Delhi: Maruti Udyog has made some changes in the exteriors
and interiors of its small car Alto without altering the
company said it has incorporated new features like new
headlamps, tail lamps and front grille in the Alto to
increase its attraction to entry-level customers. The
improved interiors include a vibrant new fabric, to give
the interiors a younger, brighter appeal.
three variants of the Alto cost Rs2,42,000, Rs2,78,000
and Rs2,98,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
to the company, the sales of Alto grew by 108 per cent
during 2004-05 while MUL's entry level M800's sales continued
to fall. In July sales of M800 fell 34 per cent to 6,294
units (9,554 units) and in the April-July period, sales
of the model declined 38 per cent to 25,707 units despite
a price cut and a push through innovative loan schemes.
say the M800 sales are falling as the Alto is increasingly
taking its place.
company announced a 3 per cent rise in overall sales last
month at 44,753 units against 43,419 units in the same
month last year.
Sales of the company's compact car models (Zen, WagonR,
Alto and the newly launched Swift) grew 12 per cent last
month to 25,477 units (22,833 units last year).