Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leading automakers in India have opened the New Year 2019 with a host of discounts and exchange offers. These discounts and schemes are not only for Model Year 2018 cars but also for Model Year 2019 (MY 2019) stock; though MY 2018 stocks come in with higher discounts.
MY 2019 cars include a range of discounts from Rs.15,000-25,000 and is across the company range excluding the new Ertiga. The Alto range can be had for a cash discount of Rs.15,000 on the Alto 800 going up to Rs.20,000 on the Alto K10 MT and Rs.25,000 on the Alto K10 AMT.
Buyers can avail a discount of Rs.20,000 on the WagonR MT and AMT and on the Celerio CNG; while the Celerio petrol manual is offered at a discount of Rs.25,000 going up to Rs.30,000 on the Celerio AMT. Maruti Suzuki Swift and DZire also come in with a cash discount of Rs.25,000 on the petrol variants with diesel variants being offered at cash discounts of Rs.20,000.
Maruti Suzuki has also introduced exchange offers on cars which are less than 7 years old. These exchange bonuses at Rs.30,000 are offered on the Alto 800, K10 manual, Celerio, Swift diesel and DZire petrol variants. The exchange bonuses go up to Rs.25,000 on the Swift petrol variant and Brezza and upto Rs.35,000 on Alto K10 AMT. Exchange bonus on the DZire diesel is at Rs.40,000.
Cars above 7 years old are included in this exchange bonus scheme ranging from Rs.20,000 on the Alto 800, K10 manual, WagonR manual and DZire petrol and at Rs.25,000 on the Alto K10 AMT and WagonR AMT. Celerio, Swift diesel and Brezza above 7 years of age include an exchange bonus of Rs.15,000 while Swift petrol attracts an exchange bonus of Rs.10,000. The DZire diesel is at the highest with an exchange bonus of Rs.30,000.
The schemes and exchange bonuses offered by Maruti Suzuki in December 2018 boosted company sales. December 2018 sales stood at 1.21 lakh units, 1.8% higher than 1.8 lakh units sold in the same month of the previous year. Same is expected to be the result with discount offers announced for Jan 2019.