The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India today reported 4.6 per cent increase in its total sales in September 2014 at 1,09,742 units as against 1,04,964 units in the same month previous year.
Domestic sales during the month stood at 99,290 units, up 9.8 per cent from 90,399 units in September previous year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
Sales of mini passenger cars, including Alto, A-Star and WagonR were down 13.4 per cent at 35,547 units as against 41,061 units in the same month previous year.
Maruti said during the month, sales of its compact cars, comprising Swift, Estilo, Celerio, Ritz and Dzire were at 43,304 units as against 36,679 units in the year-ago month, up 18.1 per cent.
Dzire Tour sales were at 1,221 units as against 857 units in September last year, up 42.5 per cent.
During the month, the company said it dispatched 1,375 units of the soon-to-be-launched sedan Ciaz.
The company's sales of utility vehicles, including Ertiga and Gypsy were at 5,980 units as against 2,657 units, up 125.1 per cent.
Van sales, consisting of Omni and Eeco, were at 11,863 units as compared to 8,767 units in the previous year, up 35.3 per cent, it said.
Exports in September were down 28.2 per cent to 10,452 units from 14,565 units in the same month previous year, the company said