Maruti Suzuki car, SUV prices hiked by up to Rs 30,000

    The manufacturer said it has increased rates of its Arena and Nexa products in order to offset the rise in input costs.

    Published On Jan 17, 2022 02:40:00 PM


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    Maruti Suzuki has announced a price hike across its product portfolio in January. Maruti Suzuki’s Arena models (Alto, WagonR, S-Presso, Celerio, Swift, Dzire, Vitara Brezza, Eeco and Ertiga) as well as Nexa models (Ignis, Baleno, Ciaz, XL6 and S-Cross) will see the price jump.

    • Prices hiked for Arena and Nexa products
    • WagonR sees the largest price jump
    • Updated Brezza and Baleno to launch this year

    Maruti Suzuki price hike

    As is the case with most carmakers, Maruti Suzuki has also cited rising input costs for the price surge.

    The model with the least price hike is the Dzire sedan, which will now set you back by an extra Rs 10,000. Meanwhile, the model on the other end is the WagonR hatchback, which is now Rs 30,000 more expensive. Given below is how much each Maruti Suzuki Arena model will be costlier by.

    Maruti Suzuki Arena models price hike
    ModelAmount hiked (ex-showroom)
    DzireRs 10,000
    AltoRs 12,500
    S-PressoRs 12,500
    Vitara BrezzaRs 14,000
    SwiftRs 15,000
    CelerioRs 16,000
    ErtigaRs 21,000
    EecoRs 27,000
    Wagon RRs 30,000

    Nexa is Maruti Suzuki’s more premium retail outlet which currently sells the Ignis, Baleno, Ciaz, XL6 and S-Cross. The Nexa model with the least hike is the Ignis (Rs 15,000), while Maruti Suzuki’s flagship SUV, the S-Cross, has the largest price hike (Rs 21,000). Here’s how much each Nexa model will be dearer by.

    Maruti Suzuki Nexa models price hike
    ModelAmount hiked (ex-showroom)
    IgnisRs 15,000
    CiazRs 15,000
    XL6Rs 16,000
    BalenoRs 21,000
    S-CrossRs 21,000

    Maruti Suzuki: upcoming launches

    In 2022, Maruti Suzuki will launch the updated Baleno hatchback by late February and the new Brezza SUV by April. Furthermore, in collaboration with Toyota, the carmaker will also introduce a Creta-rivalling midsize SUV. The midsize SUV will be based on Toyota’s DNGA platform and be manufactured at the carmaker’s facility in Bidadi, Karnataka.

    Would you still go for a Maruti car despite the price hike or look at one of the other competitors? Let us know in the comments. 


    Also see:

    Maruti Suzuki Celerio CNG launch, price announcement this month

    Maruti Suzuki records highest-ever export numbers in 2021

    Maruti Suzuki Cars

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