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Maruti Suzuki Hikes Prices of its cars and by Rs 30,000

By Himanshu Walia | Published: 18 Jan' 22 | Updated: 28 Jan' 22

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza

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The prices of Maruti Suzuki cars have seen an increase lately. Is that good or bad news? 
This blog post reveals every detail you need to know.  

Maruti Suzuki has confirmed an increase in price across its entire product line-up for the month of January. There will be an increase in the price of Maruti Suzuki's Arena models (Alto, WagonR, S-Presso), as well as on Nexa models (Ignis, Baleno, Ciaz, XL6, and S-Cross).

This increase will also apply to the Maruti Suzuki Swift, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, Alto, Celerio, Dzire, S-Presso, WagonR, and Eeco) and Nexa models (Ignis, Baleno, Ciaz, XL6, and S-Cross).

New Price Details

Why exactly did this happen?
Similar to the majority of automakers, Maruti Suzuki has cited growing input prices as a contributing factor to the price hike.


There has been the least amount of hike in pricing for the Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire sedan, which will now cost you an additional Rs 10,000 over the previous model. 


Meanwhile, the Maruti Suzuki WagonR hatchback is the model on the opposite end of the spectrum, and now it is Rs 30,000 costlier. 


The amount by which each Maruti Suzuki Arena variant will cost more is listed below.


Model Amount hiked (ex-showroom)
Dzire Rs 10,000
Alto Rs 12,500
S-Presso Rs 12,500
Vitara Brezza Rs 14,000
Swift Rs 15,000
Celerio Rs 16,000
Ertiga Rs 21,000
Eeco Rs 27,000
Wagon R Rs 30,000


NEXA is Maruti Suzuki's more upscale retail shop, where the XL6, Ignis, Ciaz, S-Cross, and Baleno are now available for purchase. 


The Ignis (Rs 15,000) is the Nexa vehicle with the lowest price hike, while the S-Cross, Maruti Suzuki's flagship SUV, has the highest price hike (Rs 50,000). (Rs 21,000). 


Here is a breakdown of what each model of the brand Maruti Suzuki NEXA will cost more in the future.


Model Amount hiked (ex-showroom)
Ignis Rs 15,000
Ciaz Rs 15,000
XL6 Rs 16,000
Baleno Rs 21,000
S-Cross Rs 21,000

New Launches from Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki will launch the upgraded Baleno hatchback in late February 2022, followed by the new Brezza SUV in April of the same year. 


Furthermore, the company will produce a midsize SUV that will compete with the Hyundai Creta, which will be developed in conjunction with Toyota. 


Developed on the company's DNGA platform and built at Toyota's Bidadi plant in Karnataka, the compact SUV will be available in 2019.