In 2016-17, Maruti Alto accounted for 17 per cent of total domestic sales of 1,443,641 units for Maruti Suzuki in the Indian market.
Maruti Suzuki Alto has emerged as the most selling vehicle for 13th consecutive year. In 2016-17, Maruti Suzuki registered sales of over 2.41 lakh units of the Alto. In 2016-17, Alto contributed about 17% of total domestic sales of 1,443,641 units for Maruti Suzuki. The single brand Alto from Maruti Suzuki alone sells more than the total volumes sold in a year by several other passenger car makers individually in India. Since its launch, Alto has found favour with its customers as an affordable car with good design, performance and high fuel efficiency. Customers, especially at the entry-level, have valued Alto as a win-win package of style and affordability. Read More – Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars In India
First launched in September 2000, the Alto has received several upgradations to keep it at pace with customer’s demand. In the first three years of Alto’s launch, it clocked 1 lakh of cumulative sales. During 2016-17, Maruti Suzuki exported over 21,000 units of Alto to markets such as Sri Lanka, Chile, Philippines, and Uruguay.
“Alto is the No1 best-selling brand for 13 consecutive years. This unique distinction is a reflection of Alto’s popularity. I am delighted that Alto once again dominates the car industry in 2016-17,” said RS Kalsi, Executive Director (M&S) at Maruti Suzuki. Read – Maruti Ignis Video Review
When asked on what keeps driving Alto’s sales even after more than a decade of its launch, Kalsi said, “Maruti Suzuki’s unmatched nationwide service network, guaranteed performance and lower maintenance cost, Alto is a natural choice of the customers across India. We are thankful to all our customers for their continued support to Brand Alto.” “Alto K10 with AGS is the most affordable two pedal technology in the entry segment,” Kalsi explained. Read More – Maruti Baleno RS Review
Maruti Suzuki has regularly upgraded Alto with the latest technology and new features to meet the expectations of its buyers. Today, Alto comes with a new improved exterior design, fresh interiors and superior powertrain. It comes with two engine options – 800 cc and K10 – and a CNG fuel variant. Keeping in mind the customer’s needs Alto K10 is offered with the clutch-less Auto Gear Shift Transmission (AGS) technology. AGS makes driving comfortable in heavy city traffic conditions, without compromising on fuel efficiency.