New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday said it has crossed the 50 lakh total sales mark in rural markets of India. Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) in a statement said that with over 1,700 exclusive outlets in rural parts of the country, nearly 40 per cent of its total sales today come from rural markets. The company's total sales in the April-June period of the current financial year stood at 3,53,614 units.
Total sales in the financial year 2020-21 were 14,57,861 units, which was lower than the total sales of 15,63,297 units in 2019-20. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), MSIL said, “We are proud to announce that with the support of our customers and local dealer partners, we have crossed the 5 million mark in terms of total sales in rural India. ''
He said, "Rural markets have a special place in the company's business. Over the years we have carefully studied the needs of this segment, we are committed to provide products and services tailored to the needs of the customers in rural India." '