Kia Motors India, Hyundai India and Maruti Suzuki will all hike costs of their fashions, beginning January 2021. It’s pretty frequent for automobile producers to hike costs firstly of the calendar 12 months, owing to exchange-rate fluctuations and rising enter and materials prices. The transfer can be anticipated to assist the manufacturers enhance gross sales within the final month of the 12 months.
Kia’s value hike
Kia Motors has conveyed to its sellers that it will likely be making ‘an upward value correction’ for its Seltos and Sonet SUVs from January. The assertion mentioned, “The anticipated enhance will probably be substantial. Precise extent of value enhance will probably be intimated on January 1”. Curiously, the doc has no point out of mountaineering costs of the Carnival MPV, which has been Kia’s slowest vendor to this point.
At present, the Kia Seltos is priced from Rs 9.89 lakh to Rs 17.34 lakh, whereas the Sonet ranges from Rs 6.71 lakh to Rs 12.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Hyundai’s value hike
Hyundai India may even hike costs of its fashions within the new 12 months. The producer has acknowledged that its total vary will undergo the value revision on account of rise in enter and materials prices. Nevertheless, the extent of the value hike will solely be recognized in January 2021. Count on totally different value hike increments relying on mannequin, variant and gas sort.
Maruti Suzuki’s value hike
Very similar to Hyundai, India’s main carmaker Maruti Suzuki may even hike costs throughout its vary on account of rising enter prices. Whereas the model has not but revealed by how a lot costs will enhance, the hike in costs will probably be depending on the mannequin in query. Maruti hiked costs of its vary in January 2020 as nicely, however anticipate the hike to be extra substantial for 2021, given the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic this 12 months.
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