Maruti Suzuki Cars Price Increase In India After Budget 2012


Maruti Suzuki India, the largest car maker has announced an increase in car prices in India almost immediately on the day of Indian Union Budget 2012-13 after the Finance minister concluded his budget speech in parliament. Because of excise duty hike across the board, almost all car and two wheelers makers in India have announced a price increase. For a comprehensive coverage of price increase across different brands, check out our detailed coverage here – Details Of Price Increase Of Cars and Bikes In India After Budget 2012-13. In this article, we bring you the details on the increase in price of Maruti Suzuki India cars after budget 2012.

Maruti Suzuki’s most popular small car, Maruti Alto and Maruti 800 get a price hike of approximately up to Rs. 6000 post budget. Maruti Alto 800 CC is now priced between Rs. 2.4 Lakhs to Rs. 3.42 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. The more powerful version, Maruti Alto K10 is now priced between Rs. 3.14 Lakhs to Rs. 3.30 Lakhs which is about Rs. 6000 more compared to older prices.


image – Maruti Alto K10 Small Car India

The larger sibling, Maruti Wagon R gets dearer by up to Rs. 7,600 with the new price tag ranging between Rs. 3.47 Lakhs to Rs. 4.37 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. Maruti Wagon R is also one of the popular cars from Maruti Suzuki India portfolio and comes in Petrol, Petrol + CNG and Petrol + LPG fuel options with tall boy design and good fuel economy.

image – Maruti Wagon R small car India

The premium hatchbacks like Maruti Ritz and Maruti Swift also get price hike ranging between Rs. 7500 to Rs. 12000 approximately. The price of Maruti Ritz now range between Rs. 4.16 Lakhs and Rs. 5.73 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. While the price of Maruti Swift now range between Rs. 4.44Lakhs to Rs. 6.77 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.

image – Maruti Swift 2011

The Maruti Swift Dzire 2012 compact sedan now costs between Rs. 4.88 Lakhs and Rs. 7.22 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi which is a hike by approximately between Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 13000.

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image – Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire 2012 India

Maruti SX4 Sedan gets a price hike between Rs. 9500 and Rs. 17000 which makes the new price tag range between Rs. 7.11 Lakhs to Rs. 9.40 Lakhs. For more details on latest pricing of Maruti Suzuki cars in your state, you can check the official link here.

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  1. […] India’s largest passenger car maker, Maruti Suzuki India almost immediately after the budget speech announced that it will increase the prices of cars in India by about 2% which is the almost same as the additional excise duty burden which is put on each car of Maruti Suzuki India. This will make small cars like Maruti Alto costlier by Rs. 5000 to Rs. 7000 depending on the variants. The mid segment small cars like Wagon R, Estilo, Ritz, etc. will get a price hike ranging between Rs. 7000 to Rs. 11,000. Maruti Swift and Maruti Swift Dzire which are two very popular car models by Maruti will also see a hike between Rs. 9,000 to Rs. 14,000. The larger cars like Kizashi and Grand Vitara will get costlier by up to Rs. 70,000. For complete details on price change of Maruti cars, check out our detailed coverage here – Increase in Price Of Maruti Cars After Budget 2012 In India […]