Maruti car prices gone up to Rs 17000 due to excise duty

As a part of indian union budget 2012 the excise duty has been increased from 10% to 12% which leads to price hike in auto sector. India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki has increased the prices of its cars by up to Rs 17,000.This will be applicable fr all the car models ranging from Maruti 800 to top model SX4. It will be approximately 1.75 % increase in the car prices.

The increase in the price for each car model is listed here

Maruti 800 - Rs 3,500 to Rs 3,900
Alto (800 cc) - Rs 4,200 to Rs 5,900
Alto K10 - Rs 5,500 to Rs 5,700
Wagon R - Rs 6,000 to Rs 7,600
Swift - Rs 7,700 to Rs 11,900
Swift Dzire - Rs 8,500 to Rs 12,700
SX4 - Rs 9,400 to Rs 17,000

The price hike will also impact Maruti's other models such as Estillo, A-Star, Ritz, Omni, Ecco and Gypsy, which will now be increased by Rs 3,700 to Rs 10,000 depending on the model.


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