The company had posted a net profit of Rs 681.15 crore in the same period last fiscal, Maruti Suzuki India said in a statement.
    
"Higher volumes, material cost reduction initiatives and favourable foreign exchange contributed to the bottomline during the quarter," the company said in a statement.
    
Net sales during the quarter stood at Rs 12,263.14 crore, up 15.5 percent as against Rs 10,619.68 crore in the same period previous fiscal.
    
Volume sales in the quarter were up 12.4 percent at 3,23,911 units as compared to 2,88,151 units in the same period last fiscal, it added.
    
Domestic sales were at 2,95,202 units as against 2,68,185 units in the same period last fiscal while exports stood at 28,709 units as compared to 19,966 units in the year-ago period.
    
Shares of Maruti Suzuki India were trading 0.39 percent down at Rs 3,594.40 per scrip during afternoon session on the BSE.

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