Everything official about it now. On November 28, Autocar Professional had broken news about the Maruti Suzuki Super Carry, Maruti Suzuki India’s first light commercial vehicle, having crossed the sales milestone of 50,000 units in the domestic market. Today, the company has confirmed the same with an official news release that says the 50,000 unit sales mark has been surpassed.
Super Carry sales (since July 2016):
The Super Carry is claimed to offer the best-in-segment power and mileage, along with the promise of extensive service support. Comfortable to drive, easy to maintain and profitable for the owner, the Maruti mini-truck is seeing an uptick in town and country.
Speaking on this milestone, Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India said, “We thank our customers for their trust and support. Within a short span of three years, the Super Carry has created a niche for itself. Developed specifically for India, keeping in mind the unique requirements of the Indian mini-truck customer, the Super Carry has won widespread appreciation of customers. Super Carry owners vouch for its qualities like best-in-segment power, mileage, easy maintenance, comfort and enhanced storage capacity, which help enhance their profitability. The second best-selling mini-truck in the light commercial vehicle market, the Super Carry has been able to create a brand name for itself.”
The Maruti Suzuki Super Carry is available across the company’s 319 commercial sales outlets in 217 cities.
Even as the Indian CV industry battles with the prolonged slowdown, the light commercial vehicle segment, which is the largest volume contributor, is seeing somewhat better days. In the April-November 2019 period, a total of 349,266 units have been sold (-12%).