Maruti Alto is one of the best selling cars of the country till date and has been ruling the Indian market for the last 20 years. This small car of the company was well-liked by the customers and till now it has brought many new changes and the new avatar was brought in 2020. Since then the company has not made any further changes.
As we mentioned, Maruti Suzuki Alto is currently available in a total of 5 variants which include Standard (O), LXi (O), LXi (O) CNG, VXi and VXi+. So far, the company has not given any information about why these variants have been discontinued, no official announcement has been made about it.
It is believed that the company is going to discontinue the Alto and whether a new model will be brought in its place or not, there is no official confirmation yet. It is believed that the company is going to bring the Alto K10 which was discontinued in 2019. The company did not bring it in a new avatar even after the BS6 emission standard was implemented.
Smaller cars like Maruti Alto and S-Presso had 2,11,762 units sold in the last financial year, making it a very important segment for the company. Maruti was earlier selling the Alto in this segment but the sales have improved further after the introduction of the S-Presso. The Renault Kwid is primarily the only competitor in this segment.
The BS6 emission standard has been implemented in the Indian market within the last two years, after which the material has become expensive due to Corona, so Maruti Suzuki has already increased the price of the car 4 times in 2021 and 3 times in 2022. has done The company’s entry level models have become very expensive and now the government is going to bring a rule requiring 6 airbags.
Although company officials have confirmed that small cars will not be discontinued, they will be continued. The company’s director, Bhargava had told that the company does not make much profit from the sale of compact vehicles. In such a situation, even though the figures are high, but the benefits from these cars of Maruti Suzuki are very less.
Companies like Maruti Suzuki take decisions keeping in mind the every move of the customers and in such a situation, perhaps three variants have been discontinued in view of the low demand for these variants. These small cars will be made available but will be made available only in limited variants.