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Maruti prices hiked by up to Rs 9,000

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSI) has announced a price hike for some of its cars. Prices have been increased by Rs 10,000 for the A-Star, Rs 5,000-6,000 for the petrol Swift (depending on the variant), Rs 6,000 for the diesel Swift, Rs 7,000 for the Swift DZire and Rs 9,000 for the SX4. Prices of Maruti 800, Omni, Alto, Wagon R, Zen Estilo, Gypsy, Versa and Grand Vitara remain unchanged.

According to Maruti, the price increase, which is effective with immediate effect, has been necessitated due to the increase in input costs and changes in foreign currency exchange rates. Other carmakers like Hyundai, Ford and Honda are also expected to announce price hikes shortly.

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Ford India appoints Suneil Shetty as brand ambassador for Endeavour SUV, hikes prices of all its cars

Ford Endeavour
The Ford Endeavour is now more expensive by Rs 25,000

Ford India has announced the appointment of Hindi film actor Suneil Shetty as the brand ambassador for the Ford Endeavour SUV. ‘Cars have always ranked high on my priority list and the Ford Endeavour is a dream come true for any car buff looking for a true blue SUV,’ says Shetty.

In order to pay Mr Shetty for his services, Ford India has also hiked priced of all its cars, except the Ikon. Er… no, we’re just kidding. Ford has raised prices of its cars in order to offset the increase in import costs and increases in the prices of locally sourced components.

The Ford Fiesta will be now be more expensive by Rs 5,000-10,000 (depending on the variant), the Fusion’s prices have been increased by Rs 15,000 and the Endeavou...

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