Maruti Brezza automatic has 4 month waiting, Ertiga CNG 9 months

    Previous Brezza's 45,000-unit order backlog pushes the new one's deliveries to Diwali or beyond.

    Published On Jul 07, 2022 10:59:00 AM

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    The waiting periods for Maruti Suzuki Arena models are on a constant rise, due to increasing demand for CNG and automatic variants. We’ve got our hands on the complete waiting period list for Maruti Arena models for the month of July 2022. Read on to find out which Maruti model and variant can be had the soonest.

    • Ertiga CNG most in demand, has up to 9-month waiting
    • S-Presso, Alto can be delivered within 2 to 6 weeks
    • Brezza automatic waiting period currently at 4 months

    45,000-unit order backlog from previous-gen Brezza 

    According to dealer sources, the Ertiga CNG is currently the most in demand, followed by the new Brezza. The recent Ertiga facelift also added the new 103hp, 1.5-litre engine along with some more features. And while the model already had a sizeable backlog, there is even more interest in the MPV after the update. Lower variants of the Ertiga petrol can be had in about three months and mid to higher variants, especially the CNG-powered ones, will take as long as nine months for delivery. 

    The all-new Brezza too went on sale recently but Maruti has an order backlog of around 45,000 units from the previous-gen model. The carmaker is expected to clear this backlog first and with the new Brezza. Thus, customers booking the Brezza now can expect a minimum waiting period of three months for the lower variants, while the top-spec and automatic variants have a much longer waiting period, stretching to over four months at some locations. This means that deliveries for most units of the Brezza automatic booked now can take place only around or after Diwali this year. 

    Maruti’s other popular models, such as the automatic versions of the Swift and CNG versions of the Dzire, also have an average waiting period of around 3 months.

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    Alto, S-Presso and Wagon R have lower waiting periods 

    Compared to the Brezza, Ertiga, Swift and Dzire, other Arena outlet models have considerably lower waiting periods. For instance, the Maruti Wagon R 1.2 AT, S-Presso AT, Dzire AT, Alto 800 CNG and Eeco CNG variants have a waiting period of around 4-6 weeks. Meanwhile, the lowest waiting period of around 2-4 weeks can be seen on the manual versions of the Alto 800 and the S-Presso hatchbacks.

    Maruti Suzuki waiting period (July 2022)
    ModelWaiting period (approx)
    Maruti Eritga CNG9 months
    Maruti Brezza AT4 months
    Maruti Ertiga MT and AT3 months
    Maruti Brezza MT3 months
    Maruti Swift AT3 months
    Maruti Dzire CNG3 months
    Maruti WagonR AT4-6 weeks
    Maruti S-Presso AT4-6 weeks
    Maruti Dzire AT4-6 weeks
    Maruti Alto 800 CNG4-6 weeks
    Maruti Eeco CNG4-6 weeks
    Maruti Alto 800 MT2-4 weeks
    Maruti S-Presso MT2-4 weeks

    Upcoming Maruti SUVs, cars for India in 2022 and beyond

    Maruti has introduced multiple new models and facelifts in the last few months. Hot on the heels of the new Brezza's launch, the brand is now focusing on global debut of its much awaited midsize SUV that will take on the likes of the Creta and Seltos. This new model is being built jointly with Toyota and will be also be produced at its plant in Karnataka. Essentially Maruti's version of the Toyota Hyryder, this new SUV will go into series production next month, followed by a market launch thereafter. An all-new Alto is also in the works and that could see a market introduction sometime later this year.

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