Maruti Alto 800 Clocks Over 50,000 Bookings in Just 2 Months

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No wonders, if newly launched Alto 800 from Maruti’s stable create wonders, as being a successor of India’s best-selling car brand Alto; it was obvious for Alto 800 to craft a buzz in the market. Maruti Alto was primarily introduced in year 2000 and sprayed magically on Indian hearts with one in every eight buyers took home an Alto in the country.

Though upgraded Alto 800 was launched on October 16, 2012, bookings for the same had been started by September end. And as a result, company has garnered over 50,000 orders for this small car in just 2 months and around 32,000 units of the new Alto has been delivered to customers.

Offering a tight competition to Hyundai Eon, Alto is powered with 0.8-liter gasoline engine delivering 22.74 kmpl mileage against Eon’s competence of providing 21.1 kmpl, which is also powered with 0.8-liter gasoline engine. Both Maruti and Hyundai have been betting high on fuel efficiency in the cars in order to attract large volumes from Indian customers.

According to Mr. Pareek, MSL, the deliveries of vehicles from factories in the month of November will be almost same as October sale counts of 103,108 vehicles. However, Retail sales will surpass October’s 70,340 cars.  Both Maruti and Hyundai will announce their November sales figures today on December 1st.

Tags : Maruti, ALto 800, 2000, October, Hyundai, Eon, Indian, Mayank Pareek, December

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