New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki has hiked the price of its Alto K10 model across India following its upgrade with safety features in compliance with the “AIS-145 Safety Norms”. The price revision will be effective from Thursday.
“Alto K10 is now compliant with AIS-145 Safety Norms… This will result in price increase in all variants of Alto K10 model. Depending on features introduced across variants, the ex-showroom price in Delhi and NCR region will vary from Rs 3,65,843 to Rs 4,44,777,” Maruti Suzuki said in a regulatory filing.
Maruti Suzuki increases Alto K10’s price after upgrading model:
“In the rest of India the price will vary from Rs 3,75,843 to Rs 4,54,777.”
The new safety features include driver airbag, reverse parking sensors, speed alert system and driver and co-driver seat belt reminder.
Maruti Suzuki India reports near 33% drop in August sales
New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Sunday reported a 32.7% decline in sales at 1,06,413 units in August.
The company had sold 1,58,189 units in August last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
Domestic sales declined by 34.3% at 97,061 units last month as against 1,47,700 units in August 2018, it added.
Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 10,123 units as compared to 35,895 units in the same month last year, down 71.8%.
Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, fell 23.9% at 54,274 units as against 71,364 cars in August last year.
Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 1,596 units as compared to 7,002 units earlier.
However, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 3.1% at 18,522 units as compared to 17,971 in the year-ago month, MSI said.
Exports in August were down by 10.8% at 9,352 units as against 10,489 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.