Like other car manufacturer, General Motors (GM) India too has hiked the prices on account of higher excise duty, increased cost of inputs and currency fluctuations. The price hike with immediate effect on Chevrolet vehicles built in India ranges from approximately Rs 15,000 to Rs 61,000, depending upon the various models and variants
Starting with the entry-level Spark hatchback that is now a bit expensive by Rs 15,739 to Rs 18,300, thus priced between Rs 3.6 lakh and Rs 4.18 lakh. Chevrolet’s bestseller for 2014, the Beat has also seen a hike in prices in the range of 15,739 to Rs 18,300 and it will now be available for a price range of Rs 4.2 lakh to Rs 6.28 lakh.
General Motors India has hiked prices by up to Rs. 61,000 due to increase in excise duty.
The Sail hatchback is hiked by Rs 20,458 to Rs 36,387, hence priced in the range of Rs 4.66 lakh to Rs 7.18 lakh. While its sedan counterpart, the Sail sedan has become dearer in the range of Rs 22,365 to Rs 35,820. The model is now priced between Rs 5.49 lakh and Rs 8.05 lakh. The company’s flagship sedan is now more expensive by Rs 46,960 to Rs 55,561. The new prices of Cruze range between Rs 14.26 lakh to Rs 16.85 lakh.
New price of Enjoy MPV is bumped up by Rs 24,901 to Rs 35,319, thus priced between Rs. 6.10 lakh and Rs 8.62 lakh. And the prices for its other MPV Tavera have been hiked in the range of Rs 24,799 to Rs 60,982. New price starts at Rs 9.25 lakh and goes all the way up to Rs 11.29 lakh. However, the new prices for the Captiva were not mentioned but we expect the top-of-the-line Captiva to get the significant hike, considering the fact that its brought in via the CKD route (all prices mentioned are of ex-showroom Delhi).
Prior to General Motors price hike, Hyundai, Honda and Maruti Suzuki also increased their prices in concern with the increased excise duty sops.
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