The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Monday announced changes in the price of hatchback Swift and all CNG variants due to increase in various input costs. The company said that it has increased the prices of hatchback Swift and CNG variants of other models by up to Rs 15,000. Maruti Suzuki India said in a regulatory filing that the price change for Swift and all CNG variants is due to increase in various input costs.
It said, “Ex-showroom prices (Delhi) on the above models have been increased by up to Rs 15,000. The new prices are effective from today i.e. July 12, 2021.” Before the price hike, Swift was available in a price range of Rs 5.73 lakh to Rs 8.27 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Maruti Suzuki sells CNG variants across several of its models including Alto, Celerio, S-Presso, WagonR, Eeco and Ertiga, with prices ranging from Rs 4.43 lakh to Rs 9.36 lakh. In April this year, the company had increased the prices of most of its models.
Earlier, Maruti Suzuki had raised prices for various car models in April due to increase in various input costs. In January, it cited increase in input cost and hiked prices for some car models. The prices were hiked up to Rs 34,000 depending on the model and range.