Car sale rises to 172,911 units in July-May

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ISLAMABAD, June 14 (APP): The sale of cars in the country rose
to 172,911 units in July-May (2016-17) as compared to the sale of
167,507 cars during the same period of preceding year.
On yearly basis, the sale of 17,074 cars was recorded in May
2017, while during May 2016, its sale was recorded at 15,135 units.
According to breakup figures, the sale of Honda cars (City and
Civic) made a record increase during the corresponding period as it
went up to 34,896 units from 23,800 units in July-May (2015-16).
Similarly, the sale of Suzuki Swift also went up from 3,761
units last year to 3,871 units during first 11 months of current
fiscal year.
However, Toyota Corrola witnessed negative growth during the
period under review. Its sale declined to 49,667 units from 53,410
units during last year.
Suzuki Cultus witnessed sale of 15,238 units during July-May
(2016-17) while during the same period of last year, the sale was
recorded at 14,850 units.
The sale of Suzuki Wagon R jumped to 16,006 units from 8,490
units during same period of last year.
Likewise, the sale of Suzuki Mehran witnessed a slight increase
as it went up to 35,252 units from 34,691 units during corresponding
period of 2015-16.
Suzuki Bolan’s sale however plunged from 28,298 units to
17,980 units during first 11 months of current fiscal year.