Starting from today, you have to shell out more to own Maruti Suzuki cars. India’s largest carmaker has announced a price hike of up to Rs 10,000 to offset the adverse impact of a surge in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates. This price increase varies across different models.
Maruti Suzuki India in a regulatory filing said prices will go up “for select models owing to the increase in commodity prices and foreign exchange rates etc. The price change varies across models and ranges up to Rs 10,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi)“.
“The new prices are effective from January 10, 2019, ” it added. India’s largest car maker did not specify which car models will become costlier post this price hike.
Currently, Maruti Suzuki cars start from the entry-level Alto 800 to the premium crossover S-Cross priced between Rs 2.53 lakh and Rs 11.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).