India’s largest auto maker, Maruti Suzuki has hiked prices of its diesel cars by up to Rs10,000 with effect from on Monday. Sources informed that there has been a critical upswing in the inputs cost and an adverse appreciation in the Japanese currency yen that had made imports costlier and forced this hike.
The company has sent mails to its dealers across the country informing about a price hike on diesel versions of its compact cars Ritz and Swift and sedans DZiRE and SX4 between Rs2,000 and Rs10,000, sources said.
The company has hiked the price of the diesel variants Ritz by Rs2,000, while that of Swift, SX4 and DZiRE have been raised by Rs10,000 each.
Before this hike, the diesel version of the Ritz was priced between Rs4.93 lakh and Rs5.29 lakh. Swift is priced at Rs5.17 lakh-Rs6.38 lakh range.
While the DZiRE is priced at Rs5.86 lakh-Rs7.20 lakh, SX4 is available between Rs7.79 lakh and Rs9.01 lakh.
(Note – All the above prices are for ex-showroom, Delhi)
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