Taking into consideration the contest, the brand new Hyundai Santro and Tata Tiago have additionally been outsold by way of Maruti Suzuki Wagon R within the opening month of 2019
Maruti Suzuki India Restricted (MSIL) has began the brand new yr smartly with a commanding presence within the most sensible 10 promoting charts as ever. Seven out of probably the most offered ten fashions in January 2019 put on Suzuki badge with Hyundai occupying the rest 3 positions with its common Grand i10, Elite i20 and Creta.
There’s no secret that the entry-level hatchback section is a aggressive house and it has observed new competitors within the type of the revived Santro and the brand new era Maruti Suzuki Wagon R. The Hyundai hatchback is aimed to per month reasonable round 9,000-10,000 devices in its preliminary section and up to now it has carried out a good activity.
The brand new Wagon R has kicked off its innings smartly with 10,048 devices by way of completing forward of Celerio and the gross sales are anticipated to develop additional within the coming months. Then again, the mainstay fashions like Maruti Suzuki Celerio may just no longer be knocked off their perch but. Tata Motors’ Tiago has been majorly liable for the emblem’s contemporary gross sales successes in India however in January 2019 it used to be no longer the case. Tata misplaced fourth place within the OEM standings to Honda because it continued 13 in keeping with cent gross sales de-growth with a complete of 17,404 devices.
Within the first month of 2019, In Moreover, Maruti Suzuki retailed 9,217 devices of the Celerio because it completed forward of each Santro and Tiago because the 10th maximum offered automotive within the month as 8,000 Hyundai Santro and eight,042 Tata Tiago offered in January in India whilst Renault and Datsun best controlled to promote 4,712 and 422 devices of Kwid and Cross hatchback respectively.
|January 2019||No. of Unit Offered|
|Maruti Suzuki Wagon R||10,048|
|Maruti Suzuki Celerio||9,217|
The 3rd era Wagon R has its costs get started at Rs. 4.19 lakh and it is going as much as Rs. 5.69 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). In accordance with the 5th era Heartect platform, it’s lighter and extra top class than its predecessor and has an evolutionary option to design language.
Moreover, Maruti Suzuki has added a brand new petrol engine: The 1.2-litre Ok collection petrol engine borrowed from Swift making 83 PS and 113 Nm. It is hooked up to both a five-speed guide or an AMT whilst the common 1.0-litre petrol mill continues its tasks within the LXi and VXi variants.