Maruti Suzuki hikes prices of some modelsJanuary 27th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Auto major Maruti Suzuki India Tuesday raised prices of some models, including the recently launched A Star, by up to Rs.10,000. “The introductory prices for the A Star, which was launched in November last year, were withdrawn. The new prices of all variants of A Star are higher by Rs.10,000,” an official statement said.
The price of Swift Petrol Lxi was raised by Rs.5,000, when that of Swift Vxi and Zxi rose Rs.6,000.
The price of Swift diesel model went up Rs.6,000, while that of Swift Dzire (both petrol and diesel) rose Rs.7,000.
Maruti’s sedan SX4 will be costlier by Rs.9,000.
However, the company has not changed the prices of M800, Omni, Alto, WagonR, Zen Estilo, Gypsy, Versa and Grand Vitara.
“The price increase has been necessitated due to the increase in input costs and foreign currency changes,” the statement said.