BRIEF-SAIC Motor's 2016 net profit up 7.4 pct, March vehicle sales rise 6.4 pct

April 5 (Reuters) - SAIC Motor Corp Ltd

* Says it sold 604,551 vehicles in March, up from 568,108

vehicles year ago

* Says 2016 net profit up 7.4 percent y/y at 32.0 billion

yuan ($4.64 billion)

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(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)