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Maruti Suzuki overtakes Mahindra, becomes the largest UV maker in India in May

Maruti Suzuki overtakes Mahindra, becomes the largest UV maker in India in May

Maruti Suzuki has overtaken Mahindra & Mahindra in the largest UV segment in India in the last two months, April and May 2017. This was the great success from the biggest player of small cars. Maruti has planning to expand its position and scope in the different passenger vehicle segments in the Indian market. In this part, just months back, it has introduced the hybrid and utility vehicles in the competitive domestic market to target the respective competitors. Now, the day comes and Maruti Suzuki has overtaken the India’s utility vehicle leader, Mahindra in the UV segment.

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Maruti sold around 5,500 more utility vehicles than Mahindra in the first two months of this fiscal year. Mahindra listed 18,363 units and 19,331 units in April and May, whereas Maruti has listed 20,638 units and 22,608 units of sales in April and May 2017. The company’s cumulative sales stood at 43,246 units, against 37,694 units of Mahindra in the previous two months. In the last fiscal year, M&M has crossed Maruti by 20,000 units.

More demand of Maruti Ertiga and new Vitara Brezza, Maruti Suzuki has received 45% growth in UV segment, whereas the UV market leader, Mahindra has enumerated a decline of 6%. The company’s officials said that the Vitara Brezza has to register 10,000 units of sales in a month and towards to place its company in new heights. On the other side, Mahindra’s new four sub-4metre SUVs, including Bolero Plus, Nuvo Sport, KUV 100 and TUV 300, not helped the company to register more volumes.

Related: Maruti Suzuki reported 23.4% growth in April 2017

Moreover, due to the lack of petrol vehicles, Mahindra has reported a decline of sales in sub-4metre UV segment. Some of the external factors, including large diesel and SUVs ban in the biggest cities, influenced the company to hurt sales.

Apart from this, Mahindra has grown 3% in May 2017 with the sales of 41895 units of vehicles, compared to 40656 units in May 2016.



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.

Maruti Suzuki launched Baleno RS at Rs 8.69 lakh

Maruti Suzuki launched Baleno RS at Rs 8.69 lakh

The biggest Indian carmaker, Maruti Suzuki has launched the Baleno RS in the Indian market at Rs 8.69 lakh (Delhi ex-showroom). The performance based hatchback will be offered only on the Alpha top-end variant. More than one week back, the company commenced the pre-bookings for Maruti Baleno RS but, it didn’t disclose the number of bookings received by the car.

Related: Maruti Vitara Brezza crosses 1 lakh sales in India

Maruti has invested a total amount of Rs 168 million on the new Baleno RS, which gets the 1.0L BoosterJet engine rated at the 75Kw power and 150Nm torque. Being a larger PV market leader, it is the first time Maruti Suzuki is introducing the new BoosterJet engine, which is mated to the 5-speed manual gearbox.

The Boosterjet engine generates the maximum power that is 20% more than the general 1.2L petrol engine. Similarly, the torque delivered by the new engine is 30% higher than the basic 1.2L engine. The performance hatchback Baleno RS returns the mileage of 20.1 kmpl on the Baleno RS and gives excitement to the customers, who seek more performance and throttle response.

Related: Maruti Suzuki reports 11.7% growth in domestic sales in February 2017

Features like the perfect design and the fuel-efficient engine have made the car/vehicle as a full-fledged car. The Baleno RS is available with the black colored alloy wheels, projector headlamps with DRLs, standard front grille finished with chrome and rear door spoiler.

Baleno RS is designed based on the existing standard version of Baleno that is best-selling car in the country. The company sold more than 1.38 lakh units of Baleno in the period of April 2016 to January 2017 in the domestic market. The dimension of the new car changed but, it will feature the redesigned front and rear bumper for muscular and bigger look.

Related: Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition Available At Rs. 7.85 Lakh

The Baleno RS gets the RS badging at the rear side and features the 170mm ground clearance to target the young customers in India. As per the news, it will be offered in good-looking seven exterior colors. Like the Baleno, it will be retailed through the Nexa network, which has been expanding the premium outlets with the hospitality services.

Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition Available At Rs. 7.85 Lakh

Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition Available At Rs. 7.85 Lakh

To increase the sales of Maruti Ertiga, the Indian carmaker has launched the Ertiga limited edition in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 7.85 lakh in New Delhi. The new edition gets the additional equipment and unique styling compared to the existing standard Ertiga. This is the good news for the advanced generation customers, who look for the MUVs with special effects in terms of styling and technology.

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The exterior of the Maruti Ertiga Limited Edition is available with the chrome fog lamp bezel, Limited Edition badge, alloy wheels and chrome finished body side moulding. The new version is offered in a new body colour (Exquisite Maroon) along with the two body paint choices, including Superior White and Silky Silver.

The Ertiga limited edition interior available with the newly designed dashboard with wooden inserts, premium seat covers, dual-tone steering cover, wooden inserts on the door pad and centre console, cushion pillows and white ambient light.

Related: Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS launches in March 2017

Coming to the Ertiga mechanical specifications, it is available in two types of engines, 1.4-litre K14B VVT petrol engine rated at 91.15hp (68 kW) and 130Nm of output and 1.25-litre D13 DDiS diesel engine, which produces 88.47hp (66 kW) of power and 200Nm torque. The new edition restricted to VXi and VDi trims, which priced Rs. 7.85lakh and Rs. 8.10lakh respectively.

With all-new features and look, the Ertiga Limited Edition will gain the good response from the customers in the passenger car market. Contact the nearest Maruti Dealer to get the best price quote for new Maruti Ertiga edition, which will be suited for the large-sized families.

Maruti Suzuki launched Swift DLX with airbag in India at Rs 4.8 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki launched Swift DLX with airbag in India at Rs 4.8 lakhs

The largest carmaker has introduced the updated edition of the existing Swift DLX with the driver’s airbag and the model is priced at Rs 4.8 lakhs in ex-showroom of Delhi. There is no announcement on the company’s official website about this report but published in the newspaper. Besides, the new variant available with all features offered in the earlier Swift DLX, like power windows for all doors, music system with USB, speakers and Bluetooth, blacked-out pillars and central locking.

Related: Maruti Suzuki discontinues sale of S-Cross crossover lower variants in India

Other the driver’s airbag, the new Swift DLX gets no additional features and develops based on the Swift LXI grade. Being a popular hatchback, the Maruti Swift DLX edition is offered by the regular 1.2-litre K-series petrol engine that is mated with the 5-speed manual gearbox.

With the mechanical specifications, the Swift DLX generates the maximum output of 84.3PS power and 114Nm torque. The petrol car returns the mileage of 20.4kmpl.

Related: Maruti Suzuki Launched Wagon R VXi+ in India at Rs. 4.69lakhs

Moreover, the company has committed to launching the next-generation models of the Swift family in this year and which will be developed based on the Baleno hatchback. As per the news, the 2017 Swift Dzire will arrive in May 2017, whereas the Maruti Swift will be reached the showrooms in the coming festival season.

Maruti Suzuki Launched Wagon R VXi+ in India at Rs. 4.69lakhs

Maruti Suzuki Launched Wagon R VXi+ in India at Rs. 4.69lakhs

The Indian biggest carmaker has released new top-end variant, Maruti Wagon R VXI+ in the Indian market at the affordable price tag of Rs 4.69lakhs. The new variants offered by the both types of gearboxes, including manual and AGS – Auto Gear Shift. The top-end variant has developed based upon the Stingray variant that is available with the bells, projector headlamps, taillamp, chrome grille, as well. Besides, the new Wagon R variant also gets the side skirts, alloy wheels and the optional safety features like ABS, dual airbags and EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) system.

Related: Maruti Suzuki launched Swift Dzire Allure limited edition in India

The company has delivered more than 19lakh units of Wagon R vehicles since its launch. Now, the carmaker has introduced the new variants to meet the demands of customers, who have more desired for elevated style, design, comfort, convenience and additional safety features. The new variants will strengthen the Wagon R brand range in the market as well as increase the company’s market share.

The new Wagon R variants come with the same petrol engine, 1.0-litre K10B, which has capable of generating 68PS of power at 6,000rpm and 90Nm torque at 3,500rpm. The petrol engine is coupled with the 5-speed manual or AMT (AGS). The Wagon R VXi gives the mileage of 20.51kmpl in both AMT and manual versions.

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Maruti Wagon R VXi Prices (Ex-showroom, Delhi):

Maruti Wagon R VXI+ (Manual) – Rs. 4,69,840

Maruti Wagon R VXI+ (O) (Manual) – Rs. 4,89,072

Maruti Wagon R VXI+ AGS – Rs. 5,17,253

Maruti Wagon R VXI+ AGS (O) – Rs. 5,36,486

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Coming to the colors, the new Wagon R 2017 is additionally offered in the new Midnight Blue paint scheme and with this, the Wagon R is totally available in seven colors.

Suzuki Ignis previewed at the 2016 Bologna Motor Show

Suzuki Ignis previewed at the 2016 Bologna Motor Show

The standard variant of the Suzuki Ignis is previewed at the 2016 Bologna Motor Show in the Italian market. Being a crossover-styled hatchback, the Suzuki Ignis (Maruti Ignis) will introduce in Italy in early 2017. In the Indian market and other international markets, it will most probably go on sale in the starting months of 2017.

Related: 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire and Swift models spied

Based on the fresh reports, the Suzuki Ignis is the production-ready model of the Suzuki iM-4 concept that has been showcased at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The upcoming crossover rides on the new generation lightweight platform that also shares in the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The Indian-specific Maruti Ignis and global-specific Ignis are equivalent in terms of appearance while the variations in features, specifications, as well.

The Euro-specific Ignis measures 370mm length, 1660mm or 1690mm width and 1595mm height and has a long wheelbase of 2435mm. It is powered by the 1.2-litre K12C petrol engine that is rated at 88.47hp (66kW) of power at 6000rpm and 120Nm torque at 4,400rpm. Besides, the Ignis also featured with the SHVS on the same engine in the European market.

Related: New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz to introduce in April 2017

The Ignis FWD (front wheel drive) models to be offered with either 5-speed manual or 5-speed AMT, while the 4WD (four-wheel drive) model exclusively to be offered on the 5-speed MT. The Suzuki Ignis to feature the high range of specifications, including the LED headlamps, Apple CarPlay, MirrorLink, Android Auto, DCBS (Dual Camera Brake Support), weaving alert, as well. In India, Maruti Ignis to offer the different mechanical specifications and features and go on sale via the company’s NEXA network.