The country’s largest car company Maruti Suzuki India has given a big blow to the customers. The company has increased the prices of its different models by up to 4.3 percent. However, this decision was already announced. Giving this information on Saturday, the company said that it has had to take this step to partially reduce the burden of increasing production cost.
Maruti Suzuki has increased the price of vehicles by 0.1 to 4.3 percent. The new prices are effective from Saturday, January 15. The company sells models from Maruti Alto to S-Cross. Their price ranges from Rs 3.15 lakh to Rs 12.56 lakh (ex-showroom). Last year, Maruti increased the prices of its cars three times. In January last year, Maruti had increased prices by 1.4 per cent, in April by 1.6 per cent and in September by 1.9 per cent, or 4.9 per cent overall.
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These two vehicles were heavily sold
Last month, sales of Maruti Suzuki registered a decline of 12.6 percent. In December 2021, the company sold a total of 1,23,016 units of vehicles. If we look at the chart of the top 10 vehicles of the company, then there were only two models which have registered growth, all others saw a decline in sales.
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Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is not only the company’s but it has been the country’s best-selling vehicle in December 2021. It has sold a total of 19,728 units. The second vehicle to register positive growth in the top 10 list was Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, which sold 11840 units last month.