Maruti Suzuki is India’s largest automobile manufacturer, It was founded in 1981. According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), in April 2019 - January 2020 period, Maruti Suzuki sold a total of 12,04,404 units of passenger vehicles cornering 50.59 per cent market share. While the overall passenger vehicle sales during the same period stood at 23,80,699 units. Maruti Suzuki has had a turbulent 2019 and now faces an uncertain 2020 like other automotive manufacturers due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Despite the recent hiccups, Maruti Suzuki continues to maintain a stranglehold over the Indian automotive market with a portfolio of models across segments. In May 2015, Maruti Suzuki produced its 15 millionth vehicle in India, the popular sub 4 meter sedan Swift Dzire.
With India adopting more stringent BS6 Norms to reduce vehicular pollution, Maruti is steadily replacing all its BS4 models with BS6 compliant vehicles. What we have brought for you here today is 'Top 10 Maruti Suzuki Cars in India'.
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 remains one of the most popular vehicles in India with over 38 lakh units sold so far. Maruti Alto 800 is priced between Rs 2.89 lakhs - Rs 4.09 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi. The company launched the BS6 compliant Alto 800 facelift in April 2019. Dual-tone dashboard, music system with AUX and USB connectivity, Bluetooth Connectivity are the new additions to the Alto 800. It comes equipped with standard safety features like ABS and EBD, driver airbag, reverse parking sensor, speed alert system, driver and co-driver seat belt reminder.
Maruti Suzuki WagonR price starts from Rs 4.45 (ex-showroom), Delhi for the standard variant. Maruti WagonR comes packed with features like a 7-inch SmartPlay studio with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There are a host of features like a semi-digital instrument panel with Multi-Information Display, keyless entry, steering mounted controls, electrically adjustable ORVMs. Maruti Suzuki WagonR is equipped with safety features like Anti-Lock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Dual Front Airbags. All New Maruti Suzuki WagonR is based on the Heartect platform. WagonR competes against the likes of Hyundai Santro, Tata Tiago and many others in the Indian market.
Maruti Suzuki Celerio is priced at Rs 4.41 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi. Dual-tone interior and new seat fabrics are the latest upgrades on the new BS6 Celerio model launched in India. The new Maruti Celerio is equipped with Auto Gear Shift Technology for effortless driving. Steering-mounted audio control, multi-information display, integrated audio with Bluetooth technology are some of the features that Celerio is packed with. Safety-wise, there are dual airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System while being Side Impact Safety compliant.
Maruti Suzuki Swift made its first appearance in the Indian market way back in May 2005. Maruti Suzuki Swift is one of the top-selling models in the market with 1,87,916 units of sales in 2019-2020. Maruti Swift 2020 price starts from Rs 5.19 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi. Maruti Suzuki Swift comes with features like Auto Gear Shift, Push Stop-Start Button, Automatic Climate Control, Smart Key and steering mounted audio controls. Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX with Child seat restraint system and reverse parking sensors with camera are the safety features on-board the all-new Maruti Suzuki Swift.
In February 2020, Maruti Suzuki launched Ignis Facelift with a host of minor changes and a BS6 compliant petrol engine. The Maruti Ignis Facelift interior comes with a new seat fabric. Ignis Facelift interior now boasts of a new 7-inch SmartPlay studio touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It is packed with other exciting features like Steering Mounted Controls, Push Start-Stop Button, 60:40 split rear seat, Auto OVRMs and Automatic Climate Control. Ignis Facelift is equipped with safety features like ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorages, Dual Front Airbags and Anti-Braking System with Electronic Braking Distribution. Maruti Suzuki Ignis is available only in petrol with the standard variant coming for Rs 4.89 lakhs (ex-showroom India).
Premium hatchback segment is one of the fastest-growing vehicle segments in India alongside Compact SUV. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno hatchback made its first appearance in the Indian market way back in October 2015. It has sold over 6 lakh units in the last 5 years which speaks volumes about the traction it has got in the Indian automobile market. Maruti Baleno hatchback comes with a touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Exciting features in Maruti Baleno include Engine Start-Stop, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, steering mounted audio controls and automatic climate control. If we talk about its safety features, there is dual front airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System with Electronic Brake Distribution and ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorages. Maruti Suzuki Baleno is offered in India at a price tag of Rs 5.64 lakhs (ex-showroom) Delhi for the standard variant. Baleno competes against the likes Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Polo in its segment.
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki Dzire facelift is now available in four variants -- LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+. The standard variant is available at a price of Rs 5.89 lakhs (ex-showroom), Delhi. The New Maruti Dzire Facelift interior is spacious with wood accents on the dash and doors giving it a stylish look. The cabin comes with a coloured multi-information display, steering mounted controls with cruise control, 7-inch Smartplay Studio touch infotainment system. Further, Suzuki Dzire comes with automatic climate control, rear AC vent, remote keyless entry for shere convenience. Maruti Dzire safety features include dual airbags, Anti-Lock Braking system with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, reverse parking camera among others.
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz was launched in 2014 and since then it has sold over 2.7 lakh plus units. It is one of the best selling cars in the mid-size sedan segment in India competing against competitors like the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Toyota Yaris among others. Maruti Ciaz BS6 price starts from Rs 8.31 lakhs for the base Sigma manual variant. SmartPlay Infotainment System, Cruise Control, tilt steering wheel, multi-information display, Push Start-Stop button, ORVM, Auto AC, Rear AC Vent are its key feature highlights. Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, Pedestrian Protection Compliance, ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorages provide safety to the Ciaz.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza sales have crossed 5 Lakh units since its launch in 2015 which speaks volumes about its popularity among the Indian customers. 2020 Vitara Brezza was recently given a facelift as it is now powered by a BS6 complaint 1.5-litre petrol engine. Prior to the introduction, it was only sold in a diesel avtar. 2020 Maruti Vitara Brezza Facelift BS6 has an introductory price of Rs 7.34 lakh (ex-showroom), Delhi. 2020 Vitara Brezza Facelift interior comes with a 7-inch SmartPlay Studio touchscreen infotainment system compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Projector headlamps and climate control are the other key highlights in the newer model. Brezza Facelift safety features comprise of dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, high-speed warning alert, ISOFIX child restraint system and reverse parking sensors.