Maruti Suzuki is a synonym to the Indian automobile industry. The most popular and trusted automotive brand has dominated the domestic market ever since it was founded. Even after the wave of globalization, which crowded the market with a cut-throat competition, Maruti Suzuki rules the roost with 53% of the Indian passenger car market and has 1,820 sales outlets across 1,471 cities in the country.
Low maintenance cost and a wide network of service centres still make Maruti Suzuki a preferred brand. A variety of new Maruti Suzuki cars has been hitting the Indian roads in 2018. Here are a few such vehicles that deserve your attention if you are planning to get your hands on one this year.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz Facelift
2018 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has been introduced in India with a price tag reading 8.19 lakh onwards. This Maruti Suzuki car comes in four key variants that include Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha. Each of them is available in both petrol and diesel options. The major highlight of this new Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is the new 1.5-litre K-Series petrol powertrain accompanied by mild hybrid technology under its hood, offering 103 bhp and 138 Nm of peak torque. Its external design has been restyled to offer a better look along with several upgraded safety and convenience features inside the cabin.
It gives tough competition to the likes of Hyundai Verna and the new Toyota Yaris in India.
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift
The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Facelift now flaunts a bolder appearance than its predecessor, a more spacious cabin and is packed with an array of safety and convenience features. Ertiga petrol version with manual transmission has been launched in four variants and the one with automatic transmission is available in two variants.
The facelifted MPV features 1.5-litre K-Series petrol motor and 1.3-litre DDIS diesel engine along with mild hybrid system SHVS. It comes with both manual and automatic units.
The second-generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was launched in India in 21st November 2018, priced starting from Rs 7.44 lakh. The top-end diesel version costs around 11 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018
Maruti Suzuki Swift is ranked positively among the most popularly liked hatchback in India. The all-new Swift has been introduced in the country at the Auto Expo motor show in 2018. Under its hood, we have the same 1.2-litre petrol engine producing 84PS power and 114 Nm torque and 1.3-litre diesel motor generating 75PS power and 190 Nm torque.
The starting price of the Swift petrol version is around Rs.5 lakh and that of the diesel variant reads around Rs. 8 lakh. The hatchback is available in 14 variants and comes in 6 colour options.
Maruti Suzuki has three manufacturing facilities in India that include Gujarat, Gurgaon, and Manesar. It has a long list of offerings for car admirers in India that are all set to arrive soon. Also check more details about Ferrari Cars