Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest carmaker, announced that the Ertiga has become the best-selling MPV in the country. It is to be noted that Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has outperformed all the other MPVs on sale in India. Well, it’s a big achievement for the automaker. Isn’t it?
In a statement Maruti Suzuki India stated that it has sold more than 61,000 units of the next-gen Ertiga since its launch in November, 2018. The automaker further added that this amounts to 60 per cent growth as compared to the same months in the previous year. As a matter of fact, the car's average monthly sales are over 8,000 units, thus making it the best-selling MPV in India.
Talking specifically about the month of June this year, the company witnessed a sales growth of 76 per cent in June this year with selling 7567 units of Ertiga. However, in June last year, Maruti Suzuki has sold 4311 units of Ertiga.
On the other hand, Toyota Innova Crysta, which was the segment leader, registered a sales decline of 25 per cent at 4814 units as compared to 6426 units which were sold in the same month last year.
Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director- Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, "Ertiga has managed to win customer hearts with its focus on safety, design, style, space and performance. In the short span of nearly eight months of its launch, the new Ertiga's accomplishment of achieving the market leader position in MPV is overwhelming considering the growing competition in this segment.”
“The robust sales of the new Ertiga prove that it has secured its place in the market as a car that offers its users the perfect companion to go about their everyday lives. We thank all our customers for 'moving together' with us in style with Next Gen Ertiga in its successful journey. With the CNG-powered Next Gen Ertiga, customers will be able to enjoy the benefit of better fuel economy and superior technology which is safe, reliable and environment friendly," he added.
In the meantime, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga CNG variant has been launched in India at Rs 8.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).