Mahindra XUV 500 available with new discounts for its fifth anniversary

Mahindra XUV 500 available with new discounts for its fifth anniversary

The utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra is offering new discounts on the XUV 500 for the celebration of the fifth anniversary. The discounts offered on the best-selling SUV are ranging from Rs. 22,000 to Rs. 66,000. Besides, the discounts on the Mahindra’s SUV are valid up to 31st October 2016. The customers will get the benefits of low finance rates, welcome bonus and the extended warranty to exchange benefits. Along with these, Mahindra is also offering the best advantages like accident insurance benefits, roadside assistance schemes, additional accessories, etc.

Related: Best and affordable cars in Diwali season

The offers and benefits vary from dealer to dealer, state to state and variant to variant in the country. The XUV 500 is currently available with the two types of diesel and petrol engines while the downgraded engine of 1.99-litre diesel has specially introduced in Delhi due to the ban of heavy diesel vehicle’s registration.

Mahindra XUV 500 looks like a luxury car with its high-quality design and appearance and is also comfortable for mid-sized families. The XUV 500 SUV has received a total of 29 awards, of which 22 awards in the first year of its introduction in the country. The XUV 500 Automatic and manual variants also under sale in the export markets along with the domestic country.

Related: Mahindra 4-door e2o (e2o Plus) launched in India at Rs. 5.46lakhs

To get the benefits of Mahindra XUV 500, book your test drive or contact the nearest Mahindra dealer immediately. Ahead of the Diwali season, it is a big bonanza from Mahindra on its popular SUV.

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MARUTI SUZUKI REPORTED 23.4% GROWTH IN APRIL 2017

MARUTI SUZUKI REPORTED 23.4% GROWTH IN APRIL 2017

Being a passenger car market leader, Maruti Suzuki has registered 1,44,492 units of domestic sales in the month of April 2017. It has represented a double-digit growth of 23.4% compared to the year-ago month sales of 1,17,045 units. The company has received the best domestic sales in April 2017 month since around six to seven months. Maruti Suzuki sold 1,37,277 units in the domestic market in September 2017.

With the cumulative sales of Alto and Wagon R, the mini segment has reported total sales of 38,897 units in the last month and signified the growth of 21.9% compared to sales of 31,906 units in April 2016. Mid-sized sedan segment with the Maruti Ciaz saw overall sales of 7,024 units in the last month in the Indian market. Currently, the Ciaz is retailed through the Premium Nexa network along with the Ignis, Baleno and S-Cross.

The compact segment consisting of Maruti Suzuki Swift, Swift Dzire, Baleno and Ignis received 63,584 units, a growth of 39% compared to the sales in the year-ago month. Utility vehicles including Vitara Brezza, Ertiga, S-Cross and Ertiga reported a total sales of 20,638 units in the last month.

Domestic sales of the company increased in the last month, but the export market saw a drop of 29.4% with sales of 6,732 units. Maruti Suzuki sold total sales of 9,524 in April 2017.

To increase the domestic sales, the company has planned to introduce the new generation models, 2017 Maruti Swift and Swift Dzire in this year.

Mahindra Z101 (Next-gen Scorpio) to launch in 2020

Mahindra Z101 (Next-gen Scorpio) to launch in 2020

Economic Times Auto reported that the Mahindra Z101, fourth generation Mahindra Scorpio is expected to launch in the domestic market in 2020. Also, it will be launched in the international markets. The company’s North American Technical Center (NATC) is working on the future Scorpio, which will be redesigned based on the advanced architecture of the existing model and featured the new design layouts and features.

Related: Mahindra launched TUV 300 in South Africa

The integration and testing of the product to be handled by the Resource & Development centre in Chennai Mahindra Research Valley. A few of the reports stated that the future generation Scorpio to be based on the ladder-frame platform. The new SUV will get the advanced telematics, safety features and exterior styling.

The future generation Scorpio will be offered as an SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) and the pickup truck to target the North American Market. Speaking of the engines, it will be offered by the both four-cylinder diesel and petrol engines, which will be mated with the either manual or automatic transmissions.

Related: Mahindra launched 2017 XUV 500 Sportz at Rs. 16.5 lakhs

Some reports recommended that the new Scorpio diesel will be available with the 2.2-litre mHawk engine rated at a 128bhp power and 280Nm torque. The new Scorpio will receive the 4-wheel drive system for the international markets.

It is the second project from Mahindra’s Technical Center in North America and the product will hit the market in 2020.

Maruti Suzuki has 2,000+ dealerships in India

Maruti Suzuki has 2,000+ dealerships in India

The Indian biggest PV carmaker, Maruti has more than 2,000 dealerships in the Indian market, according to the fresh news from Economic Times. The company has reached a new milestone in the automotive market with the well-acceptance from all-generation people in the country.

On an average basis, Maruti Suzuki added nearly 200 dealerships in the last five years. The car manufacturer has 1,100 dealerships in the duration of 2011 – 12 and the number increased to 2,007 outlets/dealerships in 2016 – 17. In India, the domestic car maker has presence in 1,643 towns and cities.

Related: Maruti Suzuki reports 47.6% share in domestic PV market in ongoing fiscal

Along with the general dealerships, the company has established the premium NEXA network to retail the premium products, including Baleno, S-Cross and Ignis. Maruti has opened the 200th NEXA showroom on 30th January 2017 and also planned to expand the network to 250 units by the fiscal end of 2016-17.

Maruti Suzuki aims to retail around 20lakh units annually by expanding the sales network to 4,000 units by 2020. The number includes regular dealerships, commercial dealerships, NEXA dealerships and the company’s true value dealerships.

RelatedSuzuki expects India to be third highest car market by 2020

To sell the new LCV Super Carry, Maruti has already planned to open new 50 commercial dealerships by the end of 2016.

Two days back, Maruti Alto K10 Plus has launched in the country without any announcement in the country. The carmaker will four next-generation models in the next fiscal, such as Maruti Ciaz Facelift, Maruti S-Cross Facelift, 2017 Maruti Swift and 2017 Maruti Swift Dzire.

Maruti Suzuki has 2,000+ dealerships in India

Maruti Suzuki has 2,000+ dealerships in India

The Indian biggest PV carmaker, Maruti has more than 2,000 dealerships in the Indian market, according to the fresh news from Economic Times. The company has reached a new milestone in the automotive market with the well-acceptance from all-generation people in the country.

Related: India-made Maruti Ignis (Suzuki Ignis) exported to Indonesia

On an average basis, Maruti Suzuki added nearly 200 dealerships in the last five years. The car manufacturer has 1,100 dealerships in the duration of 2011 – 12 and the number increased to 2,007 outlets/dealerships in 2016 – 17. In India, the domestic car maker has presence in 1,643 towns and cities.

Along with the general dealerships, the company has established the premium NEXA network to retail the premium products, including Baleno, S-Cross and Ignis. Maruti has opened the 200th NEXA showroom on 30th January 2017 and also planned to expand the network to 250 units by the fiscal end of 2016-17.

Related: Maruti Suzuki reports 47.6% share in domestic PV market in ongoing fiscal

Maruti Suzuki aims to retail around 20lakh units annually by expanding the sales network to 4,000 units by 2020. The number includes regular dealerships, commercial dealerships, NEXA dealerships and the company’s true value dealerships.

To sell the new LCV Super Carry, Maruti has already planned to open new 50 commercial dealerships by the end of 2016.

Two days back, Maruti Alto K10 Plus has launched in the country without any announcement in the country. The carmaker will four next-generation models in the next fiscal, such as Maruti Ciaz Facelift, Maruti S-Cross Facelift, 2017 Maruti Swift and 2017 Maruti Swift Dzire.

Next generation Volkswagen Polo production starts in June 2017

Next generation Volkswagen Polo production starts in June 2017

The German car brand, Volkswagen has stated that the next generation VW Polo hatchback will enter production in around next three to four months. The upcoming Polo will be the sixth generation model features the advanced modular MQB A0 platform for a new look. SRK designs released the sketch of the sixth-generation Polo, which will be offered in Blue, White and different color combinations.

Related: Volkswagen to focus on petrol hybrids

As per the news, the production of the new Polo car will be commenced in the European market as an initial commitment. The production of Polo will be initiated at the Volkswagen Navarra factory (manufacturing unit) in Spain.

The Germany Company has already started the production of MQB Polo at the South African plant. With the VW Group’s MQB A0 platform underpins in the 2017 Seat lbiza, the Polo gets the evolutionary design, greater compliance and alternative powertrains.

Related: Volkswagen India to introduce Vento Highline Plus in India

The 2017 VW Polo will be offered in different engine options, 1.0-litre MPI petrol, 1.5-litre TSI Evo petrol, 1.0-litre TSI petrol and petrol-CNG and 1.6-litre TDI diesel. The types of engines expected to be offered in the European market only. For India, it won’t get such types of engines and three-door hatchback body type.

Currently, the VW Polo is one of the best-selling hatchbacks in India and the next-gen India-specific Polo will get the exclusive design with the advanced engine options to compete with the existing hatchbacks.

India-made Maruti Ignis (Suzuki Ignis) exported to Indonesia

India-made Maruti Ignis (Suzuki Ignis) exported to Indonesia

According to the spy shots from Autonetmagz, the India-made Suzuki Ignis is exported to the Indonesia market. The Ignis expected to be launched by end of this month or in the next month. Indonesia will be the first Ignis export market for the Indian car market leader.

Related: Suzuki expects India to be third highest car market by 2020

The variants of the Indonesia-specific Suzuki Ignis leaked in the last month and it is reported to be launched in three grades, GL, GLX and GLX AT and priced at Rp. 139.5 million, Rp. 159.5 million and Rp. 169.5 million respectively. The Suzuki Ignis will give the toughest competition to the Toyota Etios, Honda Brio, Mitsubishi Mirage and Nissan March.

The Suzuki Ignis offered with one engine option, 1.2L four-cylinder K-series petrol engine, which is rated at 83 PS (61 kW) of power and the torque of 113Nm. The automatic variant offers with the 5-speed AGS – Auto Gear Shift and the basic variants to be featured with the 5-speed manual gearbox. The Maruti Ignis returns the ARAI certified mileage of 20.89kmpl in Indian road conditions. The company is expecting that around mileage will be returned by the Indonesia-specific Ignis.

Related: Passenger Vehicle reported 9% sales growth in February in India

The new car features the high range of equipment including automatic climate control, steering mounted audio controls, roof rails, LED headlamps with daytime running lights, automatic climate control, 7-inch touch screen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, foglamps with chrome embellisher, as well.