The end of the financial year 2017-18 marked the maximum sales for Maruti Suzuki in the domestic market. The auto manufacturer stated that it recorded sales volumes that increased 13.4% year-on-year from the previous fiscal. The number of units sold by Maruti in 2017-18 stood at 17,79,574, whereas the sales figure for the previous fiscal was 15,68,603 units.
The best-selling models from the Maruti stable were the Vitara Brezza, Baleno, and Dzire, among others. The Alto and WagonR also recorded stellar sales figures surpassing their own sales milestones.
In the month of May 2018, the automaker’s sales figures were up by 26% in comparison to the previous year. Domestic sales volumes rose by 24.9% while export volumes grew by 48.1%. The cars in the compact segment recorded maximum sales in May as this segment saw a 50% growth in sales. The Dzire, 2018 Swift, and the Baleno were the top sellers for the company in May. Maruti Suzuki is all set to reach the 2 million sales figure mark before 2020.
Take a look at the list of upcoming new car models from Maruti Suzuki India in 2018 and 2019:
Although the Ciaz has been recording slight dip in sales in the last few months, Maruti is hopeful that the facelifted version of the car will draw in potential customers. The executive styling of the vehicle is inimitable.
|Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift Technical Specifications|
|Engine||1.4 L petrol (same as outgoing model)||1.3 L diesel (same as outgoing model)|
|Maximum power output||91 PS||89 PS|
|Peak torque||138 Nm||200 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic (Petrol)|
|Mileage||19 kmpl||28 kmpl|
|Expected price||Between Rs.9 lakh and Rs.11 lakh|
|Competitors||Volkswagen Vento, Honda City, Skoda Rapid, Nissan Sunny|
|Expected launch date||Aug 2018 to Nov 2018|
The Jimny is a popular model in the UK and other international markets. The Jimny SUV will be placed between the Maruti Suzuki Gypsy and the Grand Vitara.
|Maruti Suzuki Jimny Technical Specifications|
|Engine||1.3 litre engine with variable valve timing|
|Maximum power output||85 PS|
|Peak torque||109 Nm|
|Mileage||15 kmpl in city traffic, 20 kmpl on highways|
|Expected price||Rs.5 lakh to Rs.7 lakh|
|Competitors||Mahindra TUV300, Ford Ecosport|
|Expected launch date||Oct 2018 to Dec 2019|
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift will have some significant updates that are expected improve its efficiency and performance. This is one of the most budget-friendly cars in the market in its segment.
|Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift Technical Specifications|
|Engine||1.3 litre MJD diesel engine||1.4 litre K-series petrol engine|
|Maximum power output||89.73 PS at 4000 rpm||92.45 PS at 6000 rpm|
|Peak torque||200 Nm at 1750 rpm||130 Nm at 4000 rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed manual transmission||5-speed manual or automatic transmission|
|Expected price||Rs.6.5 lakh to Rs.9 lakh|
|Competitors||Honda Mobilio, Renault Lodgy, Chevrolet Enjoy|
|Expected launch date||Oct 2018 to Nov 2018|
At the Indonesia International Auto Show 2018, the 7-seater concept of the WagonR was exhibited. The MPV that will be launched in India next year is likely to be based on that concept. The WagonR has been one of the most successful cars from Maruti with its inimitable tall boy design.
|Maruti Suzuki WagonR MPV Technical Specifications|
|Engine||1.3 litre diesel engine||1.2 litre petrol engine|
|Maximum power output||75 PS at 4000 rpm||84 PS at 6000 rpm|
|Peak torque||190 Nm at 2000 rpm||115 Nm at 4000 rpm|
|Mileage||21 to 23 kmpl||17 to 19 kmpl|
|Expected price||Rs.5 lakh to Rs.7 lakh|
|Expected launch date||Between Jan 2019 and Feb 2019|
Maruti Suzuki had showcased a range of Kei cars from the stable of Suzuki Motor Corporation at the Auto Expo in New Delhi, 2012. These are the Japanese version of small cars that include vans, passenger cars, and pick-up trucks. One of the Kei cars showcased at the expo was the MR Wagon. The car is more fuel-efficient than the WagonR, and the automaker had showcased the car at the 2012 Auto Expo to gauge the reaction of potential customers.
|Maruti Suzuki MR Wagon Technical Specifications|
|Engine||660 cc MPFI petrol engine - turbocharged||660 cc MPFI petrol engine - naturally aspirated|
|Maximum power output||60 bhp||54 bhp|
|Peak torque||97 Nm||64 Nm|
|Transmission||Manual and CVT automatic transmission|
|Expected price||Rs.4 lakh to Rs.6 lakh|
|Expected launch date||Between May 2019 and July 2019|
One can purchase any of the upcoming Maruti Suzuki cars by applying for a car loan from the bank. Opt for a low-interest rate car loan at a flexible tenure. Most banks offer car loans of up to 85-100% of the on-road or ex-showroom price. Visit a reliable third-party comparison website to compare various car loans and choose the one that best serves your auto finance needs. You can also check your car loan eligibility online before submitting your loan application at the nearest bank branch. Use the free car loan EMI calculator that is available on the website to check your car loan repayment schedule over the period of the chosen loan tenure.