A discount of up to Rs 54,000 is being given on the company’s entry-level hatchback Ignis. This includes a cash discount of Rs 35,000, exchange benefit of Rs 15,000 and corporate benefit of Rs 4,000. There is a discount of Rs 34,000 on its automatic variants. Other than this Maruti A discount of up to Rs 35,000 can be availed on the Baleno. Its 1.2 liter petrol engine gives power of 90 hp. However, there is no discount on its CNG and automatic variants. The company has a discount of up to Rs 28,000 on the Ciaz. This includes an exchange discount of Rs 25,000 and a corporate discount of Rs 3,000.
Maruti says that the semiconductor shortage could last for the next few quarters. This will further increase the number of pending orders for some of the company’s vehicles. The number of such orders with the company has increased to 3.69 lakh units. Of these, the highest number of orders are for the Ertiga at around 94,000. The company’s pending orders for the Grand Vitara and Brezza are around 37,000 and 61,500 units respectively. Apart from this, Maruti has around 22,000 and 12,000 bookings for the Jimny and Fronx respectively.
Due to the semiconductor shortage, the company had to produce about 46,000 units during October-December. Production The damage was done. There may be some impact on the company’s production in the current quarter as well. Shashank Srivastava, Senior Executive Officer (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki, said, “Semiconductor shortages continue. It is difficult to predict the timeline for normalcy.” Maruti’s total sales in February increased by almost five percent to 1,72,321 units. It was 1.64 lakh units in the same month last year. The company’s passenger vehicle sales in the country grew by almost 10 percent to 1,47,467 units. However, its exports have decreased by 28.4 percent. Its total sales last month included 1,50,823 units sold in the country, 4,291 units sold to other OEMs and 17,207 units exported.