Riding on the back of the popularity of its latest hatchback, the Baleno, Maruti Suzuki strengthened its position as the country’s top manufacturer in the month of May, 2016. , India
The Baleno is not only a hit in the domestic markets but also an in-demand set of wheels abroad, as indicated by its exports figures. It had helped Maruti achieve its highest sales in the previous financial year and it carried forward the same volumes last month, selling 10,008 units.
The May 2016 sales records of Maruti Suzuki India go by, the Baleno premium hatchback and the Vitara Brezza compact SUV and are leading the sales pitch for the carmaker. The Baleno – launched in October 2015 and crossed the 1 lakh booking threshold in March 2016 – touched the 10,000 unit mark in May.
Maruti Suzuki’s compact hatchback segment in which the Baleno is positioned grew 9.6 percent last month with sales of 46,554 units during the month against 41,926 units sold in May 2015.