Toyota Kirloskar Motor sold a
total of 10793 units in the domestic market in December 2017. The company
exported 812 units of the Etios series this month thus clocking a total of
11,605 units. In the month of December
2016, Toyota Kirloskar Motor sold a total of 12747 units in the domestic
market. In addition, the company exported 1346 units of the Etios series. Thus, in the domestic market, it recorded a
negative growth of 15per cent in December 2017.
Toyota Kirloskar has recorded
a growth of 5% in the annual sales in 2017 as compared to 2016. The company has
achieved the milestone of recording the highest ever IMV sales in 2017 (73000
units of Innova and 24000 units of Fortuner –Total IMV sales =97000) in India. Innova and Fortuner ever since its launch in
2016 have shown a strong performance in the market in terms of steady growth in
customer demand. The premium SUV Fortuner has been scaling heights with highest
ever sales in India in 2017.
N. Raja, Director & Sr.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said the company
closed the year on a positive note with both Innova and Fortuner doing well in
the domestic market. “With maximum
utilization of Plant I capacity to 97% we were able to cater to the increase in
customer demand of Innova and Fortuner,” he said.
He said the Camry Hybrid sales
were negatively impacted with the steep rise in price post applicable tax as
per GST framework. The current Camry Hybrid already meets the applicable
tailpipe gaseous emission levels set for the Bharat Stage VI which are due to
be introduced in 2020, he noted.
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