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Maruti Suzuki Records Highest Ever Exports In 2021

Highlights: – 

  • At 205,450 units, Maruti Suzuki recorded its highest ever exports in 2021. 
  • It started exports of its vehicles in 1986-87 with the first big consignment to Hungary. 
  • Currently, the Indo-Japanese carmaker exports 15 models to over 100 countries. 
  • Baleno, Dzire, Swift, S-Presso, and Brezza were among the highest exported vehicles in 2021.

Maruti Suzuki is not only India's largest passenger carmaker, but it also exports a large number of units overseas. Recently, the company has announced that it has exported 205,450 vehicles in the calendar year (CY) 2021. This is the highest ever export in any calendar year by the Maruti Suzuki.

Maruti Suzuki began exporting its vehicles from India in 1986-87. Till date, it has exported over 21.85 lakh units. 

Currently, Maruti Suzuki exports around 15 models to over 100 countries across Latin America, ASEAN, Africa, Middle East, and neighboring regions. The top five exports models in 2021 include Baleno, Dzire, Swift, S-Presso and Brezza. Exports stood at 22,280 units in the last month of 2021, against 9,938 units in December 2020.

On the other hand, the company recorded a domestic sales of 1,23,016 units in the Passenger Vehicle (PV) segment against 1,40,754 units in Dec 2020, and 3,015 units in the Commercial Vehicle (CV) segment as opposed to 5,725 units in December 2020. Sales to other OEMs were recorded at 4838 units. 

Commenting on the new milestone of exports, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, MD & CEO, Maruti Suzuki, said –

Maruti Suzuki is dedicated to Government of India’s vision of Make in India for the world. This milestone reflects the confidence of customers around the world in the quality, technology, reliability, performance and cost-effectiveness of our cars. We thank our parent company, Suzuki Motor Corporation and their distributors across global markets for their reach and support, especially in such challenging times. We stand committed to live upto the trust placed by our global customers on us and will continue to delight them.