How GST has affected new car prices

  • Published By: Droom
  • 3 July 2017
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Maruti’s Ciaz and Ertiga SHVS see a price hike thanks to a 12.7 percent tax hike under GST.

A lot of vehicle categories see a reduction in price, but how much of the benefit will make its way to the consumer isn’t certain.

Most cars from major manufacturers have seen price reductions, spare for hybrid cars which are subject to a 12.7 percent hike in effective tax. The government decided to levy this tax on hybrids as part of its drive to promote electric vehicles, it believed hybrids were getting an unfair advantage. 

Maruti Suzuki
The carmaker is offering a 3 percent price-cut on most models, except the SHVS-equipped Ciaz and Ertiga Diesels, which are now more expensive by Rs 1.88 and Rs 1.69 lakh, respectively.

Model

Pre-GST price

Post-GST price

Alto 800

2.46 - 3.25

2.45 - 3.24

Alto K10

3.27 - 4.16

3.26 - 3.79

Celerio

4.04 - 5.12

4.03 - 5.10

Wagon R

4.11 – 5.13

4.10 - 5.34

Swift

4.80 – 7.46

4.79 - 7.46

Dzire

5.45 - 9.41

5.42 – 9.39

Ignis

4.59 - 7.46

4.56 – 7.30

Baleno

5.28 – 8.43

5.26 – 8.42

Ciaz

7.72 – 9.56

7.65 – 11.44

Vitara Brezza

7.26 – 9.70

7.23 – 9.69

Ertiga

6.22 – 8.75

6.15 – 10.44

S-Cross

8.07 – 12.03

7.94 – 11.66

All prices in lakh, ex-showroom, New Delhi.

Toyota
Toyota’s Innova Crysta Prices see a drop of Rs 1.14 lakh and the Fortuner's by up to Rs 2.69 lakh. Mild hybrids and full hybrids fall under the same category, which means the prices of the hybrid Prius and Camry (both full hybrids) too, have gone up by Rs 5.24 lakh and Rs 5.1 lakh, respectively.

Model

Pre-GST price

Post-GST price

Etios Liva

5.39 – 7.53

5.20 – 7.29

Platinum Etios

6.54 – 8.98

6.65 – 8.60

Innova Crysta

14.20 – 21.40

13.30 – 20.07

Innova Touring Sport

17.79 – 22.15

16.67 - 20.77

Corolla Altis

15.87 – 19.81

14.88 – 18.67

Fortuner

26.66 – 31.86

24.40 – 29.17

Camry hybrid

31.98

37.22

Prius hybrid

38.96

44.06

 All prices in lakh, ex-showroom, New Delhi.

Jaguar Land Rover
The British SUV maker has slashed prices of its locally assembled Discovery Sport and Evoque by anywhere between Rs 4.28 - 4.43 lakh. Some variants of the fully imported Range Rover Sport and Range Rover will also be lighter on the wallet.

Model

Pre-GST prices

Post GST prices

Discovery Sport

43.80- 57.16 lakh

40.04-52.88 lakh

Range Rover Evoque

45.85-61.40 lakh

42.37-56.97 lakh

Range Rover Sport

86.80 lakh -1.77 crore

89.44 lakh-1.79 crore

Range Rover

1.58 - 3.47 crore

1.59 -3.44 crore

 

Likewise, Jaguar's locally assembled models, the XE, XF, XJ and F-pace will be cheaper. The F-type sportscar, however, will be costlier by ₹3-4 lakh.

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