outlets at present. These comprise Maruti Suzuki ARENA, NEXA and Commercial channels. The Vitara Brezza and Ertiga are sold from Maruti Suzuki ARENA, while S-Cross is available at NEXA showrooms, noted the company.

Naveen Arul
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