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Maruti Suzuki Fronx Blazes Past 1.5 Lakh Sales Mark in Record Time

Maruti Suzuki’s Fronx has emerged as a strong contender in the compact crossover segment, surpassing a significant sales milestone. Here’s a breakdown of its impressive performance:

Sales Success:

  • Crossed the 1.5 lakh unit sales mark within a remarkable 14 months of launch.
  • Achieved average daily sales of approximately 475 units.
  • Fronx sales are expected to have surpassed 1.5 lakh units by May 2024.

Engine & Transmission Options:

  • Available in two engine options: a 1.2-liter petrol engine and a 1.0-liter turbo petrol Boosterjet engine.
  • The 1.2-liter engine offers a choice between a manual gearbox and a 5-speed AMT, delivering claimed mileage of 21.8 kmpl (manual) and 22.89 kmpl (AMT).
  • A CNG variant with the 1.2-liter engine is also available with a manual gearbox, boasting a claimed mileage of 28.51 km/kg.

Export Markets:

  • Maruti Suzuki is expanding Fronx’s reach beyond India, exporting it to countries in the Middle East, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

Overall Maruti Suzuki Sales:

  • While Maruti Suzuki’s overall sales experienced a slight decline last month, the Fronx’s success remains a bright spot.
  • The company attributes the sales dip to factors like a high base effect, extreme heat, and recent elections.
  • However, Maruti Suzuki is optimistic about a sales increase during the upcoming monsoon season.

Pending Orders and CNG Demand:

  • Maruti Suzuki has a significant backlog of orders exceeding 2.25 lakh units, with over 40,000 for the new Swift alone.
  • CNG variants continue to be in high demand, contributing over 32% to the company’s sales. The Brezza and Ertiga CNG models are particularly popular.
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