New Delhi: On Tuesday Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) released a statement, it’s premium hatchback Swift has crossed 20 lakh sales milestone since May 2005. The model crossed the five lakh sales mark in September 2010, then 10 lakh sales mark in September 2013, 15 lakh mark in March 2016 and 20 lakh milestone in November this year.
Maruti Suzuki India has increased the production of its most popular hatchback, the Swift by 45% Which is 1.39 lakh units during the April-October 6 month period of the current fiscal year, as compared with the year of 2017-18, led to a reduction in the waiting period.
“Swift achieving two million sales milestone is a proud moment for all of us at Maruti Suzuki India. Brand Swift has consistently featured among the top five best-selling cars in India for more than a decade,” Maruti Suzuki India’s Senior Executive Director (Marketing & Sales) R S Kalsi said in a statement. With increased output aimed at reducing the waiting period, the company would like to reinforce its commitment towards customers, he added.
The model posted a sales growth of 36 per cent with a market share of 29 per cent in the April-October period of the current fiscal year. The auto gear shift (AGS) technology variant of the model now contributes over 20 per cent of Swift sales, added.