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Maruti Alto surpassed 40 lakh sales mark, became the first Indian car to achieve this feat

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Maruti Suzuki's Alto crosses cumulative sales milestone of 40 lakh units

new Delhi. The country's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) on Thursday said that its entry-level small car Alto has crossed the 40 lakh sales mark. The Alto, launched in September 2000, has remained the best selling car in India for the past 16 years.

The company said in a statement that Alto is the first choice for Indian car buyers and 76 percent of Alto customers have chosen it as their first car.

Speaking on this achievement, Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India, said, Alto has remained the No. 1 car in India in terms of sales for the last 16 years and now we have more than 40 lakh sales figures. Is quite happy to announce another achievement. He said that this is a new sales figure which has not been achieved by any other Indian car before.

He said that the brand Alto has built a strong emotional bond with the customers and has also become a strong symbol of pride. The Alto is the first entry-level car in India to be BS-6 compliant with the latest Crash and Pedestrian Safety features.

The fuel efficiency of the Alto is 22.05 km / l with petrol, while 31.56 km / kg with CNG. The Alto models are currently available for between Rs 2.95 lakh and Rs 4.36 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

This post was published on August 13, 2020 2:09 pm

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