Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

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Maruti Udyog Limited has achieved immense success in the automobile sector since its inception in 1983 and has pioneered the mass production of cars in the Indian automobile sector. Maruti Udyog Limited manufactures the Maruti 800, which continues to be the most popular car in India.

Popularity of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Maruti Udyog Limited has been playing a major role in the upgradation of the Indian Automobile Sector as the quantity of car production in the industry increased from 40,000 cars per annum in 1983 to 196,820 cars in 1993, which included the huge volumes of cars sold by Maruti Udyog Limited.

The company was started with the combined efforts of the Indian government and the Japanese company called Suzuki. Maruti Udyog is actively engaged in the export of cars and in 1997-98 its export figure reached 26,000. Maruti Udyog produces a wide variety of luxury vehicles as well as sports utility vehicles.

Manufacturing Units of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Maruti Udyog Limited is facilitated by a number of production plants in India and one of them is the Gurgaon plant which was the fist plant of the company. This plant is continuously undergoing developmental and upgradation processes that have led to its expansion to 3 separate manufacturing sections covering an area of 297 acres, producing nearly 350,000 cars per annum. Recently, Maruti Udyog Limited has started a new plant at Maneswar which is supposed to produce 100,000 cars on a yearly basis and is expected to increase its production to 300,000 cars soon. This is a unique production unit which covers an area of 600 acres and surpasses the manufacturing units of other car companies in India, with the implementation of a new idea in the form of a Suppliers' Park.

Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)19
Profit after Tax(PAT)2382.37
MCAP (Market Capitalization)31475.63

Cars produced by Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Maruti Udyog Limited has set new trends with the production of varied car models aided with the latest technologies, ensuring style, comfort, and quality to its customers. The company has launched a number of cars in the Indian automobile market and some of the preferred cars are:
  • Maruti 800
  • Grand Vitara
  • Omni
  • Maruti Gypsy
  • Zen Estillo
  • Esteem
  • Wagon R
  • Baleno
  • Alto
Variants of the cars of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Maruti Udyog Limited offers the facility to choose from the variants of its existing car models. Maruti 800 is available in 4 varieties at various prices - the AC Metallic variety is available at ` 216,555 and AC Non Metallic variety is available at ` 214,079. The Std Metallic with the price tag of ` 195,243 is little more expensive than Std Non Metallic priced at ` 192,767. Maruti Esteem is available in 3 varieties, the Vxi Metallic, Lxi Metallic, and the Lx Bharat III whereas the variants of Maruti Zen Estilo are Zen Estilo Vxi, Zen Estilo Vxi ABS, Zen Estilo Lxi, and Zen Estilo Lx. All the variants of Maruti Wagon R, for example the Automatic Metallic variety can be bought at ` 449,532, and Vxi ABS Metallic variety can be purchased at ` 407,874. The VXi Metallic and the Lxi Metallic variety cost ` 377,876 and ` 354,390 respectively. Maruti Swift Diesel and Maruti Baleno are available in 2 variants and Maruti Versa, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Maruti Omni, Maruti Gypsy, and Maruti Alto have 4 variants each.

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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