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GST Impact: Maruti Cars Get Cheaper Barring Ciaz & Ertiga

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire Changes

Thanks to GST implementation, the prices of Maruti cars have been reduced by up to 3 per cent.

With the implementation of GST effective July 1, 2017, prospective customers are rejoicing over the decline in prices across segments, barring hybrids. The carmakers are hopeful to witness surge in demand, following the reduction in car prices. While the revised prices could very well act as a catalyst for monthly sales, India’s leading car giant, Maruti Suzuki India was among the first few companies to announce price cuts.

The prices of Maruti cars have been reduced by up to 3%. One must note that the rate of reduction varies for different cities, reason being the variation in VAT rates applicable before the implantation of GST. As per the company’s claim, the prices have been revised to pass on the benefits completely to the customers. Read More – How Will GST Effect Prices of Cars and Two Wheelers – A Complete Guide

Coming back to the price cut, models in Maruti line-up have witnessed a drop ranging between Rs 2,300 to Rs 23,400. As hybrids are now taxed at a higher rate, prices of Maruti Ciaz diesel with hybrid technology and Ertiga SHVS have been hiked over Rs 1.5 lakh. That said, the Ciaz SHVS is now available between Rs 9.42 lakh to Rs 11.44 lakh and the Ertiga SHVS is priced in the range of Rs 8.56 lakh to Rs 10.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti’s best-selling Alto 800 model has seen marginal drop, while the top-spec Alto K-10 trim now costs Rs 3.79 lakh from the previous Rs 4.16 lakh. To give you more concrete details of Marutis’ price cut, here are the revised prices of some of its best-selling models.

Model Name Post-GST Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Maruti Alto 800Rs 2.45 lakh to Rs 3.24 lakh
Maruti Alto K10Rs 3.26 lakh to Rs 3.79 lakh
Maruti IgnisRs 4.56 lakh to Rs 7.30 lakh
Maruti SwiftRs 4.79 lakh to Rs 7.46 lakh
Maruti BalenoRs 5.26 lakh to Rs 8.42 lakh
Maruti DzireRs 5.42 lakh to Rs 9.39 lakh
Maruti ErtigaRs 6.15 lakh to Rs 8.63 lakh (petrol version)
Maruti Vitara BrezzaRs 7.23 lakh to Rs 9.69 lakh

Cities with higher VAT rates have benefitted the most from GST, resulting in sharper drop in prices, since the VAT taxes have now been subsumed into the GST.

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