auto news desk, Maruti Suzuki launched the Maruti Grand Vitara last year entering the mid-size SUV segment. The booking of this car started in the month of July and by January more than 32 thousand units of this car had been sold. Gradually the demand of this car seems to be increasing and in the month of March it has joined the list of top 10 vehicles. In March 2023, more than 10 thousand units have been sold.
With these sales figures, the Maruti Grand Vitara has become the second best-selling mid-size SUV, leaving behind vehicles such as the Mahindra Scorpio and the Kia Seltos. Only Hyundai Creta has been able to sell more than Grand Vitara in this segment. You will be surprised to know that still around 1.5 lakh people are waiting for this vehicle.
1.4 lakh pending orders
As of February 2023, bookings for the Grand Vitara have crossed 1.20 lakh units and the backlog as of last month (March 2023) has crossed 1.40 lakh units. Owing to the high demand, the waiting period for select variants of the mid-size SUV has gone up to six months. The Grand Vitara is manufactured at Toyota’s Bidadi plant in Karnataka with the Urban Cruiser header.
Toyota is currently planning to increase its production to reduce the waiting period of its Innova Highcross, Fortuner and Urban Cruiser Highrider. Thus, the waiting period of the Grand Vitara with the HiRider may also reduce. Currently, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is sold at Rs 10.57 lakh for the base variant and goes up to Rs 19.80 lakh for the range-topping model (ex-showroom). She goes. It comes in a total of 17 variants. In this, apart from mild hybrid, strong hybrid, it is also sold in CNG powertrain.